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    Environment, Livelihoods and Local Institutions

    Decentralization in Mainland Southeast Asia

    Assesses the potential of decentralization reform to improve rural livelihoods and natural resource stewardship in this rapidly-changing region.

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    Transboundary Environmental Governance

    Principles and Practice in Mainland Southeast Asia

    Explores options for enhancing regional environmental governance by examining political, economic, and environmental response to transboundary environmental challenges through four prominent regional institutions: ASEAN, ADB, ESCAP, and the MRC.

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    Monitoring for impact

    Lessons on natural resources monitoring from 13 NGOs

    A handbook on organizing and implementing effective natural resources monitoring programs based on the experiences of and lessons learned by thirteen NGOs.

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    Watershed governance

    Livelihoods and resource competition in the mountains of Mainland Southeast Asia

    Examines the challenges of managing the upper watersheds of mainland Southeast Asia, taking local livelihoods and resource competition as its point of departure.

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    Trial by Fire

    Forest Fires and Forest Policy in Indonesia's Era of Crisis and Reform...

    Provides a detailed account of the human, economic, and environmental damage that occurred as a result of the 1997-98 fires in Indonesia.

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Waiting for Democracy

The Politics of Choice in Natural Resource Decentralization

Designed to raise consciousness of the questions that remain concerning the definition and application of better environmental governance with respect to decentralization.

Legislative Representation and the Environment

Lessons from a case study of Cameroon

This brief highlights the incentives that provide an opportunity for legislators to effectively perform as well as the disincentives which impede the legislator’s effectiveness regarding the representation of their consituents' environmental needs.

Making Participation Work

Lessons from Civil Society Engagement in the WSSD

This report assesses the engagement and participation of global civil society in the World Summit on Sustainable Development held in Johannesburg, South Africa, in 2002.

World Resources 2002-2004

Decisions for the Earth: Balance, voice, and power

This edition focuses on the importance of good environmental governance by exploring how citizens, government managers, and business owners can foster better environmental decisions that meet the needs of people and ecosystems with equity and balance.

Aligning Commitments

Public Participation, International Decision-Making, and the Environment

Reviews public participation policies of institutions in three international arenas: Multilateral environmental agreements, multilateral development bank policy and lending, and trade and regional economic bodies.

From Kyoto to Marrakech

Global Climate Politics and Local Communities

Provides a background on the threat posed by and history of international response to climate change while identifying opportunities to maximize local participation in these processes, concluding with a strategy for intervention.

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