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Integrated Natural Resource Management in the Highlands of Eastern Africa by Kenneth Masuki, Tilahun Amede, Jeremias Mowo, Laura Anne German

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PARTICIPATORY LANDSCAPEGOVERNANCE

Laura German, Waga Mazengia, Simon Nyangas,Joel Meliyo, Zenebe Adimassu, Berhanu Bekele, andWilberforce Tirwomwe

Context and rationale

This chapter builds on AHI experiences in participatory watershed management, but focuses on the social and institutional dimensions of natural resource management challenges at landscape level. As mentioned in Chapter 3, time–space interactions between plots and common-pool resources, lateral flows of materials (water, nutrients, pests), and interdependence between users in terms of resource access and management, require decision-making and intervention strategies beyond the farm level (Johnson et al., 2001; Knox et al., 2001; Ravnborg and Ashby, 1996). Therefore, in addition ...

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