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Cover for Community engagement, rural institutions and rural tourism business in developing countries.

This chapter considers the specifics of rural institution formation and development of rural tourism business by drawing attention to the ways community engagement can be achieved considering the limitation of rural areas in developing countries. Apart from that, the text is built upon the...

Author(s)
Malek, A.; Carbone, F.; Alder, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647494)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agricultural extension in post-conflict Liberia: progress made and lessons learned.

This chapter first presents a background to the conflict in Liberia, describes the post-conflict agricultural context, and discusses the significance of agriculture and agricultural extension. Post-conflict agricultural extension in Liberia is then examined, highlighting some issues affecting the...

Author(s)
Moore, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390592)
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 Sustainable poverty reduction in less-favoured areas.

The 19 chapters included in this book provide an overview of research conducted within the framework of the collaborative research programme on 'Regional Food Security Policies for Natural Resource Management and Sustainable Economies' (RESPONSE). The programme aimed to identify strategic options...

Author(s)
Ruben, R.; Pender, J.; Kuyvenhoven, A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932770)
Type
Book
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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 Institutional context.

This chapter focuses on the institutional context of Integrated Watershed Management. It begins with a discussion of water governance - the broad umbrella that embraces the institutional context - and then moves on to discuss specific elements (conflicts, customary water rights, water laws and...

Author(s)
Gregersen, H. M.; Ffolliott, P. F.; Brooks, K. N.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845932817)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aquatic resources: collective management patterns and governance for the world's fish wealth.

This chapter discusses the social research programme developed and carried out at the WorldFish Centre since 1996, which focuses on community approaches to managing aquatic resources. Two examples are presented, one from Bangladesh and the other from the Philippines, which show how users'...

Author(s)
Viswanathan, K. K.; Mahfuzuddin Ahmed; Thompson, P.; Sultana, P.; Dey, M.; Torell, M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990033)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Basin management in a mature closed basin: the case of California's Central Valley.

River basins are managed at two different levels: basin level (wherein overall policies and plans are set, resources are allocated and regulations written and enforced) and use level (regulated water deliveries are made to users of water). This paper focuses on the first level of management, the...

Author(s)
Svendsen, M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996721)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for River basin closure and institutional change in Mexico's Lerma-Chapala basin.

This paper discusses the institutional arrangements for water management in the Lerma-Chapala basin in central Mexico and how well they are dealing with basin closure. An overview of the basin's water resources and uses (e.g. irrigated agriculture, and urban and irrigated water supply) is given. In ...

Author(s)
Wester, P.; Scott, C. A.; Burton, M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996721)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Water resource management in the Dong Nai basin: current allocation processes and perspectives for the future.

This paper examines the policy and institutional environment governing water allocation and other management functions in the Dong Nai River basin in Vietnam, together with the rules-in-use, which currently control allocation decisions. A definition of basin and an overview of basin hydrology (in...

Author(s)
Svendsen, M.; Ringler, C.; Nguyen Duy Son
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996721)
Type
Book chapter

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