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Recommendations for enhancing access to environmental justice in Kenya
P. Kameri-Mbote / International Environmental Law Research Centre 2005
This paper discusses recommendations for enhancing environmental justice in Kenya. Concern for the environment has increased over the years since the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in 1972. Kenya has signed,...
How can good watershed management be achieved?
H.A. Francisco; A. C. Rola / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2004
This paper presents a synthesis of four case studies of watershed management experiences in the Philippines, primarily to provide insight on why watershed management approach has not gained wider recognition in the country despite bei...
Protecting forests for water management
Marta Echavarria; Joseph Vogel; Montserrat Alban; Fernanda Meneses / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2003
Forests play an important role in the water cycle, stimulating rainfall, protecting soils from erosion and regulating the flow of water. It is therefore important to preserve forests for water management. Previous efforts to protect f...
Identifying research gaps in relation to the role of women in natural resource management in Kenya
K. Ngece / Royal Tropical Institute 2004
This paper examines the roles of women in natural resource conservation in Kenya, identifying the major research gaps. The author argues that conservation efforts will only succeed if government and non-governmental conservation bodie...
Effective decentralised co-management of Bunaken National Park, Indonesia
M.V. Erdman; P.R. Merrill; M. Mongdong / International Resources Group 2004
This report details recent progress towards the effective decentralised co-management of Bunaken National Park, Indonesia. Bunaken National Park is home to some of the richest marine biodiversity in the world, with over 1000 species o...
Synergies between environmental policies and the development of comprehensive environmental projects
A. V. R. Blanco / Centre for Development Cooperation Services, Free University, Amsterdam 2004
This report presents an analysis of the synergies between environmental policies and the development of comprehensive environmental projects. More specifically, the report aims to comprehend how climate change, sustainable land use, b...
Water conservation research continues to ignores farmers’ circumstances and needs
S.R. Perret; J.B. Stevens / Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development, University of Pretoria 2003
Natural resource degradation and water scarcity are important issues for sustainable livelihoods of smallholder farmers in semi-arid developing areas. Yet new water conservation technologies (WCTs) have not been widely adopted by such...
Livelihoods and changing natural resource management activities in Namibia
S.A. Long / Wildlife Integration for Livelihood Diversification Project, Ministry of Environment and Toursim, Namibia 2004
This report presents the key findings of the Namibian Wildlife Integration for Livelihood Diversification (WILD) Project, which ran from September 2000 until October 2003. More generally, it analyses the livelihood implications of Com...
Land literacy programmes as the solution to sustainable NRM
D. Catacutan; A. Tabbadda; C. Duque / Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management Collaborative Research Support Program 2003
This policy brief argues for the large scale implementation of land literacy programmes in order to address land degradation in rapidly changing societies. It uses a number of short case studies to outline their vision for education a...
Combining qualitative and quantitative research tools to analyse social and local development problems
D. Maya; M.C. Lopez; J.C. Cardenas / Conference: Q-Squared in Practice: Experiences of Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Poverty Appraisal, May 2004 2004
This paper analyses the extent to which rural communities can generate co-operation procedures based on individual rationality and collective action. It also examines the methodological possibilities of combininig analytical instrumen...
Items 1 to 10 of 32

Items 1 to 10 of 32

Recommendations for enhancing access to environmental justice in Kenya
P. Kameri-Mbote / International Environmental Law Research Centre 2005
This paper discusses recommendations for enhancing environmental justice in Kenya. Concern for the environment has increased over the years since the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in 1972. Kenya has signed,...
How can good watershed management be achieved?
H.A. Francisco; A. C. Rola / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2004
This paper presents a synthesis of four case studies of watershed management experiences in the Philippines, primarily to provide insight on why watershed management approach has not gained wider recognition in the country despite bei...
Protecting forests for water management
Marta Echavarria; Joseph Vogel; Montserrat Alban; Fernanda Meneses / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2003
Forests play an important role in the water cycle, stimulating rainfall, protecting soils from erosion and regulating the flow of water. It is therefore important to preserve forests for water management. Previous efforts to protect f...
Identifying research gaps in relation to the role of women in natural resource management in Kenya
K. Ngece / Royal Tropical Institute 2004
This paper examines the roles of women in natural resource conservation in Kenya, identifying the major research gaps. The author argues that conservation efforts will only succeed if government and non-governmental conservation bodie...
Effective decentralised co-management of Bunaken National Park, Indonesia
M.V. Erdman; P.R. Merrill; M. Mongdong / International Resources Group 2004
This report details recent progress towards the effective decentralised co-management of Bunaken National Park, Indonesia. Bunaken National Park is home to some of the richest marine biodiversity in the world, with over 1000 species o...
Synergies between environmental policies and the development of comprehensive environmental projects
A. V. R. Blanco / Centre for Development Cooperation Services, Free University, Amsterdam 2004
This report presents an analysis of the synergies between environmental policies and the development of comprehensive environmental projects. More specifically, the report aims to comprehend how climate change, sustainable land use, b...
Water conservation research continues to ignores farmers’ circumstances and needs
S.R. Perret; J.B. Stevens / Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development, University of Pretoria 2003
Natural resource degradation and water scarcity are important issues for sustainable livelihoods of smallholder farmers in semi-arid developing areas. Yet new water conservation technologies (WCTs) have not been widely adopted by such...
Livelihoods and changing natural resource management activities in Namibia
S.A. Long / Wildlife Integration for Livelihood Diversification Project, Ministry of Environment and Toursim, Namibia 2004
This report presents the key findings of the Namibian Wildlife Integration for Livelihood Diversification (WILD) Project, which ran from September 2000 until October 2003. More generally, it analyses the livelihood implications of Com...
Land literacy programmes as the solution to sustainable NRM
D. Catacutan; A. Tabbadda; C. Duque / Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management Collaborative Research Support Program 2003
This policy brief argues for the large scale implementation of land literacy programmes in order to address land degradation in rapidly changing societies. It uses a number of short case studies to outline their vision for education a...
Combining qualitative and quantitative research tools to analyse social and local development problems
D. Maya; M.C. Lopez; J.C. Cardenas / Conference: Q-Squared in Practice: Experiences of Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Poverty Appraisal, May 2004 2004
This paper analyses the extent to which rural communities can generate co-operation procedures based on individual rationality and collective action. It also examines the methodological possibilities of combininig analytical instrumen...
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