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File Common Property Resources in India and West Africa
This article examines the relation between poor women and men and common property resources. It locates poor people's use of common property ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:11 AM — Filed under: , , ,
File Decentralisation and forest management in LA
The particular characteristics of natural resources make the decentralisation of their management to elected local governments even more complex than the ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Jan 10, 2013 04:24 PM — Filed under: , , ,
File Donor aid to African agriculture
This paper provides a long-term perspective on donor aid and African agricultural development. The starting point is 50 years ago in 1953 when a World Bank ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:26 AM — Filed under: , ,
File Escaping poverty and becoming poor
Three hundred and sixteen households in 20 western Kenyan villages - 19% of all households in these villages - managed successfully to escape from poverty in ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:26 AM — Filed under: , ,
File FDI and income inequality in LA
While there is evidence that FDI may have been good for development, more can be done to improve its impact on income distribution and the poor in Latin ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:27 AM — Filed under: , ,
File Income diversification and household livelihood strategies
Asset, activity and income diversification lie at the heart of livelihood strategies in rural Africa. We concentrate on core conceptual issues that bedevil the ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:28 AM — Filed under: , ,
File Interpreting changes in African agriculture
Assessments of the performance of agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa are typically based on official production statistics at national level. Between the early ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:33 AM — Filed under: , ,
File Stakeholders, rights and land and waters management
In this paper, the link between traditional rights of access to land and water and present day practices is established and illustrated. Data collected during ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:33 AM — Filed under: , ,
File Inequality and social conflict over land in Africa
The paper proposes that reports of pervasive competition and conflict over land in sub-Saharan Africa belie a current image of negotiable and adaptive ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:33 AM — Filed under: , ,
File Municipal forest management in LA
The main objective of this publication is to evaluate the municipal government role in forest management, based on the experiences of six Latin American ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:35 AM — Filed under: , ,
File Nature, Wealth and Power: Emerging Best Practice for Revitalizing Rural Africa
While the fate of Africa's natural resources cannot be separated from the broader context of economic and development challenges, neither can Africa's economic ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:35 AM — Filed under: , ,
File Parks and People, not Parks vs. People (2006 article)
by Carmen Tedesco last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:36 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
File Payments for environmental services and poverty alleviation
This paper examines the main ways in which Payments for Environmental Services (PES) might affect poverty. PES may reduce poverty mainly by making payments to ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:36 AM — Filed under: , , ,
File Rural poverty in Latin America
While rural poverty in Latin America has declined over the last three decades, success has been uneven across countries and rural poverty remains huge. ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:38 AM — Filed under: , ,
File Rural and urban interactions, agriculture and wealth
The forces of economic and social change are reworking rural areas of the developing world, sometimes fundamentally so. Agriculture is being squeezed by ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:38 AM — Filed under: , ,
File Rural vulnerability to global change: the case of Southern Africa
Research on the agricultural impacts of global change frequently emphasizes the physical and socioeconomic impacts of climate change, yet global changes ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:38 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
File Social connectedness in marginal rural China
The intrinsic dynamics and innovative potential of the rural poor in China can be illustrated by the phenomena of farmer innovation circles (FIC) in north ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:39 AM — Filed under: , ,
File Participatory watershed development in India
This document analyzes watershed management contributions in the context of a sustainable rural livelihoods framework, i.e. looking at its impact on five types ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Feb 05, 2013 04:33 PM — Filed under: , ,
File Botswana Bushmen fight eviction in desert court
GABORONE, July 12 (Reuters) - Botswana's Bushmen went to a special court in the Kalahari Desert on Monday to appeal against their eviction from ancestral ... by Carmen Tedesco last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:40 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
File Contested Lands and Incompatible Images
This article analyzes the contested struggles over protection and production in the Nicaraguan biological reserve of Indio-Maiz as a local example of broader ... by Carmen Tedesco last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:40 AM — Filed under: , , ,
File From Displacement-Based Conservation to Place-Based Conservation: Notes on the Governance of Biodiversity Protection and Human Livelihoods
Paper by David Bray, Department of Environmental Studies at Florida International University in Miami, Florida. This paper was prepared for the Wildlife ... by Carmen Tedesco last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:40 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , , ,
File Human Rights Dialogue: "Environmental Rights"
Although both human rights protection and environmental protection are relatively well-developed areas of public policy, recognition of the linkage between the ... by Carmen Tedesco last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:40 AM — Filed under: , , ,
File Reinventing a Square Wheel
This article presents a critical review of recent writings that argue that peopleoriented approaches to conservation have largely failed to achieve their main ... by Carmen Tedesco last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:40 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
File Environmental Trends Analysis Workshop: Summary of Presentations
This document provides a brief overview of the presentations made at the GSDI-9 workshop in Santiago, Chile on November 6, 2006. by Carmen Tedesco last modified Jan 10, 2013 05:51 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
File Fire Regimes and Livelihoods in the Seasonal Wetlands of the Okavango, Botswana
This is the presentation given by Budzanani Tacheba on fire regimes and livelihoods in the seasonal wetlands of the Okavango, Botswana. Presented at the FRAME ... by Carmen Tedesco last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:40 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
File GI for Development
This is the presentation given during the FRAME Technical Session on GI for Development focusing on using participatory GIS for urban and regional planning in ... by Carmen Tedesco last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:40 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
File GRIP for FRAME
The Geographically Referenced Information Portal (GRIP) concept is built on the premise that information objects (documents, images, data, etc.) have spatial ... by Carmen Tedesco last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:40 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
File Knowledge Sharing for Natural Resource Management and Development
This is the presentation given by Lauren Sorkin on knowledge sharing for natural resource management and development. Presented at the FRAME Environmental ... by Carmen Tedesco last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:40 AM — Filed under: , , ,
File Mauritania Technology Fosters Tradtion (TFT)
This is the presentation given by Lars T. Soeftestad on how technology fosters the maintenance of tradition in Mauritaina. Presented at the FRAME Environmental ... by Carmen Tedesco last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:40 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
File Modelling Tools for Lower Mekong Basin Impact Assessment
This is the presentation given by Juha Sarkkula on the ecological impacts in the Mekong River Basin based on hydrological and socio-economic data. Presented at ... by Carmen Tedesco last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:40 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
 
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