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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 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 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 Engendering Eden - Volume III - Women, Gender and ICDPs in South and South-East Asia: Lessons Learnt and Experiences Shared
In recent years there has been an increasing emphasis placed on linking the conservation of natural resources with the development of local communities through ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:40 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , , ,
File Senegal Ag/NRM Program "Wula Nafaa" - PPT Presentation
This powerpoint was created and presented on April 4, 2007 by Bob Winterbottom of International Resources Group. This presentation looks at implementation of ... by Carmen Tedesco last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:41 AM — Filed under: , ,
File Evaluation of Wula Nafaa - PPT Presentation
This powerpoint was created and presented on April 4, 2007 by Weidemann Associates. This presentation evaluates the success of the Wula Nafaa Program and ... by Carmen Tedesco last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:41 AM — Filed under: , ,
File Evaluation of USAID/Agriculture and Natural Resources Management Program "Wula Nafaa"
Evaluation of the USAID project, Wula Nafaa, a natural resource management/agriculture project in Senegal, which was based upon the Nature, Wealth, and Power ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:41 AM — Filed under: , , ,
File Natureza, Riqueza e Poder: Boas Práticas Emergentes para a Revitalização da África Rural
Nature, Wealth, and Power (NWP) is about rural development in Africa. It is a preliminary statement of lessons learned from more than 20 years of natural ... by Carmen Tedesco last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:41 AM — Filed under: , ,
File Draft Agenda, Ouagadougou NWP workshop 2005
Draft Agenda for NWP workshop in Ouagadougou, June 2005. From Nature, Wealth and Power FRAME Community. by Carmen Tedesco last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:41 AM — Filed under: , ,
File Povery Alleviation and Tropical Forests--What Scope for Synergies?
This paper explores the state of the art of the two-way causal link between poverty alleviation and tropical forests. Micro impacts of rising poverty can ... by Carmen Tedesco last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:41 AM — Filed under: , , ,
File Social capital and political participation
What factors account for a more active and politically engaged citizenry? Macro-national institutions, micro-level influences (such as individuals’ wealth and ... by Carmen Tedesco last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:41 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
File Poverty reduction, biodivertsity and agriculture
Expanding the agricultural frontier in countries around the globe is largely responsible for the destruction of nearly 17 million hectares of forests each ... by Carmen Tedesco last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:41 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
File Returns to investment in less-favored areas
A large proportion of world's population lives in marginal (or less-favored) areas. These areas are of home to the poorest segment of the population, ... by Carmen Tedesco last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:41 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
File Politics in participatory development projects
Participatory development projects are legitimized by using formalistic compliance criteria, while removing politics as a context. The result is an ... by Carmen Tedesco last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:42 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
File Political ecology of war
Throughout the 1990s, many armed groups have relied on revenues from natural resources such as oil, timber, or gems to substitute for dwindling Cold War ... by Carmen Tedesco last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:42 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
File Participatory exclusions forestry and gender
The idea of people's participation has long been part of development thinking. Today the management of local forest resources by village communities is widely ... by Carmen Tedesco last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:42 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
File New directions in NRM
This paper explores the nexus between instituions and uncertainty in the context of natural resource management. It argues that conventional understandings of ... by Carmen Tedesco last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:42 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
File Legal Pluralism and Property Rights
Conventional conceptions of property rights focus on static definitions of property rights, usually as defined in statutory law. However, in practice there is ... by Carmen Tedesco last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:42 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
File Impact of inequality in local natural resource management
The impact of inequality on the ability of human groups to undertake successful collective action is investigated with special reference to over-exploitation ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:42 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
File Democratic decentralization in forestry
Many governments in Africa, Asia and Latin America claim to be decentralising natural resource management to local actors. Though in many cases these processes ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:42 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
File Nature, Wealth and Power Flyer
Two page flyer on Nature, Wealth and Power in English. by Carmen Tedesco last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:42 AM — Filed under: , ,
File Linkages Between Community, Environmental, and Conflict Management: Experiences from Northern Kenya
There is increasing interest in community-based approaches to the management of natural resources in Africa. Pastoral areas present particular challenges and ... by Carmen Tedesco last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:42 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
File Nature, Wealth and Power (Asia)
Asia, particularly South Asia, has the highest number of poor people in the world today. Many of these people are rural and depend on natural resources for ... by Carmen Tedesco last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:42 AM — Filed under: , ,
File Developing Local Capacity for Management of Natural Resource Conflicts in Africa: A Review of Key Issues, Approaches, and Outcomes
This paper critically assesses key issues and approaches in community-based natural resource conflict management in light of USAID’s recent framework ‘Nature, ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Mar 01, 2013 06:01 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , ,
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