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Governing the commons: the evolution of institutions for collective action

Governing the commons: the evolution of institutions for collective action,American Journal of Agricultural Economics,E. Ostrom

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    • ...This seems to suggest that the boundaries of holons can be clearly defined, and this is apparently in line with Ostrom, who mentions “clearly defined boundaries” (1990, p...

    Kai Wegerichet al. Is It Possible to Shift to Hydrological Boundaries? The Ferghana Valle...

    • ...To maintain and enhance the multiple benefits available from marine ecosystems that society is seeking, it has become clear to governments and leaders around the world that these systems need to be managed for multiple uses, in ways that account for the many marine ecosystem services, and that guide the patterns and types of use to sustain ocean productivity for the needs of present and future generations (Convention on Biological Diversity 2004; Obama 2009; CEQ 2010; European Commission 2010; UN General Assembly 2010)...

    Anne D. Guerryet al. Modeling benefits from nature: using ecosystem services to inform coas...

    • ..., 1994) and numerous other ethnic trading networks (Landa, 1995) including the Jewish diamond merchants in New York (Richman, 2005) as well as stewards of common pool resources (Ostrom, 1990, 2005)...

    Witold J. Heniszet al. Toward a unified theory of project governance: economic, sociological ...

    • ...The third matrix assesses the effects on institutional aspects at the farming community level in a descriptive manner, looking at: (a) whether awareness is raised among farmers and rural communities on the conservation and use of agrobiodiversity (Subedi et al, 2006b); (b) the type of (community) organization established or required to implement the practice and contribute to a degree of collective action in PGRFA management (Orstrom, 1990; Badstue et al, 2006); (c) the degree of autonomy of the community in conservation and associated activities (De Boef et al, 2010); and (d) the degree of recognition that these community efforts gain through the practice, within wider plant genetic resource frameworks and often approached through farmers' rights (Andersen, 2005; Salazar et al, 2006; Louwaars, 2007)...

    Walter Simon De Boefet al. Moving Beyond the Dilemma: Practices that Contribute to the On-Farm Ma...

    • ...Ostrom's work (1990) on governing the commons has been particularly important from a governance perspective, in addition to her later development of a hierarchical framework for analysing social-ecological systems (Ostrom, 2007)...

    Simin Davoudiet al. Resilience: A Bridging Concept or a Dead End? “Reframing” Resilience: ...

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