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A 'how to' manual in co-management for natural resource managers
G. Borrini-Feyerabend; M. T. Farvar; J. C. Nguinguiri; V. A. Ndangang / World Conservation Union 2000
A practical manual for natural-resource managers interested in negotiating multi-party agreements and institutions, and in learning by doing. The publication offers guidelines, checklists, concepts, ideas and a range of methods and to...
How to build a conservation programme.
Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 2002
The goal of this Guide is to provide basic information about designing, managing, and implementing biodiversity conservation programs or activities. It addresses the questions "what do you need to know to design, implement, manage, an...
Monitoring conservation project effectiveness
Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 2002
This bulletin of the Wildlife Conservation Society looks at methods for evaluation tailored specifically to wildlife conservation projects. It provides a model monitoring framework based around explicitly defined targets, trend data, ...
How can traditional knowledge be protected?
GRAIN 2002
This report examines issues surrounding traditional knowledge of biological resources in the Asia - Pacific region particularly in the context of increased pressure on communities and governments to commoditise and privatise biodivers...
Best practice in developing and operating strategic processes for sustainable development
B. Dalal-Clayton; S. Bass / National Strategies for Sustainable Development 2002
This resource book provides guidance on how to develop, implement and assess national sustainable development strategies (NSDSs). It is based on an analysis of past and current practice, in both developed and developing countries, to ...
A review of zoning as a management tool for Marine Protected Areas.
J. Day / International Coral Reef Initiative 2002
Over the last 25 years a range of management ‘tools’, including zoning plans, permits, education, and more recently management plans, have been applied to regulate access and to control and mitigate impacts associated with h...
How can we manage the damaging impacts of the marine aquarium trade?
E. Wood / Marine Conservation Society 2001
The ornamental fish trade is a multi-million dollar industry, with fisheries operating all around the tropical world. Currently about 45 countries supply the market. The most important suppliers are Indonesia and the Philippines, with...
An analysis of the Teakwood investment scheme
P. Romeijn / Treemail 1999
The book is a study of the Teakwood programme in the Netherlands. Teakwood allowed members of the public to purchase parts of the Costa Rican forest for conservation. The scheme was approved by WWF, the Forest Stewardship Council and ...
A remote sensing technique for estimating timber volumes.
E. Nezry; F. Yakam-Simen; P. Romeijn; I. Supit; L Demargne / Treemail 2000
This paper describes how timber volumes can now be assessed from satellite images. The authors use an operational commercial case study of forest concessions in Sarawak to illustrate the application of the remote sensing techni...
A collection of papers on the effects of consumer choice on reef conservation.
B. Best; A. Bornbusch / American Association for the Advancement of Science 2002
The document contains five papers presented at a symposium.The first presents an overview of the value of coral reef ecosystems to developing countries the impacts of international trade on coral reefs and local communitiesthe role of the U...
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Poverty and environment: priorities for research and policy
T. Forsyth; M. Leach; I. Scoones / Institute of Development Studies UK 1998
Objectives of this study are: (a) to provide an analytical overview of existing research and approaches adopted to address interlinkages between poverty and environment; (b) to identify gaps in understanding and potential conflicts be...
Investing in tomorrow’s forests [forest certification]
WWF-World Wide Fund For Nature 1998
Overview of the commercial benefits of membership in the FSC forest certification scheme, aimed at business managers. Provieds detailed information on both financial and environmental performance of the forest products industry...
Namibia: encouraging sustainable smallholder agriculture
P. Vigne; M. Whiteside / Environment and Development Consultancy Ltd 1997
Report recommends agriculture-sector poliy objective of risk reduction, production stability, and the diversification of agricultural and non-agricultural economic opportunities in the rural areas. The most fundamental problem remains...
Malawi: Services and policies needed to support sustainable smallholder agriculture
M. Whiteside; S. Carr / Environment and Development Consultancy Ltd 1997
Malawi’ s smallholder agriculture is facing a crisis, particularly in the more populated south. There is an insidious combination of land shortage, continuous cultivation of maize, declining soil fertility, low yields, deforestat...
An Assessment of Data on ODA Financial Flows in the Forest Sector
A. Madhvani / Overseas Development Institute 1999
Presents information gathered on international ODA flows in the forestry sector Levels of new ODA commitments appear to have risen over the late 1980's, reaching their highest levels in real terms in the 1990-2 period (in exces...
Forests in global warming
P. Humphreys; M. Palo / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 1998
Reviews the causes of deforestation, focusing on the market distortions which hide the real economic value of forests. These include taxation polciy, uncertain property rights and population growth. Adressing such issues at the nation...
Transparency, communication and long-term commitment needed to support the forestry institutional environment
M. Hobley; D. Shields / Overseas Development Institute 2000
What are the key constraints to improving forest based livelihoods within the forest sector? What are the key relationships that provide the institutional context in which forest based livelihoods operate? Hobley and Shields focus on ...
What affects individual attitudes towards community management? A technical assessment
J.A. Okidi / Economic Policy Research Centre, Uganda 1997
Findings of a study intended to facilitate an assessment of the feasibility of collective action for redressing forest degradation. The prospects of community-based resource management is hypothesized to depend on people’s...
Policy recommendations and strategies for improving the Tanzanian irrigation sector
Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania 1997
This article addresses the importance on increasing the acreage of land under irrigation within Tanzania, in order to increase food output, poverty reduction and exports.Policy recommendations within the irrigation sub-sector: ...
Combining sustainable resource management with settlement development in contemporary Turkey
L. Keskin; E. Yuksel / The Authority for the Protection of Special Areas, [Ankara, Turkey] 2000
This article deals with sustainable resource management and settlement development in Turkey.Conclusions: It is beneficial that there is, with regard to protected areas management in Turkey, one central administrative b...
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United Nations World Water Assessment Programme
Hosted and led by UNESCO, the United Nations World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP) coordinates the work of 31 UN-Water members and partners in the World Water Development Report (WWDR).
Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
The Convention was opened for signature on 5 June 1992 at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (the Rio "Earth Summit"). It remained open for signature until 4 June 1993, by which time it had received 168 signatures. The Convention entered into force on 29 December 1993, which was 90 days after the 30th ratification. The first session of the Conference of the Parties was...
Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR)
ASSAR’s overarching research objective is to use insights from multiple-scale, interdisciplinary work to improve the understanding of the barriers, enablers and limits to effective, sustained and widespread adaptation out to the 2030s. Working in a coordinated manner across seven countries in India, East Africa, West Africa and Southern Africa, ASSAR’s research is case study base...
China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED)
The main tasks of CCICED are exchanging and disseminating international successful experience in the field of environment and development; studying key environment and development issues of China; providing forward-looking, strategic and early warning policy recommendations to State leaders and decision makers of all levels in China, facilitating the implementation of sustainable development st...
The Geographical Journal
The Geographical Journal has been the academic journal of the Royal Geographical Society, under the terms of the Royal Charter, since 1893. It publishes original research papers and review articles, all of which are refereed. Editorial policy is not influenced by the views of the sponsors. The papers range across the entire subject of Geography, with particular reference to public debates, poli...
SaciWATERs / The South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies
SaciWATERs, the South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies, is a policy research institute based in Hyderabad, India. From its inception in 2001, it has focused on critical issues related to water resources management in south Asia. A key endeavour at SaciWATERs has been to enhance the dominant water resources management paradigm in the region with...
Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network
Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network aims to drive knowledge sharing and problem solving by collaborative action in the water sector. It lends itself to arsenic mitigation efforts of provincial governments and civil society groups by aiding them in developing appropriate solution and response to drinking water quality problems of their respective geographies. The mandate of this network is brin...
Nature Communications
Nature Communications is an open access journal that publishes high-quality research from all areas of the natural sciences, biology, physics, chemistry, earth sciences.
Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA)
Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA) is a collaborative effort to assess climate change indicators, impacts, and adaptive capacity of the Hawaiian archipelago and the US-Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI). PIRCA engages federal, state, and local government agencies, non-government organizations, academia, businesses, and community groups to inform and prioritize their activi...
Journal of Integrated Coastal Zone Management (JICZM)
The JICZM - Journal of Integrated Coastal Zone Management (RGCI – Revista de Gestão Costeira Integrada) is a peer-reviewed international journal that publishes articles dealing with all the subjects related to coastal management, namely focused on coastal oceanography (physical, geological, chemical, biological), engineering, economy, sedimentology, sociology, ecology, history, polluti...
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