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Seeing REDD in the Amazon : a win for people, trees and climate

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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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Community-based adaptation to climate change : an update

Over a billion people - the world's poorest and most vulnerable communities - will bear the brunt of climate change. For them, building local capacity to cope is a vital step towards resilience. Community-based adaptation (CBA) is emerging as a key response to this challenge.

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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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Natural resilience : healthy ecosystems as climate shock insurance

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Conhecendo o REDD na Amazônia: um ganho para pessoas, árvores e clima

Escondida no emaranhado da floresta tropical brasileira, uma pequena revolução está acontecendo. No Amazonas, o maior estado do País, as pessoas estão usando uma abordagem conhecida como REDD para conservar a floresta e ter como retorno créditos de carbono.

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Financiando REDD : mesclando o mercado com fundos do governo

O desmatamento é responsável por aproximadamente 17% das emissões globais de gases de efeito estufa.

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Financing REDD : meshing markets with government funds

Deforestation accounts for roughly 17 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions.

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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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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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Community-based adaptation to climate change

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Towards food sovereignty

This paper describes how achieving food sovereignty will entail a fundamental shift away from the industrial and neo-liberal paradigm for food and agriculture towards more direct democracy and greater citizen participation in framing policies for food and agriculture; greater respect and inclusio

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Access to sustainable energy : what role for international oil and gas companies? : focus on Nigeria

In this report we explore how international oil and gas companies can contribute to tackling energy poverty in the regions where they operate.

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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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Tenure in REDD : start-point or afterthought?

As new mechanisms for ‘reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation’ (REDD) are being negotiated in international climate change talks, resource tenure must be given greater attention.

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Incentives to sustain forest ecosystem services

An assessment of payments for ecosystem services as a tool for REDD was commissioned by the Government of Norway to inform the International Climate and Forest Initiative.

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Partage des bénéfices issus des grands barrages en Afrique de l’Ouest

Ce rapport passe en revue l’expérience acquise en matière de déplacement des populations touchées par les barrages en Afrique de l’Ouest au cours des 40 dernières années et examine les mécanismes qui permettent un partage plus équitable des bénéfices issus des barrages en veillant à ce que les co

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Sharing the benefits of large dams in West Africa

This report reviews the experience with displacement of affected people in West Africa over the last 40 years and examines mechanisms for distributing the benefits of dams more equitably and for ensuring that affected people are better off.

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Where does the carbon footprint fall? : developing a carbon map of food production

This report advances the discussion about defining the local by examining the geographical location of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions along the supply chains upstream of two case study farms.

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Assessing the costs of adaptation to climate change : a review of the UNFCCC and other recent estimates

This report takes another look at the costs of adapting to climate change. The estimates for 2030 used by the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change are likely to be substantial under-estimates. Professor Martin Parry and his co-authors look at the estimates from a range of perspectives.

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Biofuels, land access and rural livelihoods in Tanzania

During the past several years, biofuels in rich countries have come to be regarded as an important option for reducing consumption of petroleum, which is a main policy goal as a result of recent high oil prices, energy security concerns, and global climate change.

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

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Dryland opportunities : a new paradigm for people, ecosystems and development

Drylands cover 41 percent of the earth’s terrestrial surface. The urgency of and international response to climate change have given a new place to drylands in terms both of their vulnerability to predicted climate change impacts and their potential contribution to climate change mitigation.

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

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Changes in "customary" land tenure systems in Africa

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2007
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Agroecología y la lucha para la soberanía alimentaria en las Américas

Este libro busca: 1. examinar las dimensiones política, económica, cultural y ecológica de la soberanía alimenticia 2. generar e intercambiar conocimiento técnicamente informado y aplicable prácticamente 3. Facilitar la formación de alianzas entre culturas entre los EE.UU.

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2006
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Local action, global aspirations : the role of community conservation in achieving international goals for environment and development

The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment emphasises the inter-relationship between ecosystem health and human well-being. Most ecosystems are severely degraded and the services that they provide to society are diminishing.

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Making decentralisation work for sustainable natural resource management in the Sahel : lessons from a programme of action-research, policy debate and citizen empowerment

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Changes in land access and governance in West Africa : markets, social mediations and public policies. Results of the CLAIMS research project

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Bosque del pueblo, Puerto Rico : cómo la lucha antiminera cambió la política forestal desde la base comunitaria

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Agroecology and the struggle for food sovereignty in the Americas

This book seeks to: 1.examine the political, economic, cultural, and ecological dimensions of food sovereignty 2.generate and exchange technically informed and practically applicable knowledge 3.provide an interactive space for the formation of cross-cultural alliances between the U.S.

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The sustainable forestry handbook : a practical guide for tropical forest managers on implementing new standards

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Assessing environment's contribution to poverty reduction : environment for the MDGs

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Sustaining the environment to fight poverty and achieve the MDGs : the economic case and priorities for action

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Investing in environmental wealth for poverty reduction : environment for the MDGs

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A critique of work : between ecology and socialism

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A global look to the local : replacing economic globalisation with democratic localisation

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2004
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Of dreams and shadows : seeking change for the institutionalisation of participation for natural resource management. The case of the Mexican regional sustainable development programme (PRODERS)

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The Millenium Development Goals and conservation : managing nature's wealth for society's health

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The Millenium Development Goals and development processes : hitting the target or missing the point?

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Room to manoeuvre ? Mining, biodiversity and protected areas

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State versus participation : natural resources management in Europe

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Community integrated pest management in Indonesia : institutionalising participation and people centred approaches

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Mind the gap : mainstreaming gender and participation in development

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Mainstreaming adaptation to climate change in least developed countries (LDCS)

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The status and potential of strategic environmental assessment : an overview of SEA with a special focus on developing countries and countries in transition and its potential role as a key tool for strategies for sustainable development and poverty reduction

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Engendering Eden

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2003
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Rural planning in developing countries : supporting natural resource management and sustainable livelihoods

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2003
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Customs and conservation : cases of traditional and modern law in India and Nepal

This publication features detailed analysis of laws and existing conservation legislation in Nepal and India. Special attention is made to policies and customary law in addition to statutory law.

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2002
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People-oriented approaches in global conservation : Is the Leopard changing its spots ?

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2002

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