Communicating international development research (id21): Water

Natural Resource Highlights” are published annually by id21, which is hosted by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) of the University of Sussex in Brighton, BN1 9RE (UK). It is supported by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).

id21 publishes these highlights on agriculture, conservation, fisheries, forestry, land, rural livelihoods and water. On the website http://www.id21.org/nr you will find the full range of over 2000 research highlights.

I read the 2006 issues on all the above fields of interest and found very interesting contributions:

WATER

1. The value of rainfed agriculture in a world short of water.
2. Efficient water use tackles food insecurity.
3. Managing groundwater for dry season irrigation.
4. Water access in Ethiopia: can conflict be avoided?
5. Women and water in Sierra Leone.
6. Community priorities for water rights.

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Communicating international development research (id21): Rural livelihoods

Natural Resource Highlights” are published annually by id21, which is hosted by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) of the University of Sussex in Brighton, BN1 9RE (UK). It is supported by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).

id21 publishes these highlights on agriculture, conservation, fisheries, forestry, land, rural livelihoods and water. On the website http://www.id21.org/nr you will find the full range of over 2000 research highlights.

I read the 2006 issues on all the above fields of interest and found very interesting contributions:

RURAL LIVELIHOODS

1. Understanding rural telephone use.
2. Overcoming rural-urban divides.
3. Improving rural road networks.
4. The Mekong region’s rural water market
5. Networks to maintain crop diversity.
6. Reducing indoor air pollution.

A number of useful websites are mentioned. These offer new possibilities for collecting information:

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Communicating international development research (id21): Land

Natural Resource Highlights” are published annually by id21, which is hosted by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) of the University of Sussex in Brighton, BN1 9RE (UK). It is supported by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).

id21 publishes these highlights on agriculture, conservation, fisheries, forestry, land, rural livelihoods and water. On the website http://www.id21.org/nr you will find the full range of over 2000 research highlights.

I read the 2006 issues on all the above fields of interest and found very interesting contributions:

LAND

1. Privatising common land in Botswana.
2. Land disputes in Ghana.
3. Women and land rights in India.
4. Why do the Maasai split up group ranches?
5. Evaluating land policies in highland Ethiopia.
6. Agrarian reform and rural poverty in South Africa.

A number of useful websites are mentioned. These offer new possibilities for collecting information:

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Communicating international development research (id21): Forestry

Natural Resource Highlights” are published annually by id21, which is hosted by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) of the University of Sussex in Brighton, BN1 9RE (UK). It is supported by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).

id21 publishes these highlights on agriculture, conservation, fisheries, forestry, land, rural livelihoods and water. On the website http://www.id21.org/nr you will find the full range of over 2000 research highlights.

I read the 2006 issues on all the above fields of interest and found very interesting contributions:

FORESTRY

1. Tribal rights and conservation practice in India’s forests.
2. Does the privatisation help poor people?
3. Forest trade in the Asia-Pacific region.
4. Community forestry in Nepal: are poor people winners or losers.
5. Supporting community forest management in Lao PDR.
6. From poachers to tour guides: a forest management story.

A number of useful websites are mentioned. These offer new possibilities for collecting information:

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Communicating !nternational development research (id21): Conservation

Natural Resource Highlights” are published annually by id21, which is hosted by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) of the University of Sussex in Brighton, BN1 9RE (UK). It is supported by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).

id21 publishes these highlights on agriculture, conservation, fisheries, forestry, land, rural livelihoods and water. On the website http://www.id21.org/nr you will find the full range of over 2000 research highlights.

I read the 2006 issues on all the above fields of interest and found very interesting contributions:

CONSERVATION

1. Managing the bushmeat trade in Ghana.
2. Environmental management and the MDGs
3. Ecosystem conservation for economic development.
4. Using community conservation to achieve the MDGs.
5. Protecting the marine environment in the Vietnam Sea.
6. Payments for environmental services.

A number of useful websites are mentioned. These offer new possibilities for collecting information:

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Communicating international development research (id21): Agriculture

Natural Resource Highlights” are published annually by id21, which is hosted by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) of the University of Sussex in Brighton, BN1 9RE (UK). It is supported by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).

id21 publishes these highlights on agriculture, conservation, fisheries, forestry, land, rural livelihoods and water. On the website http://www.id21.org/nr you will find the full range of over 2000 research highlights.

I read the 2006 issues on all the above fields of interest and found very interesting contributions:

AGRICULTURE

1. Can targeting family farms help to reduce poverty?
2. Agricultural extension: prioritising farmer’s needs.
3. Maize farming in Kenya.
4. Debating biotechnology in southern Africa.
5. Are fertiliser subsidies right for Africa?
6. Balancing indigenous crops and market demands in the Andes.

A number of useful websites are mentioned. These offer new possibilities for collecting information:

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Vegetables for your garden

A pingback for my desertification blog message “Get kids gardening to combat desertification” brought me to another nice blog called:
My Gardening Home
through which I found a reference to an interesting book of Jack STAUB “75 Exciting Vegetables For Your Garden“. Find more info at:

http://blog.mygardeninghome.com/vegetables-for-your-garden/

Strongly recommended !