Natural resource based enterprises in Malawi
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Natural resource based enterprises in Malawi study on the contribution of NRBEs to economic development and community-based natural resource management in Machinga District by Janet Lowore

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Published by Community Partnerships for Sustainable Resource Management in Malawi in Blantyre, Malawi .
Written in



  • Malawi.


  • Natural resources -- Economic aspects -- Malawi.,
  • Industries -- Malawi.

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Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Janet Lowore, Development Alternatives, Inc., in association with Development Management Associates.
SeriesDocument ;, 29, Document (Community Partnerships for Sustainable Resource Management in Malawi) ;, 29.
ContributionsDevelopment Alternatives, Inc., Development Management Associates., Community Partnerships for Sustainable Resource Management in Malawi.
LC ClassificationsHC935.Z65 L69 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 100 p. ;
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3984278M
LC Control Number2001311801

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This study investigates the impact of the natural resource based enterprises income on the rural livelihoods in the households using a rural natural-based craft enterprise (using reeds, Cyperus spp, as raw material), as a case study, Ikhowe Craft Enterprise, situated in small town called Eshowe in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.   Malawi: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) are prepared by member countries in broad consultation Youth Development and Empowerment; and Climate Change, Natural Resources and Environmental Management. These Key Priority Areas will also accelerate the The fundamentals of the MGDS II are based on. human resource development throughout the rural economies of almost all nations. It covers the learning needs of all parts of the renewable natural resources (RNR) sector, including e.g. forestry, fisheries, wildlife and land use management. Typically it has been funded as a public good by the various ministries concerned with RNR and education. Community management of natural resources has been extensively discussed in relation to wildlife (Jones, ). Much less is known about community-based management of other natural resources found in the communal lands, such as indigenous food products including herbal tea, jams and jellies, beans, dried fruits, and so on.