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SHARING POWER

LEARNING-BY-DOING IN CO-MANAGEMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
THROUGHOUT THE WORLD

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by Grazia Borrini-Feyerabend, Michel Pimbert, M. Taghi Farvar, Ashish Kothari and Yves Renard

with Hanna Jaireth, Marshall Murphree, Vicki Pattemore, Ricardo Ramirez and Patrizio Warren

A joint publication by IIED and IUCN/CEESP, November 2004

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CONTENTS (179KB)

Foreword by Juan Mayr Maldonado

Preface and acknowledgements

Introduction

Tribal meeting

Part I. TOWARDS A CONTEXTUAL FRAMEWORK

Chapter 1. Managing natural resources: a struggle between politics and culture (1.2 MB)




1.1 From local livelihood strategies to global agro-industrial markets
1.2 The interface between indigenous/ local NRM systems and the modern/ a-local agro-industrial market system: five field examples
1.3 Contemporary indigenous NRM systems and co-management
Chapter 2. Actors, entitlements and equity in natural resource management (878 KB )




2.1 Management actors
2.2 Entitlements to manage natural resources
2.3 Equity in managing natural resources
Chapter 3. Co-management of natural resources (1.5 MB )



3.1 What is in a name?
3.2 Practising co-management
3.3 The characteristics of co-management systems

Man and woman discussing
Part II. TOWARDS EFFECTIVE PROCESSES

Chapter 4. A point of departure
(1.8 MB )


4.1 What is to be managed? Who is to be involved?
4.2 Is co-management needed? Is co-management feasible?
4.3 Gathering resources and creating a Start-up Team
4.4 The special case of indigenous peoples: can co-management help them assert their rights to land and natural resources?
Chapter 5. Preparing for the partnership (1.3 MB)


5.1 Gathering relevant information and tools and promoting social communication
5.2 Engaging the partners in participatory action research
5.3 Assisting local communities to organise
5.4 Preparing for the negotiation meetings: procedures, rules, logistics and equity considerations
Chapter 6. Negotiating the co-management agreement and organisation (1.5 MB)


6.1 Agreeing on the rules and procedures of negotiation
6.2 Developing and "ritualising" a common vision of the desired future
6.3 Developing a strategy to approach the common vision
6.4 Negotiating and legitimising the co-management agreement and organisation
Part III. TOWARDS EFFECTIVE INSTITUTIONS

Chapter 7. Co-management agreements (1.7 MB)


7.1 Customary and non-notarised agreements
7.2 Formal legal agreements
7.3 The components of a co-management agreement
7.4 Recognition of efforts and commitment
7.5 Crucial issues for indigenous peoples and local communities
7.6 Crucial issues for government agencies
Chapter 8. Co-management organisations (508 KB)


8.1 Types and characteristics of co-management organisations
8.2 Examples of co-management agreements and organisations
Chapter 9. Learning-by-doing in co-management institutions (956 KB)


9.1 Making the agreement functional
9.2 "Learning by doing" through monitoring and evaluation
9.3 Promoting effective and sustainable co-management institutions
Part IV. TOWARDS AN ENABLING SOCIAL CONTEXT

Chapter 10. Natural resource policy and instruments (382 KB)


10.1 Enabling policies at the national level
10.2 Enabling policies at the international level
Chapter 11. Empowering civil society for policy change (179 KB)


11.1 The politics of policy
11.2 Methods and approaches for participatory policy processes
11.3 Strengthening civil society
11.4 The challenge of participatory democracy
Concluding Remarks and References (382 KB)



Published by: The Natural Resources Group and the Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods Programme of the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and the Collaborative Management Working Group (CMWG) of the IUCN Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy (CEESP) of the World Conservation Union (IUCN)


Copyright ©: (2004) by Grazia Borrini-Feyerabend and Michel Pimbert. Reproduction of this publication for educational or other non-commercial purposes is authorized without any prior written permission from the copyright holders provided the source is fully
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is prohibited without prior written permission by the copyright holders.

Citation: Borrini-Feyerabend, G., M. Pimbert, M. T. Farvar, A. Kothari and Y. Renard, Sharing Power. Learning by doing in co-management of natural resources throughout the
world, IIED and IUCN/ CEESP/ CMWG, Cenesta, Tehran, 2004.

ISBN 1 84369 444 1


 

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