1. 1999-01-01 Shaping Forest Management argues that participation is now essential to contemporary forest management, details some benefits of participation, including the conservation of natural resources and the fostering of sustainable rural livelihoods, discusses the importance of effective management...
  2. A key objective in piloting Participatory Rangeland Management (PRM) in Kenya and Tanzania was to support empowerment of pastoral women – to improve access to material, human and social resources; to enable women to have greater control over setting goals and taking action to achieve them; and to...
  3. This book seeks to contribute to ongoing debates about different approaches to agricultural technology development and transfer. One central theme in these debates relates to the value and potential contribution of what is widely referred to as 'indigenous technical knowlege," or local knowledge...
  4. 1992-01-01 This study lays the groundwork for providing the World Bank, the World Wildlife Fund, the U.S. Agency for International Development, and other agencies with information about what is needed to develop and implement integrated conservation development projects in the future. It highlights the...
  5. 2021-05-20 LEGS Participation Mini Module Suji Omeno In this Mini Module, LEGS provides key techniques to aid and facilitate community participation. Some of the techniques includeFocus Group Discussions,Key Informant Interviews,Proportional Piling, Simple Ranking,Pairwise Ranking,Matrix Scoring,Historical...
  6. 1997-01-01 Some general guidelines on the practice of participation are presented: their definitions, the general characteristics of the participatory methods presented in this book, and the needs for change in work practices to allow the opening of a true dialogue with community. This book is not a manual,...
  7. 2019-01-01 Public participation in forestry is a key issue in ensuring the democratization of decision-making processes, increasing the social acceptance of policies, and reducing conflicts between forest users. Public participation also provides an opportunity for the improvement of the quality of...