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Conflict management projects in East Africa: A review of five evaluations of USAID-funded projects
(Washington, DC: Management Systems Intenational, Inc., 2005)
The report reviews five evaluations that were conduct in late summer 2004. Each evaluation was undertaken by a three-person team of USAID staff form USAID/REDSO and USAID Missions in Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, and Uganda. ...
Catalyzing coastal management in Kenya and Zanzibar: Building capacity and commitment
(London, UK: Taylor & Francis Ltd., 2000)
Site-based projects were initiated in Chawka Bay-Paje, Zanzibar, and Nyali-Bamburi-Shanzu, Kenya, to demonstrate the benefits of an integrated coastal management (ICM) approach for addressing coastal issues such as tourism ...
Farmers' initiatives in land husbandry: Promising technologies for the drier areas of East Africa
(Nairobi, Kenya: Regional Land Management Unit, RELMA/Sida, 2001)
This publication documents and describes a series of land management technologies that have been developed and/or adapted by farmers in Kenya, Tanzania, and Ethiopia. The selected 18 initiatives have been identified under ...
Courtyards, Markets, City Streets: Urban Women in Africa
(Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1996)
This book offers a comprehensive collection of in depth case studies focused on the lives of women who make their livelihoods on the streets of urban and semi-urban Africa. Classified into broader themes of migration and ...
Participatory risk mapping for targeting research and assistance: With an example from East African pastoralists
(Elsevier Science Ltd., 2000)
This paper introduces a systematic but simple approach to classifying and ordering sources of risk faced by subject populations. By distinguishing between the incidence and severity of subjective risk perceptions, this ...
Mapping hotspots of climate change and food insecurity in the global tropics
(CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), 2011)
"This report describes a study undertaken to identify areas that are food insecure and vulnerable to the
What you know is who you know? Communication patterns among resource users as a prerequisite for co-management
This article uses a Social Network Analysis (SNA) methodology to study the failure of a co-management system for a fishery off the coast of Kenya. Through a complete network analysis, it is revealed that communication ...
Soil and water conservation decision behavior of subsistence farmers in the Eastern Highlands of Ethiopia: A case study of the Hunde-Lafto area
(Elsevier Science Ltd, 2003)
In this article, the researchers study elements that contribute to the acceptance of water and soil conservation measures in the Highlands of Eastern Ethiopia, specifically in Hunde-Lafto. The study area was chosen because ...
Changing natural resource research and development capability: Whither social capital?
(Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave MacMillan, 2001)
This chapter explores changes taking place in natural resource projects and the usefulness of the concept of social capital in understanding these changes. Our definition of social capital is of "networks norms and trust ...