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  1. Title

    Community-based commercial enterprise development for the conservation of biodiversity in Mount Emei World Heritage Site, Sichuan, China: part 2

    Description
    This report presents the results of a study of users of natural resources in and around the Mount Emei World Heritage Site, Sichuan, China. The study was part of a project which aimed to identify means of developing economic incentives for the users of natural resources in and around World Heritage Sites (WHS) in order to sustainably use and manage forest biodiversity. It used a market analysis and development (MA&D) approach in order to identify participants, and to plan and create micro-enterprises. This document, Forestry Policy and Institutions Working Paper 17, was published by the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2006. This section, part 2 of 6, describes the preliminary phase of the MA&D. Other sections of this publication are also catalogued in the e-library.
    Author
    Ken Nicholson; Li Xiaorong; Sophie Grouwels
    Publisher
    Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/009/j9000e/J9000e01.pdf
  2. Title

    Community-based commercial enterprise development for the conservation of biodiversity in Mount Emei World Heritage Site, Sichuan, China: part 3

    Description
    This report presents the results of a study of users of natural resources in and around the Mount Emei World Heritage Site, Sichuan, China. The study was part of a project which aimed to identify means of developing economic incentives for the users of natural resources in and around World Heritage Sites (WHS) in order to sustainably use and manage forest biodiversity. It used a market analysis and development (MA&D) approach in order to identify participants, and to plan and create micro-enterprises. This document, Forestry Policy and Institutions Working Paper 17, was published by the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2006. This section, part 3 of 6, describes phase 1 of the MA&D. Other sections of this publication are also catalogued in the e-library.
    Author
    Ken Nicholson; Li Xiaorong; Sophie Grouwels
    Publisher
    Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/009/j9000e/J9000e02.pdf
  3. Title

    Community-based commercial enterprise development for the conservation of biodiversity in Mount Emei World Heritage Site, Sichuan, China: part 4

    Description
    This report presents the results of a study of users of natural resources in and around the Mount Emei World Heritage Site, Sichuan, China. The study was part of a project which aimed to identify means of developing economic incentives for the users of natural resources in and around World Heritage Sites (WHS) in order to sustainably use and manage forest biodiversity. It used a market analysis and development (MA&D) approach in order to identify participants, and to plan and create micro-enterprises. This document, Forestry Policy and Institutions Working Paper 17, was published by the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2006. This section, part 4 of 6, describes phase 2 of the MA&D. Other sections of this publication are also catalogued in the e-library.
    Author
    Ken Nicholson; Li Xiaorong; Sophie Grouwels
    Publisher
    Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/009/j9000e/J9000e03.pdf
  4. Title

    Community-based commercial enterprise development for the conservation of biodiversity in Mount Emei World Heritage Site, Sichuan, China: part 5

    Description
    This report presents the results of a study of users of natural resources in and around the Mount Emei World Heritage Site, Sichuan, China. The study was part of a project which aimed to identify means of developing economic incentives for the users of natural resources in and around World Heritage Sites (WHS) in order to sustainably use and manage forest biodiversity. It used a market analysis and development (MA&D) approach in order to identify participants, and to plan and create micro-enterprises. This document, Forestry Policy and Institutions Working Paper 17, was published by the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2006. This section, part 5 of 6, describes phase 3 of the MA&D and lessons learned. Other sections of this publication are also catalogued in the e-library.
    Author
    Ken Nicholson; Li Xiaorong; Sophie Grouwels
    Publisher
    Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/009/j9000e/J9000e04.pdf
  5. Title

    Community-based commercial enterprise development for the conservation of biodiversity in Mount Emei World Heritage Site, Sichuan, China: part 6

    Description
    This report presents the results of a study of users of natural resources in and around the Mount Emei World Heritage Site, Sichuan, China. The study was part of a project which aimed to identify means of developing economic incentives for the users of natural resources in and around World Heritage Sites (WHS) in order to sustainably use and manage forest biodiversity. It used a market analysis and development (MA&D) approach in order to identify participants, and to plan and create micro-enterprises. This document, Forestry Policy and Institutions Working Paper 17, was published by the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2006. This section, part 6 of 6, contains the conclusions and annexes including a business plan for the organic tea enterprise. Other sections of this publication are also catalogued in the e-library.
    Author
    Ken Nicholson; Li Xiaorong; Sophie Grouwels
    Publisher
    Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/009/j9000e/J9000e05.pdf
  6. Title

    Connecting East Asia: a new framework for infrastructure

    Description
    This book examines infrastructure development in East Asia, focusing upon the themes of inclusive development, coordination, and accountability and risk management. Countries covered include Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. The book is aimed at senior policy makers and development practitioners who examine infrastructure in the light of countrywide policies and programmes. It is publication no.33526 and was published by The World Bank in 2005.
    Author
    Asian Development Bank; World Bank; Japan Bank for International Cooperation
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/7267
  7. Title

    Country responses to the food security crisis: nature and preliminary implications of the policies pursued

    Description
    This paper examines short-term measures adopted by some 81 countries from Asia, Africa, and Latin America and the Caribbean in response to rising food prices and assesses the implications of these measures for food security and poverty alleviation. Countries mentioned include India, the Philippines, Thailand, Cambodia, China, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Myanmar, India, Malaysia. The paper was published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2009.
    Author
    Mulat Demeke; Guendalina Pangrazio; Materne Maetz
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/011/ak177e/ak177e00.pdf
  8. Title

    Country stakes in climate change negotiations: two dimensions of vulnerability

    Description
    This policy research report examines developing countries' likely attitudes to international treaties regulating carbon emissions, concluding that the clear differences in the factors that determine likely negotiating positions are based on the country's vulnerability to climate change impacts and that the barriers in the transition to renewable energy are political and institutional rather than a lack of availability. Detailed tables of relevant data for the countries covered are also included. This report was published by The World Bank in 2007.
    Author
    Piet Buys; Uwe Deichmann; Craig Meisner; Thao Ton That; David Wheeler
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/7500
  9. Title

    Culture of fish in rice fields

    Description
    This report reviews the practice of rice-fish farming in various countries, comparing the countries' practices to promote rice-fish culture in other parts of the world. It includes a brief history of rice-fish farming, a description of the different rice field ecosystems in which fish farming takes place, possible modifications of rice fields to incorporate fish culture, production systems, agronomic and aquaculture management, rice-fish production and yields, pest management, social and environmental impact of rice-fish culture, experiences of rice-fish farming in China, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, the Philippines, India and Bangladesh and prospects and program for the future. This report was published by the FAO in 2004.
    Author
    Matthias Halwart; Modadugu V. Gupta (editors)
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    http://www.fao.org/docrep/015/a0823e/a0823e00.htm
  10. Title

    Cut for the poor: Proceedings of the international conference on managing forests for poverty reduction: Capturing opportunities in forest harvesting and wood processing for the benefit of the poor: Part 1

    Description
    This resource is part 1 of an 8 part document provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) discussing the role of timber production and forest management in helping to reduce poverty as discussed at an international conference in Vietnam. This part includes acknowledgements, a glossary of terms, conference proceedings and declarations, a table of contents for the resource as a whole, opening statements and a short paper setting the scene for managing forests for poverty reduction. Other sections of this publication are also catalogued in the e-library.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/010/ag131e/ag131e00.pdf
  11. Title

    Cut for the poor: Proceedings of the international conference on managing forests for poverty reduction: Capturing opportunities in forest harvesting and wood processing for the benefit of the poor: Part 2

    Description
    This resource is part 2 of an 8 part document provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) discussing the role of timber production and forest management in helping to reduce poverty. This part includes a paper describing the contribution of trees and forests to the livelihoods of the poor, a list of development goals, emerging opportunities and a second paper describing the use of commercial forestry to aid poverty. Other sections of this publication are also catalogued in the e-library.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/010/ag131e/ag131e01.pdf
  12. Title

    Cut for the poor: Proceedings of the international conference on managing forests for poverty reduction: Capturing opportunities in forest harvesting and wood processing for the benefit of the poor: Part 3

    Description
    This resource is part 3 of an 8 part document provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) discussing the role of timber production and forest management in helping to reduce poverty. This part focuses on policies and legislation and includes a case study of decentralised and local forest management in Cameroon, including use of resources and management of income, recommendations, conclusions and references. Other sections of this publication are also catalogued in the e-library.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/010/ag131e/ag131e02.pdf
  13. Title

    Cut for the poor: Proceedings of the international conference on managing forests for poverty reduction: Capturing opportunities in forest harvesting and wood processing for the benefit of the poor: Part 4

    Description
    This resource is part 4 of an 8 part document provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) discussing the role of timber production and forest management in helping to reduce poverty. This part describes forest harvesting and community-based forest management in the Philippines and Vietnam. Topics include: available resources and forestry management; constraining factors; conclusions; and references. Other sections of this publication are also catalogued in the e-library.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/010/ag131e/ag131e03.pdf
  14. Title

    Cut for the poor: Proceedings of the international conference on managing forests for poverty reduction: Capturing opportunities in forest harvesting and wood processing for the benefit of the poor: Part 5

    Description
    This resource is part 5 of an 8 part document provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) discussing the role of timber production and forest management in helping to reduce poverty. This part describes economic issues relating to forestry management, and includes three case studies based around community forestry in Nepal. Other sections of this publication are also catalogued in the e-library.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/010/ag131e/ag131e04.pdf
  15. Title

    Cut for the poor: Proceedings of the international conference on managing forests for poverty reduction: Capturing opportunities in forest harvesting and wood processing for the benefit of the poor: Part 6

    Description
    This resource is part 6 of an 8 part document provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) discussing the role of timber production and forest management in helping to reduce poverty. This part focuses on forest management modalities and institutional issues, with specific emphasis on community forestry and poverty reduction in Nepal and Bhutan. This includes economic and financial management, community issues, forest protection, sustainability and related topics. Other sections of this publication are also catalogued in the e-library.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/010/ag131e/ag131e05.pdf
  16. Title

    Cut for the poor: Proceedings of the international conference on managing forests for poverty reduction: Capturing opportunities in forest harvesting and wood processing for the benefit of the poor: Part 7

    Description
    This resource is part 7 of an 8 part document provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) discussing the role of timber production and forest management in helping to reduce poverty. This part includes a description of technical aspects of forestry management such as transport and harvesting technologies. A case study based around production of bamboo charcoal in mountainous areas of Northern Laos is included, together with a description of the issues around processing lumber with chainsaws in Ghana and forest harvesting in Papua New Guinea. Other sections of this publication are also catalogued in the e-library.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/010/ag131e/ag131e06.pdf
  17. Title

    Cut for the poor: Proceedings of the international conference on managing forests for poverty reduction: Capturing opportunities in forest harvesting and wood processing for the benefit of the poor: Part 8

    Description
    This resource is part 8 of an 8 part document provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) discussing the role of timber production and forest management in helping to reduce poverty. This part focuses on accessing markets, and includes sections about the role of small and medium forest enterprise associations in reducing poverty, a case study describing the process of creating wood flooring from forestry and farming, bamboo industries, and lessons learned. Other sections of this publication are also catalogued in the e-library.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/010/ag131e/ag131e07.pdf
  18. Title

    Demand analysis for tea in China

    Description
    This document provides an overview of the domestic consumption of tea in China, analyzes the economic and non-economic factors that influence tea consumption in China and presents the results of tea consumption surveys in Hangzhou and Tongcheng in China. This document was published by FAO in 2008.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/meeting/013/k2050e.pdf
  19. Title

    Demand and supply of wood products in China

    Description
    This report examines the Chinese wood industry, including consideration of the influence of socio-economic factors such as urbanisation. It covers: economic growth and demand for wood products; production, consumption and trade in wood products; policies to promote wood industry development; supply of raw materials; afforestation; and the outlook for wood product supply and demand. The report, Forest Products Working Paper 1, is the first in a series which will assess and monitor major developments in global forest products and their markets. It was published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2007.
    Author
    Zhang Kun; Lu Wenming; Osamu Hashiramoto
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    http://www.fao.org/docrep/010/k1978e/k1978e00.htm
  20. Title

    Developing skills for economic transformation and social harmony in China: a study of Yunnan Province

    Description
    This report examines the sources of the mismatch of supply and demand for skilled labor in Yunnan Province, China; outlines the challenges facing Yunnan as it seeks to strength its Technical and Vocational Training and Education (TVET) system, improve access to education and the quality of educational outputs, encourage more robust work-based and rural training and invest additional resources in general education; and recommends specific policies that cross both sectors and address the sector-specific issues. This report was published by WorldBank in 2014.
    Author
    Xiaoyan Liang; Shuang Chen
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/16197
  21. Title

    Development of aquatic animal genetic improvement and dissemination programs: current status and action plans

    Description
    This document contains the proceedings of a workshop held to discuss ways to strengthen the ongoing genetic improvement and dissemination programs of member countries (including Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam) and to develop additional programs for new species. It includes the papers presented, a summary of the small group discussions and country-specific action plans for selected species.
    Publisher
    The WorldFish Center
    http://www.worldfishcenter.org/resource_centre/Development%20of%20Aquatic_1.pdf
  22. Title

    Development of biofuels in China: technologies, economics and policies

    Description
    This report discusses China's attempts to increase its use of renewable energy, in particular biofuel, and evaluates how likely it is to achieve its targets by 2020. The report goes on to assess the country's renewable energy policies and makes policy suggestions that would make it more likely for China to meet its renewable energy targets. This report was published by The World Bank in 2012.
    Author
    Chang Shiyan; Zhao Lili; Govinda R. Timilsina; Zhang Xiliang
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/12076
  23. Title

    Disaster of May 12th Wenchuan earthquake and its influence on debris flows

    Description
    This article examines mud rock flows following the 2008 earthquake in Wenchuan, China, and provides brief suggestions for preventative measures to avoid mud rock flows after future earthquakes. The article was published in the Journal of Geography and Geology Vol. 1, No. 1; May 2009.
    Author
    Ziqiang Liu; Shuqin Sun
    Publisher
    Canadian Center of Science and Education
    http://ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/jgg/article/view/1818
  24. Title

    Drivers and characteristics of wastewater agriculture in developing countries: results from a global asessment

    Description
    This report examines 53 cities in developing countries (including Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Vietnam, the Philippines, China and Indonesia) to determine the factors that drive the use of untreated wastewater and polluted water for irrigated agriculture. This report was published by IWMI in 2008.
    Author
    Liqa Raschid-Sally; Priyantha Jayakody
    Publisher
    International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.3910/2009.127
  25. Title

    Early childhood development and education in China: breaking the cycle of poverty and improving future competitiveness

    Description
    This document highlights the importance of investment in early childhood development and education (ECDE) in China and discusses the challenges to ECDE in China, policy and access to ECDE service, financing of ECDE, determinants of child outcomes and policy implications and the way forward for ECDE. This report was published by WorldBank in 2011.
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/18375

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