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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. Alan Nicol, et al. The water policy highlights some positive issues, including that of separating water rights from land titles during water allocation. This means that a formal right to water is not the subject of a land title. A landless farmer, who has acquired a piece of land through other arrangements such as...
  7. Laura S. Meitzner, Martin L. Price. 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—plants,...
    633.091 MEI | PI.007, PI.008
  8. David Cleveland & Daniela Soleri Food from Dryland Gardens encourages gardens that serve local needs, that are based on local knowledge, and that conserve natural resources and the biological diversity of traditional crops. It was written for field workers, extension agents, students, project workers, and program planners. Both...
    635.043 CLE | PD.043
  9. International Institute of Rural Reconstruction Sustainable Agriculture covers a wide range of topics: soil and water conservation, using organic matter to sustain soil fertility, pest management, cropping systems, livestock management, and many others. For agriculture to be sustainable, it must take into account not only the physical...
    630.96 IIR
  10. 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