New and Published Books
1-6 of 6 results in Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management
Natural resource governance is critical for linking poverty reduction and sustainable natural resource use. This book brings together authors from various disciplines with extensive field experience to promote an integrative understanding of cross-scale and adaptive governance in Africa and Latin...
Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge
Lessons from India for Development
It is becoming increasingly recognized that for the optimal sustainable development and use of natural resources, an integrated approach to water management, agriculture, food security and energy is required. This "nexus" is now the focus of major attention by researchers, policy-makers and...
Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge
Building Capacities in the Middle East and North Africa
The aim of this book is to highlight the role that gender research can play in understanding natural resource management and rural development issues in the Middle East and North Africa region and how hands-on training and mentoring can be used as a capacity enhancement approach...
Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge
A Study of Co-Management and Adaptive Co-Management
In this book, the authors examine the governance of marine protected areas (MPA), and in particular they compare two different forms of governance – co-management (CM) and adaptive co-management (ACM). CM is characterized by the decentralization of the decision-making process, incorporating the...
Published October 2nd 2012 by Routledge
Rethinking Participation, Learning and Innovation
The purpose of this book is to showcase a range of approaches that consider learning and collaboration as central processes in agriculture and natural resources governance and management. These include four related and overlapping adaptive collaborative approaches – Adaptive Collaborative...
Published July 9th 2012 by Routledge
From Concept to Practice
This book documents a decade of research, methodological innovation, and lessons learned in an eco-regional research-for-development program operating in the eastern African highlands, the African Highlands Initiative (AHI). It does this through reflections of the protagonists themselves—AHI site...
Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge
Mitigating Land Degradation and Improving Livelihoods: An Integrated Watershed Approach
To Be Published May 30th 2015