11. Species Conservation and Poverty Alleviation – The Case of Great Apes in Africa

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

Published Online: 19 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118428351.ch11

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

Sandbrook, C. and Roe, D. (2012) Species Conservation and Poverty Alleviation – The Case of Great Apes in Africa, 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.ch11

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. 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:

  • great apes in Africa;
  • conservation and poverty;
  • great ape conservation in Africa;
  • species conservation/poverty impact;
  • species conservation programmes;
  • PES payments for locals;
  • IGCP and great apes;
  • ICD, targeting the poorest

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The relationship between species conservation and poverty

  • African ape conservation and poverty alleviation

  • Conclusions and recommendations

  • Acknowledgements

  • References