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1. Water harvesting and aquaculture for rural development.

Author(s) : Bocek, A.

Publisher : Auburn University, Alabama, USA

Miscellaneous : Water harvesting and aquaculture for rural development. 2009

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. Developing participatory approaches.

An AIT Aqua Outreach theme paper. Wild aquatic resources and household fisheries are an integral part of the livelihood strategies of most people in rural communities, especially the poorest of the poor. As a result of rapid economic development, these resources need to be managed more carefully...

Publisher : AARM Aqua Outreach Program (AOP), AIT, Bangkok, Thailand

Miscellaneous : Developing participatory approaches (AIT) 2004 pp.8 pp.

6. Culture of fish in rice fields.

Rice is presently grown in 113 countries. Rice farming also offers a suitable environment for the culture of fish and other aquatic organisms. The available information on the role that aquaculture can play in rice-based farming systems towards food security and poverty alleviation is reviewed....

Publisher : FAO, Rome, Italy

Book : Culture of fish in rice fields 2004 pp.82 pp.

7. Aquaculture extension in sub-Saharan Africa.

Publisher : FAO, Rome, Italy

Miscellaneous : Aquaculture extension in sub-Saharan Africa 2004 pp.64 pp.

8. Rice-fish culture for food and environmental security.

Ricefield aquculture in a rural community setting is summarized with particular reference to Bangladesh and a project called Interfish, funded by the European Union. As well as production systems for common carp, principles of integrated pest management and development activities such as farmer...

Author(s) : Nandeesha, M. C.

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

Miscellaneous : NACA - Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific 2004 pp.7 pp.

9. 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.

10. The adoption of intensive monocrop horticulture in southern Cameroon.

In the humid forest zone of southern Cameroon, 208 households were surveyed in 1997 to gather information on horticultural production practices. The average expenditure on agrochemical inputs by horticultural producers using monocrop (MC) production systems was US$ 190/ha, against a national...

Author(s) : Gockowski, J.; Ndoumbé; , M.

Journal article : Agricultural Economics (Netherlands) 2004 Vol.30 No.3 pp.195-202 ref.21

12. 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

13. Making each and every African fisher count: women do fish.

For many officials working in development, documenting issues of particular concern to women is nothing new. These officials believe that these issues reflect women's demands for equality as well as the influence of feminist ideas on the tradition and culture of Africa. Additionally, these...

Author(s) : Williams, S. B.

Publisher : ICLARM - The WorldFish Center, Penang, Malaysia

Conference paper; Book chapter : Global Symposium on Women in Fisheries 2002 pp.145-154

14. Reference book on gender and development.

The book has been prepared as a reference book on different issues of gender and development. Conceptual ideas on gender and development, national and international observation of women and development, women and law and women in aquaculture issues are included. Information in the book was...

Publisher : GNAEP (Greater Noakhali Aquaculture Extension Project/Component),

Book : Reference book on gender and development. 2002 pp.105 pp.

15. Some thoughts on integrated farming in China.

Short review and opinion article on integrated aquculture and agriculture in China. There is also reference to the classification of integrated systems.

Author(s) : Edwards, P. E.

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

Miscellaneous : NACA - Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific 2002 pp.2 pp.

16. Threading the STREAM componenets. Improving rural livelihoods in Cambodia, Vietnam, Nepal and the Philippines.

STREAM is an Asia-Pacific-wide communications and learning platform, promoting participation, communication and policies that support the livelihoods of poor aquatic resource users. Through its network of service providers, alliances and partnerships STREAM helps to find solutions to partners most...

Author(s) : Haylor, G.

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

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

17. 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.

18. Population status and gender imbalance of the marula tree, Sclerocarya birrea subsp. caffra in northern Namibia.

In August 2001, a population of marula trees around 2 villages in northern Namibia was surveyed to provide baseline data for size class distribution and gender ratios of marula (Sclerocarya birrea ssp. caffra). Marula is a widespread but sparsely distributed species of wooded farmland, and has both ...

Author(s) : Nghitoolwa, E.; Hall, J. B.; Sinclair, F. L.

Journal article : Agroforestry Systems (Netherlands) 2003 Vol.59 No.3 pp.289-294 ref.24

19. Lessons in managed destination competitiveness: the case of Foxwoods casino resort.

An examination is presented of the competitiveness of Foxwoods Casino resort, USA, from the supply side. The paper emphasizes how competitiveness was accomplished, and focuses on the successful growth of this gaming destination. It examines how the Mashantucket Pequots have managed to attract and...

Author(s) : d'Hauteserre, A. M.

Journal article : Tourism Management 2000 Vol.21 No.1 pp.23-32 ref.50

20. Violence in Colombia: building sustainable peace and social capital.

The study notes that Colombia, one of South America's oldest, middle-income democracies, has developed rapidly despite a 50 year 'simmering' civil war and increasing levels of urban and rural crime and violence. In the past ten years, however, the scale and intensity of violence has changed from a...

Publisher : World Bank, Washington, DC, USA

Miscellaneous : Violence in Colombia: building sustainable peace and social capital. 2000 pp.x + 44 pp. ref.91

21. Community-based tourism for conservation and women's development.

An examination of the role of women in community-based mountain tourism is presented, focusing in particular on the pronounced gender imbalance in tourism decision-making in villages in Nepal. Despite their participation in caring for tourists as guests to their villages, women are often excluded...

Author(s) : Lama, W. B.

Book chapter : Tourism and development in mountain regions. 2000 pp.221-238

22. The case of Prunus africana (J.D. Hook) Kalkman: lessons from a non-timber forest product from Mount Cameroon.

Bark of Prunus africana trees collected in moist forests on Mt. Cameroon yields a medicinal extract that is traded internationally with high economic significance. Because sustainable bark harvesting was widely abandoned since the early 1990s and because the economic status of the rural population...

Author(s) : Schröder, J. M.

Journal article : International Tree Crops Journal 2000 Vol.10 No.4, special issue pp.337-346 ref.17

23. 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

24. Amenity migration in the Sumlaut˜umava Bioregion, Czech Republic: implications for ecological integrity.

Amenity migration, the contemporary societal phenomenon of large numbers of people moving to places perceived as having superior natural environment and/or distinct culture, is introduced. The key characteristics, motivations and behaviour of the amenity migrants to the Sumlaut˜umava Bioregion,...

Author(s) : Glorioso, R. S.

Book chapter : Tourism and development in mountain regions. 2000 pp.275-295

25. The economic impacts of ecotourism: conflicts and solutions in Highland Mexico.

The challenges that a particular local development project within the Monarch butterfly region in west-central Mexico has faced with regard to economic betterment. It addresses the need to view tourism as but one component of a larger economic fabric, and suggests the use of agroforestry as a...

Author(s) : Barkin, D.

Book chapter : Tourism and development in mountain regions. 2000 pp.157-171