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Managing natural resources for sustainable livelihoods: uniting science and participation

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Drawing on extensive and varied case studies, this book presents innovative approaches for establishing and sustaining participation and collective decision-making in natural resource management research. It covers a wide range of natural resources - including forests and soils, water and management units such as watersheds and common property areas - and provides practical lessons from analysis and meta-analysis of cases from Asia, Africa and Latin America. It offers insights on how to make research participatory while maintaining rigour and high-quality science at various scales.
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    Pound, B.; Snapp, S.; McDougall, C.; Braun, A.; (eds.)




    natural resources, sustainability, resource management, participation, case studies, participation, environmental policy, research

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