Redefining Diversity and Dynamics of Natural Resources Management in Asia, Volume 2: Upland Natural Resources and Social Ecological Systems in Northern Vietnam

Redefining Diversity and Dynamics of Natural Resources Management in Asia, Volume 2: Upland Natural Resources and Social Ecological Systems in Northern Vietnam


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ISBN-13: 9780128054536
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 09/30/2016
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Ganesh Shivakoti is currently Visiting Professor at the University of Tokyo and he is also Adjunct Professor of Agricultural and Natural resources Management at the Asian Institute of Technology. Since receiving his PhD from Michigan State University and completing his Post-Doc at Indiana University, Dr Shivakoti has been extremely active in the field of resource management. He has earlier authored and edited several books published by Sage India, Edward Elgar, Chelthenham and ICS Press, California together with Nobel Laureate Elinor Ostrom. He is a member of many organizations, including IWRA, the South Asia Network on Development and Environmental Economics as well as South-East Asia Network on Sustainable Upland Natural Resources Management. He has 90 peer reviewed journal articles and has graduated 29 doctoral students from 14 countries of S and SE Asia.

Dr Thanh has almost 20 years’ experience in forestry, regional development planning and systems dynamic modelling working in Vietnam and in Australia. He has been published in journals, books as well as co-authored books on forest management and their impacts on local economies

Dr Tran’s areas of specialization are in Agroecology and Human Ecology. Currently at Hanoi University of Agriculture where he is the Director for the Center for Agricultural Research and Ecological Studies (CARES). He’s published over 50 articles in Vietnamese and even more in English.

Dr Leistz, currently an Associate Professor at Colorado State University, received his PhD at the University of Copenhagen. He has worked in a variety of in Environmental Planning and Management in this region since 1999, and prior to that worked in spatial information technologies as well as local forestry initiatives in Africa. He has published over 30 articles and has contributed chapters to over 10 books.

Table of Contents

I: Introduction

Chapter 1: Toward Transforming the Approach to Natural Resource Management in Northern Vietnam

II: Climate Change

Chapter 2: Responding to Climate Change in the Agriculture and Rural Development Sector in Vietnam

Chapter 3: Assessing and Calculating a Climate Change Vulnerability Index for Agriculture Production in the Red River Delta, Vietnam

III: Payment From Ecosystem Services

Chapter 4: Cash-Based Versus Water-Based Payment for Environmental Services in the Uplands of Northern Vietnam: Potential Farmers’ Participation Using Farm Modeling

Chapter 5: A Voluntary Model of Payment for Environmental Services: Lessons From Ba Be District, Bac Kan Province ofVietnam

IV: Land-Use Planning

Chapter 6: Land-Cover and Land-Use Transitions in Northern Vietnam From the Early 1990s to 2012

Chapter 7: The Role of Land-Use Planning on Socioeconomic Development in Mai Chau District, Vietnam

V: Adaptive Livelihood in Response to Change

Chapter 8: Coping Mechanisms of the Ethnic Minorities in Vietnam’s Uplands as Responses to Food Shortages

Chapter 9: Home Gardens in the Composite Swiddening Farming System of the Da Bac Tay Ethnic Minority in Vietnam's Northern Mountain Region

Chapter 10: How Agricultural Research for Development Can Make a Change: Assessing Livelihood Impacts in the Northwest Highlands of Vietnam

Chapter 11: Changes in the Nature of the Cat Ba Forest Social-Ecological Systems

VI: Decentralization

Chapter 12: Decentralization in Forest Management in Vietnam’s Uplands: Case Studies of the Kho Mu and Thai Ethnic Community

Chapter 13: Institutions for Governance of Transboundary Water Commons: The Case of the Indus Basin

VII: New Way of Thinking to Managing Complex Natural Resource System

Chapter 14: A System Dynamics Approach for Integrated Natural Resources Management

Chapter 15: Navigating Complexities and Management Prospects of Natural Resources in Northern Vietnam

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