“Buck Kingman” Small Grants Initiative, Projects 2003-2012

 

YEAR COUNTRY PROJECT TITLE ELP ALUM(S) UCB COLLABORATOR(S)
2003 Indonesia Supporting the Initiative of Rattan Farmers and Craft-Makers Association in East Kalimantan through Providing Business Development Assistance Ade Cahyat Dr. Sebastian Teunissen and MBA student team from The Clausen Center for International Business and Policy, Haas School of Business
El Salvador Environmental Services, Natural Resource Management and Poverty Alleviation Workshop Leopoldo Dimas and Susan Kandel Professor David Zilberman (Ag. and Resource Economics) and Dr. Robin Marsh (Center for Sustainable Resource Development)
India The Rural Oil Well: Community Participation in Tree Farming for Micro Watersheds and Oilseed-Based Energy M. Gopakumar Professor Dan Kammen (Energy and Resources Group)
Madagascar Monitoring Local Resource Management for Conservation: A Pilot Study of the Ampatsy Forest, Madagascar Olga Ramaromanana Professor Adina Merenlender and Ph.D. Candidate Catherine Corson (Ecosystem Sciences)
China Proposal to Establish the Guizhou Biodiversity Group to Protect Biodiversity in Rural and Nature Reserve communities in Guizhou Province, Peoples Republic Ren Xiaodong Melinda Herrold (post-doc in Ecosystem Sciences)
South Africa Leadership Lessons for Best Practice in Estuary-based Enterprise Development Nhlanhla Sihlophe Professor Wayne Getz and Ph.D. candidate Andy Lyons (Ecosystem Sciences)
The Philippines and Vietnam Do Community-based Resource Management Strategies Matter in a Globalized World?: A Comparative Study of Selected Upland Communities in The Philippines and Vietnam. Maria Victoria Espaldon and Tuong-Vi Pham Dr. Robin Marsh (Center for Sustainable Resource Development)

2004

Russia

Building a Russian Node of the Ecological Footprint Network

Svetlana Chernikova and Natalia Belova

Dr. Robin Marsh (Center for Sustainable Resource Development)

Mexico

Develop a Small-Scale Prototype for a Solar-Powered Refrigerator for Poor Fishing Communities

Alejandro Guevara and Teresita Amezcua

Professor David Kammen (Energy and Resources Group)

Georgia

Small River Biological Monitoring for School Students

Ekatherine Otarashvili

Professor Vince Resh (ESPM)

Madagascar

Monitoring Local Resource Management for Conservation: A Pilot Study of the Ampatsy Forest, Madagascar

Olga Ramaromanana

Professor Adina Merenlender and Ph.D. Candidate Catherine Corson (Ecosystem Sciences)

Rwanda

Farmer-Leaders’ Empowerment Project to Promote Green Environment Rehabilitation and Conservation

James Rubakisibo

Dr. Robin Marsh (Center for Sustainable Resource Development)

South Africa

Leadership Lessons for Best Practice in Estuary-Based Enterprise Development 

 

Nhlanhla Sihlophe, Muthoni Ngotho, and Mpumelelo Ncwadi

Dr. Sebastian Teunissen and MBA student team from The Clausen Center for International Business and Policy, Haas School of Business

Cameroon

Development of Marketing Strategy of High-Value Indigenous Fruit Trees and Medicinal Plants from the Congo Basin

ZacTchoundjeu

Dr. Sebastian Teunissen and MBA student team from The Clausen Center for International Business and Policy, Haas School of Business

2005

 

Madagascar

Monitoring Community-based Natural Resource Management in Madagascar: Ampatsy Forest as a Case Study: Phase II.

 

Lisa Gaylord

Professor Adina Merenlender and Ph.D. Candidate Catherine Corson (Ecosystem Sciences) Other Collaborators: Olga Ramaromanana and Development Alternatives, Inc.

Mali

Water & Wetlands: Supporting Life and Sustaining Livelihoods.

 

Pieter Terpstra and Abou Bamba

Dr. Robin Marsh (Center for Sustainable Resource Development)

Nepal

Development of Business Strategies & Marketing Plan for the Community Based Pro-poor Enterprises and NTFP Trade 

 

Dinesh Paudel

Dr. Sebastian Teunissen and MBA student team from The Clausen Center for International Business and Policy, Haas School of Business

Trinidad & Tobago

‘Economics of Natural Resource Management’ Conference and Workshop in Trinidad & Tobago.

Justin Ram

Professor David Zilberman

Other Collaborator: Dennis Pantin, Senior Lecturer and Coordinator, SEDU UWI

Uganda

Development of a Ranger-based Water Quality Monitoring Program for Protected Area Management in Uganda: A Case Study of the Kibale Forest & Ruwenzori Mountains National Parks, Mid-Western Uganda

Aventino Kasangaki

Professor Vincent Resh (ESPM)

2006

Egypt

Business Development Support and Competitiveness Strategies for Small, Medium and Micro Ecotourism Enterprises in Egypt

 

Ahmed Hassan

Haas School team, Sami Kamel (ELP 2002)

 

Peru

Pre-Feasibility Study to Apply Economic Instruments for the Conservation of Agricultural Lands in the Lurín Valley, Metropolitan Lima, Perú

 

Anna Zucchetti

Professor David Zilberman (Ag. and Resource Economics)

Rwanda

Promotion of Green Environment through Strengthening Local Initiatives (Primary/Nursery School Parents’ Associations)

James Rubakisibo

Collaborating alum: Aventino Kasangaki

Dr. Robin Marsh (Center for Sustainable Resource Development)

Russia

Dissemination of Environmental Knowledge about Water Quality Issues Among the Youth of the St. Petersburg Region

Natalia Vinograd

Professor Vincent Resh (ESPM)

2007

Rwanda

Rwandese Health Environment Project Initiative (RHEPI): Katigumba Integrated School Gardening Feeding Program

James Rubakisibo

Collaborating alum: Abenaa Akuamoa-Boateng

Dr. Robin Marsh (Center for Sustainable Resource Development) and Professor David Zilberman (Ag. and Resource Economics)

Madagascar

 

Sekoly Madio (Clean Schools)

Kristen Patterson

Professor Kara Nielson (Civil Engineering)

2008

Indonesia

Capacity Building in Sustainable Watershed Management: Caringin sub-district-Bogor district in Indonesia

Nani Saptariani

Professor Vincent Resh (ESPM)

Guatemala

Strengthening Local Leadership and Capacities to Enhance Planning and Environmental Management in Three

 

Cities in the Central Volcanic Chain, Guatemala

Ronny Roma

Dr. Robin Marsh (Center for Sustainable Resource Development)

Vietnam

Building Capacity for Ecotourism in Protected Areas in the Central Provinces, Vietnam

Mac Thuyet Nga

Dr. Sebastian Teunissen and MBA student team from The Clausen Center for International Business and Policy, Haas School of Business

2009

Indonesia

Development of the Indonesian Young Leaders for Environmental and Governance Initiatives

Alifah Lestari and

Happy Tarumadevyanto

Professor Vincent Resh (ESPM)

Belarus

Nutritional Education and Food Consumption: Evidence from a Field Experiment

Lilia Smialkova

Dr. Sofia Villas-Boas, (Ag. and Resource Economics) Other UCB collaborators:

Michael Anderson, Kirsten Kiesel

Liberia

Piloting the Establishment of Community-based Bamboo Industries for Poverty Reduction and Climate Change Mitigation in Liberia

Anyaa Vohiri

Dr. Sebastian Teunissen and MBA student team from The Clausen Center for International Business and Policy, Haas School of Business

Brazil

Collaborative Research to Understand and Integrate Local Community Values into a Sustainable Development future

Angela Weber

Dr. Robin Marsh (Center for Sustainable Resource Development)

2010

Indonesia

Workshop Training and Campaign: Incorporation of Habitat Assessment in Volunteer Biomonitoring in East Java

Prigi Arisandi

Professor Vincent Resh (ESPM)

Israel

Upgrading and Monitoring Greywater Treatment systems in the West Bank and Rural Arid Environments in Israel

Shira Kronich

Professor Kara Nielson (Civil Engineering)

South Africa

Assessing the Environmental Impacts of the WET-Jukskei River Restoration Project in Johannesburg, South Africa as a foundation for a Green Market Stock Exchange

Kim Kieser

Dr. Sebastian Teunissen and MBA student team from The Clausen Center for International Business and Policy, Haas School of Business

2011

Guatemala

Sharing experiences of local agreements towards the natural resources use and protection: building gates between different communities in the Uspantán and Chicamán Cloud Forest, Quiché, Guatemala C.A.

Ronny Waldemar Roma Ardon

Dr. Robin Marsh (Center for Sustainable Resource Development)

Mongolia

Establishment of open, live database of water quality in rivers of Mongolia

Erdenebayasgalan Ganjuurjav

Dr. Vince Resh (UC Berkeley)

2012

Mexico

Farmer-to-farmer exchange in the Tlatepusco and Otate river basin, Oaxaca, Mexico: Towards the community improvement by sharing knowledge of how others have built strong local institutions and sustainable management practices.

Ronny Roma

Dr. Robin Marsh (Center for Sustainable Resource Development)

Brazil

Brazil ELP Alumni (ELPers) Network

Angela Weber

Henyo Barreto Filho

Marcio Halla

Adriana Paese

 

 Dr. Robin Marsh (Center for Sustainable Resource Development)

Pakistan

Development of the “Pakistan Young Environmental Leadership Training Initiative” (PYELT)

Farzana Yasmin

Nazima Shaheen

ZabardastKhan  Bangash

 Planning grant.

Nepal

 

*co-sponsored by the William and Hewlett Foundation grant to the Beahrs ELP

South Asia Environmental Leadership Collaboration on Trans-boundary Water Sharing in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna River Basin Ngamindra Dahal

Eak Rana

Prof. Isha Ray (ERG)

Prof. Jeff Romm (ESPM)

Dr. Robin Marsh (Center for Sustainable Resource Development)

 


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