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Land use dynamics and landscape change pattern in a typical micro watershed in the mid elevation zone of central Himalaya, India
Remote sensing and GIS were used to study landscape changes from 1963-1996 in the Sadiyagad watershed in the central Himalayas of India. From 1963-1986, the total forest area was reduced by about 13% due to an increase in ...
Water for the twenty-first century: Challenges and misconceptions
(Brighton, UK: IDS, 2000)
This is a critical review of global debates over water, water scarcity, and water resource management. The author demonstrates that global perspectives on water resources management tend to be based on vague political, ...
Extra-household factors and women farmers' supply response in sub-saharan Africa
(Great Britain: Elsevier, 2000)
This paper reflects on how often economic reforms do not create the expected result, and even increase pressures and burdens on women. The discussion highlights some factors that interfere with women's agriculture production, ...
Unequal knowledge in Jharkland, India: De-romanticizing women's agroecological expertise
(Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishers, 2000)
This article uses empirical data collected during fieldwork research in India to reflect on the ecofeminist debates regarding women's environmental knowledge. The author recognizes the important role that ecofeminism played ...
Conceptualising environmental collective action: Why gender matters
(Cambridge, England: Cambridge Political Economy Society, 2000)
The study, based on existing case studies and fieldwork research, it analyzes gender differences in social networks, values, and motivations. This paper shows that from a gender perspective, natural resource management ...
Supply response in an Agrarian economy with non-symmetric gender relations
(Amsterdam, the Netherlands: Elsevier Ltd, 2000)
Structural adjustments are perceived as policies that affect men and women differently. This study uses Stackelberg nonsymmetric equations to model unequal gender power relations. This model shows how economic incentives ...
Working with community-based conservation with a gender focus: A guide
(Gainsville, FL: University of Florida, MERGE (Managing Ecosystems and Resources with Gender Emphasis), 2000)
This guide uses case studies from the Parks in Peril program, a conservation initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean, to offer six steps to analyze and integrate gender into community-based conservation initiatives. ...
Intrahousehold allocation and gender relations: New empirical evidence from four developing countries
(Washington, D.C.: IFPRI (International Food Policy Research Institute), 2000)
This paper uses data from research in Bangladesh, Indonesia, Ethiopia, and South Africa to support the collective model as a means of examining intrahousehold allocation and bargaining power. The findings suggest that ...
Social capital: Promise and pitfalls of its role in development
(Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2000)
The paper presents the origin and definitions of social capital in the recent literature. Social
Género en el manejo de los recursos naturales con referencia al programa Minga del CIID
(Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: International Development Research Centre (IDRC), 2000)
El documento está dividido en seis partes. La primera presenta una breve descripción del Programa MINGA. La segunda sección ofrece una breve clarificación sobre el término ¿género¿ y su uso con relación a la conservación ...