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Author Dankelman, Irene.

Title Women and the environment in the third world : alliance for the future / Irene Dankelman and Joan Davidson
Edition Second edition
Published London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2009
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Description 1 online resource
Series Sustainable Development Set
Sustainable Development Set
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright page; Table of Contents; Dedication; Preface; Foreword; Introduction; PART I WOMEN, ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES; 1. WHY WOMEN?; 2. LAND: WOMEN AT THE CENTRE OF THE FOOD CRISIS; Case Studies:Women and soybeans in Togo, West Africa; The Pinabetal Women's Organization, Mexico; The Vacaria Project, Brazil; Tribal women in Iran; Golgotta Settlement, Ethiopia; 3. THE INVISIBLE WATER MANAGERS; Case Studies:The women's dam, Burkina Faso; Water for health in Kenya; Water for Rochina, Brazil; Canal hurts Colombian women
4. WOMEN AND FORESTS: FUEL, FOOD AND FODDERCase Studies:The story of Gadkharkh village, India; The Ghorepani Project, Nepal; Women in forestry, Kenya; 5. WOMEN'S ENERGY CRISIS; Case Studies:Afi : a woman from Ghana; The life of lone Hailey, Guyana; Mombamba Women's Group, Kenya; 6. HUMAN SETTLEMENTS: WOMEN'S ENVIRONMENT; Case Studies:A child of Delhi; The women of Bhopal; Invisible women: purdah in Pakistan; Squatter upgrading, Lusaka, Zambia; Women's Construction Collective, Jamaica; Baldia Soakpit Project, Karachi, Pakistan; Urban agriculture, Lusaka, Zambia
Case Study:Luangwa Project, Zambia12. WORKING TOGETHER FOR THE FUTURE; References; Abbreviations; Resource Organizations; Contributors; Index
PART II WOMEN AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION7. WOMEN WORKING FOR CONSERVATION; Interviews:Vandana Shiva, India; María José Guazzelli, Brazil; Shimwaayi Muntemba, Zambia; 8. TRAINING WOMEN; Case Studies:Training and technology in Senegal; INSTRAW; Pakistani women visit India; 9. PLANNING THE FAMILY: A WOMAN'S CHOICE?; Case Study:Planned parenthood and women's development; 10. WOMEN ORGANIZE THEMSELVES; Case Studies:Green Belt Movement, Kenya; Ação Democrática Feminina Gaucha, Brazil; Women promote appropriate technology, Guyana; ORAP, Zimbabwe; 11. THE INTERNATIONAL RESPONSE
Summary 'This book ... should be issued to grass-root organisations everywhere' Doris Lessing, The New Scientist'It is must reading for government planners, environmentalists and the ordinary layman' Asia WeekWomen in the Third World play the major role in managing natural resources. They are also the first and hardest hit by environmental mismanagement, yet they are neither consulted nor taken into account by development strategists.lrene Dankelman and Joan Davidson provide a clear account of the problems faced by women in the management of land, water, forests, energy and human settlements. They als
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Subject Environmental management -- Developing countries.
Land use, Rural -- Environmental aspects -- Developing countries
Sustainable development -- Developing countries.
Women and land use planning -- Developing countries
Women environmentalists -- Developing countries
Women in conservation of natural resources -- Developing countries
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Real Estate -- General.
Environmental management.
Land use, Rural -- Environmental aspects.
Sustainable development.
Women and land use planning.
Women environmentalists.
Women in conservation of natural resources.
Developing countries.
Form Electronic book
Author Davidson, Joan.
ISBN 1134045948