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Dec 02, 2012 · CBNRM Annotation

Forest concessions in the Maya Biosphere Reserve, Guatemala: A decade later

Well researched article that looks carefully at community forest concessions - a couple of which have succeeded, a couple of which have failed and a number somewhere in between. Pulls out a series of lessons learned. Cites and agrees with…

Dec 02, 2012 · CBNRM Annotation

The Power of Local Action: Lessons from 10 years of the Equator Prize

An interesting review that examines over 120 initiatives and pulls out lessons learned. Addresses some of the NWP principles such as land tenure and local innovation.

Feb 11, 2013 · CBNRM Annotation

Community-Based Ocellated Turkey (Meleagris ocellata) Sport Hunting in the Petén, Guatemala

This is a well written, clear article about a successful CBNRM program focused on sustainable sports hunting (of wild oscellated turkeys) in a multipurpose resource management environment, that has increased both the turkey population and community incomes. It covers the…

Dec 13, 2012 · CBNRM Annotation

48 Cantones de Totonicapan

What is unique about the document and the indigenous organization it describes is that it has been in existence since colonial times. Both the organization and the forests they are protecting have survived centuries of changes and pressures. This is…

Dec 14, 2012 · CBNRM Annotation

What really works in watershed management? Some lessons learned for Guatemala

This document is valuable for those interested in NWP because it is a concise summary of the wide experience of a seasoned veteran of techical assistance to natural resources management in Guatemala, who addresses, albeit without naming NWP, all of…

Dec 14, 2012 · CBNRM Annotation

What really works in watershed management? Some lessons learned for Guatemala

This document is a case study report about the Guatemalan program shared by INAFOR (the National Forestry Institute), the Peace Corps and CARE to promote soil conservation, agroforestry, on-farm tree planting, using food-for-work provided under PL 480. Most of the…

Dec 26, 2012 · CBNRM Annotation

Introduction: Participation and the collaborative management of protected areas in Bangladesh

Interesting document but only the Introductory Chapter of its larger publication. Nevertheless, it presents some of the theories about CBNRM in Bangladesh and how they will be tested. I could not find the rest of the document to see the…

Dec 26, 2012 · CBNRM Annotation

Forest concessions in the Maya Biosphere Reserve, Guatemala: A decade later

Extremely useful and well organized review of ten years of experience with community based natural forest management in the Maya Biosphere Reserve of Guatemala. Covers all of the elements of NWP without ever citing the model. Excellent read, well organized…

Dec 27, 2012 · CBNRM Annotation

A Review of Design Principles for Community-based Natural Resource Management

Interesting document which discusses and documents the theoretical under-pinnings of CBNRM principles as outlined in 1990 by Elinor Ostrom and the experience since then. This article is, however, very theoretical and nuanced and more adapted to the needs of an…

Jan 08, 2013 · CBNRM Annotation

Community management of natural resources in Africa: Impacts, experiences and future directions.

Excellent and comprehensive review of CBNRM across Africa. Covers impacts on Empowerment; Economics and Environment i.e. NWP. Very useful because of the analysis which identifies and compares different types of CBNRM across the regions in Africa. Has a very useful…

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