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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2000
    Cameroon

    The rate of forest clearing by small farmers in the humid forest zone (HFZ) of Cameroon increased significantly in a period of economic crisis dating from 1986. A random sample survey of 648 households was conducted in 54 villages in the HFZ to understand the effect of the crisis and of a 1996 currency devaluation on the practices of small farmers, and the effect of these practices on forest cover change.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2000
    Angola, Burkina Faso, Benin, Mauritania, Gambia, Burundi, Canada, Guinea, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Italy, Niger, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Kenya, Morocco, Japan, Comoros, Eritrea, Tanzania, Zambia, India, Senegal

    Meeting symbol/code: ARC 00 5

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2000
    Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Mauritius, Mozambique, El Salvador, Guinea-Bissau, Bolivia, Cuba, Congo, Guinea, Cape Verde, New Zealand, Kenya, United States of America, Nicaragua, Italy, Tanzania, India, Sao Tome and Principe, Georgia, Brazil, Africa

    This Manual has been put together with the objective of assisting actions by the diverse groups of human beings who intervene in the conservation of the natural resources, particularly soil and water resources and in the context of each continent, country, region or zone. The Manual brings together a collection of concepts, experiences and practical suggestions that can be of immediate use for identifying problems and for formulating, executing and evaluating actions so as to benefit and to improve the productivity and conservation of soil and water resources.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2000
    Angola, Estonia, Bangladesh, Luxembourg, Ireland, Namibia, Netherlands, Latvia, United Kingdom, Congo, Belarus, Niger, Central African Republic, New Zealand, Mozambique, Zambia, Finland, Brunei Darussalam, Botswana, Cambodia, Senegal, Chad, Kuwait
  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2000
    Mozambique, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Uganda, Italy, Tanzania, Ghana, Ethiopia, Namibia, Niger, Cameroon, Africa

    In the search for effective natural resource management strategies, it has become apparent that local communities have a critical role to play in sustainable forest management. Community-based forest management has emerged in the past decade as an effective approach for the management of tree and forest resources.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2000
    Switzerland, Belgium, El Salvador, Zimbabwe, China, Indonesia, Jamaica, Austria, Guinea, Ethiopia, Cameroon, Thailand, Philippines, Uganda, Italy, Tanzania, Eritrea

    Historically, land improvement schemes were based on encouraging, through financial incentives, land users to adopt specific soil management and conservation measures. Insufficient attention was paid to the constraints faced by farmers or to the policy, biophysical and socio-economic environment. In many cases such approaches have failed in restoring the natural resources and in increasing productivity in sustainable manner. For too long farmers have been the passive recipients of externally derived research and extension recommendations for soil management and conservation.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2000
    Equatorial Guinea, United States of America, Nepal, Zambia, Sweden, Indonesia, Eswatini, United Kingdom, Canada, Congo, Pakistan, Finland, Cameroon, Kenya, Liberia, Malaysia, South Africa, Uganda, Papua New Guinea, India, Ireland, Gabon, Brazil

    In many countries around the world, people living in rural areas have lower incomes and are generally less prosperous than their urban counterparts. Because of this, governments often attempt to promote rural development through the development of natural resources such as forests. This paper will attempt to describe some of the challenges of using forest resources for rural development in developing countries.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2000
    Sudan, Egypt, United States of America, Rwanda, Zambia, Burundi, Namibia, Eswatini, Congo, Djibouti, Malawi, Comoros, Eritrea, Seychelles, Mozambique, Lesotho, Uganda, Somalia, Madagascar, Italy, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Kenya, Africa

    This paper discusses – at the sub-basin level – the regional differences and comparative advantages for agricultural development and water resources utilization in the Nile Basin. It looks at options for development, projected in the regional context, and the importance of agricultural water use for social and food security in the different parts of the basin.

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2000
    Angola, France, Mauritius, Kenya, Mali, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Congo, Djibouti, Malawi, Niger, Seychelles, Rwanda, Lesotho, Madagascar, Togo, Botswana, Comoros, Gabon, Africa

    Proceedings of the meeting including a summary of the resulting recommendations and the text of papers presented

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