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PCLG Digest 

October 2022

Edition One

This edition features 39 new resources. Other relevant news –
Jobs and research positions

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In this issue

PCLG's top reads!

1. Friedman K, et al (2022) The CBD Post-2020 biodiversity framework: People's place within the rest of nature. People and Nature. DOI: 10.1002/pan3.10403 (Open access)

2. Karres N, et al (2022) How effective is community-based management of freshwater resources? A review. Journal of Environmental Management. DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2022.116161 (Open access)
3. Kusters K, et al (2022) NGOs facilitating internal governance processes in community forestry initiatives. Tropical Conservation Science. DOI:
10.1177/19400829221128551 (Open access)
4. Lindsey P, et al (2022) Shepherding sub-Saharan Africa's wildlife through peak anthropogenic pressure toward a Green Anthropocene. Annual Review of Environment and Resources. DOI:
10.1146/annurev-environ-120920-125536 (Open access)


5. Alam J, et al (2022) Socio-economic and ecological outcomes of a community-based restoration of peatland swamp forests in Peninsular Malaysia: A 5Rs approach. Land Use Policy. DOI: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2022.106390
6. Snorek J and D Bolger (2022) Can the center hold? Boundary actors and marginality in a community-based natural resource management network. Ecology and Society. 10.5751/ES-13512-270341

Community-based forest management

7. Musyoki J, et al (2022) Factors determining household membership to community forest association for participation in management of Upper Imenti Forest, Meru County, Kenya. Open Access Library Journal. DOI: 10.4236/oalib.1109209 (Open access)
8. Mwamfupe A, et al (2022) Sustainability partnerships in the forestry sector in south-east Tanzania. In Ponte S, Noe C and D Brockington (eds) Contested Sustainability: The Political Ecology of Conservation and Development in Tanzania. James Currey. Available here (PDF)
9. Nagahama K, Tachibana S and R Rakwal (2022) Critical aspects of people’s participation in community-based forest management from the case of Van Panchayat in Indian Himalaya. Forests. DOI: 10.3390/f13101667 (Open access)
10. Yahaya A-K, Tijani A-F and A Alhassan (2022) Impacts of local conservation strategies on forest flora species of the Ambalara forest reserve in the Wa East District, Ghana. International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology. DOI: 10.1080/13504509.2022.2120108

Conservation and development

11. Dhiman M and G Muthanarasimha (2022) Biodiversity conservation of Western Himalayas: A pluralistic approach. In Shukla G, Bhat J and S Chakravarty (eds) Pluralistic Approaches for Conservation and Sustainability in Biodiversity, IntechOpen. DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.107075 (Open access)
12. Rice R (2022) Biodiversity conservation, economic growth and sustainable development. In Hufnagel L (ed) Biodiversity of Ecosystems. IntechOpen. DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.99298 (Open access)
13. Wang L, Mondela C and J Kuuluvainen (2022) Striking a balance between livelihood and forest conservation in a forest farm facility in Choma, Zambia. Forests. DOI: 10.3390/f13101631 (Open access)

14. Wakita K, et al (2022) Potential signals promoting behaviour for coastal conservation: Conformity in small-scale fishing communities in the Philippines. Marine Policy. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2022.105292
15. Wintergalen, E. W., R. Oyanedel, J. Villaseñor-Derbez, S. Fulton, and R. Molina. 2022. Opportunities and challenges for livelihood resilience in urban and rural Mexican small-scale fisheries. Ecology and Society. DOI: 10.5751/ES-13471-270346 (Open access)
16. Wuor M and L Mabon (2022) Development of Liberia’s fisheries sectors: Current status and future needs. Marine Policy. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2022.105325 (Open access)

Culture and conservation

17. Fadiman M and G Gobbo (2022) What role does language play in conserving forests and culture? Multi-lingual ethnobotanical booklets in the African Savanna. In Niedt G (ed) New Directions in Linguistic Geography. Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore. 10.1007/978-981-19-3663-0_8
18. McElwee P, Hương V, Võ G and D Lê (2022) Patriotism, place, and provisioning: Assessing cultural ecosystem services through longitudinal and historical studies in Vietnam. Ecology and Society. DOI: 10.5751/ES-12615-270103 (Open access)

Equity and environmental (in)justice

19. Domingues G and S Sauer (2022) Amazonian socio-environmental frontier: Struggles, resistance and contradictions in confronting the agrarian extractive frontier. Third World Quarterly. DOI: 10.1080/01436597.2022.2124965
20. Kumar A and K Parameswaran (2022) Sustainable fishery: Combating IUU fishing through people's participation to ensure environmental justice. Maritime Affairs: Journal of the National Maritime Foundation of India. DOI: 10.1080/09733159.2022.2131248
21. Work C, Theilade I and T Thuon (2022) Under the canopy of development aid: Illegal logging and the shadow state. The Journal of Peasant Studies. DOI: 10.1080/03066150.2022.2103794 (Open access)

Forests and wellbeing

22. Bayesa A and D Bushara (2022) Contribution of non-timber forest products to local communities: The case of Belete Gera Forest, southwest Ethiopia. East African Journal of Forestry and Agroforestry. DOI: 10.37284/eajfa.5.1.879 (Open access)
23. Mendako R, Tian G and P Matata (2022) Identifying socioeconomic determinants of households’ forest dependence in the Rubi-Tele hunting domain, DR Congo: A logistic regression analysis. Forests. DOI: 10.3390/f13101706 (Open access)


24. Gopal N, et al (2022) Traditional access rights and methods of fishing in inland water bodies: Are women slowly losing out? A study from Kerala, India. Gender, Technology and Development. DOI: 10.1080/09718524.2022.2120844
25. Venugopal P and M Abha (2022) Gender perspectives in forest management. In Bonny B, Sudheer K and S Smitha (eds) Engendering Agricultural Development, CRC Press. Available here

Governance and management

26. Chen Q, Zhang Y, Zhang Y and M Kong (2022) Examining social equity in the co-management of terrestrial protected areas: Perceived fairness of local communities in Giant Panda National Park, China. Land. DOI: 10.3390/land11101624 (Open access)

27. Ekka P, et al (2022) Role of protected area in conservation and sustainable management of biodiversity: An Indian perspective. In Panwar P, Shukla G, Bhat J and S Chakravarty (eds) Land Degradation Neutrality: Achieving SDG 15 by Forest Management. Springer, Singapore. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-19-5478-8_13
28. Fletcher L, Bawa S and M Soulé (2022) Impacts of terrorism on biodiversity management in West Africa Sahel: A review. Research in Ecology. Available here (PDF)
29. Gallemore C et al (2022) The livelihood impacts of sustainability partnerships in south-east Tanzania. In Ponte S, Noe C and D Brockington (eds) Contested Sustainability: The Political Ecology of Conservation and Development in Tanzania. James Currey. Available here (PDF)

30. Kitolelei S, et al (2022) Conservation status and cultural values of sea turtles leading to (un)written parallel management systems in Fiji. Ambio. DOI: 10.1007/s13280-022-01766-4 (Open access)
31. Mgonja J and D Uswege (2022) Assessment of factors moderating community attitudes towards wildlife tourism and conservation: A case of Ikona and Makao wildlife management areas. Tanzania Journal of Forestry and Nature Conservation. Available here (Open access)
32. Minja G, Suh J and Y Tan (2022) Joint venture wildlife management of the Loliondo Game Controlled Area in Tanzania: A multi-criteria analysis. South African Geographical Journal. DOI: 10.1080/03736245.2022.2129767
33. Nath T, Khan N, A Kibria and U Goodale (2022) Non-state actors in forest governance: Genesis, status, challenges and way forward. Journal of Sustainable Forestry. DOI: 10.1080/10549811.2022.2128377
34. Shrestha A, et al (2022) Stakeholder perspectives on the effectiveness of governance in red panda conservation programmes in Nepal: A comparative analysis. Ecosystems and People. DOI: 10.1080/26395916.2022.2121762 (Open access)

35. Tranter S, et al (2022) The inclusion of fisheries and tourism in marine protected areas to support conservation in Indonesia. Marine Policy. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2022.105301
36. Unks R (2022) Instrumentalising pastoralism? Understanding hybrid tenure and governance in Ilkisongo Maasai land of southern Kenya. Political Geography. DOI: 10.1016/j.polgeo.2022.102712 (Open access)

37. Wencélius J, Lauer M and T Bambridge (2022) Crafting the success and failure of decentralised marine management. Ambio. DOI: 10.1007/s13280-022-01763-7 (Open access)
38. Yeasmin S, et al (2022) Effectiveness of co-management in reducing forest dependency and improving socioeconomics of forest dependent people in Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Forestry. Available here (Open access)
39. Zikargaea M, Woldearegay A and T Skjerdal (2022) Assessing the roles of stakeholders in community projects on environmental security and livelihood of impoverished rural society: A nongovernmental organisation implementation strategy in focus. Heliyon. DOI: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2022.e10987 (Open access)
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