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IUCN Publication

Gender and environment statistics : unlocking information for action and measuring the SDGs

This report seeks to provide a framework to measure the nexus between gender and the environment.

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2018
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Legal frameworks for mangrove governance, conservation and use : assessment summary

The assessment includes a global review of literature and legal information on international and national law and policy, a desk assessment of mangrove-related legal instruments in India, Kenya and Mexico, and an in-depth evaluation of effectiveness of mangrove-related law in Costa Rica, Madagasc

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2018
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Áreas protegidas urbanas

Como nossas cidades continuam crescendo, não devemos abandonar a proteção de áreas naturais às pressões da urbanização, e sim defender esses lugares, e realmente tentar criar novos espaços para a natureza dentro do tecido urbano – inclusive dentro dos centros das cidades.

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2017
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River basin development and human rights in Eastern Africa — a policy crossroads

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2017
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Natural resource management bylaws for Khorweyne, Habarow-Saka and Kasha sub-catchments -- Garissa County

These bylaws were developed through a consultative process involving stakeholders of the Building Drought Resilience (BDR) Project implemented by IUCN with funding from Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC).

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2016
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Natural resource management bylaws for Al-Amin Moju, Tula and Bangale sub-catchments, Bangale Ward -- Tana River County

These bylaws were developed through a consultative process involving stakeholders of the Building Drought Resilience (BDR) Project implemented by IUCN with funding from Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC).

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2016
IUCN Publication

Policy matters : from solutions to resolutions : a new social compact for just and effective conservation of biodiversity

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2016
IUCN Publication

Aires protégées urbaines

Jusqu’à récemment, les conservationnistes se préoccupaient peu des aires protégées urbaines. Il faut défendre ces lieux et s’efforcer de créer de nouveaux espaces naturels au sein du tissu urbain, y compris dans les centres-villes.

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2016
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Wildlife protection and trafficking assessment in Kenya

This report examines wildlife crime in Kenya and its linkages to illegal wildlife trade dynamics in the East African region.

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2016
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African solutions in a rapidly changing world = Solutions africaines dans un monde qui change rapidement

In this publication, several case studies from the African continent illustrate the "nature-based solutions" approach and offer hope that effective solutions to the climate change dilemma can be addressed through local responses that also achieve mutual benefits for biodiversity conservation and

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2015
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REDD+ institutional choices and the implications for local democracy in the Kasigau Corridor, Kenya

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
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Ethics and climate change : a study of national commitments

Climate change is the most significant moral and environmental issue of our time.

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2015
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Resilience of coastal systems and their human partners

This report explains the ecology and social profile of coastal systems in Kenya, Mozambique and Tanzania in order to contribute to the development of effective strategies to enhance the resilience of marine and coastal systems in the Western Indian Ocean.

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2015
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Carbon conflicts and forest landscapes in Africa

Amidst the pressing challenges of global climate change, the last decade has seen a wave of forest carbon projects across the world, designed to conserve and enhance forest carbon stocks in order to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation and offset emissions elsewhere.

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2015
IUCN Publication

Synergies between climate mitigation and adaptation in forest landscape restoration

This study entailed extensive literature review of linkages between adaptation and mitigation at the global policy level, through analysis of relevant policies and protocols in the context of climate change in general and forest landscape restoration (FLR) in particular.

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2015
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Learning from experience

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2014
IUCN Publication

Water for livestock

This booklet provides an overview of the approaches and lessons learnt as a result of the implementation of the pilot phase of the ‘Water for Livestock Project’ in the arid and semi-arid lands of Kenya by International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the Kenya Red Cross Society, and Ades

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2014
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Stewards rising : improving community resilience through nature-based solutions

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2014
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Think nature : improving community resilience through nature-based solutions

This book documents the "Implementing a Resilience Framework to Support Climate Change Adaptation in the Mt. Elgon Region of the Lake Victoria Basin" project, which was funded by USAID and implemented by the IUCN Uganda Office. 

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2014
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Áreas bajo protección privada : mirando al futuro

Las áreas bajo protección privada merecen un reconocimiento y respaldo mucho mayores que el que reciben en este momento.

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2014
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The futures of privately protected areas

Privately protected areas deserve far greater recognition and support than is the case at the moment.

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2014
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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

Urban protected areas : profiles and best practice guidelines

As our cities continue to grow, we should defend the protection of natural areas and even try to create new space for nature within this urban fabric.

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2014
Non IUCN Publication

Drought contingency plans and planning in the Greater Horn of Africa : a desktop review of the effectiveness of drought contingency plans and planning in Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia

This paper is a UNISDR contribution towards effective Drought Contingency Planning (DCP) for stakeholders and partners implementing drought risk reduction programmes in the Greater Horn of Africa (GHA).

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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 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

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
Non IUCN Publication

The Amboseli elephants : a long-term perspective on a long-lived mammal

The Amboseli Elephants is the long-awaited summation of what’s been learned from the Amboseli Elephant Research Project (AERP)—the longest continuously running elephant research project in the world. Cynthia J. Moss and Harvey Croze, the founders of the AERP, and Phyllis C.

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2011
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Community rights, conservation, and contested land : the politics of natural resource governance in Africa

Natural resource governance is central to the outcomes of biodiversity conservation efforts and to patterns of economic development, particularly in resource-dependent rural communities.

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2011
Non IUCN Publication

Institutions and transboundary protected area management : the case of Mt. Elgon, Uganda and Kenya

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2011
IUCN Grey Literature

Knowledge management in the IUCN Eastern and Southern Africa Region Programme : issues and recommendations

A knowledge management study was undertaken in the IUCN Eastern and Southern Africa Region by Rod Abson, Science and Knowledge Management Officer in the Science and Knowledge Management Unit of IUCN from the 18th of June to 1st of July 2011.

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2011
IUCN Publication

CITES and CBNRM : proceedings of an international symposium on "The relevance of CBNRM to the conservation and sustainable use of CITES-listed species in exporting countries"

A symposium on community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) for the conservation of CITES-listed species was organized by the Austrian Ministry of the Environment and the European Commission in Vienna, Austria, in May 2010.

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2011
IUCN Publication

Critical analysis of environmental flow assessments of selected rivers in Tanzania and Kenya

This report represents a summary and analysis of work that has been carried out over the past decade or so, to assess and implement the environmental flow requirements of four river basins in Tanzania. These basins are the Pangani, Great Ruaha, Wami and the Mara (shared with Kenya).

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2011
IUCN Publication

Pangani River system : future of the basin report

In 2002, a detailed situation analysis of water and environmental issues was done for the Pangani Basin.

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2011
Non IUCN Publication

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
Non IUCN Publication

Biomass energy : optimising its contribution to poverty reduction and ecosystem services

The percentage of biomass energy within the total share of different energy sources is set to treble from 10% to 30% by 2050 according to the International Energy Agency – with major potential impacts (both positive and negative) for poverty reduction and the protection of ecosystem services.

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2010
Non IUCN Publication

Mapping out global biomass projections, technological developments and policy innovations

This report forms part of a project aiming to develop a South-South-North partnership to reshape the impact of a predicted large-scale expansion in global biomass energy use towards greater poverty reduction and maintenance of ecosystem services in developing countries.

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2010
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Biomass energy use in Kenya

This report forms part of a project aiming to develop a South-South-North partnership to reshape the impact of a predicted large-scale expansion in global biomass energy use towards greater poverty reduction and maintenance of ecosystem services in developing countries.

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2010
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Planning sustainable cities : UN-Habitat practices and perspectives

This publication presents a strong argument for innovating urban planning to address the contemporary challenges of rapid urbanization and poverty.

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2010
IUCN Publication

Pangani River Basin Management Project integrated flow assessment technical reports

The Pangani River Basin Management Project (2005-2010) has generated technical information (packaged in the reports appearing on this CD).

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2010
IUCN Publication

Wami basin : a situation analysis

The Situation Analyses of the Wami and Ruvu (including coastal rivers) sub-basins were produced as separate analyses of the status, conditions and key issues affecting ecosystems in each basin using existing available information.

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2010
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Ruvu basin : a situation analysis

The Situation Analyses of the Wami and Ruvu (including coastal rivers) sub-basins were produced as separate analyses of the status, conditions and key issues affecting ecosystems in each basin using existing available information.

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2010
Non IUCN Publication

New directions for integrating environment and development in East Africa : key findings from consultations with stakeholders in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda

This paper synthesizes the findings of a study carried out by Ecoagriculture Partners and the International Institute for Environment and Development on behalf of the David and Lucile Packard Foundation to explore opportunities for sustainable development in East Africa.

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2009
Non IUCN Publication

Protecting traditional knowledge from the grassroots up

For indigenous peoples round the world, traditional knowledge based on natural resources such as medicinal herbs forms the core of culture and identity. But this wealth of knowledge is under pressure.

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2009
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Towards sustainable fisheries law : a comparative analysis

With the growing scarcity of fish resources, instruments of fisheries management become crucial. This publication suggests a legal approach to this isssue, and focuses on six case studies: Indonesia, Kenya, Namibia, Brazil, Mexico and the EU.

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2009
IUCN Publication

Communities and their natural resources : sharing experience and learning lessons in Eastern Africa

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2007
IUCN Grey Literature

A socio-economic assessment of sustainable livelihood opportunities for communities of Kuruwitu and Vipingo, Kilifi District, Kenya

This report outlines the findings of the Coastal Livelihood Assessment for the Kuruwitu – Vipingo community, which lies on a Kenyan coast potentially significant for its marine biodiversity, as it has a distinct coral reef ecosystem with diverse coral assemblages which host a wide variety of trop

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2005
Non IUCN Publication

Environmental protection, ecotourism and rural livelihoods : the case of the Kakamega forest region, Kenya

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2005

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