- ItemCommunity forestry in Nepal : management rules and distribution of benefits(SANDEE, Kathmandu, NP, 2004) Adhikari, Bhim
- ItemTank degradation and poverty reduction : the importance of common property resources in sustaining the rural poor(SANDEE, Kathmandu, NP, 2004) Balasubramanian, R.; Selvaraj, K. N.
- ItemParticipatory forest management : collective action under three different institutional regimes(SANDEE, Kathmandu, NP, 2004) Ghate, RuchaRucha Ghate examines the initiation and implementation of forest management in the villages of Duelgaon, Ranvahi and Markegaon in Gadchiroli district in Maharashtra. The study is a qualitative analysis of the factors that contribute to institutional sustainability.
- ItemCollective titling and the process of institution building : common property regime in the Colombian Pacific(Latin American and Caribbean Environmental Economics Program (LACEEP), Turrialba CR, 2008) Alejandra Velez, MariaThe design of new rules and procedures to manage the commons is an ongoing process. The Colombian Government has assigned collective land titles (more than 5 million hectares) to 157 communities along the Pacific coast, benefiting more than 60,000 families. This two-page policy brief references a study that illustrates how collective titling has changed the region’s political landscape and the local environmental governance in Afro Colombian Communities. Formal property rights have created the incentives and legal tools to guard against encroachment by external intruders.
- ItemWhy helping the environment helps women : understanding the links between resource availability and gender equality in India(SANDEE, Kathmandu, NP, 2007) Chopra, Neetu; Singh, Supriya; Bellamy, RufusIn many developing countries, environmental degradation and the resulting loss of natural resources can have significant social and economic impacts, especially on disadvantaged groups such as poor, rural women. A SANDEE study looks at the impact of the availability of three key natural resources – water, forests and fodder – on villagers in the Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh in India. It aims to provide a better understanding of the link between the scarcity of such resources and gender inequality.