Design, monitoring and evaluation of a direct payments approach for an ecotourism strategy to reduce illegal hunting and trade of wildlife in Lao PDR
Motivating local communities to protect wildlife via direct payments from ecotourism

Ecotourism as a strategy for achieving biodiversity conservation often results in limited conservation impact relative to its investment and revenue return, and projects are often criticised for not providing sufficient evidence on how the strategy has reduced threats or improved the status of th

The Tri-National Dja-Odzala-Minkébé (TRIDOM) transborder forest
EconTalk on Poaching, Preserves, and African Wildlife
Alliance for the Conservation of Great Apes in Central Africa
Alliance for the Conservation of Great Apes in Central Africa
Conservation Lower Zambezi - website
Wildlife Protection in the Lower Zambezi

In 1994, concerned local safari operators and other stakeholders recognised the need for organised support to the national wildlife protection authority (now the Department of National Parks and Wildlife, DNPW) to combat the poaching that was decimating the wildlife populations in the Lower Zambe