Understanding and Assessing Equity in Protected Area Conservation: a Matter of Governance, Rights, Social Impacts and Human Well-being

Short Description

Fairer conservation is essential to effective conservation and ensuring human wellbeing. In this paper and other resources, the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) offers specific ways to assess the equity of PA management and governance. More information on the proram IIED is coordinating to develop, test and roll out this simple, low cost methodology can be found at https://www.iied.org/assessing-social-impacts-protected-areas 

Suggested Citation

Franks, P et al. (2018) Understanding and assessing equity in protected area conservation: a matter of governance, rights, social impacts and human wellbeing. IIED Issue Paper. IIED, London.