Natural Resource Issues

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Foreign investment, law and sustainable development : a handbook on agriculture and extractive industries

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2016
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Foreign investment, law and sustainable development : a handbook on agriculture and extractive industries

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2014
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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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2006
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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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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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2009
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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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2009
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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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2009
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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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2009
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Development and gorillas? : assessing fifteen years of integrated conservation and development in south-western Uganda

This report summarises the findings of a study, conducted between 2001 and 2002, which aimed to test the effectiveness of these strategies in reconciling biodiversity conservation and socio-economic development interests, in particular through interventions that both improved livelihoods and resu

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2010
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Investment contracts and sustainable development : how to make contracts for fairer and more sustainable natural resource investments

This guide discusses options to structure investment contractsin ways that maximise the investment's contribution to sustainable development. The focus is on foreign investment in the natural resource sector and on lower- and middle-income countries.

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2010
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