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Cover for Raising rice yields and beyond: an experience of collective learning and innovation in lowland rice systems in Madagascar.

This chapter discusses the principles and processes of the participatory learning and action-research approach to integrated rice management (PLARIRM) in Africa, as well as the application of PLAR-IRM in a rainfed lowland rice system in Madagascar. Prospects for the wider use of PLAR-IRM in Africa...

Author(s)
Defoer, T.; Wopereis, M. C. S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938123)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cross-sectoral policy-planning issues in forest management: lessons learnt from two case studies in Ethiopia.

This chapter discusses two case studies carried out by a team of experts in the southern and northern part of Ethiopia demonstrating important cross-sectoral planning and capacity-building issues in forest management. The purpose of the Adaba-Dodola Integrated Forest Management project was to...

Author(s)
Gebre-Selassie, S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932503)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Gender and off-reserve forest management in the high forest of Ghana.

This chapter derives from some aspects of research conducted on off-reserve forest management in connection with a 'Socioeconomic study of off-reserve tree management in the Goaso Forest District' by the University of Ghana Tropenbos Team between 2003 and 2004. It is intended as a contribution to...

Author(s)
Ardayfio-Schandorf, E.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932503)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Multiple-stakeholder policy-planning processes: lessons from community-based projects in Mozambique.

This chapter is based on research done for the Food and Agriculture Organization Livelihood Support Programme which envisaged active involvement of local community members in the planning and implementation of policies aimed at better use and management of resources. It uses cases of...

Author(s)
Cau, B. M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932503)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Enhancing cross-sectoral linkages in Nigerian forestry.

This chapter discusses the national and sectoral development planning addressing forestry issues in Nigeria. The development of a national forestry action plan between 1989 and 1996 and of the National Forest Programme in 2002 are addressed. The recognition of cross-linkages between forestry and...

Author(s)
Okonofua, S. A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932503)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for External policy impacts on Miombo forest development in Tanzania.

This chapter presents a case study focusing on the influences of external policies on forestry development in Tanzania. The specific objectives are to identify the main cross-sectoral policy issues, report any successful policy instruments in dealing with these policy issues, and make...

Author(s)
Monela, G. C.; Abdallah, J. M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932503)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Local institutions for wetland management in Ethiopia: sustainability and state intervention.

Locally developed institutions that include rules and regulations, common values and mechanisms of conflict resolution are increasingly regarded as adaptive solutions to resource management problems at the grass-roots level. Since they are rooted in community social capital rather than in external, ...

Author(s)
Dixon, A. B.; Wood, A. P.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933265)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The model forest experience in using broad-based partnerships for sustainable forest management.

This paper illustrates the work of a number of model forest partnerships in different regions: Grizzly Bear Research Project in Canada; Participatory Governance and Poverty Alleviation in Cameroon; Conflict Resolution in Chile; Watershed Management Planning in the Philippines; Creation of the First ...

Author(s)
Besseau, P.; Alvarado, W.; Calumbay, R.; Daloos, P.; Imperial, R.; Jones, L.; Jum, C.; Mooney, C.; Svensson, J.; Telitsyn, G. P.; Wagan, L.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932503)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Coping with history and hydrology: how Kenya's settlement and land tenure patterns shape contemporary water rights and gender relations in water.

Like many other African countries described in this volume, Kenya has recently enacted several new policies and public-sector reforms that affect its water sector. This chapter considers those reforms in the context of the country's particular history of land tenure and settlement, a history that...

Author(s)
Onyango, L.; Swallow, B.; Roy, J. L.; Meinzen-Dick, R.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933265)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Climate change in developing countries: results from the Netherlands Climate Change Studies Assistance Programme.

This book provides a comprehensive information source on The Netherlands Climatic Change Studies Assistance Programme (NCCSAP) and describes the achievements and experiences in the countries involved, i.e., Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Ghana, Kazakhstan, Mali, Mongolia, Senegal, Suriname,...

Author(s)
Drunen, M. A. van; Lasage, R.; Dorland, C.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930776)
Type
Book

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