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The role of resource economics in the control of invasive alien plants in South Africa
(Cape Town: Academy of Science of South Africa, 2004)
The recognition of the economic consequences of alien invasive plants in terms of water-supply costs was pivotal in the establishment of the Working for Water programme, which has spent over R3 billion in dealing with the ...
Schooling Achievement among Rural Zimbabwean Children during a Period of Economic Turmoil
(UNIV CHICAGO PRESS, 2016-05-01)
The impact of ecotourism on livelihood and natural resource management in Eselenkei, Amboseli Ecosystem, Kenya
(New York, NY: John Willey & Sons Ltd., 2002)
This paper presents the impact of ecotourism[Note] livelihood and natural resource management in the periphery of Amboseli Biosphere Reserve in Kenya. Ecotourism initiatives that have been introduced by Porini Ecotourism, ...
Explaining Marketing Strategies among Bolivian Potato Farmers
Improving market access and promoting participation in more lucrative markets among semi-subsistence farming households is crucial for poverty alleviation. This paper analyzes joint decisions about market participation and ...
Did You Really Get the Message? Using Text Reminders to Stimulate Adoption of Agricultural Technologies
This article provides evidence from a randomised control trial conducted among potato farmers in Ecuador about the impact of mobile phone text messages on farmer knowledge about and adoption of integrated pest management ...
Integrated modelling of the ecosystem of the Niger river inland delta in Mali
(Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier Science B.V., 2003)
The Niger River inland delta in Mali constitutes a vast 36,000 km2 area of wetlands, producing numerous natural resources, exploited by fishermen, pastoralists and farmers. It is also a humid zone protected through the ...
Towards strengthening collaborative ecosystem management: Lessons from environmental conflict and political change in southern Africa
(Wellington, NZ: Royal Society of New Zealand, 2001)
Ecosystem conservation in southern Africa (in particular South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Namibia) is characterised by high levels of past and present conflicts. During the apartheid and colonial periods indigenous ...
How do research projects influence the design of local policies for environmental and natural resource management?
(Makati City, Philippines: Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2003)
This paper documents and analyzes interactions between environmental and natural resource (ENR) management research and local goverance. It draws from the experiences of the Philippine-based Sustainable Agriculture and ...