17. Poverty Reduction Isn't Just about Money: Community Perceptions of Conservation Benefits

  1. Dilys Roe2,
  2. Joanna Elliott3,
  3. Chris Sandbrook4 and
  4. Matt Walpole4
  1. Fikret Berkes

Published Online: 19 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118428351.ch17

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

Berkes, F. (2012) Poverty Reduction Isn't Just about Money: Community Perceptions of Conservation Benefits, 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.ch17

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. Natural Resources Institute, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2, Canada

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 reduction;
  • conservation–development;
  • traditional territories;
  • biodiversity conservation;
  • breaking the vicious;
  • community-based benefits;
  • 10 UNDP Equator Initiative;
  • Matsiguenka ecotourism lodge

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Study background and the nature of community benefits

  • Exploring benefits in 10 Equator Initiative cases

  • Focussing on local objectives and priorities

  • Discussion and conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References