5 edition of Traditional and Modern Natural Resource Management in Latin America (Pitt Latin American Series) found in the catalog.
by University of Pittsburgh Press
Written in English
|Contributions||Francisco J. Pichon (Editor), Jorge E. Uquillas (Editor), John Frechione (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||319|
In Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, per cent of the population still use traditional medicine (TM) for primary healthcare. And some million people are believed to use traditional, complementary or herbal medicine in the European Union (EU) alone — as high as 90 per cent of the population in some countries. 1. What is meant by natural resource management (NRM) 2. Why natural resource management is implemented 3. How natural resource management is implemented LIST: The competencies of Module by writing them on a flipchart sheet. People who receive training in Module will be able to: 1. Understand adaptive management and its use in NRM Size: 1MB.
Walter LaFeber’s Inevitable Revolutions looks at the US/Latin-American relationship from a slightly different perspective. It complements Schoultz’s book well because it focuses, very specifically, on the countries of Central America. It covers a shorter timeframe, picking up when the United States first intervened militarily in Central America at the turn of the 20th century. The various natural resources of Latin America have always been prized for their sheer abundance, amount and quality. Latin Scientific works in a wide range of the natural resource fields listed here.
Sources for Latin America in the Modern World by Nicola Foote and Publisher Oxford University Press. Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN: , The print version of this textbook is ISBN: , A traditional economy is a system that relies on customs, history, and time-honored beliefs. Tradition guides economic decisions such as production and distribution. Societies with traditional economies depend on agriculture, fishing, hunting, gathering, or some combination of .
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“Traditional and Modern Approaches to Natural Resources Management in Latin America is the most comprehensive look at the constellation of programs, policies, and activities that determine the fate of this crucial region.
A must read for anyone concerned with the global environment.”Format: Paperback. Traditional and Modern Approaches to Natural Resources Management in Latin America is the most comprehensive look at the constellation of programs, policies, and activities that determine the fate of this crucial region.
A must read for anyone concerned with the global environment. Hal Rothman, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. "Traditional and Modern Approaches to Natural Resources Management in Latin America is the most comprehensive look at the constellation of programs, policies, and activities that determine the fate of this crucial region.
A must read for anyone concerned with the global environment."--Environmental History Read more. Traditional and modern regimes of natural resource management (NRM) in Latin America are presented under 4 headings: (1) introduction; (2) theoretical and practical issues; (3) case studies; and (4) indigenous (local) knowledge systems and traditional NRM strategies.
Rural poverty alleviation and improved natural resource management through participatory technology development in Latin America's risk-prone areas / Francisco J. Pichón and Jorge E. Uquillas -- Rural development and indigenous resources: toward a geographic-based assessment framework / Bruce A.
Wilcox -- Combining indigenous and scientific knowledge to improve agriculture and natural resource management in Latin America.
Natural Resources, Extraction and Indigenous Rights in Latin America book Exploring the Boundaries of Environmental and State-Corporate Cited by: 1. This article examines whether oil and mineral abundance affects democracy in Latin America.
It first reviews the methodological innovations and findings from an ongoing research program that reevaluates the resource curse hypothesis on a global scale using a time-series and counterfactually driven approach to the data.
While there is no evidence that increased natural resource reliance Cited by: 1. Design/methodology/approach – Literature from e‐HRM and human resource management in Latin America is reviewed and integrated.
Four case studies developed in Mexican firms are depicted. These will include 1) Fishing Rights and Issues, including Anishinaabe fishing rights in the northern US, and Practices of salmon use and management by Indigenous peoples of Northwestern North America, 2) Traditional knowledge based forestry and grazing management practices, 3) Water rights with specific reference and the Shoshone and Arapaho peoples on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, 4) Co-management.
• Natural resource management is also congruent with the concept of sustainable development. • Natural resource management specifically focuses on a scientific and technical understanding of resources and ecology and the life-supporting capacity of those resources.
• Environmental management is also similar to natural resource Size: KB. The Economics of Natural Resources in Latin America is timely, since this new era of lower and volatile prices and possible reconfiguration of investment flows poses a challenge to natural resource tax systems in the world.
The argument of the book will be made by a collection of papers around the issue of tax efficiency in the region and Author: E M Osmel Manzano, Fernando Navajas, Andrew Powell. This book explores the changes that are leading to a new century of natural resources management.
It places the current situation in historical perspective, analyzes the forces that are propelling change, and describes and examines the specific changes in goals, policy, and practice that are transforming all aspects of natural resources book is an important overview for wildlife.
Latin America is particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change as it is a region rich in natural resources. It houses 25 percent of the Earth’s forests and arable land, as well as more than 30 percent of the world's water resources.
Natural Resources in Latin America and Managing Natural Resource Wealth: Sharing of South- South Experiences. Johannesburg, South Africa. Chief Economist Office. June 9- 10 Latin America and the Caribbean Region. traditional Latin American commodities export markets in. Progress era.
These books reflect the attitude that Latin America is indeed a problematic, underdeveloped region which must be helped. The sources of problems are described variously as geographic, lack of natural resources, the predominance of backward/traditional social and economic structures and not enough modern North American technology.
The preservation of traditional forms of farming knowledge and practices help maintain biodiversity, enhance food security, and protect the world’s natural resources. There are approximately million indigenous peoples in the world occupying or using up to 22 percent of the global land area, which is home to 80 percent of the world’s.
Throughout, the history of the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region, natural resource wealth has been critical for its economies. Production of precious metals, sugar, rubber, grains, coffee, copper, and oil have at various periods of history made countries in Latin America-and their colonial powers-some of the most prosperous in the world.
Throughout, the history of the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region, natural resource wealth has been critical for its economies.
Production of precious metals, sugar, rubber, grains, coffee, copper, and oil have at various periods of history made countries in Latin America-and their colonial powers-some of the most prosperous in the by: natural resources on democracy may differ across world regions.
Dunning (), for example, argues that there is a resource blessing in Latin America. His claim is based on a panel regression with country fixed effects for the Latin American region since Dunning’s explanation for Latin America’s exceptionalism is the region’s Cited by: 5.
Chapter 3 of this book for more details on the resource curse). The notion that natural resource wealth can have perverse consequences has a long and distinguished intellectual history.
Early modern philosophers such as Machiavelli, Bodin, and Montesquieu argued that when countries had favorable resource endow-ments, their citizens became. Hemalata C. Dandekar. "Review of Rainforest Cities: Urbanization Development, and Globalization of the Brazilian Amazon by John O.
Browder and Brian J. Godfrey. Review of Traditional and Modern Natural Resource Management in Latin America by Francisco J. Pichon, Jorge E. Uquillas, and John Frechione" APA Journal Vol.
67 Iss. 3 () p. - R. Meinzen-Dick, in Redefining Diversity & Dynamics of Natural Resources Management in Asia, Volume 1, Natural resource management issues have attracted increasing attention in recent decades, particularly in Asia, partly in response to a sequence of crises in energy, food, water, and other resources.
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