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Women in Natural Resource Conservation and Management
Women in natural resource conservation and management
Women's Involvement with Natural Resources

Sometimes poverty is blamed for degradation of the environment. However, a closer look at the sequence of events clearly shows that commercial exploitation of natural resources in large scale was the initial cause of natural resource degradation. The degradation of natural resources and continued dependence of poverty groups in large numbers on natural resources lead to the impression that poverty leads to degradation. All the same, the rapid degradation and depletion of natural resources and the overwhelming dependence of large sections of the rural population on these resources for survival, brought to the fore the need to focus on effective management of natural resources. Experience from many parts ...

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