South Asia | Nepal home > publications
 
Home
   
   
News
   
Partners
   
Capacity Building
   
Research
   
Policy Dialogue
   
Publications
   
Links
   
Contact
   
Publications


Please secure copyright permission for reproduction of the following publications from the author(s). The Pakistan Research Group cannot be held responsible for breaching of copyright laws protecting these publications.

– PDF files free to download (requires AdobeAcrobat Reader)
– No free download available. Please contact us for a copy.


General
Livelihoods, Forests and Power Relation in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
From vulnerability to resilience: gender, migration and social capital
Development disparities on Natural Resource Management
Development policies and livelihood realities


Livelihood Futures in Resource Scarce Areas

text
Shahbaz, B., U. Geiser and A. Suleri (2013). Forests, livelihoods and power relation in Northwest Pakistan. Sang-e-Meel Pub., Lahore.

1.2 MB
text
Kienzler, Martin (2012). Linking climate change with food security in the highlands of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Northwest Pakistan. MSc, Institute of Geography and Geology, University of Würzburg, Germany.

2.7 MB
Waqar-ul-Hassan, Tareen (2011). An exploratory study of Social Safety Nets (SSN) in Battagram district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province: Implications for food security of small farmers. M.Sc. (Hons.) Thesis, Department of Agri. Extension, University of Agriclutrure, Faisalabad (Pakistan)

2.5 MB

General

Amir, R. M., B. Shahbaz, T. Ali and M. I. Zafar (2013). Analysis of household food security concerns and coping strategies of small farmers in northwestern highlands of Pakistan. Pak. J. Agri. Sci., Vol. 50(3), 505-510; 2013

308 KB
Kollmair M, Gurung GS. 2005. Marginality. Concepts and their limitations.

185 KB
Backhaus N. 2003. The Globalisation Discourse. NCCR IP6 Working Paper No. 2.

622 KB


Livelihoods, Forests and Power Relations in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

text
Umair, Safdar (2012). Securing livelihoods in the realm of climate change and food insecurity: a case study of Kaghan valley. MSc Thesis. Institute of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan.

2.7 MB
text Jan, Mushtaq Ahmad (2011). Socio-economic Analysis of Timber Trade in the NWFP, with Special Reference to Stakeholder Analysis in Malakand Region. M.Phil Thesis, Institute of Social Work, Sociology and Gender Studies, Univeristyh of Peshawar. Pakistan.

1.5 MB
text Quarterly Pakistan Forest Digest. A selection of clippings on forest issues. Vol.01, No. 04, January - March 2011. SDPI and NCCR N-S.

749 KB
text

Shahbaz, B., Ali, T., Suleri, A.Q. (2011). Dilemmas and challenges in forest conservation and development interventions: Case of Northwest Pakistan. Forest Policy and Economics (13)6: 473-478.

 
text

Quarterly Pakistan Forest Digest. A selection of clippings on forest issues. Various issues 2010 (Volume 1). SDPI and NCCR N-S.

 
text

Upreti, B.R., Shahbaz B. 2011. Mediated policy dialogues to address conflict over natural resource governance. NCCR N-S Polcy Brief, Regional Edition South Asia (2), February 2011.

887 KB
text

Shahbaz, B., T. Ali, I. A. Khan and M. Ahmad. 2010. An analysis of the problems faced by farmers in the mountains of Northwest Pakistan: challanges for agri. extension. Pak. J. Agri. Sci., Vol. 47(4), 417-420.

40 KB
text

Wattoo Arif M., Tanvir Ali, M. Athar Javed Khan and Babar Shahbaz. 2010. Stakeholders role and interactions in context of forestry extension interventions in the Northwest Pakistan . Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Science. 47(2): 173-177

44KB
text Sustainable Development Foundation. 2009. Our forests are disappearing. Some causes and consequences of deforestation in the NWFP, Pakistan. Film, 9:37 min. [watch online].

 
text

Kiran, S. 2009. Social network analysis of stakeholders in the context of forest related development interventions in NWFP. Master thesis, Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

0.7 MB

Shahbaz B., Ali T. 2009. Donor-driven Participatory Forest Management and ‘Local Social Realities’: Insights from Pakistan. In: Pakistaniaat: A Journal of Pakistan Studies, 1(2): 35-59.

960 KB

Geiser U., Shahbaz B. 2009. Trust restores trees. In: KFPE. 2009. Cooperating for Success. Benefits of Research Partnerships with Developing Countries. The Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT), Berne: 26-27.

1.1MB

Geiser U., Shahbaz B. 2009. Vertrauen versetzt Bäume. In: KFPE. 2009. Gemeinsam zum Erfolg - Was Forschungspartneschaften mit Entwicklungsländern bewirken. Akademie der Naturwissenschaften Schweiz (SCNAT), Bern: 26-27.

1.1MB
Link pdf

Shahbaz B., Geiser U. 2009. Donor-driven forest governance in northwest Pakistan – challenges and future outlook. In: Carter J., Schmidt K., Robinson P., Stadtmüller T., Nizami A. (eds.). Forests, landscapes and governance: multiple actors, multiple roles. SDC, Helvetas, Intercooperation. Bern and Zurich. 69-70. (for full volume, click here)

1 MB
kjhdas

Shahbaz B. 2009. Dilemmas in participatory forest management in Northwest Pakistan. A livelihoods perspective. Human Geography Series 25, University of Zurich, Switzerland.

1.9 MB
kjhdas

Shahbaz B., Ali T. 2009. Donor-driven participatory forest management and 'local social realities': Insights from Pakistan. In: Geiser U., Rist S. 2009. Decentralization meets local complexity. Local struggles, state decentralization and access to natural resources in South Asia and Latin America. Geographica Bernensia. Bern, Switzerland. 249-273.

425 KB
Shahbaz B., Suleri A. 2009. Political economy of forest management in Pakistan. In: Cornin R., Pandya A. (eds.). Exploiting natural resources: Growth, instability and conflict in Middle East and Asia. Henry L. Stimson Centre, Washington DC, USA: 21-32. (for full volume, click here)

748 KB

Shahbaz B. 2008. Risk, vulnerability and sustainable livelihoods: insights from Northwest Pakistan. Project Report Series #13. Islamabad: Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI).

131 KB

Sultan-i-Rome. 2008. Women's right to land ownership in Swat State areas – the Swat State era and the post-State scenario.  Pakistan Journal of Gender Studies, Vol. 1, 2008: 105 - 120. (also published in: Abid M., Qalb-i-Abid (eds. 2008): South Asia: Politics, religion and society. Pakistan Study Centre, University of Punjab, Lahore.)

Sultan-i-Rome. 2008. Forest Governance in transition – from the Princely State of Swat, and Kalam to the State of Pakistan. NCCR IP6 Working Paper No. 9.

2.1 MB
Shahbaz B., Mbeyale G., Haller T. 2008. Trees, trust and the state: a comparison of Participatory Forest Management in Pakistan and Tanzania. Journal of International Development (20), 641-653.

Shahbaz B. 2008. Sustainable development & natural resource management in Pakistan. Pakistan Observer, March 31, 2008. 1,3.

1.6 MB
Ali T, Ahmad M, Shahbaz B, Suleri A. 2007. Impact of participatory forest management on vulnerability and livelihood assets of forest-dependent communities in northern Pakistan. The International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology, Volume 14, Number 2, April 2007, pp. 211-223(13)

Ali T, Ahmad M, Shahbaz B, Suleri A. 2007. Impact of participatory forest management on financial assets of rural communities in Northwest Pakistan. Ecological Economics, doi:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2006.12.017

291 KB
Ali T, Shahbaz B, Suleri A. 2006. Analysis of Myths and Realities of Deforestation in Northwest Pakistan: Implications for Forestry Extension. International Journal of Agriculture and Biology.

155.3 KB
Rothen A. 2006. The Impact of Forest-related international Norms in Pakistan. In: SDPI (eds.). Troubled Times: Sustainable Development and Governance in the Age of Extremes. Sustainable Development Policy Institute, City Press, Islamabad: 69-87.

Shahbaz B, Ali T. 2006. Participatory Forest Management: Analysis of Forest Use Patterns, Livelihood Strategies and Extent of Participation of Forest Users in Mansehra and Swat Districts of Pakistan. In: SDPI (eds.). Troubled Times: Sustainable Development and Governance in the Age of Extremes. Sustainable Development Policy Institute, City Press, Islamabad: 148-158.

158 KB
Shahbaz B, Ali T, Suleri A.Q. 2006. A Critical Analysis of Forest Policies of Pakistan: Implications for Sustainable Livelihoods. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, Springer Science+Business Media B.V., Netherlands.
http://www.springerlink.com/link.asp?id=102962

Shahbaz B, Ali T, Suleri A.Q. (accepted). Impact of participatory forest management on vulnerability and livelihood assets of forest dependent people in Northern Pakistan. International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology.

Steimann B. 2006. Decentralization and Participation in the Forestry Sector of NWFP, Pakistan - The Role of the State. Poster presented at the ZIL Annual Conference 2006, 9 June 2006, ETH Zurich, Switzerland.

324 KB
Steimann B. 2006. Rural livelihoods in a highland-lowland context and the role of forest resources (NWFP, Pakistan). In: SDPI (eds.). Troubled Times: Sustainable Development and Governance in the Age of Extremes. Sustainable Development Policy Institute, City Press, Islamabad: 44-65.

427 KB
Sultan-i-Rome. 2006. Governance of Forests in Swat since sixteenth Century. In: SDPI (eds.). Troubled Times: Sustainable Development and Governance in the Age of Extremes. Sustainable Development Policy Institute, City Press, Islamabad: 88-110.

Steimann B, Geiser U. 2005. In Pakistans Wäldern gelten viele Gesetze. Wenig erfolgreiche Projekte gegen die Abholzung. Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 29.6.2005: 9.

304 KB
Awais M. 2005. A Futuristic Study of Institutional Changes and Livelihood Assets of Forest Users in Mansehra District, NWFP, Pakistan. Master Thesis, Department of Agricultural Extension, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.

Geiser U. 2005. Contested Forests in North-West Pakistan: The Bureaucracy between the ’Ecological’, the ’National’, and the Realities of a Nation’s Frontier. In: Cederlof G. and Sivaramakrishnan K. (eds.). Ecological Nationalism - Nature, Livelihoods and Identities in South Asia. South Asia edition by Permanent Black, New Delhi: 90-111. U.S. edition (2006) by Washington University Press, Seattle, WA, USA.

Sultan-i-Rome. 2005. Forestry in the Princely State of Swat and Kalam (North-West Pakistan). A historical Perspective on Norms and Practices. NCCR IP6 Working Paper No. 6.

581 KB
Geiser U, Steimann B. 2004. State actors' livelihoods, acts of translation, and forest sector reforms in northwest Pakistan. In: Contemporary South Asia, December 2004, 13(4): 437-448.

Steimann B. 2004. Decentralization & Participation in the Forestry Sector of NWFP, Pakistan – The Role of The State. NCCR IP6 Working Paper No. 7.

696 KB
Balzer N. 2003. Der Pressure-State-Response Ansatz (PSR): eine Methode zur Reduktion von Komplexität? Eine Überprüfung am Beispiel des Forstsektors der NWFP Pakistans. Diplomarbeit, Geographisches Institut der Universität Zürich.

Shahbaz B. 2003. Participation in Forest Management: Land Use and Livelihood Strategies of Forest Users in North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan. In: Mertz O. ,Wadley R., Christensen A. 2003. Local Land Use Strategies in a Globalizing World: Shaping Sustainable Social and Natural Environments, Institut of Geographie, Denmark.

Shahbaz B, Ali T. 2003. Forest Friendly Development. The News on Sunday, Political Economy Section. Pakistan 19.10.2003.

109 KB
Shahbaz B, Ali T. 2003. Sustainable livelihoods framework and state of the Pakistan forests. In: Mufti S.A., Hussain S.S., Khan A.M. (eds.). Mountains of Pakistan: protection, potential and prospects. Global Change Impact Studies Centre, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Steimann B. 2003. Decentralisation & Participation in the Forestry Sector of NWFP, Pakistan - The Role of the State. Master Thesis at the Department of Geography, University of Zurich. For summary see http://www.nccr-north-south.unibe.ch/; for extended version see Steimann B. 2004 above.

Suleri A.Q. 2003. State of Forests in Pakistan through a Pressure -State -Response Framework. In: SDPI (eds.) 2003. Sustainable Development and Southern Realities- Past and Future in South Asia. Sustainable Development Policy Institute, City Press, Islamabad, Pakistan, 47-72.

Suleri A.Q. 2002. The State of Forests in Pakistan through a Pressure-State-Response Framework. SDPI Working Paper Series, 82.



From vulnerability to resilience: gender, migration and social capital

text

Jan M.A. 2010. Pakistan's National Emigration Policy. A review. SDPI Policy Paper Series No. 35, December 2010.

304 KB
Sultan-i-Rome. 2007. Women's right to land ownership in Swat State areas - the Swat State era and the post-State scenario. Paper presented at the International Conference 'Perspectives on Religion, Politics and Society in South Asia', Lahore, 19-20 February, 2007.

Thieme S, Siegmann K.A. 2007. Coping on women’s back: Social capital-vulnerability links through a gender lens Paper presented at the Interantional Conference in International Migration, Multi-Local Livelihoods and Human Security in The Hague, Netherlands. 30-31 August 2007. Institute of Social Sciences (ISS).

120 KB
Hamid H. 2007. Transnational migration – Addressing or Importing Risk? Paper presented at the Interantional Conference in International Migration, Multi-Local Livelihoods and Human Security in The Hague, Netherlands. 30-31 August 2007. Institute of Social Sciences (ISS).

160 KB
Hamid H, Siegmann K.A. 2007. Migration – Addressing or Importing Risk? SDPI Research and News Bulletin. Vol 14 (1), January-March 2007.

Siegmann K.A., Sadaf T. 2006. Gendered livelihoods, assets and workloads in the NWFP. In: SDPI (eds.). Troubled Times: Sustainable Development and Governance in the Age of Extremes. Sustainable Development Policy Institute, City Press, Islamabad: 25-43.

356 KB
Siegmann K.A., Steimann B. 2005 (draft). Vulnerability and resilience in rural North-West Pakistan.

956 KB
Steimann B. 2005. Livelihood Strategies in North-West Pakistan. Results from the Sustainable Livelihoods Survey 2004, North-West Frontier Province (Pakistan). NCCR IP6 Working Paper No. 5.

2.4 MB
Suleri A.Q. 2004. Social Dimensions of Globalization? The Case of Pakistan. NCCR-North-South, University of Zurich, Switzerland, Journalists for Democracy and Human Rights Islamabad, Pakistan.

Munir S. 2005. Migration vs. Security of Movement. The News International. May 21, 2005. 78 KB


Development disparities on Natural Resource Management

pdf Suleri, A., Shahbaz, B., Haq, S., Mehmood, N. and Khan, G. 2009. Livelihood Assets Atlas: Mountainous Districts of NWFP Pakistan. Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) Islamabad Pakistan. 66p.

3.7 MB


Development policies and livelihood realities

text
Geiser, Urs (2012). Reading political contestation in Pakistan’s Swat valley – From deliberation to ‘the political’ and beyond. Geoforum (2012), doi:10.1016/j.geoforum.2011.12.007.

 
text Geiser U, Suleri A. 2010. Missing the boat amid floods. On which evidence is planning based and which planning documents are taken as basis for decision-making? The News on Sunday, online.

 
text

Geiser U., Suleri A.Q. (2010). Floods in Pakistan: Socio-political and 'tecno-nature' challenges – a first glance. NCCR North-South.

380 KB
dasjh

Geiser U., Rist S. 2009. Decentralization meets local complexity. Local struggles, state decentralization and acces to natural resources in South Asia and Latin America. Geographica Bernensia. Bern, Switzerland.

4.7 MB
Thoma S. 2007. Implementation and impact of the Millennium Development Goals on development policies in Pakistan. Master Thesis at the Department of Geography, University of Zurich. (download executive summary)

83 KB
Geiser U. 2006. Civil society need not speak English. D+C, Development and Cooperation, Vol. 33, Nr. 8/9. Frankfurt.
http://www.inwent.org/E+Z/content/archive-eng/08-2006/foc_art3.html

Geiser U. 2006. Zivilgesellschaft ohne Englischkenntnisse. E+Z, Entwicklung und Zusammenarbeit, Vol. 33, Nr. 8/9. Frankfurt.
http://www.inwent.org/E+Z/content/archiv-ger/08-2006/schwer_art3.html

Geiser U. 2005. The Urgency of (Not Necessarily) Policy - Oriented Research: The Example of Power Devolution and Natural Ressource Management in North-West Pakistan. In: SDPI (eds.) 2005. Sustainable Development. Bridging the Research/ Policy Gaps in Southern Contexts. Oxford: Oxford University Press Vol.I: Environment, 67-76.

Zaidi A. S. 2005. The Political Economy of Decentralisation in Pakistan. Transversal Theme "Decentralisation and Social Movements" Working Paper No. 1.

2.3 MB
Geiser U. 2003. Civil society, community participation, and the search for sustainable development: Questioning the categories and underlying concepts of a popular discourse. In: SDPI (eds.)(2003): Sustainable Development and Southern Realities- Past and Future in South Asia. Sustainable Development Policy Institute, city press, Islamabad, Pakistan, 197-211.

Geiser U, Müller-Böker U. 2003. Gemeinschaft, Zivilgesellschaft und Staat als sozialer Kontext des Lebensalltags in den Bergen Nepals und Pakistans. In: Jeanneret F. et al. 2003. Welt der Alpen - Gebirge der Welt. Ressourcen, Akteure, Perspektiven, Haupt Verlag, Bern.





Please secure copyright permission for reproduction of all publications from the author(s). The Pakistan Research Group cannot be held responsible for breaching of copyright laws protecting these publications.



 


















































































































































































 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

top

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

top




    mail to webmaster updated 22-10-2012