The evaluation has shown that standard initiatives can also be an efficient and effec-tive tool for poverty reduction and sustainable development in the African context.
Sustainable Management of Natural Resources in El Chaco - Sudamericano
Summary At the government negotiations in October 2001 the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the Government of Madagascar identified "Environment Policy and Sustainable Use of Natural Resources" as a priority area for their development cooperation. The aim of the evaluation was to analyse and assess the recently launched process of defining the priority area and to examine the prospects for
The degradation of Paraguay's natural resources is proceeding almost unchecked. High levels of forest clearance and unadapted forms of land use are reducing the ecological, social and economic value of these resources. Meanwhile some 80% of smallholders are already living below the poverty line. There is a lack of a national strategy for resource protection and sustainable use of natural resources. Authoritarian approaches, a tendency