The social anthropologist Fredrik Barth, born 1928, passed away in 2016. These are some personal memories I have about and with him.
This article is a comment on a Concept Note for a proposed World Bank project "Christmas". It addresses primaily the Concept Note's "Santa Claus" component. The article is part of the Devblog series "Development cooperation sarcasm"
On the World Bank funded project "Lagos Metropolitan Development Project" in Nigeria I worked with villagers to plan community infrastructure. On one occasion I was challenged to paddle on of the local small wooden boats.
About the World Bank Common Property Resource Management Network (CPRNet). Founded by Lars Soeftestad in 1995. Partner in World Bank "CBNRM Initiative" (separate article). Merged with CBNRM Net (separate article) in 2000.
Under this project an intl. workshop on Community-Based Natural Resource Management was organized in 1998. The World Bank "CPRNet" (separate article) was a partner. Follow-up activities: knowledge mgmt., regional workshops, and CBNRM Net (separate article). Closed in 1999.
Presents an overview of the Community-Based Natural Resource Management Network, or "CBNRM Net". Originally a World Bank project. It was founded by Lars Soeftestad in 1998. CBNRM Net was a follow-up activity of the World Bank's "CBNRM Initiative" (separate article). CBNRM Net incorporates the World Bank's "CPRNet" (separate article).
In traditional small-scale fisheries is mosquito nets are increasingly, turned into fish nets. They are distributed for free by donors. With their small mesh widhts they catch more fish, and smaller fish, than regular fish nets.