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by Barry Pound

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* Shows how management of local resources can be done best by the local community for the local community
* Covers common property, protected areas, landscape, forests, watersheds, soil and water management
* Presents successful new approaches to collective decision-making and the principles of good practice

Drawing on extensive and important case studies, this book presents innovative approaches for participation and collective decision-making in natural resource management, good practice for research, and challenges for future developments. It employs the practical lessons to show how to organize participatory research, the forms of participation and quality of the science involved, and how to scale up participatory approaches and successful initiatives in resource management.
Those professionally involved, whether in the field, programme managers or policy-makers will find its analysis and conclusions invaluable. It will also be a very suitable text for students of both the biophysical and social science aspects of natural resource management.

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Text shows how 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. For professionals involved in resource management. Softcover, hardcover available. DLC: Natural resources--Management.



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