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PCLG Digest 

April 2022

Edition One

This edition features 28 new resources. Other relevant news –
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In this issue

PCLG's top reads!

 1. Bennett N (2022) Mainstreaming equity and justice in the ocean. Frontiers in Marine Science. DOI: 0.3389/fmars.2022.873572 (Open access)
2. Coggins C and B Chen (2022) Sacred forests of Asia: Spiritual ecology and the politics of nature conservation. Routledge, London. DOI:
3. Musavengane R and L Leonard (2022) Conservation, land conflicts, and sustainable tourism in southern Africa: Contemporary issues and approaches. Routledge, London. DOI:
4. Roscher M, et al (2022) Sustainable development outcomes of livelihood diversification in small-scale fisheries. Fish and Fisheries. DOI:
10.1111/faf.12662 (Open access)


5. Lapp M and C Long (2022) A new approach to agent-based models of community resource management based on the analysis of cheating, monitoring, and sanctioning. Ecological Modelling. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2022.109946

Community-based forest management

6. Bocci C, Sohngen B, Finnegan B and B Milian (2022) An analysis of migrant characteristics in forest-dwelling communities in northern Guatemala. Forest Policy and Economics. DOI: 10.1016/j.forpol.2022.102733
7. Li S and L Marafa (2022) Institutions and power relations and the implementation of community forestry: A case study of Taiwan. Forestry. DOI: 10.1093/forestry/cpac005
8. Lucungu P, et al (2022) Local perception and attitude toward community forest concessions in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Forest Policy and Economics. DOI: 10.1016/j.forpol.2022.102734
9. Paudel N, et al (2022) Revitalising community forestry in the changing socioeconomic context of Nepal. Research Paper Series on Improved Forest Management in Nepal. Available here (PDF)
10. Zande R and M Mzuza (2022) An Investigation of the factors influencing community participation in forest management: A case of Balaka District, Malawi. Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection. DOI: 10.4236/gep.2022.103007 (Open access)

Conservation and development

11. Celentano D, et al (2022) Forest restoration to promote a fair post COVID-19 recovery in the Brazilian Amazon. Land Use Policy. DOI: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2022.106076
12. Roscher M, et al (2022) Unpacking pathways to diversified livelihoods from projects in Pacific Island coastal fisheries. Ambio. DOI: 10.1007/s13280-022-01727-x (Open access)
13. van Vliet N, et al (2022) Reducing wild meat sales and promoting local food security: Lessons learnt from a behaviour change Campaign in Yangambi, Democratic Republic of Congo. Ethnobiology and Conservation. DOI: 10.15451/ec2022-04-11.09-1-14 (PDF)


14. Pham T, et al (2022) Methods for studying Covid-19 impacts on wildlife conservation policies and local livelihoods in Vietnam. CIFOR, Bogor, Indonesia. DOI: 10.17528/cifor/008497 (Open access)

Displacement, dispossession and conservation

 15. Otsuki K (2022) The violence of involuntary resettlement and emerging resistance in Mozambique's Limpopo National Park: The role of physical and social infrastructure. Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space. DOI: 10.1177/25148486221089161 (Open access)
16. Panigrahi N and S Patra (2022) Tribal people, forest ecology and colonial rule in central India: A retrospective look. In Behera M (ed) Tribe, Space and Mobilisation. Springer, Singapore. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-19-0059-4_6

Ecosystem services and people

17. Ma S, et al (2022) A nature-based solution in forest management to improve ecosystem services and mitigate their trade-offs. Journal of Cleaner Production. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2022.131557
18. Tadesse T, et al (2022) Forest benefits and willingness to pay for sustainable forest management. Forest Policy and Economics. DOI: 10.1016/j.forpol.2022.102721  


19. Canpolat E, et al (2022) Fostering gender-transformative change in sustainable forest management: A case study of DGM Saweto Peru. World Bank Group. Available here (Open access)
20. Sinthumule N (2022) Gender and sacred natural sites: The role of women in sacred sites protection and management in Vhembe region, Limpopo Province of South Africa. Global Ecology and Conservation. DOI: 10.1016/j.gecco.2022.e02099 (Open access)

Governance and management

21. Forje G, Awazi N and J Kimengs (2022) Ecotourism governance in sub-Saharan Africa: A systematic review. Environmental Research Communications. DOI: 10.1088/2515-7620/ac5f1c (Open access)
22. Masaba P, Mbeche R and J Hitimana (2022) Transparency and community participation in forest resource governance in Mt. Elgon Region, Kenya. Journal of Forests. DOI: 10.18488/jof.v9i1.2969 (Open access)
23. Miller M, et al (2022) Selective border permeability: Governing complex environmental issues through and beyond COVID-19. Political Geography. DOI: 10.1016/j.polgeo.2022.102646 (Open access)
24. Ntuli H, Mukong A and J Kimengsi (2022) Institutions and environmental resource extraction within local communities in Mozambique. Forest Policy and Economics. DOI: 10.1016/j.forpol.2022.102724
25. Nzau J, Ulrich W, Rieckmann M and J Habel (2022) The need for local-adjusted participatory forest management in biodiversity hotspots. Biodiversity Conservation. DOI: 10.1007/s10531-022-02393-x (Open access)
26. Ombogoh D, Mwangi E and A Larson (2022) Community participation in forest and water management planning in Kenya: Challenges and opportunities. Forests, Trees and Livelihoods. DOI: 10.1080/14728028.2022.2059790 (Open access)
27. Pereira J, Santos M and L Rosalino (2022) Role of local communities in the social network of the protected area management. Conservation Science and Practice. DOI: 10.1111/csp2.12664 (Open access)
28. Wang Y, et al (2022) Multi-dimensional social capital and farmer’s willingness to participate in environmental governance. Tropical Conservation Science. DOI: 10.1177/19400829221084562 (Open access)
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