This is one of a number of PLOW learning resources designed to support the professional development of DFID livelihoods advisers. Each learning resource comprises an overview of the subject in a briefing note; key texts; a summary of recent policy debates; points on where to find other resources; and a glossary of key terms used in the briefing note. This briefing note discusses the political economy of natural resource use, the implications of good and bad NR governance on livelihoods, governance in the forestry sector, governance in the fisheries sector, and governance in the non-renewable sectors. Finally common themes and lessons are highlighted.
This resource was produced by the Programme of Advisory and Support Services (PASS) in partnership with Livelihoods Connect at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS). PASS was a Resource Centre for Livelihoods Advisers that was funded by DFID and managed by HTSPE Limited. The Resource Centre closed in 2007.
Hudson, J.; Hobbs, J.; Ireland, C.; MacPherson, N.; Brown, T. PLOW learning resource: Natural resource governance. Programme of Advisory and Support Services (PASS), Hemel Hempstead, UK (2005) 17 pp.