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  1. Library Resource
    Remembering Elinor Ostrom

    Her Work and its Contribution to the Theory and Practice of Conservation and Sustainable Natural Resource Management

    Reports & Research
    April, 2014
    Eritrea, Kenya, Mexico, Canada, Mongolia, India, Global

    This special issue of Policy Matters focuses on the outreach and impact of Dr. Elinor Ostrom's groundbreaking research on common property (or commons) theory. Her work was instrumental in shaping contemporary analyses of resource management and conservation, especially at a local level. This collection of research papers, essays, commentaries, and songs build upon her work and provide case studies demonstrating the practical application of her theoretical contributions. 

  2. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2004
    Slovenia, Liechtenstein, Bangladesh, Slovakia, El Salvador, Croatia, Chile, Zimbabwe, Germany, Switzerland, Hungary, Australia, Tanzania, Poland, India, Brazil, Czech Republic, Eastern Europe, Global, Central America, Eastern Africa, South America, Southern Africa, Eastern Asia, Caribbean, Southern Asia, Central Asia

    Citizenship is an abstract concept and therefore great care must be taken in explaining what it means in practice and what can effectively be done in the context of development interventions and policy. Development projects which enhance the ability of marginalised groups to access and influence decision-making bodies are implicitly if not explicitly working with concepts of citizenship. Citizenship is about concrete institutions, policy and structures and the ways in which people can shape them using ideas of rights and participation.

  3. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    November, 2011
    India, Colombia, South America, South-Eastern Asia

    Climate change is increasingly being recognised as a global crisis, but responses to it have so far been overly focused on scientific and economic solutions. How then do we move towards morepeople-centred, gender-aware climate change policies and processes? How do we respond to the different needs and concerns of women and men, and also challenge the gender inequalities that mean women are more likely to lose out than men in the face of climate change? This In Brief sets out why it is vital to address the gender dimensions of climate change.

  4. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2005
    India, Pakistan, Asia

    The full poverty-fighting potential of existing irrigation schemes is not being realized?largely because of inequitable water distribution and unsustainable land and water management practices. An integrated water resources management (IWRM) approach reveals opportunities to reduce poverty and improve overall agricultural productivity and sustainability in these systems. Research in India and Pakistan has highlighted one such opportunity?integrated management of surface water and groundwater?that has great potential for water-short systems with variable groundwater resources.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1999
    India, Costa Rica

    Los intentos de transferir funciones y facultades en materia de ordenacin pueden adoptar formas distintas en una escala progresiva que va desde el control central total de los recursos forestales hasta la plena descentralizacin y transferencia de la autoridad y las facultades, aunque las soluciones en cualquiera de los dos extremos de la escala suelen ser inadecuadas. En ests pginas se examinan diversos temas relacionados con la redistribucin de la autoridad y las facultades sobre los bosques y la actividad forestal.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2003
    Rwanda, Laos, Kenya, Gambia, Uganda, Zimbabwe, China, Botswana, Ghana, India, Vietnam

    Esta guía sobre Las cuetiones de género y el acceso a la tierra se ha preparado para prestar apoyo a los administradores de tierras de los gobiernos y sus contrapartes de la sociedad civl sobre asuntos relacionados con el acceso a la tierra y la administración del desarrollo rural. Con frecuencia las cuestiones de género se dejan de lado en las intervenciones de desarrollo rural, y de ello derivan consecuencias negativas.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2004
    Bangladesh, Honduras, Kenya, Zambia, Gambia, Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Bolivia, Canada, Pakistan, Eritrea, Mozambique, Laos, Yemen, Nepal, Uganda, Kyrgyzstan, Madagascar, Myanmar, India, Mongolia

    En el presente documento se examinan diversos casos de proyectos en que se aplicaron enfoques o principios basados en los modos de vida sostenibles y que, como consecuencia de ello, surtieron un efecto concreto en la reducción de la pobreza. Puesto que no se trata de un estudio comparativo entre éste y otros tipos de enfoques, no se han tomado en consideración casos de planteamientos más “tradicionales”.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1956
    Yemen, Chile, Guatemala, Australia, Austria, India, Ecuador, Colombia, Cuba

    Revista internacional de silvicultura e industrias forestales

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