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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 205-212

Community-based Conservation in Action: What does it Really Imply in Terms of Investment?

1 Tour du Valat, Arles, France
2 CEFE CNRS, Montpellier, France

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Lisa Ernoul
Tour du Valat, Arles
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0972-4923.64734

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Community-based conservation is generally implemented on public land and aims to empower local people in the management process. Within the Biosphere Reserve of Camargue (Rhone river delta, southern France), a private research centre on Mediterranean wetland conservation has changed this structure and has attempted to implement a community-based conservation project on its private land. The motivation behind this decision is based on the need to improve wetland conservation and the local public acceptance of the wetland research centre. The project methodology has been adapted from the integrated coastal zone management framework, with the aim of balancing conservation, local development, and social adhesion objectives. This article analyses the results of this project and the cost-benefits of such an endeavour from a private landowner's perspective. This study can help other private landowners or organisations developing future community-based conservation projects on private lands.

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