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  1. Library Resource
    Document aggregated from Resource Equity Landwise Database
    January, 2002
    Botswana
  2. Library Resource
    Document aggregated from Resource Equity Landwise Database
    January, 2002
    Brazil
  3. Library Resource
    January, 2002

    This final report presents the findings of the two year IIED MMSD [minerals, mining and sustainable development] project sponsored by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). It outlines in detail the MMSD multistakeholder process - which included regional patnerships, national projects, global workshops and a range of commissioned research, presentations and bulletins - before presenting a detailed analysis of the sector through the many stages of minerals and metals exploration, production, use, reuse, recycling, and final disposal.

  4. Library Resource
    January, 2002

    This report shows how Participatory 3-D Modelling and other advanced geographic and cartographic techniques have helped in consensual solutions for land and resource tenure conflicts, based on an improved understanding and visualisation of territorial landmarks. It presents photos and detailed descriptions of a conflict resolution experience in the Phillipines.In remote, poorly served areas, community-based mapping methods can help in addressing boundary issues through the visualization of the landscape, associated land uses and settlement pattern.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2001
    Myanmar

    A project is in progress to build a number of roads in Kachin State in return for huge logging concessions. While improving and expanding the infrastructure in Kachin State is much needed, the impact of this deal on the environment could prove to be disastrous.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2001
    Zimbabwe

    The desire for research to be policy relevant has caused many social science studies to have “engineering” dimensions. With respect to the engineering of property rights, economic approaches indicate that we require knowledge regarding the makeup of current property rights structures, how changes to current structures affect the use and management of natural resources, and how property rights have evolved.

  7. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2001

    This research examines effects of various factors on participation in agricultural tree plantations for economic, environmental, social and carbon-uptake purposes. Using survey data from 2000 mail surveys of Canadian farmers, a discrete choice random utility analysis is used to determine probability of farmers' participation and the corresponding mean willingness to accept a tree-planting program. Estimation results show that the required compensation for accepting a tree-planting program is higher than the compensation suggested by a normative approach

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2001

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