1. 1996-01-01 This text has been written primarily for the specialist market of second and third year undergraduate and post-graduate students of economics. The clear explanations and basic principles that underpin the text, however, make it readily accessible to non-economists coming to environmental...
  2. This report uses two case studies of community-based natural resource management (CAMPFIRE and forest co-management) to examine the impact of the political situation on resource management institutions and the resources on which they depend.
  3. This publication presents the main findings of a study undertaken with the support of Helvetas Mali as part of the identification and formulation phases of the PREGESCO project. The aim of this project, which is co-funded by the Swedish International Development Agency was to help prevent and...
  4. The "tragedy of the commons" is a central concept in human ecology and the study of the environment. It has had tremendous value for stimulating research, but it only describes the reality of human-environment interactions in special situations. Research over the past thirty years has helped...
  5. This manual or primer is a methodological tool by which we can facilitate collective action to permit the adequate management of natural resources within a given area. The manual is directed at extension workers and researchers who work with farmers and other users of a region's natural...
  6. This on-line resource offers a selection of hundreds of food security focused documents (most of which in English) classified under several main headings that include crop and livestock production systems, fisheries and aquaculture management as well as sustainable natural resources management.In...
  7. Arid Lands Information Network (ALIN) is an International NGO that facilitates information and knowledge exchange to and between extension workers or infomediaries and arid lands communities in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. The information exchange activities focus on small-scale sustainable...
  8. Keeping a long-term focus, we work toward a shift of paradigms so that, in the future, poverty will be a thing of the past. how we work: A community or group approaches us for help with its project. They take initiative. While others may provide help, the local people take responsibility for the...
  9. 2016-11-01 Traditional natural resources management in Ethiopia has been unsustainable, owing to various reasons including poverty and lack of knowledge, which has resulted in rampant deforestation. Historical estimates suggest that approximately 40% of Ethiopian landmass was once covered with forest and...
  10. 2016-11-01 Our global agricultural and food system is broken and needs to transition to one that is more sustainable and beneficial to the world's population. This seems hard in the face of the linked challenges ofclimate change, natural resource depletion, and worldwide economic and social upheaval. At the...