27 record(s) found with the tag "resource management" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Indigenous Knowledge in Protected Areas Management: Adaptation, Sustainability and Opportunities in the Circumpolar North.
Principal Investigator: Siivola, Delia C
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: Investigating this research problem will help develop more ethical practice in cooperative management by better pointing out the role of Indigenous knowledge in arrangements today, and promote better use of Indigenous knowledge for decision-making in the future. In addition to filling identified research gaps, the research questions will draw from, and align with, the Arctic Council self-identifie...


Community-Based Dehcho K'éhodi Planning
Principal Investigator: Latta, Alex
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: The objectives of the research are: 1) to deepen community engagement in Dehcho K’éhodi and enhance future community-level action for land and water stewardship; 2) to identify best practices for Dehcho K’éhodi planning, which can be used as a starting point for similar planning activities in other member communities; and, 3) contribute to broader discussions in Canada about Indigenous-led land an...


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): 2018 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) create comprehensive data on...


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...


The Impacts of Caribou Co-management Arrangements on Development Activities in Caribou Habitat
Principal Investigator: Kofinas, Gary P
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: The objective of this study is to determine what techniques caribou co-management arrangements are using to address industrial development in caribou ranges, what impacts they are having, and how they may increase their impacts if needed. One of the pervasive threats facing caribou populations is habitat change. Habitat changes may occur due to a variety of reasons, including industrial develo...


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