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Environment - Energy and environmental technology
The Role of Energy in Sustainable Development: Rio, Johannesburg and beyond
The Executive Summary and an abstract of this study are contributions to the ongoing discussions at the international level on sustainable development and, in particular, to the linkages between energy, agriculture, climate change and sustainable agriculture and rural development - SARD.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0803_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0803_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0803_es.htm

Environment - Policy and management
New publication: Organic agriculture in Senegal
SD-Dimensions announces a new publication, "Organic Agriculture in Senegal". The agricultural systems currently in place in Senegal are a mixture of traditional and modern methods, depending greatly on the region and cultural traditions. Current systems have been proven to be inefficient; a strong need exists to create new systems which will be sustainable. This publication examines the introducti... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0203_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0203_fr.htm

Institutions - Social capital
Rural household income strategies and interactions with the local institutional environment: a methodological framework
This article reports on a research programme on rural household income strategies and interactions with the local institutional environment. Its focus on both the household and local institutions explores the income strategies of rural households and the manifold ways in which households - and members of the household - are linked to different institutional settings. The purpose of this pilot proj... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/ROdirect/ROan0021.htm

Institutions - Social capital
Institutions and organising practices: Conceptual discussion
This document presents a discussion of the ways in which institutions are defined in different debates on development issues. It argues that the study of institutions should be combined with the study of organising practices based on recent anthropological insights.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/ROdirect/ROan0020.htm

Institutions - Public institutions
Pastoral institutions and approaches to risk management and poverty alleviation in Central Asian countries in transition
This report synthesises the results of work by three national teams - in Mongolia, China and Kyrgyzstan - working with FAO support on institutional approaches to pastoral risk management in Central Asia, within the wider context of poverty alleviation and food insecurity.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/ROdirect/ROan0018.htm

Institutions - Social capital
Pastoral Livestock Development in Central Asia
According to this paper: "Economic restructuring has led to a fall in the living standards of herding families. The sudden end of state subsidies, the gradual disintegration of state and collective farms, and continuing production declines have worsened the conditions of the population - especially that of the vulnerable groups - and poverty and unemployment have become acute social problems."
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/rodirect/ROan0009.htm

Institutions - Public institutions
Interface local development-strategic centers: the role of the region
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/frdirect/ROan0007.htm

Institutions - Public institutions
Sustainable Rural Development in Western Africa: The Naam Movement and the Six 'S'
The Naam Movement and the Six 'S' suggest many essential elements for development. Their success clearly articulates the significance of 'development from within' approaches, not from the outside. Their success also lies in starting from 'tradition', in people's participation with decentralized organization, and in fully utilizing local resources and endowments, which are also ingredients of 'd... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/rodirect/ROan0006.htm

Institutions - Social capital
SD Cooperation with Civil Society Organizations
This article provides an outline of a recent paper whose focus was on cooperation between FAO's Sustainable Development Department and civil society organizations (CSOs).
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/rodirect/ROre0009.htm

Institutions - Public institutions
FAO/IFAP Consultation for Enhanced Collaboration. Report of the Consultation
The purpose of the Consultation was to explore practical ways and means of both developing more systematic collaboration between the International Federation of Agricultural Producers (IFAP) and FAO and enhancing the "synergy" between IFAP and FAO programmes in promoting food security, farmers' organizations and people's participation. A summary of the main conclusions and recommendations for foll... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/rodirect/ROre0002.htm

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