16. Local Organisations – An Entry Point for Conservation and Poverty Reduction

  1. Dilys Roe2,
  2. Joanna Elliott3,
  3. Chris Sandbrook4 and
  4. Matt Walpole4
  1. David H. L. Thomas

Published Online: 19 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118428351.ch16

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

Thomas, D. H. L. (2012) Local Organisations – An Entry Point for Conservation and Poverty Reduction, 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.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

    African Wildlife Foundation, Oxford, UK

  3. 4

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

Author Information

  1. BirdLife International, Wellbrook Court, Girton Road, Cambridge CB3 0NA, 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:

  • local organisations;
  • poverty and biodiversity loss;
  • international conservation;
  • MDGs, and addressing poverty;
  • conservation/development sectors;
  • local culture/power dynamics;
  • grassroots organizations;
  • UNDP local capacity;
  • IBAs and LCG approach

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • What are local organisations?

  • Local organisations: a route to participation and good governance

  • Scaling up and enabling factors

  • Support to local organisations-policy and programmes

  • Issues and challenges

  • Emerging issues and opportunities for local organisations

  • Conclusion

  • References