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El Salvador's agricultural sector: Macroeconomic policy, agrarian change and the environment.
This paper argues that current agricultural policy in El Salvador is failing to further the goals of macroeconomic growth and stability, sustainable livelihood security, and environmental sustainability. Macroeconomic ...
Sustainable development: Mapping different approaches
This paper presents the historical policies and thought processes in sustainable development. The objective is to increase understanding, clarify trends, attitudes to change, policies and political frameworks. From post-war ...
Agri-environmental policies in the EU and United States: A comparison
This article compares the Agri-environmental policies (AEPs) of the United States and the European Union. AEPs are a form of payments for environmental services (PES) that target externalities created in agricultural production.
The mechanisms under the Kyoto Protocol: Joint implementation, the clean development mechanism and emissions trading
(United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC), 2006)
The Kyoto Protocol broke new ground by defining three innovative 'flexibility mechanisms' to lower the overall costs of achieving its emissions targets. These mechanisms enable Parties to access cost-effective opportunities ...
Sustainable agricultural attitudes and behaviors: a gender analysis of Iranian farmers
(Springer Science + Business Media, 2008)
This article presents the findings of a study that compares the perspectives of male and female rice farmers in Kazeroon, Iran concerning environmental sustainability. The study site was selected because the region is a ...
Land use conflicts in Western Rural Niger: Kollo and Tillabery Arrondissements
'Fallow of Discord' was the title of a recent article in Sahel Dimanche (1992) describing land disputes between two neighboring cantons in the Filingué arrondissement, Tondikandia and Tagazar. This conflict, which dates ...
La Sécheresse: The social and institutional construction of a development problem in the Malian (Soudanese) Sahel, 1900-82
This article offers a historical analysis of how problematizations of the Soudanese (Malian) Sahel changed during the twentieth century. It traces the trajectory of a set of ideas about drought and desertification that ...
Access and control of resources: Lessons from the SANREM CRSP
(Gainesville, Fla.: Humanities and Agriculture Program, Center for Applied Philosophy and Ethics in the Professions, University of Florida, 2001)
Developing sustainability in an agricultural ecosystem requires that attention be given to inequities within communities. The experiences of SANREM CRSP revealed that gender inequality was a significant factor in the access ...
El trabajo de campo y lost metodos cualitativos. Necesidad de nuevas reflexiones desde las geografias latinoamericanas
(Barcelona, Spain: Scripta Nova, Universidad de Barcelona, 2000)
This paper critically examines recent concepts and developments in fieldwork and qualitative methodology within the discipline of human geography. Specifically, the author focuses on the contributions and constraints of ...
Etude sur la gestion alternative des conflits en matiere de gestion des ressources forestieres: Cas de la roneraie de gaya
La gestion des ressource naturelles en général et forestières en particulier à travers les projets de développement ou autre institutions étatiques ou non doit prendre en compte le caractère durable de cette gestion.