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Environment - Policy and management
Status of environment and natural resources in Small Island Developing States
This article reviews the status of the environment and natural resources in small island developing states. The information has been extracted from "Environment and Natural Resources in Small Island Developing States", prepared for the Special Ministerial Conference On Agriculture In Small Island Developing States (Rome, 12 March 1999).
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPan0015.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Biomass Energy in ASEAN Member Countries
Biomass is an important source of energy in the member countries of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). Managed properly, biomass energy can be sustainable, environmentally benign and economically sound. Moreover, biomass energy creates substantial local employment. However, constraints to optimal use as an energy source are still to be resolved. Main issues are legal and institut... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGan0008.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 - Social capital
Rural poverty: population dynamics, local institutions and access to resources
This discussion paper analyses two examples of changing institution-resource access relationships in Africa and Latin America. The Africa case highlights the resource endowments and problems associated with the participation of individuals in multiple institutions, whereas the Latin America case focuses on the changes in a sin... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/ROdirect/ROan0016.htm

Institutions - Social capital
Institutions - Public institutions
Decentralization process and traditional powers: typologies of policies
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/frdirect/ROan0014.htm

Institutions - Public institutions
Options for further reform in China's farmland system
The contents of the article were extracted from "Report of a pilot study on poverty, land abandonment and rural institutions", produced by the Department of International Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture, People's Republic of China, in collaboration with the FAO Rural Development Division.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/rodirect/ROan0012.htm

Institutions - Social capital
Participatory institutional development
Much emphasis has been paid in development literature to the importance of capital: natural, man-made and human capital. Yet little attention has been given to its fourth dimension: social capital. According to this article, social capital theory aims at developing propositions about the conditions under which governments and communities can cooperate to achieve common ends. It states that horizon... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/PPdirect/PPan0012.htm

   


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