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- DocumentWater and Environmental Health at London and Loughborough, 1998The Department for International Development (DFID) commissioned this Guidance Manual toassist staff and partners to develop effective and sustainable water supply and sanitation programmes. The Manual comprises three chapters and appendices.Document
Guidelines for developing, testing & selecting criteria and Indicators for sustainable forest management: manualCenter for International Forestry Research, 1998Manual provides methods to assist the development and evaluation of criteria and indicators (C&I) which can then be used to assess the sustainability of forest management. The methods presented are aimed at the development of sets of C&I for natural forests at the forest management unit (FMU) level, especially in the tropicsDocument
The Bag (Basic Assessment Guide for Human Well-Being) [in relation to sustainable timber operations]Center for International Forestry Research, 1998Manual on particiaptory assessment of sustainable timber operationsFocuses on certain critical social issues, and assumes that ecological and conventional forestry issues will also be addressed in any assessment of sustainability in a given forest.DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 1995Recommendations on methods for encouraging participation in development projectsPart One provides definitions and describes the extent to which we can at the moment answer the questions of why, when and how to encourage stakeholder participation. It explains why participatory approaches are important for a sustainable and effective aid programme.DocumentWorld Bank, 2000The objectives of the current review are:to inform EA practitioners, task team leaders (TTLs), executing agencies and other project stakeholders about the costs and benefits of effective treatment of biodiversity in project design, acceptance and long-term sustainabilityto outline pragmatic and cost-effective approaches and methods to achieve effective treatment of biodiversity inDocumentForest Resources Assessment and National Forestry Action Plans (NFAP), FAO, 1997Aims to present a concrete and systematic mechanism through which gender considerations can be taken fully into account during the planning, implementation and review of national forest programmes. It highlights the importance of taking the female dimension into account in such programmes in order to strengthen the success of forest planning and development activities.Document
Applying livelihood approaches to Natural Resource Management initiatives: experiences in Namibia and KenyaOverseas Development Institute, 1999Reviews different uses of livelihoods analysis in four projects/programmes, and identifies lessons learnt on the application of a livelihoods approach. All four examples explored how rural livelihoods affect and are affected by natural resource management (NRM) initiatives. The main values of a livelihoods approach that emerge from these four applications are that:Document
Exploring understandings of institutions and uncertainty: new directions in natural resource managementInstitute of Development Studies UK, 1999The paper examines the nexus between institutions and uncertainty in natural resources management contexts.It argues that conventional understandings of institutions fail to focus on how they deal with the ever-increasing forms of uncertainty impinging on rural livelihoods.DocumentNatural Resource Perspectives, ODI, 1998India is remarkable not only in the scale of its wastelands, and in the volume of government funds committed to reversing degradation, but especially in the attempt to link environmental improvement and poverty reduction.DocumentEthical Trade and Natural Resources Programme, NRI, 1998Explores the actual and potential contribution ethical trade can make to the achievement of sustainable rural livelihoods. Summary report includes a description of ethical trade (Section 2), followed by an analysis of the building blocks and trade-offs that affect participation in ethical trade (Section 3).