In recent years, local people and rural communities have assumed increasing prominence in strategies for natural resource management.This paper briefly reviews some of the central legal issues that are associated with this shift. In doing so, its goals are limited. It does not ad dress fundamental questions about when, where and what kind of management works, nor attempt to identify the political, social, economic and environmental ingredient s for success – subjects on which there is a huge, if still inconclusive, literature.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksSeptember, 2004Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Gambia, Mali, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Australia, Bolivia, Canada, Guinea, Niger, Cameroon, Mozambique, Laos, Philippines, South Africa, Uganda, Italy, Tanzania, Cambodia, India, Russia, Mexico
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksAugust, 2003Nigeria, United States of America, Nepal, China, Pakistan, Eswatini, United Kingdom, Canada, Myanmar, Niger, Thailand, Mozambique, Laos, South Africa, Vietnam, Italy, Cambodia, India, Mexico, Netherlands
In the first part of this paper the role of the core principles in three different scenarios will be discussed. The first is a setting where a shared watercourse, but no specific treaty exists; the second, where a treaty is in the process of being negotiated; and the third where an agreement over the shared resource is in force. The second par t of the paper will look in detail at the normative content of each principle, its reflection in specific watercourse agreements and its implementation by joint bodies.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2006Nepal, Laos, Mozambique, South Africa, Kyrgyzstan, Guatemala, Zambia, Cambodia, India, Ethiopia, Mongolia, New Zealand
This paper represents part of an area of work which analyses access to natural resources in Mozambique. An initial paper examined the extent to which Mozambique’s recent regulatory changes to natural resource access and management have had their intended effects (LSP Working Paper 17: Norfolk, S. (2004). “Examining access to natural resources and linkages to sustainable livelihoods: a case study of Mozambique”). This paper is complemented by LSP Working Paper 27: Tanner et al. (2006). “Making rights a reality: Participation in practice and lessons learned in Mozambique”.
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