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2. Social forestry (1) Evolving new forestry development strategy.

Author(s) : Kato, T.

Journal article : Tropical Forestry 1999 No.No. 46 pp.57-61 ref.5

3. Farmers' visions on future farming systems. Strategies for forage and livestock development in the Eastern Plateau Region, India.

This report elucidates the opportunities that exist for livestock and forage development in the East India Rainfed Farming Project areas in Ranchi district, Bihar, India. The various steps in the Agricultural Research for Development (ARD) approach followed and the different participatory tools...

Author(s) : Oirschot, B. van; Sila Phung; Ranjitha Puskur; Dipankar Saha; Singh, N. P.

Publisher : International Centre for Development Oriented Research in Agriculture, Wageningen, Netherlands

Bulletin : Working Document - International Centre for Development Oriented Research in Agriculture 2000 No.No. 87 pp.xxii + 114 pp. ref.17

4. Perceptions on the use of no-till farming in production agriculture in the United States: an analysis of survey results.

Farmers' perceptions of their actual use of no-till were assessed. An analysis of the Agricultural Resource Management Study survey data for 1996 shows that for soyabean, winter wheat, spring wheat, and durum wheat, farmers' perceptions are consistent with reality. In the case of maize, however,...

Author(s) : Uri, N. D.

Journal article : Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 2000 Vol.77 No.3 pp.263-266 ref.12

7. A process for community-based fisheries co-management.

When community-based coastal resource management (CBCRM) is considered an integral part of co-management, there is a new category of co-management which can be called community-based co-management. Community-based co-management is people-centred, community-oriented, resources-based and...

Author(s) : Pomeroy, R. S.

Journal article : Naga 1998 Vol.21 No.1 pp.71-75 ref.7

8. Dilemmas of the local societies' development.

With the polarization of villages in Hungary, local government needs to ensure local mobilization of resources. This paper argues that the creation of local societies should be encouraged to feed into the rural development process.

Foreign Title :A helyi társadalomfejlődés dilemmái.

Author(s) : Bóhm, A.

Journal article : Falu 1998 Vol.13 No.3 pp.39-44

9. Panchayat raj and rural development. The leadership issue.

Focusing on the situation in India, the paper discusses the role of panchayati raj and rural development, considering in particular the importance of leadership.

Author(s) : Nanjundappa, D. M.

Journal article : Yojana 1998 Vol.42 No.5 pp.5-9,50

10. Community based forest management in Indonesia: an institutional examination.

Foreign Title :Pengelolaan hutan oleh masyarakat: tinjauan kelembagaan.

Author(s) : Khan, A.

Journal article : Info Hasil Hutan 1998 Vol.5 No.1 pp.28-40 ref.11

12. An assessment of the impact of participatory irrigation management in Sri Lanka.

The results of a study on the effects of participatory irrigation management in Sri Lanka are presented. The study is based on the application of a methodology developed by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) to assess the impact of irrigation management transfer on the performance...

Author(s) : Samad, M.; Vermillion, D.

Journal article : International Journal of Water Resources Development 1999 Vol.15 No.1/2 pp.219-240 ref.16

13. Influence of structural and income policies on size and product pattern of production units in Bulgarian agriculture.

The paper examines the presence or absence of linkages between the variables characterizing structural (land reform) policy, income policy and unemployment rates, and emerging structures in agriculture. It is a general opinion that a negative but an inevitable result of reform is structural...

Author(s) : Mishev, P.; Tzoneva, M.; Ivanova, N.; Kostov, P.

Conference paper; Journal article : Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science 1999 Vol.5 No.2 pp.346-352

14. Managing tourist flows in the Ferret and Veny valleys.

Management of car traffic generated by tourism in the Ferret and Veny valleys near Mont Blanc, France is examined. During the summer months in recent years, approximately 3000 cars/day have used the roads in these valleys. The negative environmental impact of this traffic is described. A programme...

Foreign Title :Gérer les flux touristiques dans les vals Ferret et Veny.

Author(s) : Cortese, L.

Journal article : Cahiers Espaces 1999 No.No. 62 pp.72-81

15. Rural tourism serving sustainable development in Romania.

Development of rural tourism in the Apuseni mountains of the Western Carpathians, Western Romania (centred on the mountain of Bihor and the Aries valley) is examined with reference to the region's inhabitants, the Motis. The precarious socio-economic situation of this ethnic group is described and...

Foreign Title :Le tourisme rural au service du développement durable en Roumanie.

Author(s) : Houliat, B.

Journal article : Cahiers Espaces 1999 No.No. 62 pp.113-116

16. Whither participation? Experience from francophone West Africa.

A brief examination is presented of the importance of participation within development programmes and projects in Africa. Issues discussed are: participatory development in Francophone Africa; progress and problems in the application of the participatory process; challenges currently facing...

Author(s) : Guèye, B.

Publisher : International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), London, UK

Miscellaneous : Issues Paper - Drylands Programme, International Institute for Environment and Development 1999 No.No. 87 pp.i + 31 pp. ref.54

17. ZOPP marries PRA? Yes! But why? Why is it fruitful and effective to combine ZOPP and PRA?

This article addresses why the combination of PRA (participatory rural appraisal) and ZOPP (or OOPP, objective oriented project planning) makes sense and why it is even very necessary for participatory situation analysis and planning. It describes the basics, strengths and weaknesses of the two...

Author(s) : Bernecker, K.; Dampha, A.; Ribi, M.

Journal article : Beraterinnen News 1999 No.No. 1 pp.46-54

18. Linking biodiversity conservation and community benefits: concept of an enterprise.

A community-based biodiversity non-timber forest produce enterprise in Bastar, Madhya Pradesh, India, is conceptualized to deal with the biodiversity-poverty nexus and overcome the tragedy of the commons. The model is developed based on a one-year study of setting up a community based enterprise....

Author(s) : Raju, G.

Miscellaneous : Working Paper - Institute of Rural Management (Anand) 1999 No.No. 125 pp.41 pp. ref.

19. Cultivating grass-roots for regional development in a globalising economy: innovation and entrepreneurship in organised markets.

It is argued that the key to successful regional development is more a personality issue than a global one. Tackling traditional economic theory to show that a distinct type of individual, the innovative entrepreneur, can do more to secure economic stability in a particular region than any...

Author(s) : Cécora, J.

Publisher : Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK

Book : Cultivating grass-roots for regional development in a globalising economy: innovation and entrepreneurship in organised markets. 1999 pp.xi + 147 pp. ref.23 pp. of

20. Participatory rural appraisal and planning workbook.

This workbook provides guidelines for conducting participatory rural appraisal and planning (PRAP) to identify and design community and regional level projects, based on local needs. It begins with brief descriptions of areas related to the planning and practical implementation of PRAP at the field ...

Author(s) : Selener, D.; Endara, N.; Carvajal, J.

Publisher : International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR), Quito, Ecuador

Book : Participatory rural appraisal and planning workbook. 1999 pp.146 pp.

21. Decentralisation, participation and accountability in Sahelian forestry: legal instruments of political-administrative control.

Colonial relations of political administration are being reproduced in the current era of participation and decentralization. In natural resource management, participation and decentralization are promoted on the basis that they can increase equity, yield greater efficiency, benefit the environment ...

Author(s) : Ribot, J. C.

Journal article : Africa (London) 1999 Vol.69 No.1 pp.23-65 ref.8 pp. of

22. Perception problems in farming in a district in Uganda.

Findings are summarized of a study which investigated the perceptions of support agencies and farmers in relation to farming problems and potential solutions in Uganda. The sample comprised 26 extension workers and 48 farmers [year and location of study not given]. The findings reveal a marked...

Author(s) : Lupai, J. K.

Journal article : Newsletter - Agricultural Research and Extension Network 1999 No.No. 39 pp.13-16 ref.12

23. An application for socio-technical administration in extension.

Findings are presented of research concluded in 1997 which investigated agricultural activities and rural life in two risk-prone and dry zone villages, Keliyawelena in the south and Maraakulama in north central Sri Lanka. The traditional chena (slash and burn) system and the attam system of labour...

Author(s) : Ranasinghe, T.

Journal article : Newsletter - Agricultural Research and Extension Network 1999 No.No. 39 pp.16-19 ref.8

24. The cultural production of educational utility in Pere Village, Papua New Guinea.

The paper describes how Pere villagers' (Papua New Guinea), perceptions of educational utility in 1994-95 were shaped by their access to imported and local resources, their habitual way of thinking about the efficacy of knowledge, and identity politics. The paper discusses these perceptions and...

Author(s) : Demerath, P.

Journal article : Comparative Education Review 1999 Vol.43 No.2 pp.162-192

25. Community-based management of subsistence fisheries in Samoa.

Experience is documented of a fisheries-based extension programme in Western Samoa, in which each participating village was assisted to develop its own Village Fisheries Management Plan. The fisheries extension programme encouraged each village community to define its key problems, discuss causes,...

Author(s) : King, M.; Faasili, U.

Journal article : Fisheries Management and Ecology 1999 Vol.6 No.2 pp.133-144 ref.9