Support for Ostrom Design Principles for conservation interventions of Mauritia flexuosa, a non-timber forest product in the Peruvian Amazon


M. flexuosa is a long-lived dioecious palm that grows to 30m in height and forms expansive palm swamps covering up to 10% of the Peruvian Amazon. This palm provides critical habitat and food for many wildlife species. The... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Chelsie Romulo (University of Northern Colorado)
  2. Michael Gilmore (George Mason University)
  3. Francisco Dallmeier (Smithsonian Institution)
  4. Bryan Endress (Oregon State University)
  5. Chris Kennedy (George Mason University)

Topic Areas

Topics: Community-Based Conservation , Topics: Social-Ecological Systems/Coupled Human-Natural Systems , Topics: Conservation Planning and Evaluation


T-2E » Traditional Resource Use and Community-Based Conservation (10:00 - Tuesday, 19th September, Diamond East)

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