Managing Natural Resources for Sustainable Livelihoods
Uniting Science and Participation
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Managing Natural Resources for Sustainable Livelihoods by Ann Braun
Book DescriptionManagement of local resources has a greater chance of a sustainable outcome when there is partnership between local people and external agencies, and agendas relevant to their aspirations and circumstances. Managing Natural Resources for Sustainable Livelihoods analyses and extends this premise to show unequivocally that the process of research for improving natural resource management must incorporate participatory and user-focused approaches, leading to development based on the needs and knowledge of local resource users. Drawing on extensive and highly relevant case studies, this book presents innovative approaches for establishing and sustaining participation and collective decision-making, good practice for research, and challenges for future developments. It covers a wide range of natural resources - including forests and soils, and water and management units, such as watersheds and common property areas - and provides practical lessons from analysis and meta-analysis of cases from Asia, Africa and Latin America. It offers insights on how to make research participatory while maintaining rigour and high-quality biological science, different forms of participation, and ways to scale up and extend participatory approaches and successful initiatives. This book will be invaluable for those professionally involved in natural resource management for sustainable development and an essential resource for teachers and students of both the biophysical and social science aspects of natural resource management.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781844070268
(234mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Earthscan Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Ann Braun
Barry Pound is a farming systems and livelihoods specialist at the Natural Resources Institute, UK. Sieglinde Snapp is Assistant professor of Integrated Crop Management at Michigan State University, US, and Works with farmers in applying biological principles to the design of resilient systems. Cynthia McDougall is a social scientist at the Center for International Forestry Research, Indonesia, focusing on enhancing equity and livelihoods in community forestry. Ann Braun is an agricultural ecologist focused on mentoring participatory and user-sensitive approaches to research, supporting learning processes and promoting ecological literacy.
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