URL Natural resource and biodiversity conservation in Ghana: the use of livelihoods support activities to achieve conservation objectives

Release date 11/10/2018
Contributor stephen afriyie
Geographical coverage Ghana
Keywords Incentives, Livelihoods, Community-based, Conservation, Ghana
URL https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/10.1080/21513732.2014.971056

Globally, increasing human populations and poverty have dramatically accelerated the degradation of biodiversity as well as the depletion of natural resources. This has precipitated the urgent need for economic incentives such as livelihoods support activities (LSAs) for natural resource and biodiversity conservation in towns and villages located near protected areas.