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PCLG Digest 

April 2022

Edition Two

This edition features 35 new resources. Other relevant news –

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In this issue

PCLG's top reads!

1. Allgood B, et al (2022) Bolstering community well-being through wildlife conservation: Broadened approaches engaging wildlife well-being and Indigenous wisdom. Community Development. DOI: 10.1080/15575330.2022.2034026
2. Masao C, et al (2022) Stakeholder perspectives on nature, people and sustainability at Mount Kilimanjaro. People and Nature. DOI:
10.1002/pan3.10310 (Open access)

3. Mavah, G, Child B and M Swisher (2022) Empty laws and empty forests: Reconsidering rights and governance for sustainable wildlife management in the Republic of the Congo. African Journal of Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/aje.12953 (PDF)

4. Willis J, et al (2022) WILDMEAT interventions database: A new database of interventions addressing unsustainable wild meat hunting, consumption and trade. African Journal of Ecology. DOI:
10.1111/aje.13000 (Open access)

Human-wildlife conflict and coexistence

5. Chakanyuka T and B Utete (2022) Adaptive co-management, co-existence or just wildlife conservation? Case study of the human and Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) conflicts in Ngezi Dam, Mashonaland West, Zimbabwe. African Journal of Ecology. DOI:  10.1111/aje.12974
6. Hsiao E (2022) Conviviality in disrupted socionatural landscapes: Ecological peacebuilding around Akagera National Park. Conservation and Society. DOI: 10.4103/cs.cs_24_21
7. Mbise F (2022) Possibilities of local people to coexist with large carnivores in the eastern Serengeti ecosystem, Tanzania. Research Square. Available here (Open access)
8. Pimid M, et al (2022) Understanding social dimensions in wildlife conservation: Multiple stakeholder views. Animals. DOI: 10.3390/ani12070811 (Open access)
9. Poornima A, Weerasekara W, Vinobaba M and K Karunarathna (2022) Community-level awareness and attitudes towards human–monkey conflict in Polonnaruwa district, Sri Lanka. Primates. DOI: 10.1007/s10329-022-00985-3
10. Roy A, Dash S and S Sathyakumar (2022) A combination of cultural values and economic benefits promote tolerance towards large mammals in a hotspot of human-wildlife conflicts in eastern India. Human Ecology. DOI: 10.1007/s10745-022-00306-8
11. Xiao L, et al (2022) Spatial separation of prey from livestock facilitates coexistence of a specialised large carnivore with human land use. Animal Conservation. DOI: 10.1111/acv.12769

Human wellbeing

12. Talmage C, et al (2022) Tethering natural capital and cultural capital for a more sustainable post-covid-19 world. International Journal of Community Well-Being. 10.1007/s42413-021-00151-5 (Open access)


13. Djagoun C, et al (2022) Assessing local knowledge on the diversity and abundance of bushmeat species and hunting pressure in the fragmented forest islands of southern Benin (Dahomey Gap). African Journal of Wildlife Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/aje.12955 (PDF)

14. Hariohay K, Nassary D, Lyamuya R and E Røskaft (2022) Local people’s knowledge of topi (Damaliscus lunatus) and their illegal hunting for bushmeat consumption in the Serengeti ecosystem. African Journal of Wildlife Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/aje.12978 (PDF)
15. Kisingo A, et al (2022) Resource managers’ and users’ perspectives on factors contributing to unauthorised hunting in western Tanzania. African Journal of Wildlife Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/aje.12947 (PDF)


16. Bele M, Sonwa D and A-M Tiani (2022) Community forestry in Cameroon: Opportunity or constraint for REDD+? Forestry Economics Review. DOI: 10.1108/FER-12-2020-0016 (Open access)
17. Erbaugh J (2022) Impermanence and failure: The legacy of conservation-based payments in Sumatra, Indonesia. Environmental Research Letters. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/ac6437 (Open access)
18. Flannery A, Mbatu R, Johns R and D Stewart (2022) Rural community agency in Cameroon: Interactions with forest policies and the REDD+ climate change regime. Forests. DOI: 10.3390/f13040617 (Open access)
19. He S and Y Wei (2022) Measuring the conservation attitudes of local farmers towards conservation easements in the Qianjiangyuan National Park. Global Ecology and Conservation. DOI: 10.1016/j.gecco.2022.e02123 (Open access)
20. Hyde M, et al (2022) Refining carbon credits to contribute to large carnivore conservation: The jaguar as a case study. Conservation Letters. DOI: 10.1111/conl.12880 (Open access)
21. Izquierdo-Tort S, et al (2022) Contradictory distributive principles and land tenure govern benefit-sharing of payments for ecosystem services (PES) in Chiapas, Mexico. Environmental Research Letters. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/ac6686 (Open access)
22. Lliso B, et al (2022) Motivational crowding effects in payments for ecosystem services: Exploring the role of instrumental and relational values. People and Nature. DOI: 10.1002/pan3.10280 (Open access)
23. Mabhuye E, Yanda P and A Mwajombe (2022) Pathways of REDD+ piloting in enhancing sustainable forest management: The case of Masito-Ugalla ecosystem, western Tanzania. Environmental Management. DOI: 10.1007/s00267-022-01627-6
24. Riva F, Paes-De-Souza M and E Talamini (2022) REDD+: Analysis of its components through a systematic review of scientific literature from Brazil and Indonesia. International Forestry Review. DOI: 10.1505/146554822835224829
25. Uisso A, Chirwa P, Ackerman P and L Mbwambo (2022) Understanding community awareness, knowledge and perceived importance of land-use plans and village land forest reserves in the context of REDD+ in Tanzania. International Forestry Review. DOI: 10.1505/146554822835224784

Social impacts of PAs

26. Rampheri M, et al (2022) Local community attitudes and perceptions towards benefits and challenges associated with biodiversity conservation in Blouberg Nature Reserve, South Africa. African Journal of Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/aje.12989


27. Aneseyee A, Abebaw A and B Haile (2022) Identification of suitable sites for the community-based ecotourism developments in Abijiata-Shalla Lakes National Park, Ethiopia. Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment. DOI: 10.1016/j.rsase.2022.100750
28. Ghaderi Z, Shahabi E, Fennell D and M Khoshkam (2022) Increasing community environmental awareness, participation in conservation, and livelihood enhancement through tourism. Local Environment. DOI: 10.1080/13549839.2022.2048812
29. Hulke C, et al (2022) Navigating through the storm: Conservancies as local institutions for regional resilience in Zambezi, Namibia. Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society. DOI: 10.1093/cjres/rsac001
30. Li L, et al (2022) Environmental and social outcomes of ecotourism in the dry rangelands of China. Journal of Ecotourism. DOI: 10.1080/14724049.2022.2048841 (Open access)
31. Mazengiya M (2022) Review on the impacts of community-based ecotourism on household financial asset improvement and its determinants in Ethiopia. Advances in Agriculture. DOI: 10.1155/2022/9238244 (Open access)

Traditional knowledge

32. Baaweh L, Baddianaah I and B Baatuuwie (2022) Traditional knowledge and practices in natural resource conservation: A study of the Zukpiri Community Resource Management Area, Ghana. International Journal of Rural Management. DOI: 10.1177/09730052221087020

33. McElwee, P (2022) The politics of Indigenous environmental knowledge in Vietnam. Human Ecology. DOI: 10.1007/s10745-021-00303-3
34. Turner N, Cuerrier A and L Joseph (2022) Well grounded: Indigenous Peoples' knowledge, ethnobiology and sustainability. People and Nature. DOI: 10.1002/pan3.10321 (Open access)

Wildlife trade (legal and illegal)

35. Lopes L, Paulsch A and A Nuno (2022) Global challenges and priorities for interventions addressing illegal harvest, use and trade of marine turtles. Oryx. DOI: 10.1017/S0030605320001210 (Open access)
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