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Table 2 The list of databases and other data sources for the systematic review

From: What are the environmental impacts of property rights regimes in forests, fisheries and rangelands? a systematic review protocol

Primary research databases



CAB Abstracts

SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online


Web of Knowledge

General web search engines


Google Scholar

Research institutes, research networks and universities

Agriculture Network Information Center (AgNIC) at Colorado State

Center for International Forestry Research

Centro de Informacion de Recursos Naturales

Centro de Investigaciones Pesqueras MINAL

CGIAR System-wide Program on Collective Action and Property Rights


Coalition of European Lobbies for Eastern African African Pastoralism (CELEP)

Digital Library of the Commons

Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO)

Fondo de Conservacion de Bosques Tropicales Paraguay

Institut de recherché pour le développement (IRD)

Institut des sciences humaines et sociales (INSHS) du centre national pour la recherche scientifique (CNRS)

Instituto del Mar del Peru

Instituto Mamiraua

International Food Policy Research Institute

International Institute for Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET)

International Livestock Research institute

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

Nelson Institute Land Tenure Center


The Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA)

Thè (French master thesis and PhD)

Universidad de los Andes (Colombia)

Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

University of Wageningen library

Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA)

World Agroforestry Center


International organizations and donor agencies

US Agency for International Development (USAID)

African development bank database (AfDB)

African Journals online


Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Banco interamericano de desarrollo (BID)

Centro Peruano De Estudios Sociales (CEPES)


EuropeAid european union cooperation and development agency

European Tropical Forest Research Network

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

German GIZ Gesselschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit

Institute of Development Studies

Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatica

International Geosphere-Biosphere Program (IGBP)

International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)


ODI overseas development institute

Permanent Institution of the International Federation of Surveyors

The International Human Dimension Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP)

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

The World Bank

Tierra Fundacion

UK department for international development


United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

United Nations University

World bank and IMF library (JOLI)

World Resources Institute (WRI)

NGOs, Think Tanks


Alimenterre platform and ressources

AVSF agronomes et vétérinaires sans frontiers

Community Forestry International

Conservation Gateway (TNC)

Conservation International


Equator initiative

GRAF action and research on tenure group in the Sahel

International Land coalition

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)



le Hub Rural (west and central africa platform)

LMMA Network

Oakland Institute

Rainforest Portal


Resources for the Future

Rights and Resources Initiative

Tenure observatory of Madagascar (observatoire foncier de madagascar)

The Center for People and Forests (RECOFTC)

Tropenbos International