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dc.description.abstractCommunity based natural resource management is often framed as alternative to top-down development planning. This paper describes the challenges and opportunities of community based natural resource management. The case implemented in a Kenyan dry land region under the Elangata Wuas Ecosystem Management Programme (EWEMP) funded by the Ford Foundation and the International Development Research Center (IDRC) of Canada demonstrates that community-based approaches can be effective ways of addressing some of the key problems facing rural people and especially those in dry lands Results obtained from individual study themes and micro-enterprises. reveal noticeable progression building community governance structures ecotourism consumptive "and non-consumptive use of wildlife," sand harvesting, woodland management non-timber forest products and women in development and, their operatives organs Despite gains, realized, community based""natural, resource "management as a construct is not easy and takes time and resources and relies heavily on community empowerment as a crucial ingredient to success and demands a co-ordinated multi-sectoral approach with negotiation at different levels from the community to government.en
dc.titleChallenges and opportunities in community based dryland natural resources managementen
dc.title.alternativeAfrican Economic Conference 2007 "opportunities and challenges of development for Africa in the global arena":en
dc.title.alternative15-17 November, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.en
ags.descriptionNotesSession E1.en
ags.descriptionNotesIncludes biblographical references.en
ags.publisherPlaceAddis Ababa :en
ags.publisherNameUN. ECA,en
dc.coverage.spatialAFR
dc.date.accessioned2011-03-22T17:31:07Z
dc.date.available2011-03-22T17:31:07Z
dc.date.issued2007-11
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10855/3715
dc.format.extent11 p. :
dc.languageeng
dc.typeConference document
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::SOCIAL CONDITIONS AND EQUITY::SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT::COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE ENVIRONMENT::RESOURCES (GENERAL)::NATURAL RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::INDUSTRY::TOURISM AND RELATED SERVICES::ECOTOURISM
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::QUESTIONS SOCIALES::DEVELOPPEMENT SOCIAL::DEVELOPPEMENT COMMUNAUTAIRE
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::CUESTIONES SOCIALES::DESARROLLO SOCIAL::DESARROLLO DE LA COMUNIDAD
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::RESSOURCES NATURELLES ET ENVIRONNEMENT::RESSOURCES NATURELLES::MISE EN VALEUR DES RESSOURCES NATURELLES
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::RECURSOS NATURALES Y MEDIO AMBIENTE::RECURSOS NATURALES::DESARROLLO DE LOS RECURSOS NATURALES
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::INDUSTRIE::TOURISME ET SERVICES CONNEXES::ECOTOURISME
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::INDUSTRIA::TURISMO Y SERVICIOS CONEXOS::ECOTURISMO
uneca.workflow.processedtrue
ags.creatorPersonalMeshack, Malo
ags.creatorPersonalOdera, Jeff
ags.creatorPersonalOchuodho, Thomas
ags.creatorCorporateAfrican Development Bank Group
ags.creatorCorporateUnited Nations. Economic Commission for Africa African Center for Statistics
ags.creatorConferenceAfrican Economic Conference 2007: Opportunities and Challenges of Development for Africa in the Global Arena (2007, nov. 15-17 : Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)
ags.subjectThesaurusCOMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
ags.subjectThesaurusNATURAL RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT
ags.subjectThesaurusECOTOURISM
ags.subjectThesaurusDEVELOPPEMENT COMMUNAUTAIRE
ags.subjectThesaurusDESARROLLO DE LA COMUNIDAD
ags.subjectThesaurusMISE EN VALEUR DES RESSOURCES NATURELLES
ags.subjectThesaurusDESARROLLO DE LOS RECURSOS NATURALES
ags.subjectThesaurusECOTOURISME
ags.subjectThesaurusECOTURISMO
ags.subjectClassification05.03.00 Tourism and Development
ags.availabilityNumber29246
ags.availabilityNumber2007
ags.availabilityLocationECA-HQ
ags.rights.termsofusepublic
ags.JN29246
uneca.language.supporteden


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