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By Derek Armitage, Fikret Berkes, Nancy Doubleday

ISBN-10: 0774813830

ISBN-13: 9780774813839

Worldwide, governments are transferring clear of regulatory versions for governing common and cultural assets. New issues with adaptive strategies, suggestions studying, and versatile partnerships are reshaping the source governance panorama. in the meantime, principles approximately collaboration and studying are converging round the thought of adaptive co-management.

This ebook offers a entire synthesis of the middle strategies, thoughts, and instruments of this rising box, expert by means of a various team of researchers and practitioners with over 20 years of expertise. It bargains a various set of case reviews that demonstrate the demanding situations and implications of adaptive co-management considering and synthesizes classes for usual and cultural source governance in quite a lot of contexts.

Adaptive Co-Management is not just a well timed booklet but additionally an invaluable suggestion for source governance in a global marked by way of swift socio-ecological switch. will probably be of curiosity to researchers, environmental practitioners, policy-makers, and scholars in fields around the political and environmental spectrum.

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2005. Evaluating conditions for successful comanagement of subsistence fisheries in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Environmental Conservation 32: 165-77. NRTEE. 1998. Sustainable strategies for oceans: A co-management guide. Ottawa: National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy. , and C. Folke. 2001. Local ecological knowledge and institutional dynamics for ecosystem management: A study of Lake Racken watershed, Sweden. Ecosystems 4: 85-104. , C. Folke, and F. Berkes. 2004. Adaptive co-management for building resilience in social-ecological systems.

In a given society, it is easier to adapt existing institutions from one purpose to another than to develop them anew (Barrett et al. 2001; Folke et al. 2005). Both arguments may be partially correct. Community-level institutions do spontaneously emerge through self-organization in various parts of the world, and management systems do evolve over time when appropriately nurtured and facilitated (Singleton 1998; Kendrick 2003). Although adaptive co-management cannot be imposed from the top down, its emergence can be assisted by creating a favourable policy environment and through such measures as enabling legislation that recognizes local rights over land and resources.

1996. Command and control and the pathology of natural resource management. Conservation Biology 10 (2): 328-37. IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources). 1996. World conservation congress, October 1996, Montreal. N. 1993. Compass and gyroscope: Integrating science and politics for the environment. Washington, DC: Island Press. A. 1999. Fragile dominion: Complexity and the commons. Reading, MA: Perseus Books. M Acheson, eds. 1987. The question of the commons: The culture and ecology of communal resources.

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