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Land use conflicts in Western Rural Niger: Kollo and Tillabery Arrondissements
'Fallow of Discord' was the title of a recent article in Sahel Dimanche (1992) describing land disputes between two neighboring cantons in the Filingué arrondissement, Tondikandia and Tagazar. This conflict, which dates ...
Ecosystem management: Expanding the resource management 'tool kit'
(Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier Science B.V., 1998)
Ecosystem management can be thought of as the minimum set of tools a land manager should have available in attempting to define sustainable alternatives for the interactions of people and the environment. It is a term that ...
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 ...
Etude sur la gestion alternative des conflits en matiere de gestion des ressources forestieres: Cas de la roneraie de gaya
La gestion des ressource naturelles en général et forestières en particulier à travers les projets de développement ou autre institutions étatiques ou non doit prendre en compte le caractère durable de cette gestion.
SANREM CRSP: A brief update
Presentation includes Harper's index of data relating to the SANREM project, the list of tasks that will continued within the project and the benefits that will be attained by the areas served.
Le controle prive permet-il une meilleure gestion des ressources naturelles?
A cause de la forte croissance démographique, les ressources naturelles (RN) sont de plus en plus rares dans les Pays du Sahel. Elles subissent aussi une dégradation aggravée par la sécheresse. Il y a unanimité pour dire ...
What you know is who you know? Communication patterns among resource users as a prerequisite for co-management
This article uses a Social Network Analysis (SNA) methodology to study the failure of a co-management system for a fishery off the coast of Kenya. Through a complete network analysis, it is revealed that communication ...
Dealing with conflict: Natural resources and dispute resolution
(International Development Research Centre, 1997)
Conflicts over natural resources are becoming more frequent due to increasing populations, the clash between different value systems, and the greater economic and environmental demands on finite resources. The dynamics of ...
Indigenous knowledge: Harnessing farmers' wisdom
This paper is part of "Safeguarding Africa's environment, by the grass roots," a collection of seven papers examining the action of a number of communities throughout Africa to halt environmental degradation and conserve ...
Three faces of ecosystem management
(Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishing, 1999)
The debate over the objectives and methods of ecosystem management has been confusing, in part because people truly mean different things when they use the term ecosystem management. These different meanings reflect ...