El Programa de Apoyo a los Modos de Vida Sostenibles


Acceso a los recursos naturales

Improving Access to Natural Resources for the Rural Poor: A critical analysis of central concepts and emerging trends from a sustainable livelihoods perspective Baumann P., (July 2002) Improving Access to Natural Resources for the Rural Poor: A critical analysis of central concepts and emerging trends from a sustainable livelihoods perspective. FAO, LSP WP 1, Access to Natural Resources Sub-Programme.

Assumes some basic knowledge of the SLA and familiarity through examining current debates around poverty, vulnerability and livelihood issues related to access to natural resources; main features of the sustainable livelihoods approaches and relate them to current thinking about access to natural resources.
Improving Access to Natural Resources for the Rural Poor: The experience of FAO and of other key organisations from a sustainable livelihoods perspective Cotula L., (August 2002) Improving Access to Natural Resources for the Rural Poor: The experience of FAO and of other key organisations from a sustainable livelihoods perspective. FAO, LSP WP 2, Access to Natural Resources Sub-Programme.

Identifies FAO’s activities concerning access to natural resources (ANR), containing a brief overview of FAO’s ANR activities by department, with particular regard to those that are most relevant for SLA. This paper focuses on some case studies and identifies other organizations that use explicitly or implicitly a sustainable livelihoods approach in relation to ANR.
Understanding Access to Seeds and Plant Genetic Resources. What Can a Livelihoods Perspective Offer? Seshia S. with Scoones I., Environment Group, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK (November 2003) Understanding Access to Seeds and Plant Genetic Resources. What Can a Livelihoods Perspective Offer? FAO, LSP WP 6, Access to Natural Resources Sub-Programme.

Uses a livelihoods perspective to facilitate understanding of the role played by seeds and plant genetic resources (PGRs) in rural people’s livelihoods and considers how a livelihood perspective may strengthen understanding of issues of access.
The culture of access to mountain natural resources Biggs S. D., and Messerschmidt D., (December 2003) Understanding Access to Seeds and Plant Genetic Resources. What Can a Livelihoods Perspective Offer? FAO, LSP WP 7, Access to Natural Resources Sub-Programme.

It looks at sustainable livelihoods approaches to access to natural resources in mountain areas and concentrates on access by poorer and marginalized groups to policy processes whereby long-term sustainable access to resources is achieved. The authors have opted to concentrate on one country, Nepal and to focus on access to forest resources.