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Christina Ender

In: The SAGE Handbook of Nature: Three Volume Set

Chapter 50: Social Equity in the Context of Forest Conservation: Insights from REDD+ Projects in Cambodia and Kenya

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Social Equity in the Context of Forest Conservation: Insights from REDD+ Projects in Cambodia and Kenya
Social Equity in the Context of Forest Conservation: Insights from REDD+ Projects in Cambodia and Kenya
Christina Ender
Introduction

Biodiversity conservation has long shifted from being purely targeting the protection of a physical area or species to encompassing a much broader array of objectives ranging from social to economic and developmental objectives. Over the past decades, governments, civil society and commuities have recognized the need to take a more holistic approach to conservation. Instead of carrying out ‘fortress conservation', where fencing off an area and displacing the people was seen to deliver the desired conservation outcome, there has been the realization that including people in conservation action is not only an ...

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