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‘Fixing’ the climate crisis: Capital, states and carbon offsetting in India
G. Bryant; S. Dabhi; S. Böhm / Environment and Planning A, 2015
The paper analyses dynamics of accumulation and displacement in the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). It combines the theoretical work with a case study of the Gujarat Fluorochemicals Limited HFC-23 destruction project in Guja...
Na Ot village case study: Land tenure and resource rights
The Centre for People and Forests, 2015
This case study examines eight equity dimensions in sustainable forest management through the case study of Na Ot Village, Na Ot Commune, Mai Son District, Son La province in Viet Nam. It highlights that securing forest tenure ...
Agroforestry for landscape restoration and livelihood development in Central Asia
U. Djanibekov; K. Dzhakypbekova; J. Chamberlain; H. Weyerhaeuser / World Agroforestry Centre, 2015
This paper discusses how the adoption of agroforestry for ecosystem and livelihood improvement in Central Asian countries can be enhanced. First, it describes how previous and current developments lead to changing environmental...
Improving the practice and policy of springshed management in India
H. Dhawan / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2015
This case study focuses on the Arghyam’s ‘Springs Initiative’: an open platform for discussing the revival of water springs and an overarching template for springshed management in India. It highlights that In...
Organic agriculture and post-2015 development goals: building on the comparative advantage of poor farmers
Setboonsarng true; A. Markandya / Asian Development Bank, 2015
The book makes an evidence-based case for organic agriculture in developing countries, particularly those in Southeast Asia. It argues that organic agriculture has contributed to several of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG...
Payment for environmental services: a promising tool for natural resources management in Africa
African Development Bank, 2015
This report focuses on Payment for Environmental Services (PES) as an approach to natural resources management (NRM) in Africa. It assesses the potential role of PES in promoting the sustainable management of natural resources ...
The United Nations World Water Development Report 2015: Water for a Sustainable World
UNESCO Library, 2015
This report seeks to demonstrate how water resources and services are essential to achieving global sustainability. Looking at economic growth, social equity and environmental sustainability, the report describes how major chal...
Climate Change, Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Management (CEEN) in Development Policy: Addressing Knowledge Needs and Gaps in Norwegian ODA-Funded Research Support
I. Vormedal; L. Lunde / Fridtjof Nansen Institute, 2014
Climate change, environment, energy and natural resource management (CEEN) are salient issues in global development policy. They are also particularly prominent in Norway, receiving close to 25% of the aid budget in 2013. This is part...
Building better water governance in response to climate change and water stress: a case study of Lijiang, Yunnan Province, China
Y. Su; R.E. Grumbine; J. Xu; K. Hyde / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2015
This paper presents the results and analysis of a study conducted in Lijiang of Yunnan Province, China in 2013. The focus of the study was on the major changes in local people’s socioeconomic situation and the natural, ec...
Irresponsible investment: AGRICA's broken development model in Tanzania
M. Bergius / The Oakland Institute, 2015
Kilombero Plantations Ltd (KPL) is a 5,818 hectare (ha) rice plantation located in the heart of the fertile Kilombero Valley, Tanzania. In addition to developing a large-scale rice farm, KPL works with local smallholder farmers throug...
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‘Fixing’ the climate crisis: Capital, states and carbon offsetting in India
G. Bryant; S. Dabhi; S. Böhm / Environment and Planning A, 2015
The paper analyses dynamics of accumulation and displacement in the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). It combines the theoretical work with a case study of the Gujarat Fluorochemicals Limited HFC-23 destruction project in Guja...
Na Ot village case study: Land tenure and resource rights
The Centre for People and Forests, 2015
This case study examines eight equity dimensions in sustainable forest management through the case study of Na Ot Village, Na Ot Commune, Mai Son District, Son La province in Viet Nam. It highlights that securing forest tenure ...
Agroforestry for landscape restoration and livelihood development in Central Asia
U. Djanibekov; K. Dzhakypbekova; J. Chamberlain; H. Weyerhaeuser / World Agroforestry Centre, 2015
This paper discusses how the adoption of agroforestry for ecosystem and livelihood improvement in Central Asian countries can be enhanced. First, it describes how previous and current developments lead to changing environmental...
Improving the practice and policy of springshed management in India
H. Dhawan / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2015
This case study focuses on the Arghyam’s ‘Springs Initiative’: an open platform for discussing the revival of water springs and an overarching template for springshed management in India. It highlights that In...
Organic agriculture and post-2015 development goals: building on the comparative advantage of poor farmers
Setboonsarng true; A. Markandya / Asian Development Bank, 2015
The book makes an evidence-based case for organic agriculture in developing countries, particularly those in Southeast Asia. It argues that organic agriculture has contributed to several of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG...
Payment for environmental services: a promising tool for natural resources management in Africa
African Development Bank, 2015
This report focuses on Payment for Environmental Services (PES) as an approach to natural resources management (NRM) in Africa. It assesses the potential role of PES in promoting the sustainable management of natural resources ...
The United Nations World Water Development Report 2015: Water for a Sustainable World
UNESCO Library, 2015
This report seeks to demonstrate how water resources and services are essential to achieving global sustainability. Looking at economic growth, social equity and environmental sustainability, the report describes how major chal...
Climate Change, Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Management (CEEN) in Development Policy: Addressing Knowledge Needs and Gaps in Norwegian ODA-Funded Research Support
I. Vormedal; L. Lunde / Fridtjof Nansen Institute, 2014
Climate change, environment, energy and natural resource management (CEEN) are salient issues in global development policy. They are also particularly prominent in Norway, receiving close to 25% of the aid budget in 2013. This is part...
Building better water governance in response to climate change and water stress: a case study of Lijiang, Yunnan Province, China
Y. Su; R.E. Grumbine; J. Xu; K. Hyde / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2015
This paper presents the results and analysis of a study conducted in Lijiang of Yunnan Province, China in 2013. The focus of the study was on the major changes in local people’s socioeconomic situation and the natural, ec...
Irresponsible investment: AGRICA's broken development model in Tanzania
M. Bergius / The Oakland Institute, 2015
Kilombero Plantations Ltd (KPL) is a 5,818 hectare (ha) rice plantation located in the heart of the fertile Kilombero Valley, Tanzania. In addition to developing a large-scale rice farm, KPL works with local smallholder farmers throug...
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Women's Major Group (The WMG)
The role of the Women’s Major Group is to assure effective public participation of women’s non-governmental groups in the UN policy processes on Sustainable Development, Post2015 and Environmental matters. It is self-organised and open to all interested organisations working to promote human rights based sustainable development with a focus on women’s human rights, women’s empowerment and gender e...
Responding to Climate Change (RTCC)
Responding to Climate Change (RTCC) is a news and analysis website about climate change and global low carbon developments.
Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW)
The Council on Energy, Environment and Water is an independent, not-for-profit policy research institution.
Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)
KOICA was founded in1991, with a mission to fight against global poverty and has the goal of being Korea’s dedicated grant aid agency.
UONGOZI Institute / Institute of African Leadership for Sustainable Development
UONGOZI Institute provides services to senior leaders who have a demonstrable impact upon their society's development, as well as individuals who have been recognised as emerging leaders with the potential to make a positive impact. It supports African leaders to: Develop national and/or organisational agendas and oversee the implementation of strategies Analyse loc...
Environment Support Group (ESG)
Environment Support Group works with a variety of environmental and social justice initiatives across India and the world. They aim to pro-actively address issues and concerns collaborating across sectors and disciplines keeping the interests of local project affected communities and voiceless ecosystems in primary focus. Started informally in 1996 and formally registered as a Public...
Southern African Resource Watch (SARW)
Advocacy and research organisation, aiming to monitor corporate and state conduct in the extraction and beneficiation of natural resources in Southern Africa region, in particular assessing to what extent these efforts contribute to sustainable development”.
China Carbon Forum (CCF)
China Carbon Forum (CCF) was established in 2007 by professionals in China’s climate change sector as a non-for-profit organisation to exchange information, best practices and engage with China’s climate change stakeholders.
Environment and Planning A
Environment and Planning A is a journal focused on spatial organisation and restructuring of cities and regions throughout the globe. It is part of the Environment and Planning family of journals which are published by Pion Ltd.
South African Water Research Commission (WRC)
The Water Research Commission (WRC) was established in terms of the Water Research Act (Act No 34 of 1971), following a period of serious water shortage in South Africa.
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