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PCLG Digest 

September 2022

Edition One

This edition features 33 new resources. Other relevant news –

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In this issue

PCLG's top reads!

1. Bennett N, et al (2022) Social science for conservation in working landscapes and seascapes. Frontiers in Conservation Science. DOI: 10.3389/fcosc.2022.954930 (Open access)
2. Claudet J, et al (2022) Avoiding the misuse of other effective area-based conservation measures in the wake of the blue economy. One Earth. DOI:
3. Danielsen F, et al (2022) Community monitoring of natural resource systems and the environment. Annual Review of Environment and Resources. DOI:
4. Kansky R (2022) Unpacking the challenges of wildlife governance in community-based conservation programs to promote human–wildlife coexistence. Conservation Science and Practice. DOI:
10.1111/csp2.12791 (Open access)


5. Wenborn M, et al (2022) Lessons on the community conservancy model for wildlife protection in Namibia. The Journal of Environment & Development. DOI: 10.1177/10704965221121026 (Open access)

Community-based forest management

6. Bisui S, et al (2022) Economical and ecological realization of joint forest management (JFM) for sustainable rural livelihood: a case study. Tropical Ecology. DOI: 10.1007/s42965-022-00275-5
7. Degnet M, van der Werf E, Ingram V and J Wesseler (2022) Community perceptions: A comparative analysis of community participation in forest management: FSC-certified and non-certified plantations in Mozambique. Forest Policy and Economics. DOI: 10.1016/j.forpol.2022.102815 (Open access)
8. Engbring G and R Hajjar (2022) Conflicts between core purposes: Trade-offs associated with organizational shifts in Mexican community forest enterprises. World Development. DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2022.106078
9. Uisso A, Chirwa P, Ackerman P and S Bakengesa (2022) Do the perceptions of community on forest management and conservation vary across wealth groups? The case of the Kilosa REDD+ initiative in Tanzania. Preprint. DOI: 10.21203/
10. van der Zon M, de Jong W and B Arts (2022) Community enforcement and tenure security: A fuzzy-set qualitative comparative analysis of twelve community forest management initiatives in the Peruvian Amazon. World Development. DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2022.106071

Community monitoring

11. Hongo S, et al (2022) Predicting bushmeat biomass from species composition
captured by camera traps: Implications for locally based wildlife monitoring. Journal of Applied Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.14257 (Open access)

Conservation and development

12. Chaijaroen P (2022) Coral reef deterioration and livelihoods of coastal communities: An economics perspective. In Chimienti G (ed) Corals - Habitat Formers from the Shallow to the Deep. IntechOpen. DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.105355 (Open access)
13. Saengavut V and C Somswasdi (2022) Preference heterogeneity of local participation in coupling conservation and community-based entrepreneurship development. Sustainability. DOI: 10.3390/su14127441 (Open access)

Culture and conservation

14. Imarhiagbe O and C Ogwu (2022) Sacred groves in the global south: A panacea for sustainable biodiversity conservation. In Chibueze Izah S (ed) Biodiversity in Africa: Potentials, Threats and Conservation. Sustainable Development and Biodiversity. Springer, Singapore. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-19-3326-4_20
15. Solis-Aguilar D, Elizondo L and A Elizondo (2022) The conservation of Maleku People's sacred natural sites in Costa Rica. In Borde R, Ormsby A, Awoyemi S and A Gosler (eds) Religion and Nature Conservation: Global Case Studies, Routledge London. Available here

Ecosystem services and people

16. Mamboleo M and A Adem (2022) Estimating willingness to pay for the conservation of wetland ecosystems, Lake Victoria as a case study. Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems. DOI: 10.1051/kmae/2022020 (Open access)

Equity and environmental (in)justice

17. Fromont C, et al (2022) Towards an inclusive nature conservation initiative: Preliminary assessment of stakeholders’ representations about the Makay region, Madagascar. PLoS ONE. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0272223 (Open access)
18. Van Schendel W (2022) Commons and wildlife conservation. In Wouters J and T Subba (eds) The Routledge Companion to Northeast India, Routledge India. Available here

Forests and wellbeing

19. Kainyande A, Auch E and A Okoni-Williams (2022) The socio-economic contributions of large-scale plantation forests: Perceptions of adjacent rural communities in the northern province of Sierra Leone. Trees, Forests and People. DOI: 10.1016/j.tfp.2022.100329 (Open access)


20. Hamad W and G Islam (2022) Alternative employment, women participation in seaweed farming and livelihoods of small-scale fishing community in Zanzibar. Journal of Positive School Psychology. Available here (Open access)
21. Inoti S, Mutinda S and J Ogonda (2022) Livelihood diversification influence on socioeconomic wellbeing of Maasai women in Isinya, Kajiado County, Kenya. International Journal of Frontiers in Life Science Research. DOI: 10.53294/ijflsr.2022.3.1.0049 (Open access)
22. Rabbitt S, Tibbetts I, Albert S and I Lilley (2022) Testing a model to assess women’s inclusion and participation in community-based resource management in Solomon Islands. Maritime Studies. DOI: 10.1007/s40152-022-00282-1 (Open access)

Governance and management

23. Appau Y and M Derkyi (2022) Local communities' knowledge and perception of FLEGT -VPA - insights from Ghana. Forest Policy and Economics. DOI: 10.1016/j.forpol.2022.102837
24. Baral B, Ghimire B and D Basnet (2022) Understanding policy coherence and interplay governing biodiversity conservation and associated livelihood practices in Karnali Province, Nepal. Nepal Public Policy Review. Available here (Open access)
25. Gayo L (2022) Local community perception on the state governance of mangroves in western Indian coast of Kinondoni and Bagamoyo, Tanzania. Global Ecology and Conservation. DOI: 10.1016/j.gecco.2022.e02287 (Open access)
26. Gnansounou S, et al (2022) The co-management approach has positive impacts on mangrove conservation: Evidence from the mono transboundary biosphere reserve (Togo-Benin), West Africa. Wetlands Ecology and Management. DOI: 10.1007/s11273-022-09894-0 (Open access)
27. King C, Adhuri D and J Clifton (2022) Marine reserves and resilience in the era of COVID-19. Marine Policy. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2022.105093 (Open access)
28. Kpanou S, et al (2022) Drivers of small-scale fishers’ willingness to adopt property rights co-management in the Lake Nokoué and Porto-Novo Lagoon complex in Benin: Discrete choice experiment approach. 26th National Symposium for Applied Biological Sciences. Available here (Open access)
29. Kushardanto H, et al (2022) Household finances and trust are key determinants of benefits from small-scale fisheries co-management. Marine Policy. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2022.105284
30. Lo K and L Zhu (2022) Voices from below: Local community perceptions of forest conservation policies in China. Forest Policy and Economics. DOI: 10.1016/j.forpol.2022.102825
31. Ntibona L, Shalli M and M Mangora (2022) Incentives and disincentives of mangrove conservation on local livelihoods in the Rufiji Delta, Tanzania. Trees, Forests and People. DOI: 10.1016/j.tfp.2022.100326 (Open access)
32. Riat E, Ndegwa J and C Omanwa (2022) Effect of community participation on financial sustainability of community conservancies in northern Kenya. African Journal of Emerging Issues. Available here (Open access)
33. Sishekanu M and M Katati (2022) The resource tenure and property rights conundrum in Zambia's natural resource management. Law, Environment and Development Journal. DOI: 10.25501/SOAS.00037893 (Open access)
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