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Community managed forest groups and preferences for REDD+ contract attributes: a choice experiment survey of communities in Nepal.

Published online: 19 Aug 2015

Authors: Dissanayake, S. T. M. & Jha, P. & Adhikari, B. & Bista, R. & Bluffstone, R. & Luintel, H. & Martinsson, P. & Paudel, N. S. & Somanathan, E. & Toman, M.

Content type: Bulletin

A significant portion of the world's forests that are eligible for Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, known as REDD+, paymen...

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Past and present management influences the seed bank and seed rain in a rural landscape mosaic.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Auffret, A. G. & Cousins, S. A. O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed bank and seed rain represent dispersal in time and space. They can be important sources of diversity in the rural landscape, where fragmented hab...

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A multi-dimensional assessment of ecosystems and ecosystem services at Udayapur, Nepal.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Published by: International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development

Content type: Bulletin

'Ecosystem Services', defined as 'the benefits people obtain from ecosystems' is an evolving concept that connects ecosystem with human wellbeing thro...

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Reduced biodiversity in modernized villages: a conflict between sustainable development goals.

Published online: 28 Jul 2020

Authors: Rosin, Z. M. & Hiron, M. & Żmihorski, M. & Szymański, P. & Tobolka, M. & Pärt, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite large conservation efforts to halt the loss of farmland biodiversity in Europe, negative population trends are still observed, especially for ...

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Seed limitation during early forest succession in a rural landscape on Chiloé Island, Chile: implications for temperate forest restoration.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Bustamante-Sánchez, M. A. & Armesto, J. J. & Landis, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Re-establishment of native forest species in rural landscapes may be conditioned by the proximity of seed sources, the post-disturbance composition of...

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Sustainable use and trade of beef in Colombia: towards the operationalization of the legal framework.

Published online: 15 Mar 2017

Authors: Vliet, N. van & Gomez, J. & Restrepo, S. & Andrade, G. & García, C. & Fa, J. E. & Webb, G. & Cooney, R. & Child, B. & Nasi, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Evidence suggests that rural communities throughout Colombia consider meat as both culturally and nutritionally important. Thus, this paper explores v...

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'Traditional peoples' and the struggle for inclusive land governance in Brazil.

Published online: 07 Sep 2016

Authors: Shankland, A. & Sullivan, Z. & Dayrell, C. A. & Alvarenga, A. C. & Rocha, D. F. B.

Content type: Bulletin

In recent decades, Brazil has attracted international interest both for the intensity of its land conflicts and for the extent of its land governance ...

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Can local communities afford full control over wildlife conservation? The case of CAMPFIRE in Zimbabwe.

Published online: 17 Apr 2019

Authors: Ntuli, H. & Muchapondwa, E. & Okumu, B.

Content type: Bulletin

Wildlife is widely becoming an important vehicle for rural development in most third-world countries across the globe. Policymakers are usually not in...

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Involving local communities for effective citizen science: determining game species' reproductive status to assess hunting effects in tropical forests.

Published online: 19 Apr 2022

Authors: El-Bizri, H. R. & Fa, J. E. & Lemos, L. P. & Campos-Silva, J. V. & Vasconcelos Neto, C. F. A. & Valsecchi, J. & Mayor, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Involving communities in sustainable wildlife management in tropical forests can ensure food security and livelihoods of millions of forest dwellers t...

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Social protection to foster sustainable management of natural resources and reduce poverty in fisheries-dependent communities. Report of the FAO Technical Workshop, Rome, Italy, 17-18 November, 2015.

Published online: 23 May 2018

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

Fisheries-dependent communities and in particular small-scale fishers are exposed to different social, political and economic risks and vulnerabilitie...

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