Author: Guillaume LestrelinProducing Organization: University of Durham Use Rights: No copyrightAvailability: Soft copy onlyLanguage: English
Type: Research document Size: 540.29 kBPublished Date:Tags: environmental discourses, development policy, political ecology, uplands
Buidling on recent on debates related environemtnal change and knowledge production, theis paper examines the social construction and the political outcomes of the current officials discourse on land degradation in Laos.
The Present Agriculture Development Stratgey (ADS) 2011 to 2020 is a long trem framework for the development of the sector which is not intended to provide opreational details on the implementation of the eight programs and their planned mesaures.
Natural resource governance, especially in the forest sector, has long been largely centralized and top-down, focusing primarily on conservation goals. The actual and potential role of rural resource users in governance has received relatively little recognition or support, despite the profound knowledge they have demonstrated in making and implementing decisions about natural resources for millennia.
The Babbler is the quarterly newsletter of BirdLife International in
Indochina. The views expressed are those of contributors and are not necessarily those of BirdLife International. BirdLife International in Indochina is a subregional programme of the BirdLife Secretariat operating in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam.
Despite a significant growth in food production over the past half-century, one of the most important challenges facing society today is how to feed an expected population of some nine billion by the middle of the 20th century. To meet the expected demand for food without significant increases in prices, it has been estimated that we need to produce 70–100 per cent more food, in light of the growing impacts of climate change and concerns over energy security (FAO,
2009a; Godfray et al., 2010).