publication . Other literature type . 2009

Community-based wetland comanagement in Bangladesh

Sherwood, D.B.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2009
  • Publisher: Ankeny, IA: Soil and Water Conservation Society
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Metadata only record This chapter explains new solutions to problems resulting from top-down approaches to resource conservation and sustainability. The management of natural resources - in this case, wetlands - is complicated and risky. To address the risks involved with resource management, a case study was done in Bangladesh to evaluate the effectiveness of community-based comanagement. Using multidisciplinary approaches and adaptive management strategies, the Management of Aquatic Ecosystems through Community Husbandry (MACH) project used a holistic integrated approach that empowered local communities to participate in the design and implementation of sustai...
Subjects
free text keywords: Participatory processes, Stakeholders, Sustainable development, Watershed management, Fisheries, Quality of life, Natural resource management, Institutional capacity building, Empowerment, Community participation, Local knowledge, Wetlands conservation, Local governance, Bangladesh, Mach, Adaptive management, Wetland sanctuaries, Beel, Wetland habitat, Co-management, CBO, Rmo, Ecosystem Farm/Enterprise Scale Governance Watershed
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Fisheries and Aquaculture Management
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