Today’s agriculture is like a huge inverted pyramid; globally, it rests on a precariously narrow base. Less than three percent of the 250 000 plant varieties available to agriculture are in use today.
Books-Publication DateWednesday, January 1, 2003
Taking Care of What We Have: Participatory Natural Resource Management on the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua
Together, rapid population growth, increased commercialization and exploitation of aquatic resources, deforestation and pollution, and encroachments on communally owned resources by national and transnational private interests are placing the worlPublication DateSaturday, January 1, 2000
What factors triggered the municipalization of forest management in Latin America? How is this process evolving in reality? Is the decentralization jeopardizing the region’s forests or fostering sustainable development?Publication DateThursday, January 1, 2004