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2. Compendium of scholarship and fellowship opportunities

Publisher : WorldFish Center, Penang, Malaysia

Book : Compendium of scholarship and fellowship opportunities 2009 pp.164 pp.

4. 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

5. Evaluation of waterless sanitation for hot arid climates.

Different types of waterless toilets were designed and constructed to determine their suitability for use in the hot, arid climate of Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico. Ciudad Juárez is a city of about 1.4 million inhabitants located on the Mexico/USA border, where water and sanitation services...

Author(s) : Graham, J. P.; Redlinger, T.; Corella Barud, V.

Journal article : Waterlines 2003 Vol.22 No.2 pp.22-25 ref.9

6. Plantation forestry in the tropics: the role, silviculture, and use of planted forests for industrial, social, environmental, and agroforestry purposes.

An overview of the silvicultural, social, and ecological aspects of plantation forestry in the tropics is presented, drawing examples from industrial plantations, rural development plantings, and tree planting for rehabilitation of degraded forests in Africa, Latin America, Asia, and the Pacific....

Author(s) : Evans, J.; Turnbull, J. W.

Publisher : Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK

Book : Plantation forestry in the tropics: the role, silviculture, and use of planted forests for industrial, social, environmental, and agroforestry purposes 2004 No.3. ed. pp.480 pp.

7. Socio-economic impact of smallholder irrigation development in Zimbabwe: a case study of five successful irrigation schemes.

An analysis is given of the impacts of 5 small irrigation systems in Zimbabwe. The systems range in size from 9 to 92 ha, and have fewer than 100 farmers. Most are farmer-managed, but one is managed by farmers jointly with a government agency. The assessment of impacts takes account of a broad set...

Author(s) : Mudima, K.

Publisher : IWMI, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Book chapter; Conference paper : Private irrigation in sub-Saharan Africa. Proceedings, 22-26 October 2001, Accra, Ghana 2002 pp.21-30 ref.4

8. Special issue: National forest programmes in a European context: findings from COST Action E19.

An introduction by the editors (pp. 253-258) and 7 papers discuss the development of national forest programmes for the sustainable management of forests in Europe using the principles of public participation, holistic and intersectoral cooperation, decentralization and long-term, iterative and...

Author(s) : Glück, P.; Humphreys, D.

Publisher : Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal issue : Forest Policy and Economics 2002 Vol.4 No.4 pp.251-350 ref.many

9. Improving developing country food security through aquaculture development: lessons from Asia.

Key hypotheses concerning the role of aquaculture in household food and income systems in developing countries are examined. Taking examples from developing Asia, where aquaculture showed a steady growth over the last decade, the implications of aquaculture development are assessed in terms of its...

Author(s) : Ahmed, M.; Lorica, M. H.

Journal article : Food Policy 2002 Vol.27 No.2 pp.125-141

10. When policy makers begin hearing voices.

This review covers the aims and activities and policy undertaken in the development of aquaculture in rural India. As well as summarizing the history of the current policies, the article outlines the policy changes required, in the opinions of the authors, to improve the development of aquaculture...

Author(s) : Haylor, G.; Savage, W.; Tripathi, S. D.

Publisher : NACA (Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific),

Miscellaneous : NACA - Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific 2002 pp.4 pp.

11. The introduction of exotic species in aquaculture: a solution or part of the problem?

The role of some governments and international organizations in the introduction of alien species in new environments is examined, using the case of aquaculture. Most introductions in Latin America have been made for purely economic reasons, without proper concern for biological, ecological,...

Author(s) : ; rez, J. E.; Alfonsi, C.; Nirchio, M.; Muñ; oz, C.; ; mez, J. A.

Journal article : Interciencia 2003 Vol.28 No.4 pp.234-238

12. Development of freshwater fish farming and poverty alleviation. A case study from Bangladesh.

Species of fish mentioned include Indian carp (Cirrhinus mrigala, Labeo rohita), silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix), tilapia, African catfish and Thai Puti (Puntius gonionotus). The report describes two projects designed to alleviate poverty by the development of fish farming in Bangladesh.

Author(s) : Graaf, G. de; Latif, A.

Publisher : NACA (Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific),

Miscellaneous : NACA - Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific 2002 pp.3 pp.

13. The World Bank annual report 1999.

Publisher : World Bank, Washington, D.C., USA

Annual report : Annual Report - World Bank 1999 No.No. 1999 pp.xv + 352 pp.

14. Special issue: economic commission for Africa policy issue: aid.

Seven papers are presented on issues associated with African aid policy. Titles of papers are: aid works - let's prove it!; aid effectiveness in Africa: the unfinished agenda; official development assistance to Africa: an overview; aid 'dependency': a critique; the search for the key: aid,...

Miscellaneous : Journal of African Economies 1999 Vol.8 No.4 pp.481-649

15. Linking people. Tackling poverty.

Scheduled for launch on 8 September 1999, the NetAid website (www.netaid.org) will highlight anti-poverty programmes already underway throughout the developing world. Visitors to the site will be able to learn about the work of the UNDP, UN agencies, non-governmental organizations, individuals and...

Journal article : Choices. The Human Development Magazine 1999 Vol.8 No.2 pp.16

16. From principles to practice: new initiatives for partnership.

A brief overview is presented of the relationship between partnership and development aid, focusing on the situation of the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development. Issues discussed are: partnership: from principles to practice; untying of aid to Least Developed Countries; trade,...

Journal article : World Farmers' Times 1999 Vol.14 No.3 pp.11...13

17. Research report: mechanisms in support of research efforts: the Bali sustainable development project, a multidisciplinary and collaborative activity.

Funding for, and the conduct of, international collaborative activities involving tourism are reviewed. In particular, the focus is on the acquisition of funding, the administration of international projects, the role of tourism in such initiatives, and the implications of international...

Author(s) : Wall, G.

Journal article : Tourism Geographies 1999 Vol.1 No.2 pp.183-191 ref.11

18. The World Bank group directory 1999.

A directory of departments, addresses, and telephone numbers for every section within the World Bank group. Six sections present information on: an alphabetical listing; organizational and functional listing; networks; country teams and field offices; services; and organizational codes.

Publisher : World Bank, Washington, DC, USA

Miscellaneous : The World Bank group directory 1999. 1999 pp.vi + 324 pp.

19. Helping the world's poorest.

The development gap between the world's richest and poorest countries is described. The reasons underlying this polarised society are discussed. These include climatic, scientific and geopolitical factors as well as the usual economic reasons. Suggestions for a new strategy for cooperation between...

Author(s) : Sachs, J.

Journal article : Economist (London) 1999 Vol.352 No.8132 pp.16-17, 21-22

20. Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research: directory.

Addresses for the composite parts of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) are listed.

Miscellaneous : Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research: directory. 1999 pp.54 pp.

21. An integrated quality control programme for veterinarians: current status.

Foreign Title :Een integraal kwaliteitsbeleid voor en door dierenartsen: 1. Stand van zaken.

Author(s) : Thomas, M. E.; Noordhuizen, J. P. T. M.

Journal article : Tijdschrift voor Diergeneeskunde 1999 Vol.124 No.12 pp.374-375 ref.15

22. Strategic guidelines for a sustainable ecological development in the Himalayas.

This paper has been abstracted previously from Entwicklung + Ländlicher Raum 32 (4) pp.24-28.

Author(s) : Kievelitz, U.

Journal article : Agriculture + Rural Development 1999 Vol.6 No.1 pp.62-65 ref.4

23. Synergies in science: intercenter collaboration to eradicate hunger and poverty.

A paper is presented from each of the 16 international agricultural research centres of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). The papers were originally presented in a series by the centres at International Centres Week, October 25-29, 1999, the CGIAR's annual...

Publisher : Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), Washington, DC, USA

Miscellaneous : Synergies in science: intercenter collaboration to eradicate hunger and poverty. 2000 pp.37 pp.

24. African development indicators 2000.

The book provides the most detailed collection of data on Africa available in one volume. It contains more than 500 macroeconomic, sectoral, and social indicators, covering 53 African countries. Additional data may be found on the companion CD-ROM, World Africa Database 2000, containing 1 500...

Publisher : World Bank, Washington, DC, USA

Book : African development indicators 2000. 2000 pp.xxiv + 419 pp. ref.80

25. Environmental assessment in developing and transitional countries: principles, methods and practice.

It is noted that since the 1980s, and especially since the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, there has been a substantial extension in the adoption and use of Environmental Assessment (EA) procedures in developing countries and countries in transition (low and middle income countries). However few existing ...

Publisher : John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK

Book : Environmental assessment in developing and transitional countries: principles, methods and practice. 2000 pp.xxiii + 290 pp.