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International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

People, land and water

> Edited by Guy Bessette, Participatory Development Communication for Natural Resource Management, 2006, 324 p.

Poverty alleviation, food security and environmental sustainability are closely linked and represent major development challenges for all actors involved in the field of natural resource management. Poverty alleviation requires sustained economic growth, but it is also necessary to ensure that the poor benefit from that growth. Efforts must also be made to improve food security by providing conditions of access and proper utilization by the poor. Promoting environmental sustainability (...) read

date of on-line publication : 7 February 2007

CEESP, CENESTA, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Sharing power

Learning by doing in Co-Management of Natural Resources throughout the World

> By Grazia Borrini-Feyerabend, Michel Pimbert, M. Taghi Farvar, Ashish Kothari and Yves Renard; with Hanna Jaireth, Marshall Murphree, Vicki Pattemore, Ricardo Ramirez and Patrizio Warren, IIED and IUCN/ CEESP/ CMWG, Cenesta, Tehran, 2004, 435p., PDF (...)

This book is designed to support professionals and citizens at large who wish both to better understand collaborative management processes and to develop and enhance them in practice. From a recollection of the political and socio-cultural history of human relationships with nature, the volume moves into a more conceptual analysis of actors, entitlements, equity and co-management itself. Co-management as a process is then unpacked and explored in detail, from its roots in local systems of solidarity to the unlikely and very powerful “syncretic” merging of traditional practices and modern conservation expertise.  read

date of on-line publication : 5 January 2006

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