Kam Local Knowledge and Sustainable Resource Management in Guizhou and Guangxi Provinces, China

This is an UNESCO-LINKS/UNDESA research article written by Amy Eisenberg Ph.D.,  John Amato RN, and Dengtao. It is about the Kam people of China and how they are sustainably managing and utilising their natural resources using their traditional knowledge. Download the article (word doc)  For more information contact Dr. Amy Eisenberg on  dramyeis@yahoo.com or visit the […]

ACIAR's Latest edition of Partners Magazine highlights the important link between natural resource management and food security

The June 2009 edition of Partners Magazine highlights the important link between natural resource management and food security. It focuses on ACIAR   supported initiatives and partnerships which are delivering sustainable approaches to agriculture, with examples of projects that demonstrate that environmental sustainability can also help smallholders increase their productivity. As ACIAR Commissioner John Williams outlines, […]

RECOFTC Training and Fellowship Opportunities

RECOFTC  is pleased to announce  these upcoming training events: Landscape Functions and People: Applying Strategic Planning Approaches for Good Natural Resource Governance RECOFTC, Bangkok, Thailand, 26 October to 6 November 2009 Registration deadline: 26 September 2009 NFP Scholarship application deadline: 1 June 2009 This course offers participants an opportunity to learn current practices for landscape-level planning […]

Abdou-Salam Oueadrogo Fellowship, 2009

Abdou-Salam Oueadrogo Fellowship Bioversity’s Abdou-Salam Ouédraogo Fellowship offers support for research on conservation and use of forest genetic resources. It involves linking young African scientists with international research institutions in forestry and natural resources management. Deadline for application: 30 June 2009 Visit the website for more information: