Search

Reset

Searching with a thematic focus on Environment

Showing 3901-3910 of 3999 results

Pages

  • Document

    Guidelines for integrating nutrition concerns into forestry projects

    Forests, Trees and People Programme and Network, FAO - SLU, 1991
    Making the link between nutrition and forestry projects more explicit and presenting ideas about how forestry projects should proceed.The manual has three purposes. First, it describes some of the linkages between forestry and nutrition to help foresters, together with nutritionists, orient their activities toward improving the nutrition situation in their project area.
  • Document

    Social and economic incentives for smallholder tree growing: A Case Study from Murang'a District, Kenya

    Forests, Trees and People Programme and Network, FAO - SLU, 1995
    Seeks to provide a better understanding of the economic framework of smallholder agriculture in Kenya, particularly in relation to tree growing management and practices.
  • Document

    Considering nutrition in National Forestry Programmes

    Forestry Department, FAO, 1996
    Guide for planners and stakeholders involved in the implementation of National Forestry Programmes. It pays particular attention to strategic planning and the preparation of specific policy studies to analyse the forestry and forest related sectors from the perspective of food security.
  • Document

    State of the World's Forests 1999

    State of the World's Forests, FAO, 1999
    Reports on the latest figures on global forest cover; current efforts to assess forest resources; the forest fires of 1997 and 1998; recent trends in forest management; the significance to forestry of the Kyoto Protocol of the Framework Convention on Climate Change; current and projected forest products production, consumption and trade; recent trends in forest policy, legislation and institu
  • Document

    The community's toolbox: The idea, methods and tools for participatory assessment, monitoring and evaluation in community forestry

    Forests, Trees and People Programme and Network, FAO - SLU, 1990
    This field manual provides a practical set of guidelines for many of the different approaches used in community forestry. It reassesses many of the conventional monitoring and evaluation methods and tools by emphasizing participatory techniques.The manual is organized into three sections.
  • Document

    What's Special About Wildlife Management In Forests?: Concepts And Models Of Rights-Based Management, With Recent Evidence From West-Central Africa

    Natural Resource Perspectives, ODI, 1999
    Wildlife consumption is an integral part of the livelihood and trade patterns of many peoples in the developing world, and highly valued by them. Yet to date the dominant models of wildlife management in areas of high – and allegedly unsustainable – consumptive use have favoured the exclusion of the users from the resource and the denial of its local values.
  • Document

    Tree Planting in Indonesia: Trends, Impacts and Directions

    Center for International Forestry Research, 1998
    The aims of the project were as a follows: to identify tree planting activities currently prominent in Indonesiato seek reasons for their ascendancy, with specific reference to influential actors capable of favouring certain activities and holding back others; of particular interest were the activities of regional government agencies which were hypothesised to be more instrumental tha
  • Document

    Self-Governance and Forest Resources

    Center for International Forestry Research, 1999
    Outline of theory on community-based institutions and IFPRI’s ongoing efforts to test empirically the theory’s relevance for forest management.Destruction or degradation of forest resources is most likely to occur in open-access forests where those involved, or external authorities, have not established effective governance.
  • Document

    Promoting Forest Conservation through Ecotourism Income?: a case study from the Ecuadorian Amazon region

    Center for International Forestry Research, 1999
    A principal criterion for classifying a tourism operation as ‘ecotourism’ is that local residents at the site should receive substantial economic benefits, which serve both to raise local living standards and as enhanced incentives for nature conservation.
  • Document

    Krismon, farmers and forests: the effects of the economic crisis on farmers’ livelihoods and forest use in the outer islands of Indonesia

    Center for International Forestry Research, 1999
    Presents some preliminary results on the impact of the economic crisis on farmers’ livelihood and forest use, based on fieldwork in four provinces in Indonesia (Riau, West and East Kalimantan, Central Sulawesi). Stresses the great variation throughout the country, and the volatility of the situation.

Pages