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Re-defining community - state partnership in natural resource management: a case from India

This article examines the role of state in the Joint Forest Management (JFM) programme in the northern province of Haryana in India. In the past two decades, significant developments pertaining to institutional reforms in promoting community - state partn ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 16:44

Land-use options for rural development

Focusing on the land-use issues pertaining to the 'cultivable' and 'non-cultivable' categories of land contrast to the third category of 'cultivated') in developing countries, an examination is presented of the technological criteria that have been used t ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 16:57

Scaling up the benefits of Agroforestry Research: Lessons learned and research challenges

The case studies demonstrate the breadth and richness in approaches to and lessons learned from scaling up. A key lesson is that scaling up is far more complex than simply transferring information and planting material; it entails building community-level ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:07

Fair Weather? Equity Concerns in Climate Change

Author:  Tóth, Ferenc L. Issue:  Volume 9, Num ...

Book review - admin - 2009-12-07 17:20

Development and Agroforestry: Scaling Up the Impacts of Research

Edited by:  Franzel, Steven Edited by:  Cooper, Peter ...

Book - RichS - 2009-12-22 14:48

Charcoal production and strategies to enhance its sustainability in Kenya

In sub-Saharan Africa, 72 per cent of urban and 98 per cent of rural households use fuelwood for energy. In Kenya use of charcoal in urban areas has risen by 64 per cent in two decades. Despite the charcoal industry providing employment to 500,000 peopl ...

Abstract - dwardle - 2013-07-05 11:26

Cassava value chain and its products in Morogoro rural district, Tanzania

 This study was conducted to examine the cassava value chain and determine strategies for enhancing farmers' profitable participation in the chain, to reduce poverty in Tanzania. Data were collected from 98 farmers from three villages of Morogoro r ...

Abstract - dwardle - 2014-12-15 10:31

Environmental reform in Brazil: advances and reversals

It is now two years since the Government of President Fernando Collor de Mello took office in Brazil. This article assesses its effectiveness in implementing its environmental policies and resolving social conflicts in the Amazon in the run-up to the Unit ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 16:53

The new urban poor: the Tobas indians

The author describes the movement of the Tobas indians from their nomadic, rural lifestyle in northern Argentina (due mainly to industrial deforestation) to Rosario, a city of around 1 million inhabitants. He highlights the difficulties the Tobas face in ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:05

Women's involvement in small-scale aquaculture in Northeast Thailand

In Northeast Thailand, women are heavily involved in small-scale aquaculture. However, as aquaculture becomes more intensive, women are in charge of less. Women's decision-making power in aquaculture and in the household is stronger when women have greate ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:10