Useful references and websites
On FOREST CONFLICT
- The European Tropical Forest Research Network has produced with ETFRN NEWS 43/44: Forests and conflicts a special edition on Forest and Conflict to show how security and governance is linked to sustainable management of forest resources.
- USAID 2005: Forests & Conflicts. A Toolkit for Intervention. USAID/Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation.
- Kaimowitz, David 2005: Forests and war, forests and peace In: State of The Wold’s Forests 2005, P.116-123.
- Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) 2004: Fact Sheet: Forests and Conflict.
- Governance and Social Development Resource Centre: Access to more thinking on governance, conflict and social development
ON CONSENSUS BUILDING
- Resolve - Results through consensus A very interesting and useful site with information on tools, techniques and concepts related to consensus building as well as some useful papers on this issue that can be downloaded.
ON EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING
- David Kolb is considered one of the founders of experiential learning based on his book published in 1984 titled 'Experiential Learning: Experiences as the Source of Learning and Development'. Experience Based Learning Systems, Inc. (EBLS) is a research and development company devoted to advancement of the theory, research and practice of experiential learning. Their web site, Learning from Experience has some interesting information and reading material of Kolb and others.
- Massey University, NZ also had some interesting information titled Action Research Resources for Environment and Development
- Finally there is the Collaborative Action Research Network as well and the associated journal Educational Action Research
ON DESIGNING EFFECTIVE CONFLICT MANAGEMENT TRAINING
- An wide range of training manuals and training resources to help in the development, planning, and delivery of innovative and participatory CBNRM training can be found at RECOFTC’s webpage on http://www.recoftc.org/site/index.php?id=392
- The effectiveness of today’s Practices in Conflict Management Training are examined, affirmed, and, in many instances questioned by the United States Institute of Peace at http://www.usip.org/pubs/peaceworks/pwks36.pdf
last updated: Friday, May 25, 2012