The North Rupununi Adaptive Management Process (NRAMP)2008Problem Solving for Natural Resource ManagementLevel 2 - Community CourseDarwin Initiative Guyana PartnershipWildfowl & Wetlands TrustRoyal Holloway University of LondonThe Open UniversityIwokrama International Centre for Rain ForestConservation and DevelopmentEnvironmental Protection AgencyNorth Rupununi District Development BoardUniversity of Guyana
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1. Introduction 21.1 What is NRAMP? 11.2 Course aims 11.3 Course content 11.4 Course teaching techniques 21.5 Course assessment 21.6 Resources for course implementation 32. Scenarios 92.1 Scenario 1 - Animal human conflict92.2 Scenario 2 - Overharvesting and exploitation 172.3 Scenario 3 - Food and water security 222.4 Scenario 4 - Ownership 282.5 Scenario 5 - Livelihood development 333. Resource sheets 36Contents
±1. Introduction ±.± What is NRAMPThe North Rupununi Adaptive Management Process or NRAMP is a decision making tool which individuals, communities and institutions can use to develop plans to manage day to day livelihoods activities and natural resource management scenarios. The process uses the learning cycle which forms the basis for every decision and action that we make and enact in our everyday life..±.2 Course aimsThis course aims to strengthen the capacity of community members to understand the North Rupununi Adaptive Management Process in order to develop suitable adaptive strategies for management of natural resources and community livelihoods within the North Rupununi.