Explanatory Guide to the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
IUCN Environmental Policy and Law Paper No. 57

Gerald Moore

The entry into force of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture marks the commitment of the world community to a freestanding convention directed at addressing both global needs for food security and...

212 pages
8.25 x 11.75

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Edited by Susana Calvo and Gillian Martin-Mehers; Foreword by Gillian Mehers

CEPA tools have been identified as one of the keys to achieving better outcomes in a broad range of environmental projects – increased community engagement, higher levels of collaboration among stakeholders, better targeted public awareness...

122 pages
8.5 x 11.8

Sustainable Financing of Protected Areas
A global review of challenges and options

Lucy Emerton, Joshua Bishop, and Lee Thomas

It has become clear during recent global deliberations on biodiversity conservation that achieving Protected Area (PA) financial sustainability will require major changes in the way that PA funding is conceptualized, captured and used. With many...

97 pages
8.25 x 11.75

Accessing Biodiversity and Sharing the Benefits
Lessons from Implementing the Convention on Biological Diversity

Edited by Stephen Brush and Santiago Carrizosa; Foreword by Patrick McGuire

The book aims to address the lack of information on the experiences of others by providing a comparative analysis of national access and benefit-sharing laws and policies in the 41 Pacific Rim countries that signed the CBD. It provides key...

315 pages
8 x 11.2

Forests and Protected Areas
Guidance on the Use of the IUCN Protected Area Management Categories

Nigel Dudley; Edited by Adrian Phillips

Protected areas are the cornerstone of virtually all national and international conservation policies. About 10% of the world’s forests are to be found in protected areas, and Forest Protected Areas make a critical contribution to...

58 pages
8.25 x 11.75

Indigenous and Local Communities and Protected Areas
Towards Equity and Enhanced Conservation

Edited by Grazia Feyerabend and Ashish Kothari

Conventional approaches to managing protected areas have often seen people and nature as separate entities. They preclude human communities from using natural resources and assume that their concerns are incompatible with conservation. Protected...

112 pages
8 x 11.8

Proceedings of the Members' Business Assembly
World Conservation Congress, Bangkok, Thailand, 17-25 November 2004

Edited by Tim Jones

58 pages
8.5 x 11

The Precautionary Principle in Biodiversity Conservation and Natural Resource Management
An Issues Paper for Policy-Makers, Researchers and Practitioners

Rosie Cooney

The precautionary principle, or precautionary approach, is now widely accepted in environmental law and policy at international and, increasingly, national level. However, the principle remains highly controversial, its meaning contested, its...

51 pages
6.5 x 9.2

Can Protected Areas Contribute to Poverty Reduction?
Opportunity and Limitations

Lea M Scherl, Alison Wilson, and Robert Wild

Poverty has become the central concern for development agencies, and because many of the areas that are most important for conserving biodiversity are occupied by poor people, or have poor people living around them, the relationship between...

60 pages
6 x 8

Environmental Law in Developing Countries: Volume II
Selected Issues

Marianela Bonilla and Edgar Fernandez

This book contains a selection of papers on various legal issues of interest to developing countries which have been prepared by Fellows from InWent who came to Germany between 2002 and 2004 from Africa, Asia, and Latin America to research and...

149 pages
6.5 x 9.5

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