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Government and Conflict Management
File Beyond Boundaries: Transboundary Natural Resource Management in Sub-Saharan Africa by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 11, 2013 03:20 PM
By Harry van der Linde, Judy Oglethorpe, Trevor Sandwith, Deborah Snelson, Yemeserach Tessema, Anada Tiega and Thomas Price, © 2001 Biodiversity Support Program (BSP) The Biodiversity Support Program's Transboundary Project was designed to obtain an overview of, to assess opportunities and constraints for, and to draw lessons learned from transboundary natural resource management (TNRM) developments in sub-Saharan Africa to date. This document provides key elements of the TBNRM approach, process, decision-making, conclusions and future needs. 7-B.pdf
File An Introduction to Advocacy: A Training Guide part 3 by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 12:05 PM
By Ritu R. Sharma, 1997, Health and Human Resources Analysis for Africa (HHRAA), U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Written specifically for an African audience, this training manual provides tools to help people engage in advocacy to change policies, positions or programs of any type of institution. Policy advocacy is not limited to decisions that are made through open, organized and formal systems of governance. The tools presented in this guide can be applied to situations in which decision-making is informal, adaptive, opaque or even secluded. The guide has been divided into three downloads: the first contains the cover, table of contents, and introductory pages; the second contains modules 1-5; and the third contains modules 6-10, the glossary, and references. part 3, {7.6.3E}
File A New Weave of Power, People and Politics: The Action Guide for Advocacy and Citizen Participation by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 12:05 PM
By Lisa VeneKlasen and Valerie Miller, © 2002 World Neighbors This excerpt contains the introductory chapter of the book A New Weave of Power, People and Politics, a guide for learning, exploration, and adaptation in the context of citizen participation and advocacy. This guide offers tools and best practices for citizen participation, advocacy, rights-based approaches, good governance, gender analysis and women's political participation. 7-A.pdf
File An Introduction to Advocacy: A Training Guide part 2 by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 12:05 PM
By Ritu R. Sharma, 1997, Health and Human Resources Analysis for Africa (HHRAA), U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Written specifically for an African audience, this training manual provides tools to help people engage in advocacy to change policies, positions or programs of any type of institution. Policy advocacy is not limited to decisions that are made through open, organized and formal systems of governance. The tools presented in this guide can be applied to situations in which decision-making is informal, adaptive, opaque or even secluded. The guide has been divided into three downloads: the first contains the cover, table of contents, and introductory pages; the second contains modules 1-5; and the third contains modules 6-10, the glossary, and references. part 2, {7.6.2E}
File An Introduction to Advocacy: A Training Guide part 1 by Rose Hessmiller — last modified Jan 10, 2013 12:05 PM
By Ritu R. Sharma, 1997, Health and Human Resources Analysis for Africa (HHRAA), U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Written specifically for an African audience, this training manual provides tools to help people engage in advocacy to change policies, positions or programs of any type of institution. Policy advocacy is not limited to decisions that are made through open, organized and formal systems of governance. The tools presented in this guide can be applied to situations in which decision-making is informal, adaptive, opaque or even secluded. The guide has been divided into three downloads: the first contains the cover, table of contents, and introductory pages; the second contains modules 1-5; and the third contains modules 6-10, the glossary, and references. part 1, 7.6.1E.pdf
File Power from the Trees How Good Forest Governance Can Help Reduce Poverty by Rose Hessmiller — last modified Jan 10, 2013 12:05 PM
By James Mayers and Sonja Vermeulen, 2002, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) This document argues that forestry offers some high-potential routes out of rural poverty. What is needed is for national and international governance frameworks to take a lead from local initiatives and convert laudable intentions into practical action, by removing the barriers that prevent forests and trees from contributing to the livelihoods of poor people and by supporting emerging opportunities for sustainable local forestry enterprises. 7.8.pdf
File The Trampled Grass Mitigating the Impacts of Armed Conflict on the Environment by Rose Hessmiller — last modified Jan 10, 2013 12:05 PM
By James Shambaugh, Judy Oglethorpe, and Rebecca Ham, © 2001 Biodiversity Support Program (BSP) Formerly known as the "Disasters and Biodiversity" Project, Biodiversity Support Program's Armed Conflict and the Environment Project ran from 1998 to 2001 to identify and raise awareness about the negative impacts of armed conflict on the environment, and develop concrete strategies for mitigating these impacts before, during, and after conflict. This publication highlights the main findings and key lessons of this project. 7-2-A.pdf
File Designing a New Architecture for Global Environmental Governance by Rose Hessmiller — last modified Jan 10, 2013 12:05 PM
By Barbara Gemmill, Maria Ivanova and Chee Yoke Ling, 2002 International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) This document argues that there are four key challenges for global environmental governance: the world's environmental challenges demand collective action on a global scale, yet the forum for developing such action is not yet strong and effective; the 'center of gravity' for environmental concerns is far weaker than other international regimes, notably those established for trade, health and labor; the current fragmented governance regime has negative impacts on information management; and disillusionment with the current global environmental regime and structures must be countered by commitments that build trust and legitimacy, and directly address issues of equity, trade and development. 7-21.pdf
File Good Governance, Indigenous Peoples, and Biodiversity Conservation: Recommendations for Enhancing Results across Sectors by Rose Hessmiller — last modified Jan 10, 2013 12:05 PM
By Janis B. Alcorn, © 2001 Biodiversity Support Program (BSP) Cultural and biological diversity are both facing the same threats from poor governance. This creates many opportunities for donors to simultaneously improve governance and conserve diversity through synergistic interventions. This publication suggests policy, operational, and institutional reforms that can improve the performance and enhance the results of these interventions. 7-9.pdf
File The Common Methodology for Learning: A Manual for Assessing Progress in Coastal Management by Rose Hessmiller — last modified Jan 10, 2013 12:05 PM
By Stephen B. Olsen, Kem Lowry, James Tobey, 1999, Center for Coastal Resources, University of Rhode Island (CRC/URI) This manual is an effort to develop and make accessible approaches to assess progress towards coastal management goals and learn from experience. It offers an evaluative framework to document trends, identify their likely causes and objectively estimate the relative contributions of integrated coastal management programs to observe social and environmental behavior.
File Introduction au Plaidoyer GUIDE DE FORMATION part 2 by Rose Hessmiller — last modified Jan 10, 2013 12:05 PM
By Ritu R. Sharma, 1997, Health and Human Resources Analysis for Africa (HHRAA), U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Written specifically for an African audience, this training manual provides tools to help people engage in advocacy to change policies, positions or programs of any type of institution. Policy advocacy is not limited to decisions that are made through open, organized and formal systems of governance. The tools presented in this guide can be applied to situations in which decision-making is informal, adaptive, opaque or even secluded. The guide has been divided into three downloads: the first contains the cover, table of contents, and introductory pages; the second contains modules 1-5; and the third contains modules 6-10, the glossary, and references. part 2, 7.6.2F.pdf
File Transboundary Environmental Governance: Principles and Practice in Mainland Southeast Asia by Rose Hessmiller — last modified Jan 10, 2013 12:05 PM
By Nathan Badenoch, © 2002 World Resources Institute (WRI) This analysis draws upon recent developments in the Mainland Southeast Asia (MSEA) region-which comprises Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, and Yunnan Province of China-and relevant global experience to examine how improved governance practice could be applied to the region's transboundary environmental challenges. The analysis focuses on the roles of three regional institutions-the Asian Development Bank, the Mekong River Commission, and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations-to address these challenges. 7.13.pdf
File Stories at the Forest Edge -The KEMALA Approach to Crafting Good Governance and Sustainable Futures by Rose Hessmiller — last modified Jan 10, 2013 12:05 PM
By Tory Read and Lafcadio Cortes, © 2001 Biodiversity Support Program (BSP) Emerging from a five-year project in Indonesia, Biodiversity Support Program/KEMALA administered a non-governmental organization (NGO) grants program that was directed by the grantees themselves. This publication uses five photo-stories to showcase the KEMALA Approach to community-based natural resource management, which focused on achieving success by treating grantees as partners and investing in their visions.
File Indigenous Social Movements and Ecological Resilience Lessons from the Dayak of Indonesia by Rose Hessmiller — last modified Jan 10, 2013 12:05 PM
Edited by Janis B. Alcorn and Antionette G. Royo, © 2000 Biodiversity Support Program (BSP) This volume reflects on the progress of the indigenous peoples' social movement in Indonesia and its impact on ecological resilience. 7-C.pdf
File Introduction Les conflits armés et l’environnement by Rose Hessmiller — last modified Jan 10, 2013 12:05 PM
By James Shambaugh, Judy Oglethorpe, and Rebecca Ham, © 2001 Biodiversity Support Program (BSP) Formerly known as the "Disasters and Biodiversity" Project, Biodiversity Support Program's Armed Conflict and the Environment Project ran from 1998 to 2001 to identify and raise awareness about the negative impacts of armed conflict on the environment, and develop concrete strategies for mitigating these impacts before, during, and after conflict. This publication highlights the main findings and key lessons of this project. 7-2-B.pdf
File Democratic Decentralization of Natural Resources Institutionalizing Popular Participation by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 04:28 PM
By Jesse C. Ribot, © 2002 World Resources Institute (WRI) This brief presents preliminary findings and recommendations from research on natural resources in decentralization efforts around the world. All the case studies explore the degree to which natural resource decentralizations have taken place and their measurable social and environmental outcomes. 7-4.pdf
File Introduction au Plaidoyer GUIDE DE FORMATION part 3 by Rose Hessmiller — last modified Jan 10, 2013 12:06 PM
By Ritu R. Sharma, 1997, Health and Human Resources Analysis for Africa (HHRAA), U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Written specifically for an African audience, this training manual provides tools to help people engage in advocacy to change policies, positions or programs of any type of institution. Policy advocacy is not limited to decisions that are made through open, organized and formal systems of governance. The tools presented in this guide can be applied to situations in which decision-making is informal, adaptive, opaque or even secluded. The guide has been divided into three downloads: the first contains the cover, table of contents, and introductory pages; the second contains modules 1-5; and the third contains modules 6-10, the glossary, and references. part 3, 7.6.3F.pdf
File Shifting the Power: Decentralization and Biodiversity Conservation by Rose Hessmiller — last modified Jan 10, 2013 12:06 PM
By Barbara Wyckoff-Baird, Andrea Kaus, Catherine Christen, Margaret Keck, © 2000 Biodiversity Support Program (BSP) This publication addresses the questions: How does decentralization of decision-making and management authority affect biodiversity conservation? Does decentralization put the power to freely manage natural resources in the hands of people living in most direct contact with these resources? Once empowered, do local stewards of natural resources take action that is supportive of conservation or is the tendency to exploit biodiversity excessively? 7-10.pdf
File Introduction au Plaidoyer GUIDE DE FORMATION part 1 by Rose Hessmiller — last modified Jan 10, 2013 12:06 PM
By Ritu R. Sharma, 1997, Health and Human Resources Analysis for Africa (HHRAA), U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Written specifically for an African audience, this training manual provides tools to help people engage in advocacy to change policies, positions or programs of any type of institution. Policy advocacy is not limited to decisions that are made through open, organized and formal systems of governance. The tools presented in this guide can be applied to situations in which decision-making is informal, adaptive, opaque or even secluded. The guide has been divided into three downloads: the first contains the cover, table of contents, and introductory pages; the second contains modules 1-5; and the third contains modules 6-10, the glossary, and references. part 1, 7.6.1F.pdf
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