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File Stakeholder Power Analysis Power Tools Tools for Working on Policies and Institutions, Series 2 by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:48 AM
By International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), 2001 Stakeholders are the people who matter to a system. Stakeholder power analysis is a tool which helps understanding of how people affect policies and institutions, and how policies and institutions affect people. It is particularly useful in identifying the winners and losers and in highlighting the challenges that need to be faced to change behavior, develop capabilities and tack inequalities. A six-step process is presented for stakeholder power analysis
File Putting People First Sociological Variables in Rural Development 2nd Ed by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:48 AM
Second Edition, Revised and Expanded By Michael M. Cernea , 1991, The World Bank This edition highlights the issues related to natural resources management (particularly water, forests, and fisheries), the environmental implications of development programs and the development of human capital through investments in forming grassroots organizations and promoting participation.
File Seeing for Yourself: Research Handbook for Girls' Education in Africa by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:48 AM
By Eileen Kane, 1996, World Bank This handbook is designed for people with little or no training in social research who are concerned about important issues related to girls' education in Africa. The reader will learn how to gather data for identifying problems and possible interventions, assess resources for action, plan projects, and understand and evaluate the work of other researchers. Chapter 5 is especially useful for practitioners interested in rapid assessment and participatory learning approaches.
File Trabajos con comunidades en áreas naturales protegidas de Chiapas, México by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:48 AM
Conservación con base en la comunidad Juan Carlos Castro Hernández, Rigoberto Hernández Jonapá, Sonia Náñez Jiménez, Salvador Rodríguez Alcázar, Carlos Tejeda Cruz, Alexser Vázquez Vázquez, Kim Batchelder, Alba Zoraida Maldonado Fonseca
File Stakeholder Collaboration: Building Bridges for Conservation by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:48 AM
By Ecoregional Conservation Strategies Unit, 2000, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) By explaining the principles of collaboration, introducing a range of tools, and reporting on a number of case studies from around the world, this resource book aims to help practitioners and stakeholders develop new and innovative relationships with those individuals and institutions who can help make collabor` ation a reality. This resource has been designed as an introduction to the stakeholder themes and issues that you are likely to face when implementing ecoregional conservation.
File Participation and Social Assessment Tools and Techniques by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:48 AM
Compiled by Jennifer Rietbergen-McCracken and Deepa Narayan, 1998, World Bank The resource kit aims to share information and experiences on participatory methods in order to support the adoption of participatory approaches in development projects and studies. The materials included in the kit have been selected to provide the core essential information about the different methods and applications, with the primary focus on providing practical guidance and case examples.
File The Four Rs Power Tools Tools for Working on Policies and Institutions, Series 3 by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:48 AM
By International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), 2001 The Four Rs is a tool which can be used to clarify the roles played by different stakeholders and the nature of relationships between them. Assessment and negotiation amongst stakeholders of these roles and relationships is necessary before developing the capacities needed for improving policies and institutions. The Four Rs tool aims to operationalize the concept of "roles" by unpacking these into rights, responsibilities, revenues (benefits) of stakeholders, and the relationships between stakeholder groups. This is particularly useful in contexts where roles need re-thinking, negotiating and developing.
File Action and Reflection A Guide for Monitoring and Evaluating Participatory Research by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:48 AM
By Karen McAllister and Ronnie Vernooy, 1999, International Development Research Centre (IDRC) This guide outlines an approach for monitoring and evaluating participatory research. The guide is organized around six basic, interrelated questions that need to be answered when doing monitoring and evaluation and tools for answering these questions. {1-Y}
File Community-based Conservation Participatory Conservation in Buffer Zone Communities in the Natural Protected Areas of Chiapas, Mexico by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:48 AM
By J.C. Castro Hernandez, R. Hernandez Janapa, S. Nañez Jimenez, S.R. Rodriquez Alcazar, C. Tejeda Cruz, A. Vazquez Vazquez, K. Batchelder, A.Z. Maldonado Fonseca, (c) 2003 The Nature Conservancy (TNC) This document presents the community experiences with participatory conservation in the buffer zones of natural protected areas of Chiapas, Mexico. It includes four case studies with lessons learned about community participation, community work strategies, training, inter-institutional coordination and financing.
File Where the Power Lies Multiple Stakeholder Politics Over Natural Resources A Participatory Methods Guide by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:48 AM
By Bevlyne Sithole, 2002, Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) This manual is a participatory methods guide (1) to assist those involved with multiple stakeholder situations or groups to appreciate and acknowledge the relevance and impact of micro-politics on stakeholder relations and resultant cooperative behavior in these groups; (2) to provide a simple and systematic approach or framework to gather and analyze data on micro-politics among multiple stakeholders; (3) to highlight and offer practical suggestions for dealing with some of the methodological issues that influence gathering data on politics and relations among stakeholders; (4) to suggest some methods drawn from participatory methodologies like Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) and Participatory Action Research (PAR) that can be used in data gathering. Data from two sites in Zimbabwe are presented at various stages and in the annexes to illustrate how this framework can be applied and show the type of data that can be gathered.
File Making the Link Population, Health, Environment by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:48 AM
By Jonathan G. Nash and Roger-Mark De Souza, 2002, Population Reference Bureau (PRB) This document provides information and data on critical linkages between people and the environment. Thirteen demographic, health, and environment indicators are given for 123 countries, six world regions, and the world as a whole. Accompanying text and graphics highlight trends in urbanization, population momentum, consumption levels, carbon dioxide emissions, changes in land use, and declining availability of fresh water.
File Mainstreaming Gender, Population and the Environment by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:48 AM
By Coastal Resources Center, University of Rhode Island (CRC/URI), InterCoast, No. 41, Winter 2002 This issue of InterCoast takes a look at the intersection of coastal zone management with two human development and social science themes: population and gender. It includes information about global trends in the areas of integrated coastal management (ICM), gender, population, agriculture and food security.
File Population Reference Bureau's Population Handbook by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:48 AM
4th International Edition By Arthur Haupt and Thomas T. Kane, 1998, Population Reference Bureau This handbook provides a quick guide to population dynamics for journalists, policymakers, teachers, students, and other people interested in demographics. It explains how to calculate and use major rates, ratios, and other measures - from the birth rate to the life table. The handbook also includes tips on interpreting population data
File Plan and Conserve A Sourcebook on Linking Population and Environment Services in Communities by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
By Robert Engelman, 1998, Population Action International (PAI) This publication presents the concept of community-based population and environment (CBPE) activites, stressing the provision of family planning and related services within that concept. It assembles an inventory of projects in developing countries in which organizations and communities are linking natural resource conservation and family planning activities.
File Population Dynamics, Migration, and the Future of the Calakmul Biosphere Reserve by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
By Jenny Ericson, Mark S. Freudenberger, and Eckart Boege, 1999, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) This paper describes the population dynamics and in-migration around the Calakmul Biosphere Reserve located in the southern Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. It presents results from the initial phases of an applied research program developed explore the impact of population growth or distribution on biodiversity conservation around the reserve.
File DemProj Version 4, A Computer Program for Making Population Projections by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
By John Stover and Sharon Kirmeyer, 1999, The Futures Group International and Research Triangle Institute DemProj projects the population for an entire country or region by age and sex, based on assumptions about fertility, mortality, and migration. A full set of demographic indicators can be displayed for up to 50 years into the future. Urban and rural projections can also be prepared.
File Mapping the Connections The Population Environment Lessons from Madagascar by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
English and French By Center for Conservation Innovation/Conservation Strategies Unit, 2002, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Based on 1993 national census data, the maps present overlays of population growth, migration, urbanization, and ecological data for the ecoregion. Women's literacy data from the village and commune levels were also mapped to explore the linkages between the existence of educational opportunities for women, population growth, and forest loss. The resulting map series help to identify critical areas where high-priority biodiversity, significant population pressures, and vulnerable socioeconomic conditions meet, and where integrated conservation and development interventions are needed.
File MANUAL SOBRE LA POBLACIÓN del Population Reference Bureau by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
4ª edición internacional Una guía rápida sobre la dinámica de la población para periodistas, personas encargadas de formular políticas, personal docente, estudiantes y otras personas interesadas en la demografía por Arthur Haupt y Thomas T. Kane
File Population, Environment and Poverty Linkages Operational Challenges by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
By United Nations Population Fund, 2001, Population and Development Strategies Technical Report, No. 1. This report provides an overview of the complex interrelations between population, the environment and poverty and the operational challenges they engender. The report documents UNFPA support for a number of program initiatives in this area, and concludes that in order to achieve the mutually reinforcing UNCED and ICPD goals, now mainstreamed in the Millennium Declaration, actions are required by both developed and developing countries.
File Responding to Reproductive Health Needs: Participatory Approaches for Analysis and Action by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
By Denise Caudill, 2001, World Neighbors This guide outlines two workshops held in Nepal in 1997-1998 to help staff of non-profit organizations understand health from a gender sensitive point of view, analyze current reproductive health activities, use participatory tools (includes 15 exercises), and develop realistic action plans.
File An Ounce of Prevention Making the Link between Health and Conservation by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 11, 2013 02:01 PM
By Richard Margoluis, Samuel Myers, Jonnell Allen, Juanita Roca, Mary Melnyk, Jennifer Swanson, 2001, Biodiversity Support Program (BSP) It is clear that many local populations rely directly on the biodiversity around them for survival, and that they prefer not to destroy it. How then can the conservation community take advantage of this naturally occurring incentive to conserve? What are some of the characteristics of community-based conservation and development projects that successfully link human health to conservation? This document examines human health at personal, family, and community levels as a motivating force for conservation.
File REPONDRE AUX BESOINS EN SANTE DE LA REPRODUCTION UNE APPROCHE PARTICIPATIVE POUR L’ANALYSE ET L’ACTION by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
Le présent rapport et guide de formation capitalise les expériences tirées de deux ateliers de Formation des Formateurs qui se sont tenus sur une période de deux ans au Népal. Ces ateliers avaient pour but de permettre aux formateurs d’acquérir les compétences nécessaires afin d’assister les communautés à identifier et à satisfaire leurs besoins en Santé de la Reproduction. Denise Caudill. édition révisée et éditée par Linda Temple (Oklahoma City: Voisins Mondiaux, 2001)
File The State of World Population 2001-Footprints and Milestones Population and Environmental Change by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
By United Nations Population Fund, 2001 Human activity is altering the planet on an unprecedented scale with more people using more resources with greater intensity and leaving a bigger "footprint" on the earth than ever before. The report examines the close links between environmental conditions, population trends, and prospects for alleviating poverty in developing countries. It finds that expanding women's opportunities and ensuring their reproductive health and rights are critically important, both to improve the well-being of growing human populations and to protect the natural resource base.
File Nature's Place Human Population and the Future of Biological Diversity by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
By Robert Engelman and Richard P. Cincotta, 2000, Population Action International (PAI) This report considers how population is changing, how society might influence these trends, and what impact future population change might have on the conservation of species. The report surveys the world's highest-priority regions for biological conservation, the 25 biodiversity hotspots and three major wilderness areas and it quantifies each region's human population density and growth
File Evaluating Human Population in Conservation Planning: An Example from the Sonoran Desert Ecoregion by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
By Larry Gorenflo, 2002, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) This paper discusses the analysis of human population in the context of conserving biodiversity. It begins with a synopsis of the importance of human activity in conservation and explores the various measures of population that help to understand likely demographic impacts on the natural environment, focusing on a spatial dimension as well as temporal dimension. Finally, the paper analyzes population and related variables in a specific setting of conservation planning, the Sonoran Desert Ecoregion.
File Population: A Lively Introduction by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
3rd Edition By Joseph A. McFalls, Jr., Population Bulletin 53(3), 1998, Population Reference Bureau This Population Bulletin discusses the basic forces of demographic change-fertility, mortality, and migration-and common assessment measures. It also introduces major population-related issues such as environmental degradation and poverty in the developing world. The 1998 edition has new data on race and ethnicity, interracial marriage, and aging and mortality.
File DemProj Version 4, A Computer Program for Making Population Projections en Francais by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
en Francais By John Stover and Sharon Kirmeyer, 1999, The Futures Group International and Research Triangle Institute DemProj projects the population for an entire country or region by age and sex, based on assumptions about fertility, mortality, and migration. A full set of demographic indicators can be displayed for up to 50 years into the future. Urban and rural projections can also be prepared.
File Issues on Population and Environment: Bibliography of Population and Environment Publications by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
Edited by Victoria Dompka Markham, 2003, Center for Environment and Population (CEP), This bibliography is a collection of citations compiled by the staff of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) during the development of the AAAS Atlas of Population and Environment. The bibliography is designed to supplement the Atlas so that together they can provide a good basis of information on the relationship between population and the environment.
File L’ETAT DE LA POPULATION MONDIALE 2001 by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
Empreintes et jalons : Population et changement environnemental Fonds des Nations Unies pour la population Thoraya Ahmed Obaid Directrice exécutive
File Lessons from the Field Integration of Population and Environment by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
By Robert Engelman, Denise Caudill, et al., 1998, World Neighbors This publication contains papers presented during the panel session "Population and the Environment" at the American Public Health Association 125th Annual Meeting, November 12, 1997 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The authors are representatives of a range of organizations in the work of linking population and environment from the policy to program levels.
File Participatory Population Appraisal A Manual to Assist Rural Communities in Anticipating and Planning for Change by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
By John S. Williams, 2003, Population Reference Bureau This manual focuses on local population dynamics of rural communities the distribution movement, growth (or decline) of local population and the consequences for sustainable development, the health and well-being of people and the quality of the local environment. It also illustrates concepts, methods, and tools useful for enabling those concerned with sustainable development to address population issues within local planning efforts.
File Integration of Population and Environment II Ecuador Case Study by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
By CEMOPLAF and World Neighbors, 1999 The findings of a three-year research project by World Neighbors and the Ecuadorian family planning organization CEMOPLAF present a compelling argument for implementing an integrated approach to address population and environment at the community level.
File Why Population Matters to Natural Resources by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
By Population Action International (PAI), Fact Sheet No. 13, 2000 This fact sheet presents facts about population and environment, water, cropland, fisheries, forests, climate and biodiversity. It calls for comprehensive population policies to bring humanity into enduring balance with the environment and natural resources.
File Forging the Link Emerging Accounts of Population and Environment Work in Communities by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
By Carolyn G. Vogel and Robert Engelman, 1999, Population Action International (PAI) Drawn from written materials collected from community projects profiled in Population Action International's publication Plan and Conserve: A Source Book on Linking Population and Environment Services in Communities, this report provides an early and rapid assessment of the state of documented evidence and evaluation of community-based population and environment (CBPE).
File Conservation on a Crowded Planet A Population Sourcebook for Conservation Practitioners by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 03:58 PM
By Center for Conservation Innovation/Conservation Strategies Unit, 2002, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) This sourcebook has been designed to give practitioners guidance in how to undertake or collaborate in population-related assessments and actions. It includes the following: information on how population dynamics affect ecoregions and a summary of current and projected population trends; a set of questions to help assess population-environment interactions at ecoregional and site-based levels; suggestions for specific actions to address population dynamics, including information on partnerships; information on what impacts can be expected from specific interventions, and in what time frame; and resources to support practitioners' efforts to act on population-conservation connections.
File RESPONDIENDO A NECESIDADES DE SALUD REPRODUCTIVA UN ENFOQUE PARTICIPATIVO PARA EL ANALISIS Y LA ACCION by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
Este informe y guía de capacitación documenta las experiencias de dos talleres de capacitación de capacitadores(as) realizados en Nepal a lo largo de un período de dos años. Los talleres fueron diseñados con el fin de ayudar a los/las capacitadores(as) a desarrollar las habilidades necesarias para apoyar a las comunidades en la identificación de necesidades de salud reproductiva y la forma de afrontarlas. La edición original en inglés de este libro fue publicada en el 2001 bajo el nombre de: Denise Caudill, Responding to Reproductive Health Needs: A Participatory Approach for Analysis and Action; revised edition edited by Linda Temple (Oklahoma City: World Neighbors, 2001).
File EL ESTADO DE LA POBLACIÓN MUNDIAL 2001 by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
Huellas e hitos Población y cambio del medio ambiente Fondo de Población de las Naciones Unidas Thoraya Ahmed Obaid Directora Ejecutiva
File DemProj Version 4 Un Programa Compuarizado para calcular Proyecciones de Poblacion by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
Espanol By John Stover and Sharon Kirmeyer, 1999, The Futures Group International and Research Triangle Institute DemProj projects the population for an entire country or region by age and sex, based on assumptions about fertility, mortality, and migration. A full set of demographic indicators can be displayed for up to 50 years into the future. Urban and rural projections can also be prepared.
File People in the Balance Population and Natural Resources at the Turn of the Millennium by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
By Robert Engelman, Richard P. Cincotta, Bonnie Dye, Tom Gardner-Outlaw, and Jennifer Wisnewski, 2000, Population Action International (PAI) This publication updates key data on population growth and the state of critical natural resources as the millennium turns. It considers human population issues in relation to water, land, forests, fisheries, carbon dioxide and biological diversity and calls for policy changes for governments and the private sector.
File Integrating Reproductive Health into NGO Programs, Volume 1 Family Planning by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:49 AM
2nd Edition By Joyce V. Lyons and Jenny A. Huddart, 1997, John Snow, Inc. (JSI) and Initiatives, Inc. This handbook can be used for self-guided study and reference, or as the basis for a facilitated workshop for non-governmental organizations (NGO) participants interested in exploring opportunities to integrated family planning services into their existing activities. The handbook is divided into six "action steps" to guide decision-making issues of the process. Case studies and experiences from the field are also provided.
 
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