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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 ...
Beyond gender roles? Conceptualizing the social and economic lives of rural peoples in sub-Saharan Africa
(Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishers, 1997)
The repeated failure to design and appropriately target policies and interventions which address the needs of rural peoples in Africa suggests that something may be wrong with our understanding of the way that these peoples ...
Agroforestry in the management of sloping lands in Asia and the Pacific
(Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998)
Results from studies in Asia and the Pacific sponsored by the International Board for Soil Research and Management (IBSRAM) are summarized. Soil loss data are presented as well as comments on the effectiveness of hedgerow ...
Rapport d'étude sur la prévention et la gestion des conflits (théme 2)
(Centre d'études et de coopération internationales Direction régionale de Guinée-Conakry, 1996)
La présente étude s'inscrit dans un processus de réflexion et de concertation mené depuis un an par les artisans du programme (Promotion de la démocratie et des droits de la personne) le CECI, initiateur et maître d'oevre ...
Changes in rural household livelihood strategies and outcomes in Burkina Faso
(Nairobi, Kenya: International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-arid Tropics (ICRISAT), 2002)
Changes in rural livelihood assets, activities, and incomes in the Sahelian, Guinean and Sudanian zones of Burkina Faso during the last 20 years are described and examined. A rapid resurvey in 2002 of rural households ...
The impact of agricultural and household technologies on women: A conceptual and quantitative analysis in Burkina Faso
(Amsterdam, New York: Elsevier, 1999)
Agricultural technologies (new cultivars, inorganic fertilizers, soil- and water-conservation techniques) in Sub-Saharan Africa have been primarily introduced to male farmers by male-dominated extension services on the ...
Post-praia progress toward tenure security and decentralization: Review of CILSS-member country legislative reforms
While this report was solicited as a commentary on legislation per se, it is written in the spirit of recognizing the fundamental but not exclusive role of legislation in achieving sustainable and equitable resource use. ...
Gender and participation in environment and development projects in the Drylands
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 1995)
Western ignorance of the relevance of women in pastoral and agro-pastoral dryland management continues to contribute to the extraordinarily weak performance of rural development interventions among the poor majority in the ...
Technological change in agriculture and the welfare of women in Southern Mali
Some studies have reported that under current institutional arrangements in developing countries, the impact of technological change is highly inequitable. In particular, it is argued that labor-using technologies introduced ...
Tools of Gender Analysis: A Guide to Field Methods for Bringing Gender into Sustainable Resource Management
(Worchester, Mass.: Clark University, 1993)
This guide was developed for the ECOGEN Research project, International Development Program, Clark University.