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1. Perceptions and attitudes of land managers in multi-tenure reserve networks and the implications for conservation.

Multi-tenure reserve networks aim to connect areas managed for biodiversity conservation across public and private land and address the impacts of fragmentation on both biotic and social systems. The operation and function of Australian multi-tenure reserve networks as perceived by their land...

Author(s) : Fitzsimons, J. A.; Wescott, G.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 2007 Vol.84 No.1 pp.38-48 ref.many

2. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development area agricultural policies and the interests of developing countries.

This paper first looks at the argument that poor countries may benefit from industrialized countries' agricultural support and trade protection because they are net importers of agricultural products. The next section deals with the issue of preferential treatment. Against this background, the...

Author(s) : Tangermann, S.

Publisher : Blackwell Publishing, Boston, USA

Journal article; Conference paper : American Journal of Agricultural Economics 2005 Vol.87 No.5 pp.1128-1144 ref.29

3. Decentralization and participation: the governance of common pool resources in Nepal's Terai.

Decentralization has emerged as an important instrument of environmental and development policy in the last 2 decades. Presumed benefits of environmental policy decentralization depend in significant measure on broad participation in the programmes that governments create to decentralize...

Author(s) : Agrawal, A.; Gupta, K.

Journal article : World Development 2005 Vol.33 No.7 pp.1101-1114

4. Sawah first! The cultural ecology of alang-alang in a rain forest margin community.

In 2001 and 2002, fieldwork was conducted in the village of Rompo at 130 km south of Palu on the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia, to study the socio-cultural aspects of the infestation of upland fields by alang-alang (Imperata cylindrica). It was shown that imperata invasion by alang-alang was...

Author(s) : Burkard, G.

Journal article : Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics 2005 Vol.106 No.1 pp.1-14 ref.21

5. Social medicine in Latin America: productivity and dangers facing the major national groups.

Author(s) : Waitzkin, H.; Iriart, C.; Estrada, A.; Lamadrid, S.

Publisher : Lancet Limited, London, UK

Journal article : Lancet (British edition) 2001 Vol.358 No.9278 pp.315-323 ref.35

6. Land values now and in the future.

A review of the factors affecting the value of agricultural land in the UK is presented. Prospects for the future of land prices are discussed.

Author(s) : Smith, S.

Journal article : Agronomist 1999 No.No. 2 pp.13-15

7. Economic evaluation of the agricultural environment by the Hedonic method.

The hedonic method of economic evaluation of the agricultural environment and the procedure for its application are described. The merits and disadvantages of the hedonic method are discussed and the method applied using national level data for Japan.

Author(s) : Kanada, N.

Journal article : Food Policy Study 1999 No.No. 99 pp.96-139 ref.15

9. Hedges are making a come-back.

A short review of the roles which hedges perform: from nature conservation and protection, to soil erosion control, amelioration of microclimate, and the provision of fuelwood for local consumption. Some advice for the planning of new hedges and the maintenance of established or degraded hedgerows...

Foreign Title :La rivincita della siepe.

Author(s) : Reichelt, H.

Journal article : Mondo Macchina 1999 Vol.8 No.5 pp.54-56

10. Destination place planning and design.

An integrated model which draws together and attempts to set within a spatial planning framework various existing models and concepts such as travel patterns, attraction systems and nodal structure is presented. It is argued that the model can be used to develop functional planning tools which...

Author(s) : Dredge, D.

Journal article : Annals of Tourism Research 1999 Vol.26 No.4 pp.772-791 ref.42

11. An approach into the juristic natures of contract right of farmland.

Land management contracts involve a range of different forms and degrees of stability and also depend on the character of the land. The various types used show a wide variety of conditions of rights to combinations of the benefits of crops and soil. The various types are discussed and their...

Author(s) : Ding GuanLiang

Journal article : Chinese Rural Economy 1999 No.No. 7 pp.23-30 ref.2

12. Strong policy or weak policy? The environmental impact of the 1992 reforms to the CAP arable regime in Great Britain.

This paper examines the environmental impact of the 1992 reforms to the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) of the European Union within British arable agriculture. It demonstrates how policies that were expected by some to have positive environmental outcomes did not do so. One reason for this...

Author(s) : Winter, M.

Journal article : Journal of Rural Studies 2000 Vol.16 No.1 pp.47-59 ref.67

13. Settlement of small-scale farmers in Qwa-qwa.

This study shows that the subdivision of land into smaller parcels and settling of small-scale farmers on the parcels should not be the beginning or end of a land reform programme. If land is to be bought by the beneficiaries and they do not have any other form of capital, they will find it...

Author(s) : Plessis, J. H. du; Schalkwyk, H. D. van; Louw, D. B.

Publisher : Agricultural Economic Association of South Africa, Hatfield, South Africa

Journal article : Agrekon 2000 Vol.39 No.2 pp.151-160 ref.5

14. Special issue. Gap analysis for landscape conservation.

Six papers are presented from a symposium to review and critique gap analysis (approaches for modelling species conservation in the context of landscape ecology), held at the 1998 meeting of the US Association for Landscape Ecology, held in East Lansing, Michigan. An introduction by the editor is...

Conference proceedings : Landscape Ecology 2000 Vol.15 No.1 pp.84 pp.

16. Rural development in the region: overview of projects.

An overview is provided of 265 projects carried out within the framework of the subsidy programme for rural development and agricultural nature management ('Regeling Regionale Vernieuwing'). The total budget of Dfl 20 million was equally divided over all provinces, and these subsidies accounted on...

Foreign Title :Plattelandsvernieuwing in de regio: overzicht van projecten.

Author(s) : Beek, H. van der

Miscellaneous : Rapport - Landbouw-Economisch Instituut (LEI) 2000 No.No. 4.00.01 pp.71 pp. ref.5

17. Crop residue management in relation to sustainable land use: a case study in Burkina Faso.

It is noted that the integration of crops and livestock and the associated intensified nutrient cycling are often advocated as desirable developments towards sustainable land use in sub-Saharan Africa. Performance of these integrated systems hinges on the management of crop residues and manure,...

Author(s) : Savadogo, M.

Book : Crop residue management in relation to sustainable land use: a case study in Burkina Faso. 2000 pp.159 pp. ref.12 pp. of

18. Tribes, state, and technology adoption in arid land management, Syria.

Arid shrub-lands in Syria and elsewhere in West Asia and North Africa are widely thought degraded. Characteristic of these areas is a preponderance of unpalatable shrubs or a lack of overall ground cover with a rise in the associated risks of soil erosion. Migrating pastoralists have been the...

Author(s) : Rae, J.; Arab, G.; Nordblom, T.; Jani, K.; Gintzburger, G.

Publisher : IFPRI, Washington DC, USA

Miscellaneous : Tribes, state, and technology adoption in arid land management, Syria 2001 pp.32 pp.

24. When is a landscape natural?

The image of the primeval (pre-European) forest as a cultural landscape in North America is challenged, and a better understanding of man's historical relationship to the land suggested as an aid to land stewardship and restoration.

Author(s) : MacCleery, D. W.

Journal article : Forest History Today 1998 No.No. 1998 pp.39-41