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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2002
    Thailand, Italy

    This training package examines conflict within forest resource use and community-based forest management and offers strategies for managing it. It aims to support diverse and multiple forest user groups to manage conflicts that inevitably arise in the protection, use and control of forest resources. It has been prepared primarily for trainers who help people and organizations that work collaboratively in community forestry.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2002
    Nepal, Laos, Bangladesh, Philippines, Malaysia, China, Italy, Cambodia, India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Asia

    Living aquatic resources play a fundamental role in sustaining the livelihoods of many of the rural poor in Asia, providing crucial buffers to shock and food insecurity, and offering opportunities for diverse and flexible forms of income generation. As with any production-based intervention, the poorest groups face significant constraints to entry into aquaculture. However, aquaculture offers many opportunities for livelihood benefits that other sectors do not. Aquaculture technologies appropriate for poor people are now largely in place.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2002
    Burkina Faso, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Mozambique, Mali, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Guinea, Pakistan, Thailand, Nepal, Laos, Philippines, Uganda, Benin, Cambodia, Sudan, Mongolia, Brazil, Netherlands

    This report identifies FAO’s activities concerning access to natural resources (ANR), and identifies other organizations that use explicitly or implicitly a sustainable livelihoods approach in relation to ANR. The report constitutes Output 2.1 of the work plan of the FAO LSP Sub-programme 3.1 ("Building Stakeholder capacity to improve access to natural resources for the rural poor").

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2002
    Laos, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Cambodia, India, Pakistan, Republic of Korea, China, Thailand, Asia

    A report of the proceedings of the October 2001 regional consultation on the above theme, the document explains the urgent need for arresting and reversing the decline in investment in land and water development in Asia-Pacific countries. Land and water investment priorities include coping with worsening land degradation, increasing productivity of the region’s large rainfed areas and modernising wasteful water delivery and irrigation systems.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2002
    Egypt, Iran, Thailand, Jordan, Morocco, Yemen, Libya, Turkey, Oman, Italy, Syrian Arab Republic, Netherlands, Tunisia, Sudan, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon

    This document contains the proceedings of the Regional Workshop on Land Resources Information Systems (LRIS) in the Near East, held in Cairo from 3 to 7 September 2001. The meeting was organized by FAO Land and Water Development Division (AGL) and the Near East Regional Office, in collaboration with Egypt's Executive Authority for Land Improvement Projects (EALIP).

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2002
    Thailand, Italy

    This guide on Land tenure and rural development has been prepared to familiarize readers with key issues in land tenure, especially as they relate to food insecurity and rural development situations. Land tenure issues are frequently ignored in rural evelopment interventions, with often long-lasting, negative results. Analysis of how land tenure works in practice – as evidenced by who has what type of access to land and under what conditions – is essential.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2002
    Angola, Fiji, Bangladesh, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Vanuatu, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Italy, Cameroon, Thailand, Laos, Philippines, Malaysia, Japan, Australia, Madagascar, Myanmar, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, India, Vietnam, Papua New Guinea, Asia, Africa

    According to an estimate made by the International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR), the global local usage of rattan is worth US$ 2.5 billion and external trade of rattan is estimated to generate US$ 4 billion. Seven hundred million people worldwide use rattan. Most of the raw material for local processing and for supplying the rattan industry is still obtained by harvesting of unmanaged, wild rattan resources in natural tropical forests. Only a very small share is obtained from rattan plantations.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2002
    Bangladesh, Switzerland, Kenya, Mali, Germany, China, Sri Lanka, Australia, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Thailand, Nepal, Turkey, Myanmar, India, Vietnam, Asia

    A quarterly news bulletin dedicated to the exchange of information relating to wildlife and national resources management for the Asia-Pacific region.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2002
    Spain, Afghanistan, China, Indonesia, Iran, Republic of Korea, Thailand, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Turkmenistan, Myanmar, India, Bhutan, Vietnam, Mongolia, Asia

    A quarterly news bulletin dedicated to the exchange of information relating to wildlife and national resources management for the Asia-Pacific region.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2002
    Nepal, Laos, Bangladesh, Switzerland, Philippines, Malaysia, China, Myanmar, Pakistan, Cambodia, India, Republic of Korea, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Thailand, Asia

    A quarterly news bulletin dedicated to the exchange of information relating to wildlife and national resources management for the Asia-Pacific region.

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