The CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems.
Abstract: Despite the increasing trend worldwide of integrating indigenous and scientific knowledge in natural resource management, there has been little stock-taking of literature on lessons learned from bringing indigenous knowledge and science together and the implications for maintaining and building social-ecological system resilience.
This Blog from Ecoagriculture.org describes some of the metrics being developed to measure the impact of projects to improve farming practices in developing countries. These projects are a part of the Biodiversity and Agricultural Commodities Program (BACP) funded by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Global Environment Facility (GEF).
This video from ILRI describes a recent book from the International Development Research Centre. It details how in natural resource management and watershed management, social and network boundaries need to be crossed with farmers and they need to be brought into the planning and decisions for future policies.
The Collaborative Conservation Learning Network (CCLN) is a web-based application intended to serve its audience through the sharing of member-generated content, mechanisms for open-ended and reciprocal conversation, cultivation of a community of interest, and the gradual construction of a knowledge network about people-centered conservation around the world. The CCLN was launched in July of 2011 by the Center for Collaborative Conservation (CCC) at Colorado State University.
Article from Conservation International details some work being done in Madagascar looking at the effects of climate change on the cost of conserving the ecosystem's biodiversity. Also comments on the importance of having local people value a healthy ecosystem for conservation efforts to be effective.