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People, protected areas and global change: participatory conservation in Latin America, Africa, Asia and EuropeNCCR North South, 2008This document compares findings from in-depth research on protected area (PA) management in Latin America Africa, Asia and Europe. It describes how PAs have been managed over the last 50-100 years and considers the ecological, social and economic benefits brought by enhanced participation.DocumentAfrican Association of Agricultural Economists, 2008This study examines how the performance of the maize seed system in Ethiopia affects small-scale farmers’ access to, and use of, improved maize varieties. Particular emphasis is given to the drought-prone agro-ecologies of the Rift Valley region and the specific maize varieties developed for and disseminated in this area.DocumentFarm Africa, 2007Increasingly, NGOs are becoming active in policy debates, yet a key question emerging from this new focus is whether NGOs can effectively influence the policy agenda. This publication presents four FARM-Africa projects from Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa, describing how they approached influencing national policy in the context of the natural resources sector.DocumentSwiss Federal Institute of Technology, 2006In an increasingly globalised world, where information technology has become one of the key determinants of growth, many African countries are facing new challenges as a result of the emerging information age.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2008In the context of climate change, it has become clear that our global community urgently needs to adopt more sustainable life-styles to both reduce the use of natural resources and CO2 emissions.DocumentENOUGH, 2008Has the international community washed its hands of Somalia? There has been no effective foreign engagement since the humiliation of US troops in the early nineties, leaving the people to contend with conflict, bloody partition and humanitarian disaster since the last vestiges of national administration crumbled in 1991.DocumentThe Centre for Innovation, Knowledge and Development, The Open University, 2006This paper examines issues of legitimation and harmonisation of biosafety systems in GMO governance in Africa. It draws on case studies from emerging regulatory systems in Ethiopia and South Africa, which offer contrasting examples that evolved under different historical and socio-economic conditions.Documentid21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2008Security sector reforms in any country must be designed, managed and implemented by local people if they are to succeed. But while it is fashionable for policy statements to declare the importance of ‘local ownership’, the concept has proven difficult to apply, with donor governments guilty of frequent breaches.OrganisationThe International Development Law Organization (IDLO) is the world’s only intergovernmental organization whose sole mandate is to strengthen the rule of law and good governance in developing couDocumentid21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2007Target ten of Millennium Development Goals (MDG) seeks to halve the proportion of people without sustainable and safe access to water. Although attempts have been made to link the MDGs and human rights, promoting a right to water achieves little if institutions, norms and values remain unchanged.