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African environmental consequences of relying on a commodity export strategy
R. Muradian / World Summit on Sustainable Development, Johannesburg, 2002 2002
The author argues that NEPAD will lead Africa's integration into the global economy through specialisation in the primary sector. The cyclical and downward trend of prices of commodities across time may force countries specialising in...
A manual for resource mapping with coastal communities
G. Rambaldi; M. L. Fernan; S.V. Siar / International Institute of Rural Reconstruction 1998
A practical manual outlining the concept of this methodology and giving clear, step by step instructions on how to carry out the activity in a coastal community. The aims of resource mapping are: to provides a vi...
Has the knowledge and science of forestry been lost in the effort to reform institutional management of forest resources?
D. G. Donovan / Mekonginfo 2001
This paper argues that the modern form of community forestry has focused mainly on what might be called forest organization in the context of forest management and that, as such, the technical aspects of forestry, especially the scien...
How is land tenure changing in forest countries and what opportunities does this present?
A. White; A. Martin / Forest Trends 2002
This study examines land tenure data for 24 of the 30 most forested countries accounting for 93% of the worlds natural forest cover and examines global trends in forest ownership. The report also reviews the emerging evidence of the p...
What historical, political and cultural factors influence biodiversity planning in Lao PDR?
S. Chape / Mekonginfo 2002
Chapter which documents historical and current approaches to biodiversity planning in The Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR). Historically, a small population and low rate of natural resource exploitation (relative to n...
Thailand's biodiversity strategy - a credible framework?
S. Vivajsirin; P. Eawpanich; A. Mittelman / Mekonginfo 2002
Chapter which documents historical and current approaches to biodiversity planning in Thailand. The authors find that, although Thailand is not a party to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), since signing the Conventi...
What national and local strategies are required to conserve biodiversity in Cambodia?
Pisey Oum / Mekonginfo 2002
Chapter which documents historical and current approaches to biodiversity planning in Cambodia which signed the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in 1995. The report finds that although the legislative framework relating...
What lessons can be learned from China's experience of implementing its National Action Plan for Biodiversity?
S Wang; X Wnag; X Yan; J Jin; C Chen; Z Wang; J Qing / Mekonginfo 2002
Chapter which documents historical and current approaches to biodiversity planning in China - one of the first countries to ratify the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). The authors find that after several years of imple...
Has Vietnam's biodiversity action plan succeeded?
S. Warne; Tran Lien Phong / Mekonginfo 2002
Chapter which documents historical and current approaches to biodiversity planning in Vietnam dating back to before the government ratified the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in 1994 and adopted a Biodiversity Action Plan (B...
Examining trends in global ecosystem health and human pressure on natural resources.
WWF-World Wide Fund For Nature 2002
The Living Planet Report is WWF’s periodic update on the state of the world’s ecosystems - as measured by the Living Planet Index - and the human pressures on them through the consumption of renewable natural resources - as ...
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Opportunities for Change: response from Friends of the Earth [to UK Government consultation paper on sustainable development policy]
Friends of the Earth 1998
How can forests contribute to local incomes?
M. Arnold; I. Townson / Natural Resource Perspectives, ODI 1998
Large numbers of rural households in Africa continue to generate some of their income from forest product activities. However, much of this involvement is in labour intensive low return activities that help to provide the poor with an...
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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...
Carbon Tracker / Investor Watch
Carbon Tracker is a not for profit financial think tank aimed at enabling a climate secure global energy market by aligning capital market actions with climate reality.The Carbon Tracker initiative is the first project of Investor Watch, a non-profit company established by Mark Campanale, its founder, to align capital markets with the goal of social and ecological sustainability....
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