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Improving the water component of an agricultural climate change assessment: Issues from the standpoint of agricultural economists
The National Global Climate Change Research Program is supporting appraisals of water and agriculture among others. This paper discusses ways that the agricultural appraisal impact analysis
Natural resource management institution building in the decentralizing context of West Africa: the SANREM CRSP approach
(Blacksburg, Va.: SANREM CRSP WA, 1999)
A far-reaching restructuring is beginning to take place in West Africa. There is general recognition in the region that central governments are poorly placed to make many decisions appropriate for local levels. Particularly ...
Community partnership in the Richtersveld National Park (South Africa)
The Richtersveld National Park lies in the north-western corner of South Africa and represents one of the major ecological areas not protected by the national parks' system prior to its proclamation. It is the first fully ...
Financial innovations for biodiversity: The Swiss Experience
In Switzerland, the issue of biodiversity protection is addressed through several sectoral policies. This paper analyzes two cases of sectoral policies: ecological direct payments, which are within the realm of Swiss ...
Economic implications of potential ENSO frequency and strength shifts
Some argue that global climate change may alter the frequency and strength of extreme events. This paper examines the economic damages in the agricultural sector arising from a shift in El Niño Southern Oscillation(ENSO) ...
Decentralizing natural resource management: Emerging lessons from ICRAF collaboration in southeast Asia
The purpose of this paper is to share some emerging lessons concerning decentralization and devolution of forest management in Southeast Asia, drawing upon the collaborative work being undertaken by the International Centre ...
Slowing tropical forest biodiversity losses: Cost and compensation considerations
This paper discusses some of the work that has been done on cost estimation of biodiversity conservation for protected areas in the tropics. It also summarizes some conceptual and practical considerations related to ...