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Cover for Socio-economic benefits of the LTR programme.

This chapter is devoted to a consideration of the socio-economic benefits of Rwanda's Land Tenure Reform Programme. Sections discuss the benefits in terms of land tenure security, access to formal credit for investment, land ownership and cadastral database, natural resource management, support for ...

Author(s)
Ngoga, T. H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241037)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Challenges of adoption and adaptation of land and water management options in smallholder agriculture: synthesis of lessons and experiences.

This chapter is organized into four sections. The first section provides a brief description of the evolution of approaches to soil and water conservation in agriculture. The second section provides a broad conceptual framework for analyses of investment opportunities and challenges to smallholder...

Author(s)
Shiferaw, B.; Okello, J.; Reddy, V. R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933890)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The ecosystem approach of the convention on biological diversity.

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) ecosystem approach provides an over-arching and well-developed framework that is not specific to any sector or biome, and brings together various methods and techniques that can be integrated to address current environmental, economic, social and...

Author(s)
Vierros, M.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934149)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing diverse land uses in coastal Bangladesh: institutional approaches.

Land use in coastal Bangladesh is diverse, competitive and conflicting. Agriculture, shrimp farming, salt production, forestry, ship-breaking yards, ports, industry, settlements and wetlands are some of the uses. Land uses have gone through major changes. Land use in the 1950s had been mainly for...

Author(s)
Islam, M. R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931070)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agricultural development and institutional transitions.

This chapter examines the history of agricultural development in the Manupali watershed (Philippines), and highlights institutional transitions most critical to forests and upland land resources, which have taken place in South East Asia and in the Philippine case. The discussion addresses resource ...

Author(s)
Rola, A. C.; Coxhead, I.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999128)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainable management of private and communal lands in Northern Ethiopia.

This paper synthesizes results of a study conducted in the northern Ethiopian region of Tigray, which has experienced severe land degradation. The paper examines the technological and institutional factors determining the adoption of natural resource conservation at both the household and the...

Author(s)
Gebremedhin, B.; Swinton, S. M.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995847)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Applying the Resource Management Domain (RMD) concept to land and water use and management in the coastal zone: case study of Bac Lieu Province, Vietnam.

Because of changing hydrological conditions due to infrastructure development to prevent salinity intrusion into the coastal zone, local authorities in Bac Lieu Province, Vietnam, faced complex natural resource management issues concerning managing saline and freshwater resources to support diverse ...

Author(s)
Kam, S. P.; Nhan, N. V.; Tuong, T. P.; Hoanh, C. T.; Nam, V. T. B.; Maunahan, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931070)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The application of forest zoning as an alternative to multiple-use forestry.

Sustainable forest management can take many forms. Early applications of the multiple-use concept suggested that a stand of trees might satisfy many or even all the requirements expected of a forest. While this idea has been largely abandoned, it is possible that well-planned forested landscapes...

Author(s)
Nitschke, C. R.; Innes, J. L.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990026)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Adapting science to adaptive managers: spidergrams, belief models, and multi-agent systems modeling.

Two case studies are presented in which models were used as focal tools in problems associated with common-pool resource management in developing countries. In the first case study, based in Zimbabwe, Bayesian or Belief Networks were used in a project designed to enhance the adaptive management...

Author(s)
Lynam, T.; Bousquet, F.; Page, C. le; d'Aquino, P.; Barreteau, O.; Chinembiri, F.; Mombeshora, B.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997315)
Type
Book chapter

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