1. Linking Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Alleviation: What, Why and Where?

  1. Dilys Roe1,
  2. Joanna Elliott2,
  3. Chris Sandbrook3 and
  4. Matt Walpole3
  1. Dilys Roe1,
  2. Joanna Elliott2,
  3. Chris Sandbrook3 and
  4. Matt Walpole3

Published Online: 19 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118428351.ch1

Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Alleviation: Exploring the Evidence for a Link

Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Alleviation: Exploring the Evidence for a Link

How to Cite

Roe, D., Elliott, J., Sandbrook, C. and Walpole, M. (2012) Linking Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Alleviation: What, Why and Where?, in Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Alleviation: Exploring the Evidence for a Link (eds D. Roe, J. Elliott, C. Sandbrook and M. Walpole), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118428351.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Dilys Roe International Institute for Environment and Development, 80–86 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8NH, UK

  2. 2

    African Wildlife Foundation, Oxford, UK

  3. 3

    United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre, 219 Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DL, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Dilys Roe International Institute for Environment and Development, 80–86 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8NH, UK

  2. 2

    African Wildlife Foundation, Oxford, UK

  3. 3

    United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre, 219 Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DL, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 21 DEC 2012

Book Series:

  1. Conservation Science and Practice Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Ward Cooper

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470674796

Online ISBN: 9781118428351

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Keywords:

  • poverty alleviation;
  • ecosystem services;
  • the Millennium MA;
  • biodiversity and poverty;
  • poverty differences;
  • global economic on biodiversity–poverty;
  • biodiversity conservation priorities;
  • sharing common forces

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Biodiversity conservation and poverty alleviation: separate or linked challenges?

  • Where is the evidence for biodiversity-poverty linkages? The objectives and structure of this book

  • Anote on terminology

  • Biodiversity, ecosystem services and poverty - the potential for synergies

  • Biodiversity and poverty relationships in different ecological settings

  • Poverty impacts of different conservation interventions

  • Distributional and institutional issues

  • Biodiversity and poverty relationships in the context of global challenges

  • References