About NAILSMA Ltd. The North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd. (NAILSMA) delivers large-scale initiatives across northern Australia and is committed to finding practical solutions that support Indigenous people and the management of their lands for future generations. Its culture-based economy approach aims to assist Indigenous people through livelihoods and employment on their country. NAILSMA is an Indigenous owned and managed not-for-profit company. It has a strong track record of delivering award-winning programs in challenging and complex settings.
About the NAILSMA Knowledge Series The NAILSMA Knowledge Series recognises and provides a forum for Indigenous and non-Indigenous people responsible for land and sea management across north Australia. It is an information point for the dissemination of knowledge from both Indigenous and non-Indigenous perspectives on a broad range of issues relevant to land and sea management. The series encompasses a broad range of publication types including, for example, discussion and policy papers, research reports, workshop and conference reports, opinion pieces, and Indigenous Knowledge publications. Publications in the NAILSMA Knowledge Series are available electronically and, in limited cases, in hard copy. Knowledge Series publications and other publications by NAILSMA and its partners or collaborators are available from the NAILSMA Ltd website www.nailsma.org.au.
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Sustainable Indigenous Livelihoods from north Australian Land and Water Resources
Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods
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National Library of Australia Cataloguing-in-Publication entry:
Title: Sustainable Indigenous Livelihoods from north Australian land and water resources – Towards a research and development agenda and implementation strategy
Edition: First edition
Series: North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance
Subjects: Indigenous studies, livelihoods, water rights, north Australia
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Greiner, R., Stanley, O., and Austin, B., 2012. Sustainable Indigenous livelihoods from north Australian land and water resources - towards a research and development agenda and implementation strategy. NAILSMA Knowledge Series 8/2012. North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd. Darwin.
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