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Cover for Conflicts and governance: perspectives on an eastern and western coastal wetland in India.

Governance in the current context demands a plurality of actors in decision making drawn from the spheres of state, civil society and business. There is an inherent assumption of harmony among these spheres leading to complementary outcomes in 'good governance'. In the real world, however, conflict ...

Author(s)
Narayanan, N. C.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Squeezed dry: the historical trajectory of the lower Jordan River basin.

This chapter recounts the past water resource development in the lower Jordan River basin (LJRB) - defined as the Jordanian part of the Jordan River basin, downstream of Lake Tiberius - and dwells on the specific relationships between water, local culture and national/regional politics. The...

Author(s)
Aken, M. van; Molle, F.; Venot, J. P.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935382)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Application of criteria and indicators of sustainable resource management in the United States.

Sustainable development, comprised of interrelated social, economic and ecological components, is a core value of the global community. We need jobs in rural and urban communities, commodities to support life processes, and a healthy environment inclusive of our heritage of plant and animal...

Author(s)
Abee, A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931742)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Decision support for sustainable forestry: enhancing the basic rational model.

Decision-support systems (DSS) have been extensively used in the management of natural resources for nearly two decades. However, practical difficulties with the application of DSS in real-world situations have become increasingly apparent. Complexities of decision making, encountered in the...

Author(s)
Ekbia, H. R.; Reynolds, K. M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931742)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Women and sustainable agriculture.

This chapter examines the involvement of Australian farm women in natural resource management and their engagement in developing more sustainable production methods. The chapter draws on the findings of a large scale 2002 survey, as well as on interview, questionnaire and focus-group studies. It is ...

Author(s)
Rickson, S. T.; Rickson, R. E.; Burch, D.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990309)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Social capital and improved NRM.

This chapter investigates the contribution of the concept of social capital to understanding the development of (rural) civil society and the establishment of enabling conditions in which all stakeholders can have a voice in decentralized decision making. This analysis highlights the quality of...

Author(s)
Moore, K. M.; Cissé, S.
ISBN
2005 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851999487)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Participatory landscape/lifescape appraisal.

This chapter begins with an overview of the participatory landscape/lifescape appraisal (PLLA), a method for participatory rural appraisal that goes beyond the village level to the more inclusive landscape scale. This is followed by a description of how it was used to gain an initial understanding...

Author(s)
Earl, J.; Kodio, A.
ISBN
2005 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851999487)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The role of the social sciences in IREM.

This chapter examines the role that science and, more specifically, the social sciences play in the natural resource decision making process. Other issues such as the current trends surrounding the use of science in natural resources, are also discussed. Another issue explored is the presence of...

Author(s)
Ewert, A. W.; Baker, D. C.; Bissix, G. C.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Power and decision making in natural resource management.

This chapter addresses three specific questions essential for effective management of natural resources and the implementation of integrated resource and environmental management (IREM) process. The questions addressed include: (i) how are decision made in natural resource management agencies and...

Author(s)
Ewert, A. W.; Baker, D. C.; Bissix, G. C.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The theoretical foundations of natural resource management.

This chapter examines the meaning and implications of various dimensions of 'natural resource management' and also considers a number of key ideas and theories that explain the background for natural resource policy decision making. Initially, this chapter explains the fundamental concepts and...

Author(s)
Ewert, A. W.; Baker, D. C.; Bissix, G. C.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998343)
Type
Book chapter

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