Bushmeat and Livelihoods: Wildlife Management and Poverty Reduction

Bushmeat and Livelihoods: Wildlife Management and Poverty Reduction

Editor(s): Glyn Davies, David Brown

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405167796

Online ISBN: 9780470692592

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692592

About this Book

This book explores the links between bushmeat and livelihoods in Africa, with a focus on the human dimension of the debate.


  • Assembles biological, social and economic perspectives that illuminate the bushmeat debate
  • Features a series of case studies that explore what species survive different intensities of bushmeat hunting and trapping
  • Examines the shape and size of household bushmeat consumption and market trading
  • Reviews governance and institutional impacts on wildlife management; lessons learned from agriculture, forest plant product, and development sectors; and perspectives from Asia and Latin America
  • Provides an excellent resource for students and policy makers in wildlife management, conservation, and development

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Bushmeat: Markets and Households

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    2. Chapter 5

      Determinants of Bushmeat Consumption and Trade in Continental Equatorial Guinea: an Urban-Rural Comparison (pages 73–91)

      Noëlle F. Kümpel, Tamsyn East, Nick Keylock, J. Marcus Rowcliffe, Guy Cowlishaw and E. J. Milner-Gulland

  2. Part 2: Institutional Contexts

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  3. Part 3: Extrasectoral Influences and Models

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    2. Chapter 12

      Food for Thought for the Bushmeat Trade: Lessons from the Commercialization of Plant Nontimber Forest Products (pages 197–211)

      Elaine Marshall, Kathrin Schreckenberg, Adrian Newton, Dirk Willem Te Velde, Jonathan Rushton, Fabrice Edouard, Catarina Illsley and Eric Arancibia

  4. Part 4: Regional Perspectives

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