Wednesday, October 22, 2008
PUBLICATIONS: Various Publications of Interest
The Challenges of Formulating a Land Policy in a Post Conflict Context: The Case of Afghanistan by Yohannes Gebremedhin. UNDP Oslo Governance Centre Discussion Paper 4
Focusing on the experience of Afghanistan, this paper provides an introduction to the importance and challenges of formulating and implementing land policy in post-conflict environments for UNDP field staff. Although, this paper is not, and cannot be, a template for land policy in all post-conflict situations, there are basic principle that may be adapted in other post-conflict situations.
Adaptive Collaborative Management Can Help Us Cope With Climate Change. CIFOR Infobrief No. 13.
- Adaptive Collaborative Management (ACM) is a participatory approach that links forest stakeholders,
empowers local communities and their subgroups,
and strengthens adaptive capacities.
- Climate change necessitates globally activating forest
communities in mitigation and adaptation efforts.
- The ACM Series of books and manuals listed provides
guidance and analysis of previous efforts that can be
useful in structuring viable approaches to climate
change mitigation and adaptation at local levels.
Download the Brief (also available in Indonesian and soon in French and Spanish)
Development in Practice special issue on participatory research and gender analysis
The journal Development in Practice just published a special issue on 'Operationalising participatory research and gender analysis.' This publication is a final outcome from the CIMMYT-PRGA Program Impact Assessment Workshop of October 2005.
Abstracts are freely available via www.developmentinpractice.org. Offprints are available from the individual authors. Moreover those of you with access to informaworld on-line (either as individuals or through your institutions) can access the individual articles via www.informaworld.com.