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    Local sustainable development solutions for people, nature, and resilient communities

    Reports & Research
    December, 2002
    Peru

    Local and indigenous communities across the world are advancing innovative sustainable development solutions that work for people and for nature. Few publications or case studies tell the full story of how such initiatives evolve, the breadth of their impacts, or how they change over time. Fewer still have undertaken to tell these stories with community practitioners themselves guiding the narrative. The Equator Initiative aims to fill that gap.

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    Local sustainable development solutions for people, nature, and resilient communities

    Reports & Research
    December, 2002
    Peru

    Local and indigenous communities across the world are advancing innovative sustainable development solutions that work for people and for nature. Few publications or case studies tell the full story of how such initiatives evolve, the breadth of their impacts, or how they change over time. Fewer still have undertaken to tell these stories with community practitioners themselves guiding the narrative. The Equator Initiative aims to fill that gap.

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    Regulations
    September, 2002
    Peru

    La presente Resolución declara de utilidad pública la creación y desarrollo del Proyecto Techo Propio, el cual estará bajo el ámbito del Ministerio de Vivienda, Construcción y Saneamiento (MVCS), y que tendrá los siguientes objetivos: 1) Promover, facilitar y/o establecer los mecanismos adecuados y transparentes que permitan el acceso de los sectores populares a una vivienda digna, en concordancia con sus posibilidades económicas; 2) Estimular la efectiva participación del sector privado en la construcción masiva de viviendas de interés social prioritario; 3) Coordinar la asignación de recu

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2002
    Peru, Central America, South America

    Assessing the impact of integrated natural resource management (INRM) research poses a challenge to scientists. The complexity of INRM interventions requires a more holistic approach to impact assessment, beyond the plot and farm levels and beyond traditional analysis of economic returns. Impact assessment for INRM combines the traditional "what" and "where" factors of economic and environmental priorities with newer "who" and "how" aspects of social actors and institutions.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2002
    Switzerland, Chile, Peru, Australia, Jamaica, Bolivia, China, Iran, Russia, Ethiopia, Nepal, Kyrgyzstan, Italy, Tanzania, Ecuador, Argentina, India, United Kingdom, Mexico, Brazil

    Statements from FAO's Director-General and the King of Nepal, profiles of mountain issues and activities from countries such as Bolivia, Italy, Kyrgyzstan and Peru, and information on mountain forests, tropical cloud forests and sacred mountains complete Unasylva's foray into the mountains.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    April, 2002
    Burkina Faso, Honduras, Peru, Guinea-Bissau, Australia, Bolivia, Canada, Guinea, Cameroon, Indonesia, Mozambique, Laos, Philippines, South Africa, Italy, Tanzania, Ecuador, India, Paraguay

    The damage caused by illegal activities and corrupt practices in the world’s forests is a problem of enormous proportions. In many parts of the world, forest exploitation is dominated by rampant illegal harvesting, large-scale violation of trade regulations both domestically and internationally, fraudulent practices abetted or condoned by government officials and other destructive activities in violation of applicable laws. This paper is concerned with one facet of this complex problem–how important is legislation in the fight against destructive and corrupt forestry practices?

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2002
    Fiji, Bangladesh, Dominican Republic, Mali, Guatemala, Peru, Burkina Faso, Nepal, Philippines, South Africa, Nicaragua, Uganda, Italy, Tanzania, Tunisia, India, Paraguay, Mexico, Brazil, Kenya

    This study focuses on the gender dimension of agriculture-related legislation, examining the legal status of women in three key areas. The result is an analysis identifying the main legal and some non-legal factors that affect the existence and exercise of women’s agriculture-related rights.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2002
    Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Honduras, Nepal, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Peru, Guatemala, United Kingdom, China, Benin, Malawi, France, Colombia, Kenya, Philippines, South Africa, Lesotho, Madagascar, Nicaragua, India, Senegal, Brazil

    This conmpendium of recent sustainable development initiatives in the field of agriculture and land management has been developed as a supporting document for the Task Manager's Report on the Land and Agriculture Cluster for Chapters 10, 12 and 14 of Agenda 21. The report draws together 75 cases from over 45 countries, illustrating the many features of improved land management and sustainable agriculture and rural development.

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