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    • 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 ...
    • Wireworm Control Experiment in Potatoes in Abingdon, VA in 2011 

      Kuhar, Thomas P.; Blevins, Philip (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2011)
      Describes an experiment to control Wireworms in a potato field, and discusses the results.
    • Wireworm Pest Management in Potatoes 

      Kuhar, Thomas P.; Doughty, Hélène; Speese, John; Reiter, Sara (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2008)
      Describes wireworms, their general biology and life cycle, their damage to potatoes and other plants. Discusses ways of predicting wireworm damage, and methods of control.
    • Wolf Habitat Fund 

      Defenders of Wildlife (2007-06-25)
      In 1992 the Defenders of Wildlife established a Wolf Habitat fund which would award $5,000 to landowners who allowed wolves to raise young on their land. It appears the program received little participation, as only 2 ...
    • Women and CBNRM in Namibia: A case study of the IRDNC community resource monitor project 

      Flintan, F. (Cork, Ireland: International Famine Centre, 2001)
      This paper is a working paper for The Engendering Eden project, a funded research program by DFID-ESCOR to assess the links between gender and integrated conservation and development projects. The paper introduces CBNRM ...
    • Women and gender: Lessons learned from SANREM 

      Flora, Cornelia B. (2014)
      This presentation considers economic security, social inclusion, and a healthy ecosystem to stem from seven forms of capital. These forms of capital are crucial for adapting to climate change. This PowerPoint discusses the ...
    • Women and homegardens of Cotacachi 

      Piniero, M. C. (Cambridge, MA: CABI Publishing, 2006)
      Chapter 10 examines the role of women as the primary cultivators of home gardens. in Cotacachi. Home gardens serve an important purpose in family life as they supplement household nutrition, family income, and the conservation ...
    • Women and income generating activities and conservation of natural resources: Medicinal, culinary and aromatic plants in the Sudan 

      Elkhalifa, M. Y. (Rome, Italy: FAO, 2003)
      This paper lists the many plants grown in Sudan for medical, culinary, and for aromatic purposes. In Sudan more than 80 percent of women work in rural areas work in agricultural activities and are the major cleavers of the ...
    • Women and pesticide management in the Philippines: An assessment of roles and knowledge 

      Tanzo, I. R. (University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University department of Rural Sociology, 2005)
      The research reported in this paper primarily focuses on women in pesticide management for rice and vegetables. The knowledge level of women is explored along with the issues facing women in pesticide management. The ...
    • Women and pesticide management in the Philippines: Assumptions, exclusions, suggestions 

      Tanzo, I.; Sachs, C. (2004)
      This paper was presented at the 2004 Rural Sociological Society Annual Meeting, "Strengthening Partnerships: New Paths to Rural Prosperity.' Tanzo and Sachs examine women farmers" roles in the use and management of pesticides ...
    • Women and seed management: A study of two villages in Bangladesh 

      Oakley, E.; Momsen, J. H. (Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishing, 2007)
      This paper is the result of a study on women's roles in seed management both in the fields and home gardens. in two villages in Tangail District in Bangladesh. Agrobiodiversity research has been increasing its focus on ...
    • Women and water privatization 

      Obando, A. E. (Toronto, Ontario: Women's Human Rights net (WHRnet), AWID, 2003)
      This electronic article allows the reader to have access to an overview of the issues relating women and water. It explores issues of privatization, raising the question on who benefits. The second part of the article ...
    • Women and water resources: Continued marginalisation and new policies 

      Cleaver, F.; Elson, D. (London, UK: IIED Sustainable Agriculture Programme, 1995)
      Water policies have shifted focus from planning and implementation of projects to water resources management. The idea is to have frameworks established by governments and donors, but it is up to the people to create, and ...
    • Women as Mapmakers: Gender and Empowerment in Participatory Mapping 

      Christie, Maria Elisa; Luebbering, C. (2011)
      Participatory mapping, one of the most widely used participatory research techniques, has been cited as a viable means for women to express their spaces and resources. But to what extent has gender, and women in particular, ...
    • Women in agriculture 

      Gana, A.; Herrmann, T. M.; Huyer, S. (IAASTD (International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development), 2009)
      This section of the "Agriculture at a Crossroads Synthesis Report" focuses on women in agriculture and the need for gender equity in agricultural knowledge, science, and technology (AKST). The authors discuss the changes ...
    • Women in agriculture: Second international conference on women in agriculture interactive website 

      Women in Agriculture (Washington, DC: Women in Agriculture, USDA, 2002)
      This site presents the full transcripts of the breakout sessions for the Second International Conference on Women in Agriculture. The link for each talk appears underneath one of two major themes: Community Issues and ...
    • Women in natural resource management: Finding a more balanced perspective 

      Davidson, P.; Black, R. (Taylor and Francis Ltd., 2001)
      The article explores the implications of Australian natural resource management organizations being male dominated. In these organizations most of the leadership positions and overall number of employees are men, whereas ...
    • Women in the economy: A review of recent literature 

      Marston, A.; Barrett, K. N. (Washington, DC: USAID, GREATER ACCESS TO TRADE EXPANSION (GATE) Project Under the Women in Development IQC, 2006)
      Drawing attention to the numerous aspects of gender inequality that limit women's full participation in 'productive' activities, this paper investigates the unique position of women within the economy. It explores why the ...
    • Women in the plant world: The significance of women and gender bias for biodiversity conservation 

      Howard, P. (International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), 2001)
      The author contends that there is a strong connection between plant management, plant knowledge and conservation. Because women are largely in charge of cooking, managing plants in their home gardens and communal lands, ...
    • Women Rule: Potato Markets, Cellular Phones and Access to Information in the Bolivian Highlands 

      Amaya, N.; Alwang, Jeffrey R. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012)
      In highland Bolivia, potato markets are widespread, and access to market information has entered the digital age. Information networks lubricated by ubiquitous cellular technologies are supplanting traditional means of ...