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A Place to Live: Women's Inheritance Rights in Africa
(the Netherlands: The Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE), 2005)
The COHRE has been working along with communities, governments and non-government organizations for over 10 years. This link takes you to a summary of the book on ten African countries. The objective of this summary is to ...
Indigenous peoples, gender, and natural resource management
(Copenhagen, Denmark: Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), 2005)
The paper reflects on issues of ethnicity and gender in relationship to each other and to natural resource management. The assumption is that indigenous women face the same struggles as other women, as well as the same ...
Indoor air pollution and health
(Geneva, Switzerland: World Heath Organization (WHO), 2005)
This is a fact sheet summarizing the indoor air pollution problem. The risk factors include health impacts such as respiratory infections and lung cancer. The fact sheet explains that women and children in developing nations ...
Exploring the frontier of livelihoods research
This article talks about the studies of livelihoods and its trajectories. The paper presents and looks at the difficulties preventing the study of livelihoods from becoming effective in contributing to poverty alleviation. ...
Sessional paper no. 9 of 2005 on forest policy
(Nairobi, Kenya: The Government Printer, 2005)
This report discusses the following six key aspects of the new Forestry Policy to obtain at least 10% forest cover in the next decade:
The role of socio-environmental networking in the sustainability of rain-fed agriculture in the coastal savanna of Ghana
This article fuses theory from geography, sociology, and natural resource management to explore the sustainability of rain-fed agriculture in one of the driest areas of Ghana. Specifically, the article draws upon Actor ...
Access to urban markets for small-scale producers of indigenous cereals: A qualitative study of consumption practices and potential demand among urban consumers in Polokwane
(Oxford, UK: Routledge, part of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2005)
This paper is based on a qualitative study conducted on an urban area of the Limpopo province in South Africa. The objective of the study was to describe who, where, how and when are sorghum and millet consumed. Also, how ...
Sustainable development: Mapping different approaches
This paper presents the historical policies and thought processes in sustainable development. The objective is to increase understanding, clarify trends, attitudes to change, policies and political frameworks. From post-war ...
Gender and social capital: The importance of gender differences for the maturity and effectiveness of natural resource management groups
(Amsterdam, the Netherlands: Elsevier Ltd, 2005)
This article focuses on gender social capital and natural resource management (NRM). The authors present a range of gender theories that justify why social groups differ in activities and outcomes for NRM. This study used ...
Measuring social networks cross-culturally
(Amsterdam, the Netherlands: Elsevier B.V., 2005)
This article is based on a study that highlights the role of social relationships on people's behaviours and attitudes. The study here presented focuses on measurement of women's networks because of their pivotal ...