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Doing development with men: Some reflections on a case study from Mali
(Brighton, UK: Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, 2006)
The paper presents reflection on gender-based power relations based on the author's fieldwork in Mali. The paper highlights the need to acknowledge that unequal power relations are multi-dimensional and complex. Harris' ...
Gendering responses to El Niño in rural Peru
(Routledge, part of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2002)
This article reflects on the gender-specific lessons learned after El Niño in a poor rural community in Peru. The author starts by explaining that El Niño had different impacts in different areas in Peru. On upland areas, ...
Women's Labor and Nature: The 21st Century World-system from a Radical Ecofeminist Perspective
(Wesport, CT: Praeger Publishers, Greenwood Publishing Group, 2003)
The paper starts by identifying the four cultural pillars that legitimize exportation of capitalism; universalism, developmentalism, racism, and sexism. The universal model of scientific thinking (rejecting other ways of ...
A critical look at gender and energy mainstreaming in Africa
This draft paper was distributed at the "gender perspectives in sustainable development" side event organized by UNDESA/DAW and WEDO at Prep Com III in April 2002. (United Nation Department of Economic and Social ...
Introduction: Equity in Community-based Resource Management
(Bangkok, Thailand: Regional Community Forestry Training Center for Asia and the Pacific and Honolulu, HI, USA: East-West Center, 2006)
The Community base natural resource management (CBNRM) intends to increase power and participation while improving the lives of the rural poor, as well as to improve sustainable resources management. East-West Center and ...
Conservation and Sustainable Use of Agricultural Biodiversity
(Manila: CIP-UPWARD, 2003)
The appreciation for agricultural biodiversity has grown and matured, resulting in an increasing awareness that its valuation and use could contribute to long-term conservation and use. This sourcebook encourages action ...
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:
Factors influencing farmers' adoption of Kalima bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) variety in Malawi
(The Haworth Press, 2004)
Adoption of appropriate agricultural technologies is a necessary requirement for sustainable agricultural development. This study was conducted to investigate the adoption of Kalima, a new introduced dry bean variety ...
Water, Hindu mythology and an unequal social order in India
This paper analyzes water and water use in relation to Hinduism beliefs. Through an examination of social stratification and its relation to water the author explains the social inequalities of access, control, and ...
Women and water privatization
(Toronto, Ontario: Women's Human Rights net (WHRnet), AWID, 2003)
This electronic article allows the reader to have access to an overview of the issues relating women and water. It explores issues of privatization, raising the question on who benefits. The second part of the article ...