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Community paralegals and land tenure
(Athens, GA: SANREM CRSP and CARE-SUBIR, 2001)
Ecuador is characterized by high levels of both cultural and biological diversity. Cultural diversity is expressed not only in clothing, art and music, language and behavioral norms, but also in concrete social realities ...
Dispute resolution through village development committees and municipalities: Final Report to USAID
This report summarizes the results of a USAID-funded pilot project of The Asia Foundation to assist Nepal's Ministry of Local Development in establishing a system of local dispute resolution and mediation through Village ...
The advocacy coalition framework: A theoretical frame for SANREM to address policy change and learning
(Watkinsville, Ga.: SANREM CRSP, 2001)
The everyday activities of individuals and communities are generally channeled and limited by decisions about resource allocation and regulation that are taken beyond the local level. These decisions may or may not be ...
Reaping the benefits: Science and the sustainable intensification of global agriculture
(London, UK: The Royal Society, 2009)
A policy review conducted by the Royal Society in the United Kingdom, this report reviews the need for sustainable intensification of agriculture or yield improvement without sacrificing environmental quality. In this aim, ...
Services provided by pollinators
(Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 1997)
The book provides detailed information on pollinators, especially honey bees and biodiversity.
Innovating conservation agriculture: The case of no-till cropping
(Columbia, MO: Rural Sociological Society, 2003)
Attempts to develop predictive models of conservation agriculture implementation by farmers have failed. However, the actor-network theory can be used to analyze conservation agriculture as a completely new type of system ...
Using gender research in development: Food security in practice
(Washington, D.C.: IFPRI (International Food Policy Research Institute), 2006)
This guide presents research from several countries in IFPRI's research program on gender and intrahousehold relations, using quantitative and qualitative methods. It examines the implications of these issues in the success ...
Devolution of environmental and natural resource management in the Philippines: analytical and policy issues
(Makati City, Philippines: Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2003)
This paper assesses the impacts of devolving environmental and natural resource (ENR) management. The author examines factors that may constrain or facilitate capturing gains and developing mores sustainable ENR management ...
International road maintenance handbook volume 1: Roadside areas and drainage
(UK: Transport Research Laboratory, 1994)
PART A - LIST OF TERMS: This volume provides a List of Terms used in the Handbook and an Index covering all of the four volumes.
Contested Agronomy: Agricultural Research in a Changing World
(New York, NY: Routledge, 2012)
Challenges to food security have renewed interest in agricultural research, in which agronomy is a core element. The editors of this book seek to contextualize the production, validation, communication and use of agronomic ...