When Should Communities and Conservationists Monitor Exploited Resources?

@article{Hockley2005WhenSC,
  title={When Should Communities and Conservationists Monitor Exploited Resources?},
  author={Neal Hockley and Julia P G Jones and Fortunat B. Andriahajaina and Andrea Manica and Emma H. Ranambitsoa and Jean A. Randriamboahary},
  journal={Biodiversity & Conservation},
  year={2005},
  volume={14},
  pages={2795-2806}
}
Both conservationists and harvesters may be willing to contribute to participatory monitoring of exploited species. However, this can be costly and stakeholders need to choose whether monitoring programs or other alternatives, such as a moratorium or unmonitored exploitation, meet their objectives most efficiently. We discuss when, and how much, stakeholders may be willing to contribute to monitoring of exploited resources. We predict that communities’ contributions will usually be much less… CONTINUE READING
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