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Supporting Indigenous Livelihoods - Appropriate Scales of Governance NKS 009/2012

Author:  NAILSMA P Sullivan C Stacey
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2012

NAILSMA delivered five projects under the NAWFA Cultural and Social Program under the guidance and advice of the NAILSMA IWPG.

Supporting Indigenous Livelihoods – Appropriate Scales of Governance - P Sullivan, C Stacey examined the relationship and support between Indigenous representative groups in three case study catchments and government agencies, identified barriers and suggests ways for improving processes and governance support.

It was one of five projects NAILSMA delivered under the NAWFA Cultural and Social Program under the guidance and advice of the NAILSMA Indigenous Water Policy Group (IWPG).

The oucomes of this and the other four NAWFA research outputs informs the North Australian Indigenous Experts Forum on sustainable economic development (refer to the Discussion Paper presented at the First Forum)

These projects further justify development of sustainable livelihoods for Indigenous people in the north; the outcomes of these projects present a wider spectrum of recommendations that need to be addressed when discussing northern development to ensure Indigenous livelihoods are appropriately considered.
 

 

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