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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. Aquaculture extension in sub-Saharan Africa.

Publisher : FAO, Rome, Italy

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

5. 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

6. 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.

7. 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.

8. 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.

9. 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.

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

11. 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

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. Ecotourism and the empowerment of local communities.

An empowerment framework is proposed as a suitable mechanism for aiding analysis of the social, economic, psychological and political impacts of ecotourism on local communities. The rationale behind this framework is that ecotourism should promote both conservation and development at the local...

Author(s) : Scheyvens, R.

Journal article : Tourism Management 1999 Vol.20 No.2 pp.245-249 ref.25

19. Community readiness: assumptions, necessities and destiny.

The emerging public policy thrust in developing countries is reviewed and the keys of success for a community are investigated. The commonalities of processes that are community based are examined and required inputs, expected outputs and the role of planning are reviewed. For those communities...

Author(s) : Ashton, B.

Publisher : CAB International, Wallingford, UK

Book chapter : Reshaping the countryside: perceptions and processes of rural change. 1999 pp.179-192

20. Marriage contracts in agriculture.

General types of German marriage contracts governing division of property ownership after marriage and provision of maintenance for the dependent spouse and/or children in the event of divorce are first reviewed. The special provisions affecting the ownership of the farm business and its division...

Foreign Title :Eheverträge in der Landwirtschaft.

Author(s) : Langenfeld, G.

Journal article : Agrarrecht 1999 Vol.29 No.4 pp.107-111

21. Sponsoring as a form of promotion by firms.

This paper discusses the problems of sponsorship by firms with regard to rural communities. It has been proved that sponsoring enterprises can achieve significant economic and social effects due to the programme's large scale character, provided that there exist appropriate conditions for this kind ...

Foreign Title :Sponsoring jako forma promocji firm działających na terenach wiejskich.

Author(s) : Zajączkowski, M.

Journal article : Folia Universitatis Agriculturae Stetinensis, Oeconomica 1999 No.No. 36 pp.357-365 ref.9

22. Youth and sports.

Two papers are presented associated with youth and sports in developing countries. Titles of the two papers are: young people - our treasure and our hope; and youth growing with the nation.

Publisher : Kensington Publications Ltd, London, UK

Miscellaneous : The Commonwealth ministers reference book 1999/2000. 1999 pp.239-245

23. The emergence of welfare state rationality in Finnish agricultural policy.

The paper analyses the emergence and adaptation of the welfare state in Finnish agricultural policy over the period 1930-1980.

Author(s) : Granberg, L.

Journal article : Sociologia Ruralis 1999 Vol.39 No.3 pp.311-327 ref.38

24. Toward the reconstruction of rural life.

The present state of rural life in Japan was discussed with special reference to the need for improvement. The various activities of the farming community and methods of developing activities in rural areas were considered. Improved socialization in rural areas was discussed with reference to...

Author(s) : Yoshida, S.

Journal article : Journal of Rural Planning Association 1999 Vol.17 No.4 pp.251-255 ref.10

25. On creating new values in rural areas through urban-rural mutual interactions.

The large cities and rural areas of Japan were contrasted and showed wide differences. Exchanges between the two groups would lead to better understanding. The large cities are centres from which improvements spread. In agricultural and mountain villages education is neglected and as a consequence...

Author(s) : Miyaguchi, T.

Journal article : Journal of Rural Planning Association 1999 Vol.17 No.4 pp.312-318