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  1. Andro Linklater Barely two centuries ago, most of the world's productive land still belonged either communally to traditional societies or to the higher powers of monarch or church. But that pattern, and the ways of life that went with it, were consigned to history by, Andro Linklater persuasively argues, the...
  2. S. Holden (Editor), K. Otsuka (Editor), K. Deininger (Editor) Rural poverty remains widespread and persistent in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. A group of leading experts critically examines the impact of land tenure reforms on poverty reduction and natural resource management in countries in Africa and Asia with highly diverse historical contexts.
  3. Lorenzo Cotula This study is structured in four substantive chapters and a conclusion. Chapter 2 defines key concepts and reivew main trends in poly and legislation. Chapter 3 discuess the land/water rights interface with regard to irrigation. Chapter 4 focueses on pastoral water points. Chapter 5 deals with...
    346.660 COT
  4. Thie document summarises the discussion, highlights areas of consensus, and identifies the progress made in addressing the very diverse settings within which land resource rights need to be secured. It concludes with a statement of key recommendations to the Commission for Africa on actions that...
    333.731 IIE
  5. This paper begins with a presentation of the legal framework and methods of producting information about land in Benin, before moving on to look at the complex modalities of determining, recognisingand 'translating' rights in rural and urban areas (the Rural Land Plan and Urban Land Registry). It...
    333.309 LEM
  6. The main objectives of The State of the World’s Soil Resources are: (a) to provide a global scientific assessment of current and projected soil conditions built on regional data analysis and expertise; (b) to explore the implications of these soil conditions for food security, climate change,...
  7. Louise E. Buck, James P. Lassoie, Erick C.M. Fernanades (ed) A tool for developing and applying the science of agroforestry to problems of natural resources conservation and sustainable agricultural development, this book examines the environmental and social conditions that affect the roles and performance of trees in field- and forest-based agricultural...
    634.99 BUC
  8. Laura S. Meitzner, Martin L. Price. 2 Copies This is a book of practical ideas. It is written for people who help those who live and make their living under difficult conditions in the tropics and subtropics. What should a development worker do to assist a community? There are no simple answers, but there are many possibilities—...
    633.091 MEI | PI.007, PI.008
  9. Toby Hemenway Second Edition The first edition of Gaia's Garden, sparked the imagination of Americas home gardeners, introducing permacultures central message: Working with Nature, not against her, results in more beautiful, abundant, and forgiving gardens. This extensively revised and expanded second edition...
    635.048 HEM
  10. Jeffrey D. Sachs A respected international economic advisor and the director of The Earth Institute shares a wide-spectrum theory about how to enable economic success throughout the world, identifying the different categories into which various nations fall in today's economy while posing solutions to top...
    339.4 SAC