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International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) is an independent, nonprofit research institute working in the field of sustainable development. IIED aims to provide expertise and leadership in researching and achieving sustainable development at local, national, regional and global levels. This set of papers have been produced with the generous support of Directorate-General for International Cooperation Netherlands (DGIS), UK Department for International Development (DfID) and Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida).

Jury of Indian farmers to pass judgement on agricultural science

A ’citizens jury’ of marginalised farmers in southern India will this week give their verdict on the future of research on food and agriculture. From 1-5 December, the jury will hear the testimony of special witnesses from government departments, agricultural universities, and farmers and consumers organisations. The jury will then make recommendations about how to make agricultural science better at serving the needs of the poor and marginalised majority. Read (...) read

date of on-line publication : 17 December 2009

Landless women, hopeless women ? Gender, land and decentralisation in Niger

> Women’s social exclusion from productive resources in Niger

This paper is a summary of a case study on gender, land and decentralisation. It addresses how women in rural areas of Niger deal with pressure on land within changing agricultural production systems. A separate focus is on women’s land rights, and the strategies they use to capitalise on these rights. The study is based on four main assumptions: increasing human pressure on land is changing dominant modes of access to land leading to the exclusion of women from agricultural production the (...) read

date of on-line publication : 11 January 2007

Carbon capture and storage : legal issues

Carbon dioxide Capture and Storage (CCS) describes the process of capturing CO2 emissions from industrial and energy-related processes, compressing the gas to a liquid form, transporting it to a storage site (by pipeline, ship, truck or rail), and injecting it into a geological cavity - to isolate it from the atmosphere. CCS has been described as one option in the « portfolio » of mitigation options - useful as a bridging technology to address the most prevalent greenhouse gases by volume in (...) read

date of on-line publication : 5 January 2007

International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Created in 1971, the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) is an international policy research institute and non governmental body working for more sustainable and equitable global development. Based in London, the IIED work globally through a wide range of long-standing relationships with partners across the developing world. Their partnerships generate close working relations with many key development actors from smallholder farmers and big city slum-dwellers to (...) read

date of on-line publication : 27 October 2006

Sharing power

Learning by doing in Co-Management of Natural Resources throughout the World

> By Grazia Borrini-Feyerabend, Michel Pimbert, M. Taghi Farvar, Ashish Kothari and Yves Renard; with Hanna Jaireth, Marshall Murphree, Vicki Pattemore, Ricardo Ramirez and Patrizio Warren, IIED and IUCN/ CEESP/ CMWG, Cenesta, Tehran, 2004, 435p., PDF (...)

This book is designed to support professionals and citizens at large who wish both to better understand collaborative management processes and to develop and enhance them in practice. From a recollection of the political and socio-cultural history of human relationships with nature, the volume moves into a more conceptual analysis of actors, entitlements, equity and co-management itself. Co-management as a process is then unpacked and explored in detail, from its roots in local systems of solidarity to the unlikely and very powerful “syncretic” merging of traditional practices and modern conservation expertise.  read

date of on-line publication : 5 January 2006

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