DDRN Newsletter March 2009: NRM and Biodiversity
Dear network member,
In this newsletter you can read all news posted on the DDRN website since the previous monthly newsletter (January 2009) related to the theme “Natural Resource Management and Biodiversity".
Please note that news related to NRM and biodiveristy that concern food security and climate change will be posted on the new Food Security and Climate change sections of the website established to reflect the new focal themes of DDRN. As from April 2009, all network members will receive our new monthly 'Climate, Food and Communication News'.
In order to promote a lively communication within DDRN, you are most welcome to send news items that you wish to share within the network to Marianne Forti: email@example.com. Thanks!
Please use the headings as links to read more about the news.
PAPERS AND DOCUMENTS:
New Directions for Integrating Environment and Development in East Africa - Key findings from consultations with stakeholders in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) Ecoagriculture Discussion Paper Number 3, by S. Bass, S. Scherr, Y. Renard, and S. Shames, February 2009.
Legal Tools for Citizen Empowerment: Getting a better deal for natural resource investment in Africa - Highlights and lessons learned (2006-2009). International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) Report, by Lorenzo Cotula, March 2009.
Achieving sustainable natural resource management in the Sahel after the era of desertification - Markets, property rights, decentralisation and climate change. Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) Report 2009:07, by S. Bolwig, S.M. Cold-Ravnkilde, K. Rasmussen, T. Breinholt and M. Mortimore, March 2009.
MDG on Reducing Biodiversity Loss and the CBD’s 2010 Target. United Nations University - Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) report, by Balakrishna Pisupati and Renata Rubian, September 2008.
For publications announced previously, please visit the DDRN website.
Financing REDD: How government funds can work with the carbon market. International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) Briefing Paper, by Virgilio M. Viana, March 2009.
Conservation in Protected Areas: Do Local People Benefit? NCCR North-South Research Evidence for Policy (Brief) No. 1, by Tobias Haller and Marc Galvin, February 2009.
REDD strategies for high carbon rural development. ASB Partnership for the Tropical Forest Margins Policy brief, ed. by Peter Akong Minang, Brent Swallow and Vanessa Meadu, 2008.
MANUALS AND GUIDELINES:
Land conflicts: a practical guide to dealing with land disputes. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ), by Babette Wehrmann, 2008.
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