Getting Biodiversity Projects to Work: Towards More Effective Conservation and Development

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byThomas O. McShane, Michael P. Wells

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This book explores both the theoretical and practical underpinnings of integrated conservation and development. It synthesizes existing experience to better inform conservationists and decision makers of the role ICDPs play in conservation and management and analyzes their successes and shortcomings.

Contributors:
Agnes Kiss; Brian Child and Barry Dalal-Clayton; Dennis Glick and Curtis Freese; Gill Shepherd; Jeffery Sayer and Michael P. Wells; Katrina Brown; master of none: inherent contradictions among ICD approaches, John G. Robinson a; Michael P. Wells, Thomas O. McShane, Holly T. Dublin, Sheila O’Connor and Kent ; Nick Salafsky and Richard Margoluis; parks and projects: a review of three Costa Rican ICDPs, Katrina Brandon and Mic; Phil Franks and Thomas Blomley; Philippines, Edgardo Tongson and Marisel Dino; Shekhar Singh and Arpan Sharma; Steve Gartlan; Thomas O. McShane and Michael P. Wells; Thomas O. McShane and Suad A. Newby; whose trade-offs?, Stewart Maginnis, Bill Jackson and Nigel Dudley

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This book explores both the theoretical and practical underpinnings of integrated conservation and development. It synthesizes existing experience to better inform conservationists and decision makers of the role ICDPs play in conservation and management and analyzes their successes and shortcomings.Contributors:Agnes Kiss; Brian Child...

Thomas O. McShane is senior conservation advisor to WWF International. He is coauthor of The Myth of Wild Africa: Conservation Without Illusion. Michael P. Wells is an independent conservation consultant and has published more than thirty articles and books on the environment and sustainable development, including People and Parks: ...

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Format:Kobo ebookPublished:August 7, 2012Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Section I.The challenge of linking conservation and development
1. Trying to better understand integrated conservation and development, by Thomas O. McShane and Michael P. Wells
2. Jack of all trades, by master of none: inherent contradictions among ICD approaches, John G. Robinson a
3. The pathology of projects, by Jeffery Sayer and Michael P. Wells
4. Expecting the unattainable: the assumptions behind ICDPs, by Thomas O. McShane and Suad A. Newby
Section II.Application and Issues
5. Fitting ICD into a project framework: the CARE experience, by Phil Franks and Thomas Blomley
6. Making biodiversity conservation a land-use priority, by Agnes Kiss
7. Yellowstone: a 130-year experiment in integrated conservation and development, by Dennis Glick and Curtis Freese
8. Policies, by parks and projects: a review of three Costa Rican ICDPs, Katrina Brandon and Mic
9. Indigenous peoples and protected areas: the case of the Sibuyan Mangyan Tagabukid, by Philippines, Edgardo Tongson and Marisel Dino
10. Land tenure and state property: a comparison of the Korup and Kilum ICDPs in Cameroon, by Steve Gartlan
11. Trade-off analysis for integrated conservation and development, by Katrina Brown
12. Transforming approaches to CBNRM: learning from the Luangwa experience in Zambia, by Brian Child and Barry Dalal-Clayton
13. Ecodevelopment in India, by Shekhar Singh and Arpan Sharma
14. Conservation landscapes: whose landscapes, by whose trade-offs?, Stewart Maginnis, Bill Jackson and Nigel Dudley
15. Poverty and forests: sustaining livelihoods in integrated conservation and development, by Gill Shepherd
Section III. Conclusions
16. Using adaptive management to improve ICDPs, by Nick Salafsky and Richard Margoluis
17. The future of integrated conversation and development projects: building on what works, by Michael P. Wells, Thomas O. McShane, Holly T. Dublin, Sheila O'Connor and Kent

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