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World Resources 2008: Roots of Resilience - Growing the Wealth of the PoorWorld Resources 2008: Roots of Resilience - Growing the Wealth of the Poor
The principles presented in the World Resources 2008 repor offers a way to screen development initiatives to ensure they best serve the poor by including investments in long-term conservation of the planet's natural wealth. Using community based natural resources management and support to rural enterprises ensures a new direction for the future.
Available online at: http://www.wri.org/publication/world-resources-2008-roots-of-resilience
Number of borrowers in the micro-credit scheme Number of borrowers in the micro-credit scheme
Number of borrowers in the MACH micro-credit scheme, Bangladesh
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Deforestation in the MAB, Guatemala case study Deforestation in the MAB, Guatemala case study
Deforestation in the MAB, Guatemala case study
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Poverty by country, share of population living under USD 2 per day, 2004 Poverty by country, share of population living under USD 2 per day, 2004
In the world today, some 2.6 billion people live on less than USD 2 per day, and out of those - three quarters of them in rural areas. The number of poor is decreasing in the World though, and most rapidly in Asia, while Sub-Saharan Africa remains the main area of concern. The goal, of the International community, is to half extreme poverty by 2015 - as specified in the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Guatemala, case study locator map Guatemala, case study locator map
Guatemala, case study locator map
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Ghana case study, locator map Ghana case study, locator map
Ghana case study, locator map
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Tanzania case study, locator map Tanzania case study, locator map
Tanzania case study, locator map
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Niger case study provinces reference map Niger case study provinces reference map
Niger case study provinces reference map
07 Nov 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Status of inequitable access to land and natural resources, 2005 Status of inequitable access to land and natural resources, 2005
Strong access to land and natural resources have been found to be associated with increased economic growth among rural poor in developing countries. The study behind the data in the map examined the status on access to land and natural resources in selected countries, and created an index on the degree of concern. Strong rights to land empowers communities and families, and enables them to take charge over their future.
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Income increases, MACH sites Income increases, MACH sites
From the start, the income in the project sites have increased continously through the community management of the wetland areas. In addition, activities such as micro-credit support to reduce the depenency on the wetlands have created other income sources, such as farming and small businesses.
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Scaling up of community based natural resource managements projects - freshwater in asia Scaling up of community based natural resource managements projects - freshwater in asia
Starting in Bangladesh with a few watersheds, going up to the world. Fisheries and freshwater management (wetlands).
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Household income by source, Masvingo province, Zimbabwe Household income by source, Masvingo province, Zimbabwe
A study of households (rich and poor) in the Masvingo Province in southeastern Zimbabwe provides a good example of how agricultural income complements wild income and how it compares with other income sources such as wages and remittances. Agricultural income—from crops and home gardens—contributed 30 percent of total household income (cash and subsistence income combined). Livestock rearing—a modified form of agriculture that relies on wild fora...
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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MACH micro-credit in Bangladesh, increase in borrowers and average income MACH micro-credit in Bangladesh, increase in borrowers and average income
MACH micro-credit in Bangladesh, increase in borrowers and average income
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Nepal profit chain/pyramid Nepal profit chain/pyramid
For Nepal WRR 2006 case study, on herb picking
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Micro-credit support and income, MACH project Micro-credit support and income, MACH project
To provide alternative livelihoods for poor households, the MACH project has set up a micro-credit scheme to support other enterprises, such as poultry or livestock or skills development. In 2005, there were 4000 households taking advantage of the scheme, and exhibiting significant increases in income, while reducing the dependency on fisheries.
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Principles of WRR 2006, steps Principles of WRR 2006, steps
Principles of WRR 2006, steps
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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India case studies, locator map India case studies, locator map
India case studies, locator map
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Bangladesh case study sites, locator map Bangladesh case study sites, locator map
Bangladesh, case study sites locator map
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Western Cape + Flower valley locator Western Cape + Flower valley locator
Western Cape + Flower valley locator
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Principles of WRR 2006, triangle version Principles of WRR 2006, triangle version
Principles of WRR 2006, triangle version OUTDATED + SCRAPPED...
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Logging concessions in the Guatemalan Maya Biosphere Reserve (MAB) Logging concessions in the Guatemalan Maya Biosphere Reserve (MAB)
Logging concessions in the Guatemalan Maya Biosphere Reserve (MAB)
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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