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Forests and gender

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2011
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The diversity of life in African freshwaters : under water, under threat : an analysis of the status and distribution of freshwater species throughout mainland Africa

This volume gives the most up-to-date information on the distributions and conservation status of species in all inland water ecosystems across mainland continental Africa and the reasons behind their declining status.

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2011
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More people, more trees : environmental recovery in Africa = plus de gens, plus d'arbres : le rétablissement de l'environnement en Afrique

Over 20 years ago, concerned farmers’ groups in Kenya and Burkina Faso began to adopt new measures to conserve soil and water and to re-establish trees in their fields.

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2010
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Toolkit for national platforms for disaster risk reduction in Africa

This toolkit outlines actions, examples and resources available for those with the responsibility for invigorating their country’s national platform for disaster risk reduction (DRR) or participating in it.

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2010
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Africa water atlas

This Atlas is a visual account of Africa’s endowment and use of water resources, revealed through 224 maps and 104 satellite images as well as some 500 graphics and hundreds of compelling photos.

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2010
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Linking conservation and poverty alleviation : the case of great apes : an overview of current policy and practice in Africa

This report is the third PCLG (Poverty and Conservation Learning Group) output supported by the Arcus Foundation grant. The purpose of this report is to document current efforts to link great ape conservation and poverty reduction in the African, ape range states.

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2010
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Landscape ethnoecology : concepts of biotic and physical space

Although anthropologists and cultural geographers have explored "place" in various senses, little cross-cultural examination of "kinds of places", or ecotopes, has been presented from an ethno-ecological perspective.

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2010
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Building climate change resilience for African livestock in sub-Saharan Africa

This study focuses on livestock production systems in Africa, as African livestock owners are thought to be among the most vulnerable populations on earth.

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2010
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Adding value to livestock diversity : marketing to promote local breeds and improve livelihoods

Throughout the world and over centuries, small-scale livestock keepers and pastoralists have developed animal breeds that are well suited to their local conditions. These breeds are hardy and disease-resistant; they can survive on little water and scant vegetation.

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2010
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Atlas mondial des grands singes et de leur conservation

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2009
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Sustainable management in dry lands : African and Indian cases

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2009
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Climate change in the African drylands : options and opportunities for adaptation and mitigation

This paper highlights the climate change mitigation potential of the African drylands and lays out various paths towards adaptation which should be supported to reduce the vulnerability of dryland populations and increase their food security.

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2009
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Fair miles : recharting the food miles map

This pocketbook delves into the realities of the produce trade between Africa and the UK, examining both sides of the equation in search of a diet that is ethically, as well as nutritionally, balanced.

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2009
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Power to the poor : sustainable energy at the base of the pyramid

Four billion people – over half of humanity – live on less than US$2 a day, effectively forming the bottom of the world economic pyramid. This majority may have minimal access to cash but they need, and will pay for, essential goods and services – including energy.

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2009
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Gestion communautaire des ressources naturelles en Afrique : impacts, expériences et orientations futures

Impulsées par de nouvelles idées sur les mérites des régimes décentralisés de gouvernance collective des ressources et par les expériences créatives menées sur le terrain comme CAMPFIRE au Zimbabwe, ces approches communautaires ont évolué dans une variété de contextes écologiques, politiques et s

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2009
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Community management of natural resources in Africa : impacts, experiences and future directions

More than twenty years have passed since community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) rose to prominence in different parts of Africa as a strategy for rural development, local empowerment, and conservation.

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2009
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Water ecosystem services and poverty under climate change : key issues and research priorities : report of a scoping exercise to help develop a research programme for the UK Department for International Development

To help shape a research programme proposed by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), this report seeks to highlight some of the critical issues facing water ecosystem services in Africa, South Asia and Latin America and makes recommendations on the research that is needed to fil

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2009
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A Pan African Indigenous Peoples' Conference on Adaptation and Mitigation

The working conference had as its principal theme to learn about the science of adaptation and mitigation, and related issues of biodiversity conservation issues in the context of United Nations' climate change negotiations.

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2009
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African Indigenous Peoples' Workshop on Effective Use of Information Communication Technology (ICTs) in Environmental Advocacy

The focus of the Windhoek conference was a sharing of experiences of how mapping and other participatory applications of geo-spatial information technology (GIT) can help empower indigenous peoples and rural communities to protect biodiversity and the natural resources on which they are reliant.<

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2009
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Land grab or development opportunity? Agricultural investment and international land deals in Africa

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2009
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Primates in peril : the world's 25 most endangered primates, 2008-2010

This report, compiled by 85 experts from across the world, reveals that nearly half of all primate species are now in danger of becoming extinct from destruction of tropical forests, illegal wildlife trade and commercial bushmeat hunting.

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2009
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Multi-stakeholder design of forest governance and accountability arrangements in Equator province, Democratic Republic of Congo

The IUCN initiative “Strengthening Voices for Better Choices” (SVBC) is piloting improved forest governance arrangements, among others in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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2009
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Guidelines for the in situ re-introduction and translocation of African and Asian rhinoceros

Translocation has become routine in a number of African range states and has played a key role in increasing both white and black rhino numbers. Although less frequent in Asia, expertise and input was sought from many Asian rhino range states and has been incorporated into these guidelines.

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2009
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Gorillas : the gentle giants

Gorillas, the largest of the Great Apes, are the second closest relatives to humans after chimpanzees and bonobos and, while once regarded as ferocious beasts, are now considered by those who have studied them to be gentle giants.

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2008
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Human health and forests

This book is the first comprehensive introduction to the issues surrounding the health of people living in and around forests, particularly in Asia, South America and Africa.

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2008
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People, protected areas and global change : participatory conservation in Latin America, Africa, Asia and Europe

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2008
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China in Africa : mercantilist predator, or partner in development?

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2007
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Climate risk management in Africa : learning from practice

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2007
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African development report 2007 : natural resources for sustainable development in Africa

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2007
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Legal empowerment for local resource control : securing local resource rights within foreign investment projects in Africa

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2007
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Changes in "customary" land tenure systems in Africa

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2007
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WWF species action plan : african elephant, 2007-2011

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2007
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Conference proceedings : Biodiversity in European development cooperation, Paris, 19-21 September 2006

This document gathers the proceedings of the Biodiversity and European Development Cooperation (BEDC) Conference.

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2007
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Actes de la Conférence : biodiversité et coopération européenne au développement, Paris, 19-21 september 2006

Ce document rassemble les Actes de la Conférence Biodiversité et Coopération Européenne au Développement (BCED).

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2007
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Revisão das opções para gerir os impactos resultantes do excesso de Elefantes Africanos a nível local

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2007
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Examen des options pour le contrôle des impacts de la surabondance locale des éléphants africains

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2007
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Review of options for managing the impacts of locally overabundant African elephants

Some of the most important decisions in wildlife management in Africa revolve around elephants. Where elephant densities increase the impact of elephants on their habitats and other species may also increase.

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2007
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Lignes directrices pour de meilleures pratiques en matière de réduction de l’impact de l’exploitation forestière commerciale sur les grands singes en Afrique centrale

Les chances de conserver ces grands singes en danger seront considérablement améliorées si les compagnies forestières sont prêtes à apporter quelques aménagements à leur politique de gestion des concessions forestières.

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2007
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Best practice guidelines for reducing the impact of commercial logging on great apes in Western Equatorial Africa

The conservation outlook of these endangered apes will improve significantly if forestry companies are prepared to make a few changes to management policies in logging concessions.

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2007
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African elephant status report 2007 : an update from the African elephant database

The African Elephant Database is a spatial database used to store, manage, analyze and disseminate information on the distribution and abundance of elephant populations on the African continent, in order to provide a current and accurate picture of the status African elephants.

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2007
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Africa's lakes : atlas of our changing environment

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2006
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African development report 2006 : aid, debt relief and development in Africa

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2006
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Plant resources of tropical Africa 1. Cereals and pulses

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2006
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L'avenir de l'environnement en Afrique 2 : notre environnement, notre richesse

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2006
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An introduction to the African convention on the conservation of nature and natural resources

The African Convention on the conservation of nature and natural resources was adopted in 1968 in Algiers. Considered the most forward looking regional agreement of the time, it influenced significantly the development of environmental law in Africa.

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2006
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World atlas of great apes and their conservation

Despite the dedicated efforts of many individuals and organizations, the great apes—our closest living relatives—are on the very edge of extinction.

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2005
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Investing in development : a practical plan to achieve the Millennium Development Goals

This publication brings together the core recommendations of the UN Millennium Project.

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2005
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Food policy for the poor : expanding research frontiers. Highlights from 30 years of IFPRI research

The compendium shows how the scope of research has evolved at IFPRI, as well as in the wider development community.

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2005
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Plant resources of tropical Africa 3. Dyes and tannins

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2005
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Going for growth : science, technology and innovation in Africa

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2005

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