Fellow Scott Ford co-wrote a paper entitled Large Differences in Livelihood Responses and Outcomes to Increased Conservation Enforcement in a Protected Area.
The authors present a case study from northern Laos to explore how conservation through protected-area enforcement combined with market forces is impacting local livelihoods. The results show a variable response, with some groups able to respond well, while others are more heavily impacted by the imposed restrictions.
Persson, J., Ford, S., Keophoxay, A., Mertz, O., Nielsen, J.Ø., Vongvisouk, T. & Zörner, M. (2021) Large Differences in Livelihood Responses and Outcomes to Increased Conservation Enforcement in a Protected Area. Human Ecology 49, 597–616 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10745-021-00267-4 → Open Access Repository
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