A Review of Design Principles for Community-based Natural Resource Management

TitleA Review of Design Principles for Community-based Natural Resource Management
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsCox M, Arnold G, Villamajor Tomas S
JournalEcology and Society
Volume15
Issue4
Pagination38
Source DocumentAccessible with appropriate permission
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Traditional irrigation practices of Ladakh (Alchi village), India

Case
The village of Alchi is located on the banks of the Indus river in the Ladakh division of the Jammu and Kashmir districts, India.  It encompasses an unknown geographical area of land located in a cold desert/high altitude region characterized by glaciers, snowfields, short cultivation periods, and scarce water resources. The case study involves an undetermined snapshot in time and catalogues an action situation involving an unknown number of households which are dependent on an earthen channel...
09 Aug 2016

Traditional irrigation practices of Ladakh (Sabu village), India

Case
The village of Sabu (aka Saboo) is located several km from the town of Leh in the Ladakh division of the Jammu and Kashmir districts, India.  It encompasses an unknown geographical area of land located in a cold desert/high altitude region characterized by glaciers, snowfields, short cultivation periods, and scarce water resources. The case study involves an undetermined snapshot in time and catalogues an action situation involving an unknown number of households which are dependent on an...
09 Aug 2016

Traditional irrigation practices of Ladakh (villages of Phuktse, Shara, and Sharnos), India

Case
The villages of Phuktse, Shara, and Sharnos are located in the Ladakh division of the Jammu and Kashmir districts, India.  The villages are successively downstream from each other, beginning with Phuktse which is upstream from Shara which is upstream from Sharnos.  Each village encompasses an unknown geographical area of land located in a cold desert/high altitude region characterized by glaciers, snowfields, short cultivation periods, and scarce water resources. The case study involves an...
09 Aug 2016

Traditional irrigation practices of Ladakh (villages of Phyang and Phey), India

Case
The villages of Phyang and Phey are located northwest and southwest from the town of Leh in the Ladakh division of the Jammu and Kashmir districts, India, and are upstream (Phyang) and downstream (Phey) from each other.  Each village encompasses an unknown geographical area of land located in a cold desert/high altitude region characterized by glaciers, snowfields, short cultivation periods, and scarce water resources. The case study involves an undetermined snapshot in time and catalogues an...
09 Aug 2016

Village 1 forest community, Almora district, India

Case
The community forests discussed in this case study are called panchayat forests. They are managed by local institutions called van panchayats. The forests and van panchayats all lie in the middle Himalayan ranges in Almora district, India. Almora is one of the eight mountainous districts that together comprise the Uttarkhand in Uttar Pradesh. The analysis focuses on the effects of institutional rules on fodder and fuelwood use in community forests. Village 1 is one of six villages located in...
09 Aug 2016

Village 2 forest community, Almora district, India

Case
The community forests disccused in this case study are called panchayat forests. They are managed by local institutions called van panchayats. The forests and van panchayats all lie in the middle Himalayan ranges in Almora district, India. Almora is one of the eight mountainous districts that together comprise the Uttarakhand in Uttar Pradesh. The analysis focuses on the effects of institutional rules on fodder and fuelwood use in community forests. Village 2 is one of six villages located in...
09 Aug 2016

Village 3 forest community, Almora district, India

Case
The community forests discussed in this case study are called panchayat forests. They are managed by local institutions called van panchayats. The forests and van panchayats all lie in the middle Himalayan ranges in Almora district, India. Almora is one of the eight mountainous districts that together comprise the Uttarakhand in Uttar Pradesh. The analysis focuses on the effects of institutional rules on fodder and fuelwood use in community forests. Village 3 is one of six villages located in...
09 Aug 2016

Village 4 community forest, Almora District, Uttarakhand, India

Case
The community forests discussed in this case study are called panchayat forests. They are managed by local institutions called van panchayats. The forests and van panchayats all lie in the middle Himalayan ranges in Almora district, India. Almora is one of the eight mountainous districts that together comprise the Uttarakhan in Uttar Pradesh. The analysis focuses on the effects of institutional rules on fodder and fuelwood use in community forests. Village 4 is one of six villages locaged in...
09 Aug 2016

Village 5 community forest, Almora district, Uttarakhand, India

Case
The community forests discussed in this case study are called panchayat forests. They are managed by local institutions called van panchayats. The forests and van panchayats all lie in the middle Himalayan ranges in Almora district. Almora is one of the eight mountainous districts that together comprise the Uttarakhand in Uttar Pradesh. The analysis focuses on the effects of institutional rules on fodder and fuelwood use in community forests. Village 5 is one of six villages located in the...
09 Aug 2016

Village 6 community forest, Almora district, Uttarakhand, India

Case
The community forests discussed in this case study are called panchayat forests. They are managed by local institutions called van panchayats. The forests and van panchayats all lie in the middle Himalayan ranges in Almora district, India. Almora is one of the eight mountainous districts that together comprise the Uttarakhand in Uttar Pradesh. The analysis focuses on the effects of institutional rules on fodder and fuelwood use in community forests. Village 6 is one of six villages located in...
09 Aug 2016

Water user association of the Fuente Palmera, Córdoba, Spain

Case
The Fuente y Palmera Irrigation association involves 5 municipalities (Fuente Palmera, Hornachuelos, Écija, Posadas, y Guadalcázar) in the Guadalquivir Basin, in Spain.The resource unit is surface water (mainly from Guadalquivir River). It encompasses a geographical area of 5,259 ha of irrigated land, divided in 79 groups of users. The case study spans from 1985 to 1997. The original case study authors focused on monitoring and institutional performance.  The case study has subsequently been...
09 Aug 2016

Water users association, Nishikanbara land improvement area, Niigata Prefecture, Japan

Case
The Nishikanbara Land Improvement area is located nearly in the middle of the coastal region of Niigata Prefecture. It is an elliptic zone, 15 km from east to west, and 35 km from south to north. The Nishikanbara LID, which was established by combining five existing water users associations in 1951, is one of Japan's largest water users associations. The LID covers five villages, five towns, and two cities. At present (1999), its total farming land area is 19,103 ha and the association members...
09 Aug 2016

Watershed management, Ban Luang, Nan province, northern Thailand (III)

Case
This paper examines four case studies of community-based watershed management with emphasis on their operational decision-making arrangements. Even though legally the watersheds are state property, 73% of the villagers consider them communal property. All the watersheds established community-based regimes as a result of a declining resource abundance, but differ in their operational rules, administration, effectiveness, and satisfaction among stakeholders. A village located in one of the...
09 Aug 2016

Watershed management, Ban Pae, Chiang Mai province, northern Thailand (II)

Case
This paper examines four case studies of community-based watershed management with emphasis on their operational decision-making arrangements. Even though legally the watersheds are state property, 73% of the villagers consider them community property. All the watersheds established community-based regimes as a result of a declining resource abundance, but differ in their operational rules, administration, effectiveness, and satisfaction among stakeholders. A village located in one of the...
09 Aug 2016

Watershed management, Silalaeng, Nan province, northern Thailand (I)

Case
This paper examines four case studies of community-based watershed management with emphasis on their operational decision-making arrangements. Even though legally the watersheds are state property, 73% of the villagers consider them communal property. All the watersheds established community-based regimes as a result of a declining resource abundance, but differ in their operational rules, administration, effectiveness, and satisfaction among stakeholders. A village located in one of the...
09 Aug 2016