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Tendiendo Puentes Entre Los Paisajes Humanos Y Naturales: La investigación participativa y el desarrollo ecológico en una frontera agrícola andina
(Quito, Ecuador: Sistema DocuTech, 2001)
This book synthesizes the results of the SANREM program in the Nanegal parish, Pinchincha Province, Ecuador. The region, located between the Guayllabamba and Alambi rivers in northwestern Ecuador, has been the site of ...
Increasing productivity and improving livelihoods in semi-arid areas: Research-development linkages, a case study from southeast Zimbabwe
(Silsoe, England: Institution of Agricultural Engineers, 2001)
Small dams provide water for household irrigation systems in Masvingo, Zimbabwe, but water capacity is threatened by siltation. CARE works with a variety of international organizations as well as local farmers to promote ...
Environmental Action, Gender Equity and Women's Participation
(United Kingdom: Blackwell Publishing, 1997)
For poor households, and especially for the women who own little private land, forests and village commons have always been critical sources of basic necessities in rural India. However, the availability of these resources ...
Integración de las Cuestiones de la Seguridad Alimentaria en la Investigación Agrícola
(Rome, Italy: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2003)
A preliminary report on exploitation of resources and the utilization of space in an agropastoral territory: Téra, Niger
(University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI: Land Tenure Center, 1993)
This discussion paper represents seven weeks of fieldwork in the arrondissement of Téra, both within the commune of Téra and at two nearby villages. The goal of the research was to understand changing land-use patterns and ...
The interaction of physical, biological, and socio-economic factors in determining human roles in a dynamic agricultural production system - The Hawazma Ttanshumants of Western Sudan
This report describes the three main agricultural production systems in the Sudan, which are sedentary farmers, transhumant pastoralists and true nomads. Also discussed are production roles, migration cycles, decision-making ...
A market and community development in West Africa
Traders, most of whom are women, spend long hours for a number of days a week in West African markets. These markets take on aspects of a community as market participants' concerns include social welfare issues-sanitation, ...
Measuring drought and drought impacts in Red Sea Province, Sudan
(OXFAM: Oxford, England, 1989)
The report assesses the 1987 and 1988 drought in Red Sea Province, Sudan putting it in the wider context of other droughts and floods, and the impact of food aid on the province. There are three major coping strategies ...
Incorporating local history into planning documents: A case study from Guinea, West Africa
(Elsevier Science Ltd, 1998)
International development planners need to incorporate rural people's extensive historical experience with colonial, state and international development projects into their project feasibility documents. A comparison of ...
Elena Trigoso-Grandes: Organising for progress and equality in Ucayali, Peru
(Alternatives to Slash-and-Burn (ASB) Programme, 2002)
The ASB Voices series aims to convey for a broad audience the insights and perspectives from people's real-life experiences and challenges in the humid tropics. In doing so, it highlights the implications for the global ...