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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2001

    Assessing the performance of management is central to natural resource management, in terms of improving the efficiency of interventions in an adaptive-learning cycle. This is not simple, given that such systems generally have multiple scales of interaction and response; high frequency of non-linearity, uncertainty, and time lags; multiple stakeholders with contrasting objectives; and a high degree of context specificity. The importance of bounding the problem and preparing a conceptual model of the system is highlighted.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2001
    Taiwan, Sri Lanka

    This report is based on the Taiwan's irrigation systems.The first part of this report gives a brief introduction to the Taiwan irrigation systems. Based on the visit and discussions by two IWMI staff members from 25 September to 4 October 2000 with the Association Managers, staff of the Agricultural Engineering Research Centre (AERC) and staff of the Council of Agriculture (COA), certain issues were identified in the two systems, which are detailed.

  3. Library Resource
    January, 2002
    India, China, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Oceania

    This report argues that land reform, both tenancy reform and redistribution of ceiling surplus lands to the landless, is important to poverty alleviation.The paper argues that in addition to production benefits, land reform helps to change the local political structure by giving more voice to the poor. Re-distributive land reform, whether through market-assisted land reform programmes or otherwise, should remain a substantive policy issue for poverty reduction.

  4. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2001
    Hungary

    The ownership of agricultural land by foreign nationals is currently an extremely sensitive political issue in many of the Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries as they move towards European Union accession. During the past decade economic reforms in CEE have resulted in substantial welfare declines within agricultural sectors across the region.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2001

    This study examines the role that attachment value plays in the formation of a willingness to accept price (WTA) for farmland. Attachment value is defined as the estimated or assigned worth of a socio-emotional good that binds one person or group to a physical object. The objective of this study is to determine if a differential exists between the market or assessed farmland price and the price a farmland owner would accept from a strange. Further this study aims to determine if attachment value has an affect on this differential.

  6. Library Resource
    Document aggregated from Resource Equity Landwise Database
    January, 2002
    Azerbaijan
  7. Library Resource
    Document aggregated from Resource Equity Landwise Database
    January, 2002
    Bahamas
  8. Library Resource
    Document aggregated from Resource Equity Landwise Database
    January, 2002
    Bahrain

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