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    • Habitat Conservation: The dynamics of direct and indirect payments 

      Conrad, J.M.; Ferraro, Paul J. (2001)
      This paper examines the dynamic efficiency of direct and indirect payments for habitat conservation, as well as the preferences of donors who make the payments. A direct (or performance) payment is an annual payment to a ...
    • Halting degradation of natural resources: Is there a role for rural communities 

      Baland, J.-M.; Platteau, J.-P. (Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press., 1996)
      Based on a report to the Food and Agriculture Organization in 1993, this book bridges the gap between the enormous amount of empirical literature documenting efforts at managing local-level resources and the quickly growing ...
    • Halving hunger: It can be done 

      Sanchez, P.A.; Swaminathan, M.S.; Dobie, P.; Yuksel, N. (New York, Ny: United Nations Millennium Project 2005, 2005)
      In 2002, the UN Millennium Project's Task Force on Hunger was established for the purpose of developing a plan to reduce world hunger by 50 percent by the year 2015, and hopefully to eliminate it altogether. This report ...
    • Hannu Biyu Ke Tchuda Juna-Strength in Unity: Shared management of common property resources. A case study from Takieta, Niger 

      Vogt, G.; Vogt, K. (UK: SOS Sahel International UK, IIED, 2000)
      The Takieta Forest Reserve covers an area of 6720 hectares in the south east of Niger. It is the largest uncultivated area in the region and is, for the agricultural and pastoral people who use it, a very important source ...
    • Harnessing Complexity: Organizational Implications of a Scientific Frontier 

      Axelrod, R.; Cohen, M.D. (The Free Press: New York, 1999)
      Recent advances in the study of complexity have given scientists profound new insights into how natural innovation occurs and how its power can be exploited. Now, two pioneers in the field, Robert Axelrod and Michael D. ...
    • Harnessing indigenous knowledge and innovation in farmer field schools 

      Duveskog, D.; Mburu, C.; Critchley, W. (2002)
      Due to the highly diverse farming systems of Africa and the need for context-specific solutions, Farmers Field School (FFS) initiatives in East Africa have sometimes faced problems in finding appropriate technologies for ...
    • Heading households and heading businesses: Rural Kenyan women in the informal sector 

      Aspaas, H.R. (Washington, DC: Association of American Geographers, 1998)
      This paper is based on a study in 35 markets in one district in Kenya. The study used both quantities and qualitative methods, and even though it was a small sample (352 women interviewed) it showed statistically significant ...
    • Heads or tails? Stakeholder analysis as a tool for conservation area management 

      Mushove, P.; Vogel, C. (New York, NY: Elsevier Science Ltd., 2005)
      Conservation areas are crucial for the maintenance of local communities' life-support systems. Such areas also, however, constitute potential carbon sinks in regions undergoing significant and complex land-cover and land-use ...
    • Health Consequences of Rural Women's Productive Role in Agriculture in the Philippines and Other Developing Countries. 

      Javier-Chiong, M.E. (Bridgewater, MA: Bridgewater State College, 2009)
      This article evaluates the type of information available concerning gender literature and how it can affect the understanding of women's productive roles in farm work and their health status. The results show that women's ...
    • Healthy ecosystems and sustainable economies: The federal interagency ecosystem management initiative 

      Stein (Huke), S. M.; Gelburd, D. (Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier Science B.V., 1998)
      This article provides an overview of the process used by about 20 agencies of the United States federal government to review federal efforts to adopt an ecosystem approach and to recommend ways to strengthen this approach. ...
    • Heart Mountain grassbank 

      The Nature Conservancy (2007-06-22)
      The Heart Mountain Ranch is a Nature Conservancy holding just north of Cody consisting of 15,000 acres of private and federal and state leases. In order to promote conservation projects on surrounding public grazing lands, ...
    • Heirloom Seeds and Their Keepers: Marginality and Memory in the Conservation of Biological Diversity 

      Nazarea, V.D. (Tuscon, AZ: University of Arizona Press, 2005)
      This book describes the conservation of plant varieties through the care of home breeders and small growers. Offering both a scientific and human perspective in discussions of biodiversity and the tales and stories of the ...
    • Help for the hippos of Zambia 

      Estrada, Deanne (Blacksburg, VA: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Virginia Tech, 2008)
      Its name means "water horse," apt for the hippopotamus, which spends most of its life in deep water holes. But in Zambia's Luangwa River region, drought, deforestation, and farming are threatening the streams the hippos ...
    • Herbaceous legumes for conservation agriculture with trees in the Philippines 

      Mercado, Agustin R., Jr.; Arcinal, Gil A.; Bensive Gabitano; Reyes, Manuel R. (2012)
      Forage herbaceous legumes with high biomass were aimed to be identified to be used in Conservation Agriculture Production Systems (CAPS).
    • Herders and farmers or farmer-herders and herder-farmers? 

      Toulmin, C. (London, England, UK: Overseas Development Institute ODI Pastoral Network Paper No. 15d, 1983)
      The paper describes the recent evolution of cropping patterns in Kala, an agro-pastoral village in Central Mali, and examines the economic strategies of herders and farmers in the region. It looks at the growing competition ...
    • Herding for Crop-Livestock Integration 

      Bayer, W. (1995)
      In central Nigeria, day herding and night enclosure of cattle allow flexible spatial integration of livestock and cropping with few or no external inputs. Fencing is considered unnecessary and uneconomic. Adapted grazing ...
    • Here's how to wash your hands correctly! 

      Moraru, C. (Ithaca, NY: National GAPs Program at Cornell University, 2007)
      This poster describes and illustrates 4 steps for correctly washing hands to ensure proper hygiene prior to food preparation.
    • Herramientas técnicas para trabajar con perspectiva de género 

      Gúia de Género (Córdoba, España: Mujeres en Zona de Conflicto (MZC), 2008-04-03)
      El objetivo de todos los ejercicios es el de estimular una posición más crítica frente al terna de género, permitiendo la comprensión del proceso social de construcción de las definiciones de lo que es ser hombre o ser ...
    • High biomass cover crops and organic mulch effects on yields, soil carbon, and weed populations during no-till herbicide-free collard production 

      Mulvaney, Michael J. (Blacksburg, VA: Office of International Research Education and Development, Virginia Tech, 2009)
      This presentation describes dissertation work focusing on conservation agriculture production systems for smallholders and limited input farmers. The research design focuses on the conversion of previously conventionally ...
    • High bridewealth, migrant labour and the position of women in Lesotho 

      Murray, C. (Cambridge University Press on behalf of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 1977)
      This essay discusses the high bride wealth in Lesotho, as well as discussing the role of women and migrant labor. It strives to explain the high bridewealth that is persistent in Lesotho and the article discusses the ...