Community Leaders’ Knowledge and Perceptions about Biodiversity and Conservation Method in Misamis Oriental, Mindanao, Philippines

Asian Journal of Biodiversity

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Title Community Leaders’ Knowledge and Perceptions about Biodiversity and Conservation Method in Misamis Oriental, Mindanao, Philippines
 
Creator Lubos, Lalevie C.; Bukidnon State University Malaybalay City, Bukidnon, Philippines
 
Description The very heart of sustainable growth and the one that ensures life for this changing world is Biodiversity. The study’s main focus was to evaluate the community leaders’ knowledge and perceptions about biodiversity and conservation method in Misamis Oriental, Mindanao, Philippines. The study was conducted in the two cities and twenty three municipalities. The mixed-methods design (cross-sectional descriptive survey) was used in the study. A total of 1,685 assessment data were collected from 1,688 interviewees (male and female). The results showed that more than 50% of the community leaders were found to have above mastery level in their knowledge and had shown positive perception, respectively, regarding biodiversity conservation.  Therefore, many community leaders were able to get the expected change in knowledge and perception about conservation of biodiversity resources.Keywords: biodiversity, conservation, community leaders, perception, resources  
 
Publisher Liceo de Cagayan University
 
Date 2020-02-05
 
Identifier http://asianscientificjournals.com/new/publication/index.php/ajob/article/view/1284
10.7828/ajob.v10i1.1284
 
Source Asian Journal of Biodiversity; Vol 10, No 1 (2019): January
 
Language en
 

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