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Manual for the Management of Question-and-Answer Services

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This manual has been written as a guide for managers involved in setting up a question-and-answer service (QAS), specifically those services concerned with providing information on agriculture and

Guidance to Designated National Authorities on the Operation of the Rotterdam Convention

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The Rotterdam Convention is a multilateral environmental agreement whose primary purpose is to protect human health and the environment. It does this by facilitating information exchange on chemicals that have been banned or severely restricted by one or more national governments as well as severely hazardous pesticide formulations (SHPFs) causing problems under the conditions of use in developing countries or countries with economies in transition. The primary purpose of this document is to provide guidance to Designated National Authorities (DNAs) on the rights and obligations of Parties und

Learning from Change: Issues and Experiences in Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation

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The book is a collection of 12 case studies that describe how different stakeholders have applied participatory monitoring and evaluation (PM&E) approaches across a range of purposes and contexts. The first part describes experiences that innovate with various methods and approaches to PM&E. Part two focuses on community-driven monitoring and evaluation experiences. The third part looks at the implications of 'scaling-up' PM&E in terms of changing institutions and building more learning-oriented organizations. The concluding sections examine lessons and insights drawn from these case studies a

The Conservation Project Manual

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This manual follows the life cycle of small to medium-scale conservation projects from the moment that the ideas are born, through to the final report and the post-project environment.

Mainstreaming Informal Employment and Gender in Poverty Reduction: A Handbook for Policy-Makers and Other Stakeholders

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This handbook focuses on the links between being informally employed, being a woman or a man and being poor, and on the changing nature of informal employment.

Negotiating and Implementing MEAs: A Manual for NGOs

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This manual attempts to link the two areas of Multilateral Environment Agreements (MEA) formulation and civil society participation.

Applying Strategic Environmental Assessment – Good Practice Guidance for Development Co-operation

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This guidance volume explains the benefits of using "Strategic Environmental Assessment" (SEA) in development co-operation and sets out key steps for its application based on recent experiences.

Social Enterprise Planning

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The core aim of a social enterprise is social and not commercial. Therefore, business planning only tells half the story and for that reason it is of limited value to a social enterprise.

Leading Practice Sustainable Development Program for the Mining Industry - Community Engagement and Development

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This handbook addresses community engagement and development, a theme in the "Leading Practice Sustainable Development Program".

Economic Values of Protected Areas: Guidelines for Protected Area Managers

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These guidelines series is intended to be used by all those concerned with the policy and practice of protected areas, not only the practitioners but also decision-makers at the various levels of g