Dilys Roe's blog posts
Cecil the Lion's legacy now extends to princes and politicians, but shouldn't the poor also have a say?
A new project will explore the different reasons people commit wildlife crimes and suggest ways governments can respond without harming the poorest communities.
There is an explicit assumption in international policy statements that conserving biodiversity can help in efforts to tackle global poverty.
Ensuring local communities benefit from wildlife is key to successful conservation in the long term and can also help to fight the illegal wildlife trade. Share your community success stories with us on World Wildlife Day.
With International Day for Biological Diversity on 22 May, a new biodiversity project highlights the importance of diversity and draws out tensions that arise when trying to put biodiversity at the centre of development policies.
Dilys Roe's blog posts with other authors
Local communities are the first line of defence in tackling the illegal wildlife trade. But there's little information on initiatives involving local people. IIED's new database aims to gather more evidence on approaches that work, those that don't – and why.