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    • RUPES Singkarak illustrated diagram 

      The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) (2007-06-25)
      Intensive upland agriculture and fishing are the major income producers for those individuals living around Singkarak Lake. Poor agricultural management, over fishing, and hydroelectric draw downs are negatively impacting ...
    • RUPES Singkarak site profile 

      The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) (2007-06-25)
      Intensive upland agriculture and fishing are the major income producers for those individuals living around Singkarak Lake. Poor agricultural management, over fishing, and hydroelectric draw downs are negatively impacting ...
    • RUPES Sumberjaya illustrated diagram 

      The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) (2007-06-25)
      The RUPES project in the Sumberjaya sub-district of Indonesia addresses both the degradation of the downstream water supply (from soil sedimentation and contamination) and the land conflict between the untitled farmers and ...
    • RUPES Sumberjaya site profile 

      The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) (2007-06-25)
      The RUPES project in the Sumberjaya sub-district of Indonesia addresses both the degradation of the downstream water supply (from soil sedimentation and contamination) and the land conflict between the untitled farmers and ...
    • RUPES typology of environmental service worthy of reward 

      van Noordwijk, M. (Bogor, Indonesia: World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), 2005)
      The development of transparent and sustainable reward mechanisms for environmental services provided by upland farmers to downstream communities requires clarity on the relationship between land use and the type of ...
    • Rural Development Forestry Network: Policy, rights and local forest management: The case of Himachal Pradesh, India 

      Hobley, M. (London, UK: ODI, Regent's College, Regent's Park, 1992)
      This paper shares the history of forestry usage, and policy, while describing the evolution of forestry rights in two districts of Himachal Pradesh, India. The historical context allows us to understand before attempting ...
    • Rural extension services 

      Anderson, J. R.; Feder, G. (Agricultural and Rural Development Department, World Bank, 2003)
      In this paper we analyze the considerations that lead policy makers to undertake extension investments as a key public responsibility, as well as the complex set of factors and intra-agency incentives that explain why ...
    • Rural household and resources: A guide for extension workers 

      Socio-Economic and Gender Analysis Programme (SEAGA) (Rome, Italy: FAO, 2004)
      This guide is divided into three parts: Part 1 explores themes on farmers, households, resources and extension. Each point raises questions on gender roles and gender relations, stressing the importance of gender-disaggregated ...
    • Rural income program 

      Cortez, R. (2006)
      An explanation of mission, objectives, components, strategies, products, geographic area of action and partners of the Rural Income Program of the USAID Titulo II, ADRA-Bolivia.
    • Rural innovation systems and networks: Findings from a study of Ethiopian smallholders 

      Spielman, D. J.; Davis, K.; Negash, M.; Ayele, G. (Springer, 2011)
      Ethiopia is currently undergoing many policy and infrastructural changes that will influence information accessibility and application by smallholder farmers. The authors maintain that little empirical evidence concerning ...
    • Rural road maintenance management 

      Johannessen, B. (Phnom Penh, Cambodia: Royal Government of Cambodia, Ministry of Rural Development, 1999)
      This manual summarizes relevant Cambodian government policies regarding rural road maintenance. Chapter 2 defines the various components of road maintenance and describes an effective strategy and organization which addresses ...
    • Rural road maintenance: Sustaining the benefits of improved access 

      Donnges, C.; Edmonds, G.; Johannessen, B. (Bangkok: International Labour Office, 2007)
      "The report is intended to serve two purposes. The first is to provide a more considered assessment of the rural road maintenance problem. Most people involved in the road sector are aware that there is a problem, however ...
    • Rural road standards for tertiary and sub-tertiary 1 roads 

      Ministry of Rural Development (Phnom Penh, Cambodia: Royal Government of Cambodia, Ministry of Rural Development, 2006)
      The document is divided into two parts. The first part contains the Standards, whereas the second part contains background explanations or reasons for the choice of each standard. This will enable the standards to be more ...
    • Rural road surfacing: Gravel/laterite (surface option 3) 

      TRL & Intech Associates; PIARC (PIARC, TRL & Intech Associates, 2002)
      This document discusses advantages and disadvantages of gravel road surfacing, offers design considerations and suggestions, and gives general guidelines for road construction and maintenance. A list of useful references ...
    • Rural roads and trails as a source of sediment: Preliminary results from the Alegre watershed in Eastern Brazil 

      Duff, M. J.; Heatwole, Conrad D.; Caiado, M. A. C. (St. Joseph, MI: ASABE, 2010)
      Extensive networks of unpaved roads and trails often exist in rural areas. These particular routes of transportation can be significant sources of sediment in a tropical watershed. Past research has offered little insight ...
    • Rural weekly markets and the dynamics of time, space and community in Senegal 

      Perry, D. (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2000)
      This article analyzes reciprocal relations among Wolof small farmers in rural weekly markets (loumas) in Senegal. New trading practices have created new economic opportunities that reduce out-migration, and have strengthened ...
    • Rural Women and Food Security: Current Situation and Perspectives 

      Tempelman, D. E. (Rome, Italy: FAO, 1998)
      This document introduces a global view of the status of women and women's contributions as being the majority of food producers, the majority of food providers, and women do the majority of food preparation for their ...
    • Rural women and technology in South Africa: Case studies from KwaZulu-Natal province 

      Bob, U. (2004)
      This article highlights the importance of women's roles in connection to their responsibility and use of technology in poor rural communities. The paper reflects on the notion of technology in both traditional (locally-based) ...
    • Rural women in the United States 

      Rural Womyn Zone (Rural Womyn Zone, 2007)
      This page lists rural resources online. It has links to organizations such as the Association of Women in Agriculture, Rural Cooperatives, and the Women, Food and Agriculture Network.
    • Rural women's access to land and property in selected countries 

      IFAD; Food and Agriculture Organization; ILC (Rome, Italy: FAO, IFAD, and ILC, 2004)
      This is a collaborative study carried through by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the International Land Coalition (ILC). The ...