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IUCN Publication

Design of pro-poor REDD+ interventions and benefit distribution systems for the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

This document discusses the potential for designing pro-poor systems for the distribution of benefits derived from the reduction of emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, conservation of forest carbon stocks, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks 

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2016
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Engineering for sustainable human development

In this book, Bernard Amadei addresses the role of engineering in poverty reduction and human development. He introduces a framework to help engineers conduct small-scale projects in communities vulnerable to the consequences of a wide range of adverse events.

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2014
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Mainstreaming the environment in poverty alleviation policies : influencing policies and practices through dialogue and dissemination of innovative responses

This document aims to share lessons learned from the implementation of the Poverty Reduction and Environmental Management Initiative (PREMI) designed and executed by the Central and West Africa Programme of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN-PACO).

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2013
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Intégration de l'environnement dans les politiques de lutte contre la pauvreté : influencer les politiques et les pratiques par le dialogue et la diffusion de réponses innovantes

Le présent document vise à partager les leçons apprises de la mise en oeuvre de l'Initiative pour la Réduction de la Pauvreté et la Gestion de l'Environnement (Poverty Reduction and Environmental Management Initiative -- PREMI) conçue et exécutée par le Programme Afrique Centrale et Occidentale d

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2013
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Livelihoods and Landscapes Strategy : results and resolutions

The Livelihoods and Landscapes Strategy (LLS) was a five-year program implemented by IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature) and funded by DGIS (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands).

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2012
IUCN Publication

Improving access to forest resources : experiences in informal tenure reform from IUCN’s Livelihoods and Landscapes Strategy

It is commonly claimed that forest tenure reform that provides rural people with rights to access and use of forest resources can contribute to improved forest management and poverty alleviation.

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2012
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Improving ecosystem functionality and livelihood : experiences in forest landscape restoration and management

This paper examines how interventions intended to improve functionality and productivity of forested landscapes to improve livelihoods of the poorest populations, might actually yield co-benefits in terms of biodiversity conservation.

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2012
IUCN Publication

Unusual partnerships : lessons for landscapes and livelihoods from the Doe Mae Salong landscape, Thailand

The Doi Mae Salong watershed in the north-west of Thailand is the headwater of the Mae Chan River, a tributary of the Mekong River. As such, it is an extremely important landscape for the economy of the region.

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2012
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Small changes for big impacts : lessons for landscapes and livelihoods from the Wassa Amenfi West Landscape, Ghana

This paper describes Livelihoods and Landscapes Strategy interventions in the Wassa Amenfi West Landscape in the western region of Ghana. The landscape extends over an area of about 120,000 ha. It is a mixed landscape with a variety of agricultural uses; the most important is cocoa farming.

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2012
Non IUCN Publication

Towards a green economy : pathways to sustainable development and poverty eradication

UNEP’s green economy report, Towards a Green Economy, aims to debunk several myths and misconceptions about “greening” the global economy, and provides timely and practical guidance to policy makers on what reforms they need to unlock the productive and employment potential of a green economy.

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2011
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Tourism and poverty reduction strategies in the integrated framework for least developed countries

This study sheds light on how least developed countries (LDCs) can maximize pro-poor gains from tourism.

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2011
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Assuring food security in developing countries under the challenges of climate change : key trade and development issues of a fundamental transformation of agriculture

For a large number of developing countries, agriculture remains the single most important sector. Climate change has the potential to damage irreversibly the natural resource base on which agriculture depends, with grave consequences for food security.

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2011
Non IUCN Publication

Biomass energy : optimising its contribution to poverty reduction and ecosystem services

The percentage of biomass energy within the total share of different energy sources is set to treble from 10% to 30% by 2050 according to the International Energy Agency – with major potential impacts (both positive and negative) for poverty reduction and the protection of ecosystem services.

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2010
Non IUCN Publication

Biomass energy use in Kenya

This report forms part of a project aiming to develop a South-South-North partnership to reshape the impact of a predicted large-scale expansion in global biomass energy use towards greater poverty reduction and maintenance of ecosystem services in developing countries.

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2010
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Linking biodiversity conservation and poverty reduction : what, why and how?

As a contribution to clarifying the contested claims, IIED, UNEP-WCMC and the African Wildlife Foundation organised a symposium in April 2010.

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2010
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Linking biodiversity conservation and poverty alleviation : a state of knowledge review

Two “state of knowledge” reviews were commissioned to explore the evidence base for two common assumptions about the link between biodiversity conservation and poverty reduction: 1) that the poor depend on biodiversity; and 2) that biodiversity conservation can be a mechanism for poverty reductio

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2010
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Biofuels, land access and rural livelihoods in Mozambique

This report documents how the spread of biofuels is affecting land access for poorer groups in Mozambique, and what actions are being taken, successfully and unsuccessfully, to secure land access for poorer groups.

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2010
Non IUCN Publication

Banking on biodiversity : a natural way out of poverty

As a policy research organisation, the International Institute for Environment and Development has evolved key concepts, theories and ways of working in sustainable development since 1973. The big idea we explore here is banking on biodiversity.

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2010
Non IUCN Publication

Look both ways : mainstreaming biodiversity and poverty reduction

To manage trade-offs, biodiversity conservation and poverty reduction must be tackled together by integrating relevant concerns into the decisions and institutions that drive policy, rules, plans, investment and action for both — a process known as ‘mainstreaming’.

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2010
Non IUCN Publication

Linking conservation and poverty alleviation : the case of great apes : an overview of current policy and practice in Africa

This report is the third PCLG (Poverty and Conservation Learning Group) output supported by the Arcus Foundation grant. The purpose of this report is to document current efforts to link great ape conservation and poverty reduction in the African, ape range states.

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2010
Non IUCN Publication

Report of the Inception Workshop of the FAO Extrabudgetary Programme on Fisheries and Aquaculture for Poverty Alleviation and Food Security, Rome, 27-30 October 2009

The Inception Workshop of the FAO Extrabudgetary Programme on Fisheries and Aquaculture for Poverty Alleviation and Food Security (Rome, 27–30 October 2009) was held to generate inputs and guidance to the contents and process of developing an assistance programme for fisheries and aquaculture enc

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2010
IUCN Publication

Rapport préliminaire sur l’état de l’environnement en Afrique centrale

Le Rapport préliminaire sur l’état de l’environnement en Afrique Centrale fait une description des ressources naturelles encore existantes, identifie les opportunités d’utilisation de celles-ci en vue de la lutte contre la pauvreté et le développement durable.

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2010
IUCN Publication

Hope in a changing climate and Rwanda -- back to the garden

This DVD includes the full length versions of two movies by John D. Liu: "Hope in a Changing Climate" (29 minutes) and "Rwanda -- Back to the Garden" (27 minutes).

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2010
Non IUCN Publication

Comparing food and cash transfers to the ultra poor in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has some social safety net programs that transfer food to the poor, some that transfer cash, and some that provide a combination of both. This study evaluates the relative impacts of food and cash transfers on food security and livelihood outcomes among the ultra poor in Bangladesh.

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2009
Non IUCN Publication

Risk and poverty in a changing climate : invest today for a safer tomorrow

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2009
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Fair miles : recharting the food miles map

This pocketbook delves into the realities of the produce trade between Africa and the UK, examining both sides of the equation in search of a diet that is ethically, as well as nutritionally, balanced.

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2009
Non IUCN Publication

Gestion communautaire des ressources naturelles en Afrique : impacts, expériences et orientations futures

Impulsées par de nouvelles idées sur les mérites des régimes décentralisés de gouvernance collective des ressources et par les expériences créatives menées sur le terrain comme CAMPFIRE au Zimbabwe, ces approches communautaires ont évolué dans une variété de contextes écologiques, politiques et s

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2009
Non IUCN Publication

Community management of natural resources in Africa : impacts, experiences and future directions

More than twenty years have passed since community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) rose to prominence in different parts of Africa as a strategy for rural development, local empowerment, and conservation.

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2009
Non IUCN Publication

Access to sustainable energy : what role for international oil and gas companies? : focus on Nigeria

In this report we explore how international oil and gas companies can contribute to tackling energy poverty in the regions where they operate.

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2009
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A renewable world, energy, ecology, equality : a report for the World Future Council

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2009
IUCN Publication

Environmental fiscal reform in Abbottabad : revenue and expenditure

This report is part of a series of investigations to determine whether pro-poor environmental fiscal reform can be designed and implemented in key sectors in the district of Abbottabad. This preliminary study aims to assess the current status of drinking water services in the district.

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2009
IUCN Publication

Environmental fiscal reform in Abbottabad : solid waste management

This study aims to explore options for pro-poor environmental fiscal reform (EFR) in Abbottabad. it serves as a primary evaluation, investigating ground realities, examining the institutional context and assessing household perceptions.

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2009
IUCN Publication

Environmental fiscal reform in Abbottabad : drinking water

This report is part of a series of investigations to determine whether pro-poor environmental fiscal reform can be designed and implemented in key sectors in the district of Abbottabad. This preliminary study aims to assess the current status of drinking water services in the district.

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2009
IUCN Publication

Hope in a changing climate

This documentary demonstrates that it is possible to rehabilitate large-scale damaged ecosystems, to restore ecosystem functions in areas where they have been lost, to fundamentally improve the lives of people who have been trapped in poverty for generations and to sequester carbon naturally.

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2009
IUCN Publication

Sustainable forest management, biodiversity and livelihoods : a good practice guide

The booklet provides a range of case studies and other materials to make the forest sector more biodiversity-friendly, and socially beneficial. It addresses the linkages between forestry, biodiversity, and development/poverty reduction.

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2009
Non IUCN Publication

The bottom billion : why the poorest countries are failing and what can be done about it

Global poverty, economist Collier points out, is actually falling quite rapidly for about 80% of the world. The real crisis lies in a group of about 50 failing states, the bottom billion, whose problems defy traditional approaches to alleviating poverty.

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2008
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Safety net : protected areas and poverty reduction : a research report by WWF and Equilibrium

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2008
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The role of the environment in poverty alleviation

Essays in this publication offer perspectives and strategies to promote both environmental conservation and poverty eradication.

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2008
Non IUCN Publication

Natural resources and pro-poor growth : the economics and politics

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2008
IUCN Publication

Making REDD work for the poor : a poverty environment partnership (PEP) policy brief

This paper outlines how the design of REDD could influence its poverty implications and the key requirements for ensuring that REDD works for the poor. It summarises the findings of a much longer analysis recently prepared on behalf of the PEP, entitled ‘Making REDD Work for the Poor’.

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2008
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Making REDD work for the poor : a poverty environment partnership (PEP) report

This Poverty Environment Partnership (PEP) report is dedicated to the increasingly popular topic of 'Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation' (REDD).

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2008
Non IUCN Publication

Reducing global poverty : the case for asset accumulation

"Provides a set of case studies of asset-building projects around the globe aimed at designing and implementing public policies that will increase the capital assets of the poor.

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2007
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Payments for ecosystem services : issues and pro-poor opportunities for development assistance

Late 2005, Danida asked researchers from the natural resources and poverty research unit at Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) to undertake a review of experiences to date regarding payments for ecosystem services with particular emphasis on identifying pro-poor options for develop

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2007
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Forests and poverty reduction

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2007
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Trading nature : a report, with case studies, on the contribution of wildlife trade management to sustainable livelihoods and the Millennium Development Goals

There is growing awareness of the social significance of wild resources, the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) making a clear link between biodiversity, ecosystem services and human well-being.

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2007
IUCN Publication

Poverty, health, and ecosystems : experience from Asia

It is today widely acknowledged both by the development and conservation communities that a vital relationship exists between the sound management of ecosystems, the determinants of poverty and the effectiveness of poverty alleviation efforts.

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2007
Non IUCN Publication

The white man's burden : why the West's efforts to aid the rest have done so much ill and so little good

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2006
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Promoting pro-poor growth : infrastructure

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2006
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Promoting pro-poor growth : private sector development

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2006
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Promoting pro-poor growth : agriculture

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2006

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