9. Does Conserving Biodiversity Work to Reduce Poverty? A State of Knowledge Review

  1. Dilys Roe4,
  2. Joanna Elliott5,
  3. Chris Sandbrook6 and
  4. Matt Walpole6
  1. Craig Leisher1,
  2. M. Sanjayan1,
  3. Jill Blockhus1,
  4. Neil Larsen2 and
  5. Andreas Kontoleon3

Published Online: 19 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118428351.ch9

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

Leisher, C., Sanjayan, M., Blockhus, J., Larsen, N. and Kontoleon, A. (2012) Does Conserving Biodiversity Work to Reduce Poverty? A State of Knowledge Review, 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.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 4

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

  2. 5

    African Wildlife Foundation, Oxford, UK

  3. 6

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    The Nature Conservancy, PO Box 303, Monson, ME 04464, USA

  2. 2

    Independent Consultant, The Nature Conservancy, Seattle, USA

  3. 3

    University of Cambridge, Department of Land Economy, 19 Silver Street, Cambridge CB3 9EP, 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:

  • conservation and poverty impact;
  • local poverty reduction;
  • poverty alleviation evidence;
  • 10 conservation interventions;
  • poverty reduction/conservation;
  • PES and bioprospecting;
  • MA for the poor;
  • the locals and conservation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Approach

  • Conservation interventions

  • Challenges and knowledge gaps

  • Conclusions

  • References