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Summary of work in soil metagenomics and pyrosequencing
This presentation summarizes work in soil metagenomics and pyrosequencing.
Changes in landuse patterns in upland watersheds of Eastern Luangwa Valley, Zambia, and the potential impact on runoff and erosion
(Virginia Tech, 2009)
Four small watersheds, Kamwamphula, Luelo, Kanyanga and Mphiri, near Emusa (Lundazi District) in Eastern Province, Zambia, were studied to document transitions in land use over time and to project the impacts of land use ...
The "One World, One Health" entry point to conservation and development success: Case studies from Africa
"If local people whose very livelihoods are often closely linked to livestock-keeping, for example, see expanding contact with wildlife as a threat to the health of their animals, or even to their own health in the case ...
Economic development and environmental management in the uplands of Southeast Asia: Challenges for policy and institutional development
(International Association of Agricultural Economists, 2005)
This paper presents a case study from the Philippines to describe the challenges of conflicting environmental concerns and economic forces in the uplands of Southeast Asia. The authors describe the policy and institutional ...
On development policies, institutions, and upland environment in Southeast Asia
(Makati, Philippines: Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004)
Taking stock and charting a way forward for Payments for Ecosystem Services in Africa: A meeting of the East & Southern Africa Katoomba Group
Previous regional Katoomba meetings in Uganda (2005) and South Africa (2006) demonstrated that Africans have become increasingly interested in market-based conservation strategies, including payments for ecosystem services ...
Managing water in rainfed agriculture
(London, UK: Earthscan and Colombo: International Water Management Institute, 2007)
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Carbon markets for climate change, conservation and poverty reduction: Opportunities and challenges of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD)
An introduction to the issue of REDD and carbon trading with countries that are already big forest emitters yet still have a lot to lose, versus those that have conserved their forests so far but also face pressures in the ...
Manual for supervision of labour based road rehabilitation works
(International Labour Organization (ILO); Advisory Support, Information Services and Training (ASIST), 2004)
"The purpose of this manual is to provide supervisors of labour-based road construction works with an easy step by step guide, which at the end, will ensure that the road works are carried out to the specified standards, ...