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    • Why women should be included in village natural resource management organization 

      International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) (Rome, Italy: IFAD, 2001)
      This webpage is based on the IFAD poverty report of 2001 and it stresses the importance of the inclusion of women in natural resource management. The exclusion of women has negative impacts on efficiency and effectiveness. ...
    • Wild resources management in southern Africa: Participation, partnerships, ecoregions and redistribution 

      Wolmer, W.; Ashley, C. (Brighton, U.K.: Kensington Press, 2003)
      In rural southern Africa, access to wild resources is critical to livelihoods and various attempts have been made by policy-makers to increase the income derived from them by poor communities. This article examines the ...
    • Wildlife and habitat inventory for a results-based Forest Practices Code 

      Pendergast, B. (Kamloops, BC: FORREX-Forest Research Extension Partnership, 2002)
      Two significant changes are occurring within the forest industry in British Columbia, both of which will necessitate a greater reliance on species and habitat monitoring and inventories. First, as British Columbia moves ...
    • Wildlife co-management in the Benoue National Park-Complex, Cameroon: A bumpy road to institutional development 

      Mayaka, T. B. (Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier Science B.V., 2002)
      The ongoing efforts to set up wildlife co-management in Northern Cameroon are investigated. To this end, a situation analysis of legal, social, economic, and organizational factors was performed. It thus appeared that ...
    • Wildlife conservation in Amboseli, Kenya: Paying for nonuse values 

      Bulte, E. H.; Boone, R. B.; Stringer, R.; Thornton, P. K. (2006)
      Traditional grazing grounds near Amboseli National Park (Kenya) are rapidly converted to cropland - a process that closes important wildlife corridors. We explore the scope for introducing a "payments for ecosystem services" ...
    • Will trade liberalization harm the environment? The case of Indonesia to 2020 

      Strutt, A.; Anderson, K. (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000)
      Most-favoured-nation (MFN) trade liberalizations will always improve global economic welfare provided globally optimal environmental and other policies are in place. But since the latter proviso is not met in practice, ...
    • Will vegetable yield increase when planted beside trees? 

      Reyes, Manuel R. (2009)
      Summary: The author presents findings of the TMPEGS research, the goal of which is to develop economically viable and ecologically-sound vegetable-agroforestry systems to help communities in many forest and vegetable ...
    • Willingness to pay to avoid the consumption of pesticide residues in Uganda: An experimental auction approach 

      Bonabana-Wabbi, Jackline; Taylor, Daniel B.; Norton, George W. (African Association of Agricultural Economists, 2014)
      Experimental auctions were used to determine factors affecting the willingness to pay (WTP) of Ugandan rural and urban populations to avoid consuming pesticide residues. Information or type of proxy good did not affect ...
    • Wind-driven spume droplet production and the transport of Pseudomonas syringae from aquatic environments 

      Pietsch, Renee B.; Grothe, Hinrich; Hanlon, Regina; Powers, Craig W.; Jung, Sunghwan; Ross, Shane D.; Schmale, David G. III (PeerJ, 2018-09-26)
      Natural aquatic environments such as oceans, lakes, and rivers are home to a tremendous diversity of microorganisms. Some may cross the air-water interface within droplets and become airborne, with the potential to impact ...
    • Windbreak-crop interactions in the Sahel 

      Brenner, A. J.; Jarvis, P. G.; van den Beldt, R. J. (1995)
      Plant growth behind a windbreak varies considerably with changing macroclimate, species and windbreak type. This variability can often be explained in terms of the microclimate in the lee of a windbreak. This paper describes ...
    • Winning the Water Wars: watersheds, water policies and water institutions 

      Rola, A. (ed.); Liguton, J. (ed.); Francisco, H. (ed.) (Makati City, Philippines: Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004)
    • Winrock International: Appropriate technologies and women's productivity in Ethiopia 

      Winrock International (Washington, DC: Office of Women in Development, Bureau for Economic Growth, Agriculture, and Trade, USAID, 2002)
      This is an information summary sheet of one project that came out of the 27 grants provided by WIDTECH to support gender integration in development policies and programs. This grant was attributed with the objective of ...
    • Winrock International: Putting ideas to work 

      Winrock International (2009-05-26)
      Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works all over the world. The mission of this organization is "to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources". Winrock ...
    • Winter Hardiness and Spring Regrowth of Four Varieties of Stevia rebaudiana (Bertoni) in Eastern North Carolina 

      Coggin, Carlette; Welbaum, Gregory E.; Balota, Maria; Thomason, Wade (Virginia Tech, 2020-06-04)
      Stevia (Stevia rebaudiana) is attracting attention in the United States in response to consumer demand for healthier low-calorie sweeteners. Farmers are looking at stevia as a valuable alternative crop to add to their ...
    • Winter management of California rice fields for waterbirds 

      Elphick, C. S.; Oring, L. W. (British Ecological Society, 1998)
      1. Recent legislation designed to reduce air pollution has restricted Californian rice farmers from burning rice stubble after harvest. Intentional flooding of fields during winter to speed straw decomposition is becoming ...
    • Winterberry 

      Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      This publication covers the physical and main features, plant needs, functions, care, and additional information for Winterberry, Ilex verticillata.
    • Winterberry (Ilex verticillata) 

      Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-10-26)
      Provides information about the physical characteristics, growth requirements, and landscape functions for Winterberry, Ilex verticillata.
    • Wintercreeper Euonymus 

      Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      This publication covers the physical and main features, plant needs, functions, care, and additional information for Wintercreeper Euonymus, Euonymus fortunei.
    • Wintercreeper Euonymus (Euonymus fortunei) 

      Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-10-26)
      Provides information about the physical characteristics, growth requirements, and landscape functions for Wintercreeper Euonymus, Euonymus fortunei.
    • Wire snares and guns collected to promote sustainable natural resource management 

      Travis, A. J. (2005)
      The manager of COMACO's Regional Trading Centre at Lundazi shows the wire snares and guns that farmers have voluntarily traded in, in order to receive training in conservation farming methods and to be able to participate ...