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xvii, 198 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction
  • The African context
  • Regimes in other regions
  • Genesis of an evolving framework
  • Beacons and benchmarks
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix
  • Guiding principles.
Those who wrote the Kampala Document envisioned an organization that would succeed where the Organization for African Unity had failed. This text provides an appraisal of the progress of the new organization, the Conference on Security, Stability, Development and Cooperation in Africa.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780815702658 20160527
Green Library
xii, 360 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
xvi, 418 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm.
  • Family Portraits - Mara.- Changing Land Use, Livelihoods and Wildlife Conservation in Maasailand.- Methods in the Analysis of Maasai Livelihoods.- Maasai Mara - Land Privatization and Wildlife Decline: Can Conservation Pay Its Way?.- Assessing Returns to Land and Changing Livelihood Strategies in Kitengela.- Family Portraits - Amboseli.- Pathways of Continuity and Change: Maasai Livelihoods in Amboseli, Kajiado District, Kenya.- Family Portraits - Longido.- Still "People of Cattle"? Livelihoods, Diversification and Community Conservation in Longido District.- Family Portraits - Tarangire.- Cattle and Crops, Tourism and Tanzanite: Poverty, Land-Use Change and Conservation in Simanjiro District, Tanzania.- Community-Based Conservation and Maasai Livelihoods in Tanzania.- Policy and Practice in Kenya Rangelands: Impacts on Livelihoods and Wildlife.- Staying Maasai? Pastoral Livelihoods, Diversification and the Role of Wildlife in Development.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780387874913 20160605
The area of eastern Africa, which includes Tanzania and Kenya, is known for its savannas, wildlife and tribal peoples. Alongside these iconic images lie concerns about environmental degradation, declining wildlife populations, and about worsening poverty of pastoral peoples. East Africa presents in microcosm the paradox so widely seen across sub Saharan Africa, where the world's poorest and most vulnerable populations live alongside some of the world's most outstanding biodiversity resources. Over the last decade or so, community conservation has emerged as a way out of poverty and environmental problems for these rural populations, focusing on the sustainable use of wildlife to generate income that could underpin equally sustainable development. Given the enduring interest in East African wildlife, and the very large tourist income it generates, these communities and ecosystems seem a natural case for green development based on community conservation. This volume is focused on the livelihoods of the Maasai in two different countries - Kenya and Tanzania. This cross-border comparative analysis looks at what people do, why they choose to do it, with what success and with what implications for wildlife. The comparative approach makes it possible to unpack the interaction of conservation and development, to identify the main drivers of livelihoods change and the main outcomes of wildlife conservation or other land use policies, while controlling for confounding factors in these semi-arid and perennially variable systems. This synthesis draws out lessons about the successes and failures of community conservation-based approach to development in Maasailand under different national political and economic contexts and different local social and historical particularities.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780387874913 20160605
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1 online resource (xvii, 55 pages) : illustrations (some color). Digital: text file; PDF.
  • Prologue; Acknowledgements; Contents; List of Figures; List of Table; Abstract; 1 Aswan High Dam Resettlement of Egyptian Nubians; 1 Introduction; 2 Egyptian Nubian Resettlement in the Context of Global Dam-Induced Resettlement; 3 Egyptian Nubia Before the High Dam; 4 Stage 1: Planning Resettlement (This Section Draws Heavily on Fahim 1968 and El-Abd 1979); 4.1 Government Planning; 4.2 Nubian Reactions to Resettlement; 5 Stage 2: Physical Removal, Multi-Dimensional Stress and Initial Adaptation; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Physical Removal; 5.3 The Multidimensional Stress of Resettlement.
  • 5.4 Kom Ombo Housing and Villages5.5 Initial Coping with Adversity During Stage 2; 5.6 Government Reactions to Inadequate Implementation; 6 Stage 3: Economic and Community Development; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 1970s; 6.3 1980s; 6.3.1 Ethnicity and Socio-Cultural Change; 6.3.2 Land Use; 7 Nubia Today-Stage 4: Handing Over and Incorporation; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Nubian Livelihood, Society and Culture in the Twenty-First Century; 7.2.1 Introduction; 7.2.2 Egyptian Nubian Interrelationships with the Nation State; 7.3 The Situation in Kom Ombo; 7.3.1 Housing and Cash Compensation; 7.3.2 Land Use.
  • 7.3.3 Identity7.3.4 Living Standards; 7.4 Culture Change and Continuity; 7.5 The Right to Return; 7.6 Nubian Efforts to Return to the Shores of Lake Nasser; 7.7 Kakkar; 8 Old Nubia and Lake Nasser Today; 8.1 Introduction; 8.2 "New Land, New Life" Project March 2010; 8.3 Adaption Fund: Proposal for Egypt, August 31, 2011; 9 Summary; 9.1 The Egyptian Nubian Resettlement Process; 9.2 Political Will and the Need for the Government to Address Current Nubian Complaints; 9.3 Financing; 9.4 Capacity.
  • 9.5 The Importance of Participation for Avoiding Mistakes, for Reducing Dependency, and for Decreasing the Length and Stress Associated with Stage 29.6 Development Opportunities; References.
This book highlights the long-term resettlement process of the Egyptian Nubian people along the Aswan High Dam. Assessing the resettlement of 48,000 Egyptian Nubians in connection with the High Dam is especially important for three main reasons: firstly, this resettlement process is one of the rare cases in which research begun before the dam was built has continued for over forty years. Secondly, the resettlement of the Egyptian Nubian people is one of the few cases in which the living standards of the large majority improved because of the initial political will of the government, combined with Nubian initiatives. Thirdly, given the complexity of the resettlement process, weaknesses in government planning, implementation, and in the weakening of government political provide valuable lessons for future dam-induced resettlement efforts.
vii, 150 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 21 cm.
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Megatrend One. The global shift of power from West to East
  • The (relative) decline of the West
  • The rise of the rest.
  • 3. Megatrend Two. The impact of climate change
  • The limits of growth
  • Impact on Africa
  • Interconnected challenges.
  • 4. Megatrend Three. Globalisation and state power
  • Distributed power
  • A new global power
  • A return of state power?
  • Developed versus developing countries
  • Ideology and Africa
  • Civil society
  • Globalisation and geopolitics.
  • 5. Megatrend Four. Interdependence and complexity
  • African connections
  • Implications for governance
  • A global deficit in management?
  • Towards a global order
  • Global inequality on the decline?
  • A concentration of riches.
  • 6. African variable one. A growing and dynamic population
  • Africa's demographic transition
  • Africa's youth bulge
  • Urbanisation, poverty and insecurity
  • Skills loss.
  • 7. African variable two. Trade, aid and growth
  • Commodities-based economic growth
  • Oil, energy and growth
  • Aid.
  • 8. African variable three. Democratisation and governance
  • Progress over several decades
  • Democratisation for Africans?
  • Corruption.
  • 9. African variable four. Peace and stability
  • Impact of democracy and external peacemaking
  • African leadership
  • Alarmism and despondency
  • Policing Africa
  • Global insecurity on the rise?
  • 10. The importance of regional integration for African development.
  • Political solidarity versus economic reality
  • North Africa and the Horn
  • A sub-regional imperative.
  • 11. Conclusion.
  • Bad news sells
  • Key global trends
  • China and Africa
  • India and the vision of a developmental state
  • Global threats to prosperity
  • Implications for Africa
  • The US and the UN
  • Finally.
Green Library
137 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Green Library


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