60 record(s) found with the tag "resource management" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Consultation and Consent: Intercultural Perspectives in Resource Governance
Principal Investigator: Mitchell, Terry
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016
Summary: The proposed research is part of a larger collaborative research project on the internationally recognized right of indigenous peoples to free, prior and informed consent in relation to natural resource management and development that may affect lands and waters that they own, occupy or otherwise use. The research pursues better understanding of both the challenges and best practices for inclusive...


Knowledge Co-Production for the Identification and Selection of Ecological, Social, and Economic Indicators for the Beaufort Sea
Principal Investigator: Loseto, Lisa
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016
Summary: The overarching objective of this project is to bring together indicators from multiple sources, along with multi-stakeholder perspectives, to provide a comprehensive evaluation of indicators to meet the goals of managing agencies. In order to accomplish this the research team aim to: 1) Identify the stakeholder objectives to be used for monitoring marine resources, 2) creating a comprehensive dat...


Dehcho K’ehodi Needs and Assets Inventory
Principal Investigator: Latta, Alex
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The objectives of the research have evolved through a collaborative process of research design, working directly with the Resource Management Coordinator for Dehcho First Nations (DFN). The specific objectives of the Dehcho K’ehodi inventory are to collect data on the following: 1) The most important features of the territory for each community, based on identified areas of traditional land-u...


Northern Spaces: Resource Governance in the Southern Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Cohen, Alice
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014
Summary: The objectives of this project are to: 1) highlight the specifically northern dimensions of resource governance in environmental geography; 2) contribute to ongoing resource governance development in southern NWT; 3) further geographic (and specifically, scalar) scholarship on the political dimensions of ecosystem governance; and, 4) understand and theorize the relationship(s) between ecosystem go...


Valuation of Water Resources and Water Security in Northern Canada
Principal Investigator: Dobias, Jacob
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The aim of this research project is to analyze and assess the impacts of the valuation of water on water security, sustainable water management and water use in Canada. This research will focus primarily on the Northwest Territories (NWT) of Canada, and local perceptions of water security. The objective is to determine how perceptions of water security affect the establishment of sustainable domes...


The Arctic and the politics of the Earth. Prioritizing indigenous representations of spatial power: the case of the Sahtu Dene, Canada
Principal Investigator: Perombelon, Brice B.P
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: The objectives of this research are: 1-Academic: To provide an alternative way to understand how human societies interact socially and politically with the territory on which they live. This is about environmental (resources such as water, land, game, trees, minerals, oil and gas) as well as cultural (belief-systems and social rules and rites) and political (how does leadership work?, who is the...


A Case Study of Husky Lakes Beluga co-management using network analysis
Principal Investigator: Berkes, Fikret
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: This project aims to understand how co-management helps the people of Tuktoyaktuk to deal with environment and resource problems. The researcher hopes to look at the role of the FJMC, and the exchange of knowledge between the Inuvialuit and government scientists. Through meetings with Burton Ayles and Sheila Nasogaluak as well as a joint FJMC/DFO meeting, the Husky Lakes beluga entrapment issu...


Community Engagement in Marine Protected Area (MPA) Planning in the Arctic: Towards an Arctic Network of MPAs
Principal Investigator: Haider, Wolfgang
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: This licence is being issued for the scientific research application no. 922. The objectives of the research are to describe, evaluate and compare two current MPA projects in the Western and Eastern Canadian Arctic. The research will help communities learn from each other, as well as provide government agencies with suggestions for how to make improvements to MPA processes, based on the experie...


Tulita Caribou Tradtitional Knowledge Study
Principal Investigator: Simmons, Deborah L
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: The research aims to address two broad objectives in applying TEK within co-management processes: 1) Develop tools for enhanced participation by Renewable Resource Councils and community members in research, policy development and management decision-making initiatives of the SRRB, drawing upon TEK within the community; 2) Strengthen the understanding among scientists and policy-makers of the nat...


K'asho Got'ine/Colville Lake Barren-Ground Caribou Traditional Knowledge Study
Principal Investigator: Simmons, Deborah L
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: The goals of this study are to understand the role of traditional knowledge on ecological change and barren-ground caribou resource management, identify traditional best practices for caribou stewardship, enhance knowledge exchange amongst Renewable Resources Councils and elders, and educate young people about the traditional relationship with the caribou. This research involves documenting tra...


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