The social anthropologist Fredrik Barth, born 1928, passed away in 2016. These are a few 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.
The World Bank's Common Property Resource Management Network (CPRNet) was founded by me in 1995. Partner in World Bank "CBNRM Initiative" (separate Devblog article). Merged with CBNRM Net (separate Devblog article) in 2001.
A World Bank project, started 1997. Organized an intl. workshop on Community-Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) in 1998. The World Bank's "CPRNet" (see Devblog article) was a partner. Follow-up activities included CBNRM Net (see Devblog article) and CBNRM Networking (see Devblog article). Closed 1999.
Founded by me in 1998 as a World Bank project. Follow-up activity of the World Bank's "CBNRM Initiative" (see Devblog article). Incorporates the World Bank's CPRNet (see Devblog article). Today it is a project of CBNRM Networking (see Devblog 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.