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In the market but not of it?: Fair trade coffee and forest stewardship council certification as market-based market reform
This paper looks at two prominent, highly successful initiatives, Fair Trade coffee and FSC certification and labeling, and proposes a preliminary framework for assessing the use of market-based instruments to ameliorate ...
The making of a Mouride Mahdi: Serigne Abdoulaye Yakhine Diop of Thies
(Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 1997)
This case study by Rose Lake focuses the life of a prominent African Muslim, Serigne Abdoulaye Yakhine Diop. The study of this important Senegalese Mouride leader focuses on a lengthy interview with an elderly disciple. ...
Atlas of African agriculture
(Rome: FAO, 1986)
This report contains various maps that show the climatic zones, rainfall reliability, natural vegetation, land use, and the length of the growing period.
Household fuelwood demand and supply in Nepal's Tarai and Mid-Hills: Choice between cash outlays and labor opportunity
Subsistence households are a leading source of deforestation and their consumption of fuelwood, in particular, is important in many developing countries. Yet the empirical economic examinations of fuelwood consumption are ...
Un modèle de décentralisation de la gestion des ressources naturelles au Sahel
La décentralisation a changé les enjeux gouvernementaux par rapport à la gestion des ressources naturelles, mais elle na pas encore donné une méthodologie qui montre le chemin pour l'actualisé. En réponse à ce manque, ce ...
Impact of contour hedgerows on upland maize yields in the Philippines
(Berlin, Germany: Springer Science+Business Media B.V., 1998)
This paper investigates the impact of contour hedgerows on maize yields. The author applies and agricultural production function to assess data from upland Philippine maize farms and hedgerows of double rows of the ...
Rewarding Upland Poor for Environmental Services (RUPES)
The activities of RUPES seek to quantify environmental services, develop environmental service agreements, support an enabling environment for the transfer of rewards to upland poor, raise awareness of the value of ...
Proposed markets for watershed protection services in the Brantas River basin
The Brantas River plays a significant role in supporting economic development not only in East Java but also for nationwide. A more holistic approach has come forward to the water resource development and management in the ...
Cuentos de la Creación y Resistencia
(Ediciones Abya-Yala: Quito, Ecuador, 2004)
This compilation of stories about creation and resistance reveals the oral tradition of the local indigenous communities in the Cotacachi Canton. The stories are given in three languages: English, Spanish, and Quechua ...
First Report of Ascochyta Leaf Spot of Quinoa Caused by Ascochyta sp. in the United States
This report describes infection of Qunioa in Pennsylvania with the Ascochyta Leaf Spot.