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IUCN Publication

Winning the environment : the ecosystem approach and its value for military operations

After a short introduction of the IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management (CEM), the present presentation develops the application of the ecosystem approach by the military sector, in particular in relation to peace-support operations and reconstruction programmes.

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2016
Non IUCN Publication

Resource enhancement and sustainable aquaculture practices in Southeast Asia : challenges in responsible production of aquatic species

“International Workshop on Resource Enhancement and Sustainable Aquaculture Practices in Southeast Asia” was held in Iloilo City from 5 to 7 March 2014.

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2015
IUCN Publication

RFGI handbook I : leveraging local democracy through forestry

This Responsive Forest Governance Initiative Handbook defines basic democratic concepts and explains how democratic governance works. It then lays out responsive forest governance principles to be used when working with local government, parallelorganizations, and citizens.

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2015
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Representation through privatisation

The Responsive Forest Governance Initiative (RFGI) is an Africa-wide environmental-governance research and training program focusing on enabling responsive and accountable decentralization to strengthen the representation of forest-based rural people in local-government decision making.

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2015
IUCN Publication

Effect of institutional choices on representation in a community resource management area in Ghana

The Responsive Forest Governance Initiative (RFGI) is an Africa-wide environmental-governance research and training program focusing on enabling responsive and accountable decentralization to strengthen the representation of forest-based rural people in local-government decision making.

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2015
IUCN Publication

Sustainably investing in rangelands : Jordan

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2015
IUCN Publication

Guide pour la gestion intégrée des ressources naturelles du littoral à l'usage des élus des pays côtiers d'Afrique de l'Ouest

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2015
IUCN Grey Literature

Outcomes from reef resilience workshops in the Maldives : 23-27 March 2015. Workshop report

This report presents an overview of the workshops and meetings held in the Maldives during the week of 23 - 27 March 2015 as part of the Resilience-based Management theme under IUCN Project REGENERATE.

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2015
IUCN Publication

Policy matters : remembering Elinor Ostrom : her work and its contribution to the theory and practice of conservation and sustainable natural resource management

This special issue of Policy Matters focuses on the outreach and impact of Dr. Elinor Ostrom's groundbreaking research on common property (or commons) theory. Her work was instrumental in shaping contemporary analyses of resource management and conservation, especially at a local level.

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2014
IUCN Publication

Negotiate : reaching agreements over water (Vietnamese version)

Water practitioners are increasingly called upon to negotiate workable agreements about how to best use, manage and care for water resources. This book makes the case for constructive engagement and cooperative forms of negotiation in dealing with complex water issues.

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2014
IUCN Publication

Livelihoods and resource management survey on the Mekong between LouangPhabang and Vientiane cities, Lao PDR

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2013
Non IUCN Publication

Tools for supporting sustainable natural resource management and livelihoods

Participatory Learning and Action is the world's leading informal journal on participatory approaches and methods.

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2013
IUCN Publication

Negotiate : reaching agreements over water (Khmer version)

Water practitioners are increasingly called upon to negotiate workable agreements about how to best use, manage and care for water resources. This book makes the case for constructive engagement and cooperative forms of negotiation in dealing with complex water issues.

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2013
IUCN Publication

Share : managing water across boundaries (Khmer version)

This publication provides an overview of the world’s shared water resources and insights for managing these resources.

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2013
IUCN Publication

Mainstreaming the environment in poverty alleviation policies : influencing policies and practices through dialogue and dissemination of innovative responses

This document aims to share lessons learned from the implementation of the Poverty Reduction and Environmental Management Initiative (PREMI) designed and executed by the Central and West Africa Programme of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN-PACO).

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2013
IUCN Publication

Intégration de l'environnement dans les politiques de lutte contre la pauvreté : influencer les politiques et les pratiques par le dialogue et la diffusion de réponses innovantes

Le présent document vise à partager les leçons apprises de la mise en oeuvre de l'Initiative pour la Réduction de la Pauvreté et la Gestion de l'Environnement (Poverty Reduction and Environmental Management Initiative -- PREMI) conçue et exécutée par le Programme Afrique Centrale et Occidentale d

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2013
Non IUCN Publication

Conservation in a crowded world : case studies from the Asia-Pacific

In an increasingly crowded world reconciling environmental ‘conservation’ with the ‘sustainable use’ of natural resources is now our greatest challenge.

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2012
IUCN Publication

Negotiate : reaching agreements over water (Lao version)

Water practitioners are increasingly called upon to negotiate workable agreements about how to best use, manage and care for water resources. This book makes the case for constructive engagement and cooperative forms of negotiation in dealing with complex water issues.

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2012
IUCN Publication

Share : managing water across boundaries (Lao version)

This publication provides an overview of the world’s shared water resources and insights for managing these resources.

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2012
IUCN Grey Literature

Achieving implementation of integrated water resource management

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2012
Non IUCN Publication

Phenotypic characterization of animal genetic resources

These guidelines on Phenotypic characterization of animal genetic resources address Strategic Priority Area 1 of the Global Plan of Action – "Characterization, inventory and monitoring of trends and associated risks".

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2012
Non IUCN Publication

Measuring water use in a green economy : a report of the Working Group on Water Efficiency to the International Resource Panel

The report analyses the different ways for quantifying and accounting for water flows and productivity within the economy (including environmental needs).

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2012
Non IUCN Publication

Trade and biodiversity : the BioTrade experiences in Latin America

This paper illustrates the potential for developing sustainable environment management practices such as BioTrade in Latin America.

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2012
Non IUCN Publication

Greening the blue helmets : environment, natural resources, and UN peacekeeping operations

This report aims to provide a comprehensive overview of how peacekeeping operations affect and are affected by natural resources and environmental conditions. The report is divided into two main parts.

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2012
Non IUCN Publication

Releasing the pressure : water resource efficiencies and gains for ecosystem services

This document discusses the need to balance short-term water productivity gains – in particular in agriculture - with the long-term role that water flows provide for maintaining sustainable landscape ecosystem services (ESS), and serving multiple benefits to human well-being.

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2012
IUCN Grey Literature

Identifying and mobilizing resources for biodiversity conservation : IUCN 2012

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2012
IUCN Publication

Share : managing water across boundaries (Vietnamese version)

This publication provides an overview of the world’s shared water resources and insights for managing these resources.

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2012
IUCN Publication

Management of national parks and biodiversity conservation in Africa

This book analyzes the state and management of national parks in Africa. It discusses the state of ecosystems of national parks in the continent and assesses the capacity of environmental leadership and management to positively impact on biodiversity conservation in national pakrs.

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2012
IUCN Publication

Fishing and tourism in the Vanuatu economy

This report focuses on the role and importance of the fishing and tourism industries in Vanuatu’s economy. The report begins by presenting an overview of the country, its economy, and the fishing and tourism industries.

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2012
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Fishing and tourism in the Fijian economy

This report presents an overview of the economy of Fiji with an emphasis on the fishing and tourism industries and their contributions to the broader economy.

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2012
IUCN Publication

Conservation and sustainable development : linking practice and policy in Eastern Africa

This publication presents innovative ways that have been used to influence policy processes, from community pressure groups through elected and unelected leaders, to scientific discourse at the levels of directors of economic planning and conservation.

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2012
IUCN Publication

Construcción y gestión de hoteles respetuosos con la biodiversidad en el Caribe

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2012
IUCN Publication

Localización y diseño de hoteles y complejos turísticos : principios y estudios de caso para la conservación de la biodiversidad

Es importante integrar las consideraciones relativas a la biodiversidad en la localización y el diseño de hoteles y complejos turísticos para mantener a largo plazo no sólo la viabilidad y conservación de los ecosistemas sino también el éxito financiero de dichos hoteles y complejos.

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2012
IUCN Publication

Implantation et conception d'hôtels et de complexes hôteliers : principes et études de cas en matière de conservation de la biodiversité

Intégrer les questions de biodiversité dans les décisions relatives à l'implantation et à la conception d'hôtels et de complexes hôteliers est important non tant pour la conservation et le maintien de la viabilité des écosystèmes, que pour la réussite financière à long terme des hôtels et des com

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2012
IUCN Publication

Construction et exploitation d’'hôtels respectueux de la biodiversité dans les Caraïbes

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2012
IUCN Publication

Building and operating biodiversity-friendly hotels

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2012
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Building and operating biodiversity-friendly hotels in the Caribbean

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2012
IUCN Publication

Siting and design of hotels and resorts : principles and case studies for biodiversity conservation

Integrating biodiversity considerations into siting and design decisions for hotel and resort developments is important not only for the continued viability and conservation of the ecosystems, but also for the long-term financial success of the hotels and resorts.

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2012
IUCN Publication

Biodiversité : mon hôtel agit : guide pour une utilisation durable des ressources biologiques dans les Caraïbes

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2012
IUCN Publication

Biodiversidad : mi hotel en acción : guía para el uso sostenible de los recursos biológicos en el Caribe

La biodiversidad juega un papel importante en la vida diaria de un hotel. Desde la comida del restaurante a la madera de los muebles y acabados, a las comodidades del spa, los productos de la biodiversidad se encuentran en cada rincón de los hoteles.

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2012
IUCN Publication

Tacaná watersheds, Guatemala and Mexico : transboundary water governance and implementation of IWRM through local community action

Beginning with a grassroots approach to water management, increased knowledge and information and the improvement of environmental health and livelihoods, the region around the Tacaná volcano on the border of Guatemala and Mexico has shown the way forward in scaling up local level approaches to n

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2012
IUCN Publication

Volta River Basin, Ghana and Burkina Faso : transboundary water management through multi-level participatory governance and community projects

In the Volta basin, WANI and partners have worked with riparian states to improve water governance and water management practices.

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2012
IUCN Publication

Mekong River Basin : mobilising grassroots engagement and facilitating high-level dialogue for transboundary water management

The Water and Nature Initiate’s (WANI) activities in the Mekong followed a strategy of mobilizing grass-roots engagement of local stakeholders in decision making, while facilitating high-level dialogues.

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2012
IUCN Publication

Biodiversity : my hotel in action : a guide to sustainable use of biological resources in the Caribbean

Biodiversity plays an important role in the day-to-day life of a hotel. From the food in the restaurant and wood in furniture and fittings, to the amenities in the spa, the products of biodiversity are everywhere inside hotels.

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2012
Non IUCN Publication

Co-management/shared governance of natural resources and protected areas in Viet Nam : proceedings of the National Workshop on Co-Management Concept and Practice in Viet Nam Soc Trang, 17-19 March 2010 = Dong quan lý/Quan tri Chia se nguon Tài nguyên Thiên nhiên và các Khu Bao ton tai Viêt Nam : Ky yeu Hôi thao Quoc gia ve Dong quan lý Khái niêm và Thuc tien tai Viêt Nam Sóc Trang, ngày 17-19/03/2010

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2011
Non IUCN Publication

Decoupling natural resource use and environmental impacts from economic growth : a report of the working group on decoupling to the International Resource Panel : report excerpt

This publication is an excerpt of the report, "Decoupling natural resource use and environmental impacts from economic growth : a report of the working group on decoupling to the International Resource Panel".

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2011
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Decoupling natural resource use and environmental impacts from economic growth : a report of the working group on decoupling to the International Resource Panel

This report provides a solid foundation for the concept of decoupling, clearly defining key terms and providing empirical evidence of escalating resource use. It shows that decoupling is already taking place to some extent, but is lagging far behind its potential.

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2011
Non IUCN Publication

Towards a green economy : pathways to sustainable development and poverty eradication

UNEP’s green economy report, Towards a Green Economy, aims to debunk several myths and misconceptions about “greening” the global economy, and provides timely and practical guidance to policy makers on what reforms they need to unlock the productive and employment potential of a green economy.

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2011
Non IUCN Publication

In search of biohappiness : biodiversity and food, health and livelihood security

This book describes how an era of biohappiness, based on the conservation and sustainable and equitable use of biodiversity, can be launched.

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2011
IUCN Publication

Natural resource governance trainers' manual (Bengali version)

There is a real need for all those who are involved in making and implementing decisions –- including central government planners and policymakers, local government administrators, civil society and the private sector –- to understand the basic concepts and principles of governance and be able to

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