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Biodiversity and gender for sustainable development

Author: Rogers W'O Okot-Uma; RoseMarie-Rita Odiachi; Commonwealth Secretariat,
Publisher: London : Commonwealth Secretariat, 1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides an insight into both biodiversity and gender. It recognises the vital role of women in the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity, and affirms the need for the full participation of women at all levels of policy-making and implementation in the conservation of biological diversity. Analytic, integrative in approach, and clearly presented, this book is aimed at environmentalists,  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rogers W'O Okot-Uma; RoseMarie-Rita Odiachi; Commonwealth Secretariat,
ISBN: 0850925568 9780850925562 9781848596481 1848596480
OCLC Number: 929085518
Description: 1 online resource (201 pages)
Contents: Foreword --
Our Environment --
Introduction to Gender: Issues and Concepts --
Introduction to Biodiversity: Definitions and Concepts --
Biodiversity Values and Development --
Women and Coastal Biodiversity Conservation: A Case Study of the Cogtong Mangrove Management Project --
Threats to Biodiversity and the Underlying Causes of Biodiversity Loss --
Conservation Approaches and Strategies I: In Situ Conservation in Protected Areas --
Conservation Approaches and Strategies II: Ex Situ Conservation Methods --
Biodiversity Conservation Strategies III: The Community Conservation Approach --
Community Conservation and the Use of Incentive Measures: A Case Study of the Care/"Development through Conservation" Project in Communities around Bwindi National Park --
Biodiversity Research Innovations I: Biodiversity Identification and Monitoring --
Biodiversity Research Innovations II: Ethnobotanical and Ethnopharmacological Research --
Environmentally-Sound Technology Assessment and Transfer for Biodiversity --
Policy Issues in Biodiversity Conservation 1: The Convention on Biological Diversity --
Other Biodiversity-Related Conventions --
Policy Issues III: National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans --
Integrating Biodiversity into Sectoral and Cross-Sectoral Policies, Plans and Programmes --
Environmental Impact Assessment of Biodiversity --
Regulation of Access to Genetic Resources and Sharing of Benefits from Biodiversity --
The Role of Valuation in Policy Formulation for Biodiversity Conservation --
Incorporating Costs and Benefits of Biodiversity Conservation into Economic and Policy Decision-Making Processes --
Education and Training in Biodiversity --
Curriculum Development and Biodiversity --
Network Development For Biodiversity Conservation --
National and Regional Biodiversity Databases --
Application of Remote Sensing and GIS Technologies for Biodiversity Management.
Responsibility: editors, Rogers W'O. Okot-Uma, RoseMarie Rita Odiachi.

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