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  • Researching housing management performance
  • Administration ; Economic cost ; Housing ; Management ; Public sector ; Service
  • The emerging literature on housing management represents part of a much wider interest in performance evaluation within the public sector that has developed since the early 1980s. Housing management is a complex and heterogeneous service.
  • Management and change in northern Nigerian local government
  • Nigeria ; Resource management ; Rural development
  • Two sections of this article, « Management of material resources », and « Management of human resources » could be useful in the study of rural development.―(EMS)
  • Geography and environmental management in South Africa
  • Education ; Environment ; Environmental management ; Geography ; South Africa ; Sustainable development
  • The paper examines the relationship between geography and environmental management in South Africa ; the role of geographers and the future of this relationship. The paper identifies eleven themes in the environmental management literature in South
  • Africa and suggests that geography plays a crucial role in providing the theoretical foundation for the more applied paradigm of environmental management. - (AJC)
  • Resource management
  • Environment management in India.
  • Assessment of collaborative approaches to teaching an undergraduate environmental management course
  • Coastal management ; Environment ; Environmental management ; Practical work ; Teaching of geography ; United States of America
  • Integrated coastal zone management in Denmark
  • Coastal environment ; Concept ; Denmark ; Environmental management ; Sustainable development
  • This paper introduces the concept of Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) in a definition with relevance for Denmark. Partly influenced by the Rio Conference the Danish government now deals with the concept of a sustainable development
  • Issues concerning management of Ecosystem
  • Issues that a manager of environment and society in India may need to handle if the approach of ecology is pursued. The A. attempts to define ecosystem identity, the destabilizing forces therein, and suggests the means to obtain priorities between
  • actions, necessary for managing ecosystem to the advantages of the society. - (PLK)
  • Institutional change in local water management: cases from Balochistan
  • Legislation ; Management ; Pakistan ; Resource management ; Water ; Water management ; Water use
  • The aim of this study was to explore mechanism of institutional change and stagnation in local water resource management in Balochistan. It particularly wants to contribute to questions of how institutional change relates to sustainable
  • and efficient resource utilization: how indigenous change takes place and whether and how external interventions in the field of the definition of resource rights or support to user organizations, can strengthen local resource management. -(AGD)
  • Allocation ; Management ; New Zealand ; Water ; Water economics ; Water management ; Water resources ; Water use
  • Implementing the resource management act compels those responsible for managing the allocation and end-use of water resources to address several conceptual issues. They include the expansion of the range of relevant management values, regionalism
  • Breeding sustainability with daily decision making : the water management plan of the autonomous province of Trento
  • Hydrology ; Italy ; Management ; Sustainable development ; Water management
  • In this paper, the water management plan of the autonomous province of trento is presented and critically examined. The approach of Trento to sustainability represents an interesting case introducing new planning goals and instruments. - (JS)
  • Shoreline erosion: a management framework
  • The purpose of this paper is to devise a management scheme suitable for dealing with continuous chronic shoreline erosion, consider criteria important for such management and identify the groups affected by and affecting erosion. This discussion
  • leads to the conclusion that there is a need to establish a shoreline management entity capable of taking a broad view of the issues involved.
  • Integrated warer resource management and institutional integration : realising the potential of spatial planning in England
  • Critical perspectives on integrated water management
  • England ; Management ; Regional planning ; Resource management ; United Kingdom ; Water management
  • Platforms for resource management. Case studies of success or failure in Benin and Burkina Faso
  • Benin ; Burkina ; Human ecology ; Management ; Participation ; Resource management ; Rural development ; Woman
  • and two others in burkina Faso. They deal with fishery problems, the management of resources in rangeland ecosystems, with watershed development, with resource-flow management by a women group. - (AGD)
  • A geographical information system to manage water resources and fishing fauna
  • Fishing ; Geographical information system ; Italy ; Mountain ; Northern Italy ; Resource management ; Water ; Water resources ; Watershed
  • This paper describes the main characteristics of a gaographical information system designed and implemented to manage hydrographic and fishing resources in a mountain region. A case study, for the But stream basin (located in the North Eastern Italy
  • ), is also described. This GIS, developed with the help of Regional Fishery Agency, gives a new way to manage and resolve problems and underlines how the management of hydrographic and fishing resources can be improved using inovative computerised tools
  • Waste and resource : household management of solid waste on the north coast of Honduras
  • Environmental management ; Honduras ; Nuisance ; Toxic waste ; Waste ; Waste treatment
  • Many communities in Honduras do not have organized public solid waste collection and disposal services. This study addressed waste management in two Garífuna communities on the north coast. Their people use a variety of management and disposal
  • strategies. The different pathways for the solid waste depend on the nature of the refuse (harmless, dangerous, or reusable) and which environment is deemed appropriate. A. found household-level waste management practices to be logical and effective. - (SLD)
  • The application of palaeohydrology in river management
  • This paper reviews recent changes in river management. These changes are characterised by a move from the notion of rivers as stable equilibrium forms to one of dynamic responsive ecosystems. Palaeohydrology is shown to be capable of providing
  • important and relevant information to river managers. Furthermore a series of emerging frameworks for incorporating geomorphology in river management exist wherein palaeohydrological data and analysis can be directly interfaced with the river management
  • Timur (Zanthoxylum armatum) production in Nepal : dynamics in nontimber forest resource management
  • Agroforestry ; Community ; Forest ; Forest resources ; Forestry ; Himalaya ; Management ; Mountain ; Nepal
  • AA. analyze the different management systems of timur, a medicinal plant regularly traded with India, in Nepalese forests. Four different management systems on open-access state lands, two different types of community-controlled lands, and private
  • lands are discussed. AA. found increasing management intensity correlated highly with increased market price ; however, the effects of supply and demand factors could not be generalized. - (SLD)
  • Going with the flow : sustainable water management as ontological cleaving
  • Australia ; Flow ; Irrigation ; Ontology ; River management ; Rural life ; Stream ; Sustainable development ; Victoria ; Water management
  • The A. considers what it might be to do sustainable management through a case study of the Goulburn River in southern Australia. She attends to sustainable management as ontological work and tells of irrigation water and environmental water
  • as emergent in particular gathering of practices, technologies, and stories af river management and rural life. Ontological cleaving is performed. The paper contributes to the consideration of how ontological difference is managed and extends recent work
  • Planning for coastal zone management programme in Nigeria in Marine geography.