Francesca Booker's blog posts

27 April 2018 |

A successful multi-stakeholder self-assessment in Uganda’s Lake Mburo National Park enabled local people to judge what does and doesn’t work, and draws out their ideas for action.

2 March 2017 |

An innovative project in Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park has helped the local community understand the links between health and conservation. The next step is to examine the project's impacts in more detail, and explore prospects for scaling up.

20 January 2017 |

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.

2 July 2015 |

A new project aims to map the evidence on gender, natural resource governance and biodiversity conservation. And we're looking for your help.