Conflict, Social Capital and Managing Natural Resources: A by K. Moore

By K. Moore

This e-book is the made from a six-year multi-disciplinary collaborative learn software in sustainable agriculture and ordinary source administration. It describes the transition of the conflict-ridden agricultural and pastoral platforms of arid and semi-arid areas of West Africa to extra intensified agricultural and animal husbandry structures. The examine investigates technological thoughts and choice instruments and explores a replicable technique for construction social capital inside a rural neighborhood within the Inland Delta of the Niger River. The chapters recount the efforts of researchers and improvement brokers to spot new methods for sustainable improvement and the stories of the neighborhood inhabitants looking a pathway from poverty and meals lack of confidence to a fit economic climate and setting.

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Although Blench (1996) disagrees, Watts (1987), Park et al. (1993), and Pratt et al. (1997) all agree that sustainable NRM was a conscious, if not always explicit, practice. The production systems were primarily extensive with a low ratio of output to input. New fields were cultivated nearly every year, while large areas were left fallow or used for animal grazing. Herds were moved across vast expanses in a seasonal pattern of migration opportunistically seeking fresh pastures. Fishing and gathering were also extensive, each utilizing a relatively large natural resource base (water or forest).

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