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Evaluating the ecological and social targeting of a compensation scheme in Bangladesh

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Conservation payments are increasingly advocated as a way to meet both social and ecological objectives, particularly in developing countries, but these payments often fail to reach the ‘right’ individuals. The Government of Bangladesh runs a food compensation scheme that aims to contribute to hilsa (Tenualosa ilisha) conservation by improving the socioeconomic situation of households affected by hilsa sanctuary fishing bans. Analysing data from a household survey of compensation recipients a...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0197809

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Bladon, AJ More by this author
Mohammed, EY More by this author
Hossain, B More by this author
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Department for International Development More from this funder
Darwin Initiative More from this funder
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PLoS ONE Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
6
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Article: e0197809
Publication date:
2018-06-13
Acceptance date:
2018-05-10
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ISSN:
1932-6203
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pubs:853814
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uri:c038ddfa-60ca-4915-abe7-2251861ddec8
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uuid:c038ddfa-60ca-4915-abe7-2251861ddec8
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pubs:853814

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