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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 ...
Integración de las Cuestiones de la Seguridad Alimentaria en la Investigación Agrícola
(Rome, Italy: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2003)
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Access and control of resources: Lessons from the SANREM CRSP
(Gainesville, Fla.: Humanities and Agriculture Program, Center for Applied Philosophy and Ethics in the Professions, University of Florida, 2001)
Developing sustainability in an agricultural ecosystem requires that attention be given to inequities within communities. The experiences of SANREM CRSP revealed that gender inequality was a significant factor in the access ...
Jequetepeque and Piura river basins Equitable Payment for Watershed Services project
CARE Peru's and WWF Peru's Equitable Payment for Watershed Services (PWS) project is part of an international initiative supported by DANIDA and DGIS (Holland) in 5 countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America, to promote ...
The UN World Water Development Report 1: Water for People, Water for Life
(Paris, France: UNESCO and Berghahn Books, 2003)
This report, with respective case studies, can be found on-line in six parts. Part I introduces background on the water crisis providing an historical overview on water policies. This first part ends with some recommendations ...
A Place to Live: Women's Inheritance Rights in Africa
(the Netherlands: The Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE), 2005)
The COHRE has been working along with communities, governments and non-government organizations for over 10 years. This link takes you to a summary of the book on ten African countries. The objective of this summary is to ...