A Roadmap for Integrating Human Rights into the World Bank Group

CEESP TSEAPRISE member, Robert Goodland has been involved in a significant report on human rights and the World Bank. …  

21 May 2010 | Downloads - publication

Community Rights, Conservation and Contested Land The Politics of Natural Resource Governance in Africa

CEESP member (TILCEPA/TGER), Fred Nelson, of Maliasili Initiatives based in Arusha, Tanzania, organized and edited this recent volume on the politics of natural resource governance in eastern and southern Africa. …  

21 May 2010 | Downloads - publication

Fodder for War: Getting to the Crux of the Natural Resources Crisis

Let me begin with a polemic to get my main point across as to the connection between inequitable land rights and conflict. …  

05 Feb 2010 | Downloads - publication

CEESP Steering Commitee Meeting

The CEESP Steering Committee met in Bangkok , Thailand November 27th and 28th 2009 immediately following the 73rd IUCN Council meeting. Eighteen Theme Co-Chairs, Regional Vice Chairs and CEESP Officers attended the meeting together with Secretariat and IUCN-ROSA staff. The objectives of the meeting were: …  

05 Feb 2010 | Downloads - document

The End of the Hinterland: Forests, Conflict and Climate Change

In light of the recently completed UNFCCC COP15 in Copenhagen, the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) is pleased to release a new strategic analysis on the status of forest tenure, rights and resources globally – and the issues that affected them - in 2009. …  

02 Feb 2010 | Downloads - publication
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SDKP Launches New Publication Series With Pardee Center

A new series of policy briefs called Sustainable Development Insights has been launched by the Sustainable Development Knowledge Partnership in collaboration with the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future.   …  

02 Feb 2010 | Downloads - publication

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Economic Costs of the 2009 Floods in the Fiji Sugar Belt and Policy Implications

Based on an economic assessment of the January 2009 floods using detailed GIS based flood inundation assessment and household field survey data, Lal, Rita and Khatri estimate the cost of the January 2009 floods to the sugar industry to be FJ $24 million. …  

29 Jan 2010 | Downloads - publication

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Making the Declaration Work

In addition to the UN report which was recently released by the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, the book announced below has just been released by IWGIA, edited by Claire Charters and Rodolfo Stavenhagen, available for purchase at 20 euros, or you can download the book at the link below at no charge. …  

28 Jan 2010 | Downloads - publication
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Biocultural Diversity Conservation: A Global Sourcebook

Given the growing focus within CEESP and IUCN in general on the links between culture and conservation and between biodiversity and cultural diversity, CEESP members should be interested in the forthcoming book Biocultural Diversity Conservation: A Global Sourcebook, by Luisa Maffi and Ellen Woodley (to be published by Earthscan in February 2010, with IUCN sponsorship). …  

28 Jan 2010 | Downloads - publication

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Planning for Sustainability in Kathmandu, Nepal: Developing Indicators and Implementing Policies

Abstract: Sustainability is now considered a key objective of urban planning everywhere. However, due to inappropriate planning, weak institutions, lack of resources and poor implementation of policies, most big cities in the developing world have become even less sustainable than they were in the past. …  

28 Jan 2010 | Downloads - publication

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