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  • Maisels, F., T.C.H. Sunderland, B. Curran, K. von Liebenstein, J. Oates, L. Usongo, A. Dunn, S. Asaha, M. Balinga, L. Defo and P. Telfer. 2007. Central Africa’s protected areas and the purported displacement of people: a first critical review of existing data. In: K.H. Redford and E. Fearn (eds). Protected areas and human displacement. Wildlife Conservation Society Working Paper no. 29: 75-90. 

  • Bossel, H. 2001. Assessing viability and sustainability: a systems-based approach for deriving comprehensive indicators sets. Conservation Ecology 5(20): 12 [online] URL: 

  • Campbell, B., J.A. Sayer, P. Frost, S. Vermuelen, M. Ruiz Perez, A. Cunningham and R. Prabhu. 2001., Assessing the performance of natural resource systems. Conservation Ecology 5 (2): 22 [online] URL: 

  • Eves, H.E., Rebecca Hardin, Stephanie Rupp, Eds. 1998. Resource Use in the Tri-National Sangha River Region of Equatorial Africa Histories, Knowledge Forms, and Institutions.
  • Frost, P., B. Campbell, G. Medina, and L. Usongo. 2006. Landscape-scale approaches for integrated natural resource management in tropical forest landscapes. Ecology and Society 11(2): 30. [online] URL:
  • Garnett, S. T., J. Sayer, and J. Du Toit. 2007. Improving the effectiveness of interventions to balance conservation and development: a conceptual framework. Ecology and Society 12(1): 2. [online] URL: 
  • Hagmann, J. R., E. Chuma, K. Murwira, M. Connolly, and P. Ficarelli. 2002. Success factors in integrated natural resource management R&D: lessons from practice. Conservation Ecology 5(2): 29. [online] URL: 
  • Kusters, K., R. Achdiawan, B. Belcher, and M. Ruiz Pérez 2006. Balancing development and conservation? An assessment of livelihood and environmental outcomes of nontimber forest product trade in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Ecology and Society 11(2): 20. [online] URL:
  • Lovell, C., A. Mandondo, and P. Moriarty. 2002. The question of scale in integrated natural resource management. Conservation Ecology 5(2): 25. [online] URL: 
  • Lynam, T., W. De Jong, D. Sheil, T. Kusumanto, and K. Evans. 2007. A review of tools for incorporating community knowledge, preferences, and values into decision making in natural resources management. Ecology and Society 12(1): 5. [online] URL:
  • Sheil, D. and S. Wunder. 2002. The value of tropical forest to local communities: complications, caveats, and cautions. Conservation Ecology 6(2): 9. [online] URL: 
  • Sayer, J. A. and B. Campbell. 2001. Research to integrate productivity enhancement, environmental protection, and human development. Conservation Ecology 5(2): 32. [online] URL: 
  • Wells, M. 1995. Biodiversity conservation and local people development aspirations: new priorities for the 1990’s.
  • Wollenberg, E., R. Iwan, G. Limberg, M. Moeliono, S. Rhee, and M. Sudana. 2007. Facilitating cooperation during times of chaos: spontaneous orders and muddling through in Malinau District, Indonesia. Ecology and Society 12(1): 3. [online] URL:
  • Special edition of Ecology and Society: Integrated Natural Resource Management. 

The following websites also contain literature of interest:



Center for International Forestry Research MacArthur Foundation Wildlife Conservation Society Conservation International World Wildlife FundInternational Tropical Timber Organization Charles Darwin University Ford Foundation Department for International Development