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Cover for Involving all local stakeholders and holders of land-use rights in REDD+: indigenous people and/or local communities in Indonesia.

This chapter is a short version of an analysis of indigeneity in the context of Indonesia, an archipelago of nearly 18 000 islands, rich in ethnic diversity, languages and religions, and with a complex pre-colonial, colonial and post-colonial history. Recent efforts to reduce emissions from...

Author(s)
Royer, S. de; Visser, L. E.; Noordwijk, M. van; Galudra, G.; Pradhan, U.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Evolution of Bhoochetana.

This chapter describes the conceptualization of the Bhoochetana Project in Karnataka, India. The Bhoochetana project was launched to improve the livelihoods of the dryland farmers by increasing the agricultural productivity by 20% during a period of 4 years (2009/10 to 2012/13). The sole objective...

Author(s)
Wani, S. P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648156)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Water productivity and income.

This chapter discusses the impact of the Bhoochetana programme using data collected from a large number of farmers' fields in Karnataka, India, during the 4-year period from 2009 to 2012. These data capture large variability in meteorological, biophysical, socioeconomic and agronomic factors in the ...

Author(s)
Garg, K. K.; Wani, S. P.; Girish Chander; Anantha, K. H.; Pardhasaradhi, G.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648156)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Lessons learnt and a way forward.

This chapter synthesizes lessons learnt from the Bhoochetana programme implemented during 2009-2012 in Karnataka. The unique mechanism in terms of institutions, policies, capacity building, monitoring, planning and implementation are responsible for the success of this project on a larger scale in...

Author(s)
Wani, S. P.; Raju, K. V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648156)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for An initiative takes root - HLFFDP, the first leasehold forestry project.

This chapter discusses the first leasehold forestry project in Nepal. The government launched the Hills Leasehold Forestry and Forage Development Project (HLFFDP), which was financed by an IFAD loan, as well as a grant from the Royal Netherlands Government for the Technical Assistance component...

Author(s)
Thierry, B.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646312)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The initiative gathers force - LFLP, the second leasehold forestry project.

This chapter discusses the second leasehold forestry project, Leasehold Forestry and Livestock Programme (LFLP), in Nepal. To help Nepal implement the leasehold forestry approach as a national programme, IFAD designed the LFLP in 2005, upscaling the previous projects at a national scale. Once...

Author(s)
Thierry, B.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646312)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Beyond the two projects, a national perspective and institutional context.

Leasehold forestry is being implemented within the national framework and the laws and policies which influenced forestry for the past 50 years in Nepal. Moreover, the leasehold forestry concept and approach are being incorporated into other initiatives. The Swiss Development Cooperation worked...

Author(s)
Thierry, B.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646312)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Adapting food-based strategies to improve the nutrition of the landless: a review of HKI's homestead food production program in Bangladesh.

Helen Keller International's (HKI) homestead food production (HFP) model is a food-based strategy to increase the micronutrient intake of individuals, improve household food security and advance women's empowerment. The standard HFP intervention includes gardening, poultry production, group...

Author(s)
Hillenbrand, E. P.; Waid, J. L.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642994)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for The growing connection project - with a Mexico case study.

This book chapter features the activities conducted by the low-key, low-budget 'The Growing Connection' (TGC) project, which promotes the operation of 130 garden/production and demonstration sites worldwide. It presents the TGCC's approach of focusing on how to get people gardening, growing, and...

Author(s)
Patterson, B.; Álvarez Oyarzábal, M.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642994)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing projects.

This chapter examines the key stages of a project (pre-planning, planning, implementation, monitoring and control, and completion and evaluation) and provides guidance on the management of each stage, in the context of a veterinary practice. It also explores what is already known about the factors...

Author(s)
Coates, C. R.; Jones, A.; Coates, M. W.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939809)
Type
Book chapter

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