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Dec 23, 2008 · File

Budgeting for Women’s Rights: Monitoring Government Budgets for Compliance with CEDAW

This report provides a framework for applying a rights-approach to budgets from a gender perspective that defines the requirements of good budget performance in the planning, formulation and execution stages. It also details the elements that require a critical assessment…

Dec 23, 2008 · File

USAID and Sustainable Tourism: Meeting Development Objectives

Review of tourism programs in USAID's portfolio as of 2005, and how cross-sectoral, sustainable tourism prgrams can achieve multiple development objectives simultaneously (e.g., biodiversity conservation, inclusive economic growth, good governance, enhanced agriculture value chain development, etc.).

Dec 23, 2008 · File

Population, Environment and Poverty Linkages Operational Challenges

By United Nations Population Fund, 2001, Population and Development Strategies Technical Report, No. 1. This report provides an overview of the complex interrelations between population, the environment and poverty and the operational challenges they engender. The report documents UNFPA support…

Dec 23, 2008 · File

Population, Environment and Poverty Linkages Operational Challenges

By United Nations Population Fund, 2001, Population and Development Strategies Technical Report, No. 1. This report provides an overview of the complex interrelations between population, the environment and poverty and the operational challenges they engender. The report documents UNFPA support…

Dec 23, 2008 · File

WRI Publication: Waiting for Democracy

Report from the World Resources Institute's Decentralization Research Program by Jesse Ribot entitled: "Waiting for Democracy: The Politics of Choice in Natural Resource Decentralization." The report examines several developing nations' claim to be undertaking some form of decentralization involving natural…

Dec 23, 2008 · File

Institutions - The Key to Development: Building Alliances to Empower the Rural Poor

There is a clear link between institutional structures and rural poverty. This link is most obvious in poor people’s lack of access to productive resources. The ability of the poor to access finance, technology, land and water as well as…

Dec 23, 2008 · File

Forest management by Nepali communities

This case study was funded by USAID/Nepal to identify factors affecting the success of community forest users' groups (CFUGs) through interviews with men and women in Salyan, Dang, Pyuthan and Banke districts of Nepal. In 1978 the Nepalese government reversed…

Dec 23, 2008 · File

Agricultural Technologies and Tropical Deforestation

Book published by CABI and CIFOR, edited by A. Angelsen and D. Kaimowitz, 2001. Original source: CIFOR website. 436 pp.

Dec 23, 2008 · File

WRI Publication: Waiting for Democracy

Report from the World Resources Institute's Decentralization Research Program by Jesse Ribot entitled: "Waiting for Democracy: The Politics of Choice in Natural Resource Decentralization." The report examines several developing nations' claim to be undertaking some form of decentralization involving natural…

Dec 23, 2008 · File

The Political Economy of Corporate Responsibility in India

This paper considers corporate environmental and social behaviour in India, both in the past and the present, in an attempt to better understand the actual impact of CSR [Corporate Social Responsibility]. The paper is divided into five broad sections with…

Dec 23, 2008 · File

Modern Food Biotechnology, Human health and Development: an evidence-based study

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This study was commissioned by the World Health Organization (WHO) to establish a knowledge base for evaluating the application of modern biotechnology in food production. The study does not seek to address all issues and evidence in detail,…

Dec 23, 2008 · File

Forest management by Nepali communities

KEYWORD: Community-based Natural Forest Management, Asia. Asia, Nepal, community forestry, income generation, conservation, degraded lands, forest reserve, reforestation, institutions, policy, property rights, conflict, gender, social cohesion, case study, survey. SUMMARY: This case study was funded by USAID/Nepal to identify factors…

Dec 23, 2008 · File

Emerging and re-emerging learning communities: Old wisdoms and new initiatives from around the world

We hope that this publication will contribute to exposing the diversity and richness in living, learning and constructing knowledge, as well as the beauty and wisdom that exist in communities and cultures which can be inspiring and mutually nurturing. From…

Dec 23, 2008 · File

USAID SEMINAR SERIES: NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND POVERTY REDUCTION TIPS FOR STAKEHOLDER ANALYSIS FROM A FIELD PERSPECTIVE

USAID SEMINAR SERIES: NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND POVERTY REDUCTION TIPS FOR STAKEHOLDER ANALYSIS FROM A FIELD PERSPECTIVE

Dec 23, 2008 · File

SFPGA Year 4 2nd Quarter Report

This report summarizes the accomplishments of the two non-governmental partners—WWF and Metafore—for the second quarter (January 1, 2006 through March 31, 2006) of the fourth funding year of the Global Alliance. During this period, WWF and Metafore made substantial progress…

Dec 23, 2008 · File

Environmental and Natural Resources Management in South Asia: An Assessment of Issues and Opportunities

Task Order No. 840 Contract No. PCE-I-00-96-00002-00 May 2001 David McCauley and Asif Shaikh DRAFT FINAL REPORT Prepared by: International Resources Group, Ltd. Region: Asia and the Near East Task order: South Asia Environmental Profile Technical area: Biodiversity Conservation

Dec 23, 2008 · File

L’ETAT DE LA POPULATION MONDIALE 2001

Empreintes et jalons : Population et changement environnemental Fonds des Nations Unies pour la population Thoraya Ahmed Obaid Directrice exécutive

Dec 23, 2008 · File

L’ETAT DE LA POPULATION MONDIALE 2001

Empreintes et jalons : Population et changement environnemental Fonds des Nations Unies pour la population Thoraya Ahmed Obaid Directrice exécutive

Dec 23, 2008 · File

Gender Analysis and Forestry Training Package part 10

By Vicki L. Wilde and Arja Vainio-Mattila, 1995, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) This training package includes information about: how to design and implement participatory training programs; how to design and carry out participatory training workshops; how to use rapid…

Dec 23, 2008 · File

Assessing Behavioral Aspects of Coastal Resource Use

This manual is designed to help coastal program managers and scientists incorporate qualitative and quantitative assessment methods into the process-oriented work that is essential for viable community-based management. Specifically, the manual provides guidelines for assessing behavioral aspects of resource use…

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