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  • A giraffe takes stock at Kenya's Ol Pejeta Conservancy, where Social Assessment of Protective Area fieldwork starts next week (Photo:  via Creative Commons

    Time for a new look at social impacts of protected areas

    A new framework for assessing the social impacts of protected areas will be key to ensuring conservation is effective, and contributes to human well-being and poverty reduction

    11 March 2014 | Blog | Biodiversity
  • Identifying social impacts at Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya (Photo: Phil Franks/IIED)

    Assessing social impacts of protected and conserved areas (SAPA)

    IIED has developed and tested a relatively simple, low-cost methodology for assessing the positive and negative social impacts of protected areas, and is now supporting its roll-out

    16 August 2013 | Project | Biodiversity
  • Men stand by trays of cocoa beans drying in the sun in western Ghana.

    The knowns and unknowns of the global land rush

    Given the challenges, developing rigorous methods to assess how the rush for land is exacerbating land scarcity and affecting people locally is perhaps the most promising way to measure the scale of the problem.

    24 October 2012 | Blog | Land acquisitions and rights
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