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Browsing Research Results (AFS) / Résultats de recherche (ASA) by Document Type "IDRC Book"

Browsing Research Results (AFS) / Résultats de recherche (ASA) by Document Type "IDRC Book"

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  • Davies, Jonathan (IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2012)
    The links between policy and practice in natural resource management are often depicted as a cyclical and rational process. In reality, policymaking and implementation are often irrational, unpredictable and highly ...
  • Ruiz, Manuel; Vernooy, Ronnie (IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2012)
    This book addresses biodiversity, crop improvement and natural resources management. It outlines current national and international policy processes underway to protect local genetic resources and related traditional ...
  • German, Laura; Mowo, Jeremias; Amede, Tilahun; Masuki, Kenneth (IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2012)
    This book summarizes experiences of farmers, research and development workers, policy and decision-makers in an integrated approach to natural resource management (INRM) through the African Highlands Initiative (AHI). It ...
  • Ochola, Washington O.; Sanginga, Pascal C.; Bekalo, Isaac (IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2010)
    The conceptual difference between conventional scientific and natural resource management (NRM) research is based on the need for researchers and the NRM community to be joint learning partners in the process. “Managing ...
  • Flintan, Fiona; Tedla, Shibru (IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CAFountain PublishersOrganization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA), Addis Ababa, ET, 2010)
    Six research studies are reflected in this volume, exploring the inclusion of gender within natural resource management (NRM) and conservation. The book looks at new trends and drivers in NRM and rural poverty in Africa. ...
  • Yiching, Song; Vernooy, Ronnie (IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2010)
    The Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy (CCAP) participatory plant breeding initiative in Guangxi is highlighted in this book. The book argues that a cooperative and complementary relationship between poor farmers and ...
  • Njuki, Jemimah; Parkins, John; Kaler, Amy (IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2016)
    The first section of this book focuses on the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) and its adaptations for different projects and contexts. The second section moves from measurement to empowerment; gender roles ...