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- DocumentDanish Institute for International Studies, 1997International negotiations on the Framework Convention on Climate Change have been characterized by severe polarization between developed and developing countries. The G77, led by major countries such as Brazil, India, and China, illustrated a remarkable capacity to manifest its importance in the final text of the Convention.DocumentDanish Institute for International Studies, 1997Dagaa is the collective name in Tanzania for various types of sardine-like fish eaten in a dried form by poor and middle-income groups throughout eastern and southern Africa. This paper is a fieldwork-based case-study of the ‘commodity chain’ for dagaa.DocumentDanish Institute for International Studies, 1997The paper is a fieldwork-based case study of the commodity chain for the Nile Perch fish from Lake Victoria, Tanzania. This fish first began apperaring in significant numbers in the lake in the early 1980s and within a few years a large artisanal fishery developed around it.Document
Better Land Husbandry: Re-thinking approaches to land improvement and the conservation of water and soilNatural Resource Perspectives, ODI, 1997Soil erosion has conventionally been perceived as the chief cause of land degradation, yet the limited effectiveness and poor uptake of widely promoted physical and biological anti-erosion methods challenges this logic.DocumentDanish Institute for International Studies, 1997In the literature about macroeconomics and deforestation, it is often supposed that strong foreign exchange outflows (e.g. debt service) increase deforestation, as higher poverty augments frontier migration and natural resources are squeezed to generate export revenues. This paper analyses the opposite phenomenon, i.e.DocumentAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science, 1995This overview paper broadly addresses the complex relationship between biodiversity, people and protected areas.DocumentAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science, 1995This overview paper stresses what most of the authors believe: that in order to successfully manage biodiversity, local residents and resource users must be involved, and the people who are affected by conservation projects must be partners in the projects, otherwise they will not succeed.Document
Desertification and drought - extent and consequences proposal for a participatory approach to combat desertificationFAO Hypermedia Collection on Desertification, 1995Document
Neglected Species, Livelihoods and Biodiversity in Difficult Areas: How should the Public Sector Respond?Natural Resource Perspectives, ODI, 1997Recent research on neglected crop and animal species suggests that there exists an important gap between the priorities of development and research agencies and the way small farmers, both in Africa and elsewhere in the world, treat such species.DocumentNatural Resource Perspectives, ODI, 1997There are widespread concerns about the environmental impact of agricultural technologies and over the long-term sustainability of farming systems in Asia. Although the content of extension programmes includes sustainable technologies, extension approaches and methods in the public sector continue to reflect a technology transfer paradigm.