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Constitutional Reform and Environmental Legislative Representation in Uganda - A Case Study of Butamira Forest Reserve in Uganda
This is a case study of Butamira Forest Reserve in Uganda in which a Member of Parliament became the torch bearer of the poor tree farmers as they were faced with hostility from government officials and a manipulative private company
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.
Are Representatives Responsive?
Tests and evaluates whether two information-gathering techniques -- GIS and PRA -- can be integrated to help local organizations prepare better rural development plans and make better decisions about managing their resources.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Contains the tools to assess implementation of several access principles as they relate to environmental decision-making—access to information, access to participation, access to justice, and capacity-building, with accompanying instructional text.