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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.
Towards resilience and transformation for cities within a finite planet
D. Satterthwaite; D. Dodman / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2013
Sattherwaite and Dodman’s editorial is an introduction to a special issue of environment and urbanisation which focusses on climate change responses in cities. It usefully summarises the state of debates about the meanings and c...
Rapid desk-based study: Evidence to support improved solid waste management in Sierra Leone
V. Di Bella; L.M. Johannessen / Evidence on Demand, 2014
This study has involved a review of selected literature (published in the last 10 years or of particular interest for the intervention), dealing with issues and benefits linked with solid waste management worldwide and, specifically, ...
The impact of large scale land acquisitions on water resources – a background note
T. Quick; P. Woodhouse / Evidence on Demand, 2014
Since 2008 there has been a rapid increase in the level of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in agricultural land in Sub Saharan Africa and South East Asia. In 2008-2009 land acquisitions were estimated to be approximately 56 million he...
Instituting REDD+: An analysis of the processes and outcomes of two pilot projects in Brazil and Tanzania
A. Vatn / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2013
REDD readiness is about developing national strategies for REDD+ including the necessary systems to ensure reduced DD, encompassing systems for monitoring/carbon accounting and distribution of international compensations. Establishing...
The Ongo Community Forest REDD+ pilot Project, Uganda: A socioeconomic baseline survey
G. Nabanoga; E. Ssenyonjo; J. Namaalwa / Environmental Economics Programme, IIED, 2012
This report aims to synthesise information on current socioeconomic conditions within the villages that are to be involved in the Ecotrust Pro-Poor REDD+ pilot project in the Masindi district of western Uganda. Results from this resea...
The Kilosa District REDD+ pilot project, Tanzania: A socioeconomic baseline study
G.C. Kajembe / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2013
Tanzania has decided to embark upon a national REDD programme to meet its obligations of managing its forests sustainably while responding to poverty reduction initiatives. As part of the REDD Readiness phase, nine pilot projects are ...
Knowledge networks on the use of biodiversity for sustainable livestock production in Latin America: A model platform for capacity building
G.M. Rusch / Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, 2014
Knowledge networks are self-organized struct ures where knowledge generation and exchange take place, thereby providing a basis which capacity building programs can build on by facilitating activities that promote knowledge exchange a...
Adaptable neighbours: movement patterns of GPS-collared leopards in human dominated landscapes in India
M. Odden / PLoS ONE, 2014
Understanding the nature of the interactions between humans and wildlife is of vital importance for conflict mitigation. We equipped five leopards with GPS-collars in Maharashtra (4) and Himachal Pradesh (1), India, to study movement ...
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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Towards resilience and transformation for cities within a finite planet
D. Satterthwaite; D. Dodman / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2013
Sattherwaite and Dodman’s editorial is an introduction to a special issue of environment and urbanisation which focusses on climate change responses in cities. It usefully summarises the state of debates about the meanings and c...
Rapid desk-based study: Evidence to support improved solid waste management in Sierra Leone
V. Di Bella; L.M. Johannessen / Evidence on Demand, 2014
This study has involved a review of selected literature (published in the last 10 years or of particular interest for the intervention), dealing with issues and benefits linked with solid waste management worldwide and, specifically, ...
The impact of large scale land acquisitions on water resources – a background note
T. Quick; P. Woodhouse / Evidence on Demand, 2014
Since 2008 there has been a rapid increase in the level of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in agricultural land in Sub Saharan Africa and South East Asia. In 2008-2009 land acquisitions were estimated to be approximately 56 million he...
Instituting REDD+: An analysis of the processes and outcomes of two pilot projects in Brazil and Tanzania
A. Vatn / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2013
REDD readiness is about developing national strategies for REDD+ including the necessary systems to ensure reduced DD, encompassing systems for monitoring/carbon accounting and distribution of international compensations. Establishing...
The Ongo Community Forest REDD+ pilot Project, Uganda: A socioeconomic baseline survey
G. Nabanoga; E. Ssenyonjo; J. Namaalwa / Environmental Economics Programme, IIED, 2012
This report aims to synthesise information on current socioeconomic conditions within the villages that are to be involved in the Ecotrust Pro-Poor REDD+ pilot project in the Masindi district of western Uganda. Results from this resea...
The Kilosa District REDD+ pilot project, Tanzania: A socioeconomic baseline study
G.C. Kajembe / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2013
Tanzania has decided to embark upon a national REDD programme to meet its obligations of managing its forests sustainably while responding to poverty reduction initiatives. As part of the REDD Readiness phase, nine pilot projects are ...
Knowledge networks on the use of biodiversity for sustainable livestock production in Latin America: A model platform for capacity building
G.M. Rusch / Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, 2014
Knowledge networks are self-organized struct ures where knowledge generation and exchange take place, thereby providing a basis which capacity building programs can build on by facilitating activities that promote knowledge exchange a...
Adaptable neighbours: movement patterns of GPS-collared leopards in human dominated landscapes in India
M. Odden / PLoS ONE, 2014
Understanding the nature of the interactions between humans and wildlife is of vital importance for conflict mitigation. We equipped five leopards with GPS-collars in Maharashtra (4) and Himachal Pradesh (1), India, to study movement ...
State-directed multi-national enterprises and transnational governance: Chinese investments, corporate responsibility and sustainability norms
D. Cissé; S. Grimm; A. Nölke / Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2014
Africa clearly needs foreign investments for its development. But such investments in extractive industries and hydropower projects should not cause ecological degradation and threaten the livelihoods of many Africans. Sustainability ...
A sourcebook of biodiversity monitoring for REDD+
J.E. Latham / Zoological Society of London, 2014
This sourcebook highlights the complexities of biodiversity, REDD+ and monitoring biodiversity as part of REDD+. It adopts a simple four-stage monitoring framework: 1) Defining objectives: Why monitor biodiversity for REDD+? 2) Select...
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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.
PE International
PE International is a sustainability software & consulting firm.
The Women's Earth & Climate Action Network (WECAN)
The Women's Earth & Climate Action Network (formerly IWECI) is a solutions-based, multi-faceted effort established to engage women worldwide to take action as powerful stakeholders in climate change and sustainability solutions.
The Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment (NCEA)
The Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment (NCEA) is an independent expert body that provides advisory services and capacity development on environmental assessment.
Heinrich Böll Stiftung Southern Africa
Green focused think tank
Agricultural Growth Program (AGP)
The development objective of the Agricultural Growth Program (AGP) in Ethiopia is to increase agricultural productivity and market access for key crop and livestock products (these are those making up the bulk of current agricultural commodities in the selected woredas and including commodities selected for value-chain) with increased participation of women and youth (landless youth).
Arc Finance
Arc Finance is a global non-profit that brings together practitioners, funders, pro-poor enterprises, and end-users to develop solutions for access to finance for clean energy and water.
CUTS Centre for International Trade, Economics & Environment (CUTS CITEE)
CUTS Centre for International Trade, Economics & Environment (CUTS CITEE) is a programme centre of CUTS International, a civil society organisation working on public interest issues of Trade, Economic Regulations, Governance and Human Development, with its headquarters in Jaipur, India and presence in Nairobi (Kenya), Lusaka (Zambia), Accra (Ghana), Hanoi (Vietnam) and Geneva (Switzerland).
National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES)
The National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES) is a research institute addressing environmental issues. NIES is based in Japan.
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