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Effects of decentralised forest management (DFM) on deforestation and poverty in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015
While the primary goal of reducing deforestation is clear, the policy and academic literature debates the extent to which decentralized forest management (DFM) programs in developing countries should incorporate goals of poverty reduc...
Management Regimes established for REDD+ and their Adaptability to the Institutional and Ecological Conditions: A case of Ongo Community Forest, Masindi District, Uganda
G. Nabanoga / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of L, 2015
This  report is one of the outputs of theproject “Man and forests – an  evaluation  of  management strategies for reduced deforestation” which aimed at evaluating the different  management st...
Is Tanzania’s joint forest management program me a triple win? Understanding causal pathways for livelihoods, governance and forest condition impacts
L. Persha; C. Meshack / International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015
Estimated government and donor funding to support Joint Forest Management (JFM) in Tanzania since the early 1990s exceeds USD $30 million. While there are many small scale and site-specific studies on JFM in Tanzania, to date there ar...
Major constraints of the Environmental Impact Assessment process in Botswana
B. Tshwene-Mauchaza / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2015
Botswana has adopted environmental assessments (EAs) as a tool to protect the environment against the adverse impact of developments. Botswana’s first EA legislation was enacted in 2005 and revised in 2010, with the accompa...
The impact of earned and windfall transfers on livelihoods and conservation in Sierra Leone
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015
Using a randomised controlled trial in Sierra Leone, this report measures the impact of a transfer program aimed at alleviating poverty and reducing pressure on the natural environment. The research finds that the way in which aid is ...
Grenada national protected areas GAP assessment
J. Byrne / The Nature Conservancy, 2007
The objective of this analysis was to understand a baseline in 2007 of how well the system of protected areas represents Grenada’s biodiversity and what actions could be taken to ensure good representation of that biodiversity. ...
Fourth national report of Grenada to the convention on biological diversity
2009
Grenada in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme commissioned the elaboration of the Fourth National Report to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity in accordance with Article 26 of the Convention...
Frontiers in Marine Science
Frontiers in Marine Science is an interdisciplinary open-access journal covering the environment, biology, ecosystem functioning and human interactions with the oceans.
A review of progress in empowerment of women in rural water management decision-making processes
K. Kevanya; D. Huisingh 2013
This paper explores the links between water infrastructure, water policies, processes and protections, along with mechanisms for women's leadership and decision-making for contributing to rural well-being. Poor, rural women are...
Chlorine dispensers in Kenya: scaling for results
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015
Two million children die of diarrheal disease each year and contaminated water is often to blame. Treating water with chlorine could substantially reduce this toll. The most common approach to chlorination in areas without piped water...
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Effects of decentralised forest management (DFM) on deforestation and poverty in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015
While the primary goal of reducing deforestation is clear, the policy and academic literature debates the extent to which decentralized forest management (DFM) programs in developing countries should incorporate goals of poverty reduc...
Management Regimes established for REDD+ and their Adaptability to the Institutional and Ecological Conditions: A case of Ongo Community Forest, Masindi District, Uganda
G. Nabanoga / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of L, 2015
This  report is one of the outputs of theproject “Man and forests – an  evaluation  of  management strategies for reduced deforestation” which aimed at evaluating the different  management st...
Is Tanzania’s joint forest management program me a triple win? Understanding causal pathways for livelihoods, governance and forest condition impacts
L. Persha; C. Meshack / International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015
Estimated government and donor funding to support Joint Forest Management (JFM) in Tanzania since the early 1990s exceeds USD $30 million. While there are many small scale and site-specific studies on JFM in Tanzania, to date there ar...
Major constraints of the Environmental Impact Assessment process in Botswana
B. Tshwene-Mauchaza / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2015
Botswana has adopted environmental assessments (EAs) as a tool to protect the environment against the adverse impact of developments. Botswana’s first EA legislation was enacted in 2005 and revised in 2010, with the accompa...
The impact of earned and windfall transfers on livelihoods and conservation in Sierra Leone
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015
Using a randomised controlled trial in Sierra Leone, this report measures the impact of a transfer program aimed at alleviating poverty and reducing pressure on the natural environment. The research finds that the way in which aid is ...
Grenada national protected areas GAP assessment
J. Byrne / The Nature Conservancy, 2007
The objective of this analysis was to understand a baseline in 2007 of how well the system of protected areas represents Grenada’s biodiversity and what actions could be taken to ensure good representation of that biodiversity. ...
Fourth national report of Grenada to the convention on biological diversity
2009
Grenada in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme commissioned the elaboration of the Fourth National Report to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity in accordance with Article 26 of the Convention...
A review of progress in empowerment of women in rural water management decision-making processes
K. Kevanya; D. Huisingh 2013
This paper explores the links between water infrastructure, water policies, processes and protections, along with mechanisms for women's leadership and decision-making for contributing to rural well-being. Poor, rural women are...
Chlorine dispensers in Kenya: scaling for results
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015
Two million children die of diarrheal disease each year and contaminated water is often to blame. Treating water with chlorine could substantially reduce this toll. The most common approach to chlorination in areas without piped water...
Sharing monetory benefits from REDD+ at local levels
The Norwegian Embassy in Tanzania, 2015
Introduction and background. REDD+ is intended as a results-based mechanism compensating forest and land-owners, such as communities and individuals, for their efforts to reduce deforestation and forest degradation. In general, b...
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Frontiers in Marine Science
Frontiers in Marine Science is an interdisciplinary open-access journal covering the environment, biology, ecosystem functioning and human interactions with the oceans.
University of Strathclyde
Strathclyde University was established in 1796 as "the place of useful learning" and aims to combine academic excellence with social and economic relevance.
Victoria University of Wellington
Victoria University of Wellington (Te Whare W?nanga o Te ?poko o Te Ika a M?ui in M?ori) was established in 1897 as a constituent college of the University of New Zealand. It is particularly known for its programmes in law, the humanities, and some scientific disciplines.
Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, University of Melbourne (MSSI)
The Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute (MSSI), aims to facilitate and enable research linkages, projects and conversations leading to increased understanding of sustainability and resilience trends, challenges and solutions. There is a particular emphasis on the contribution of the social sciences and humanities to understanding and addressing sustainability and resilience challenges.
Global Footprint Network
The Global Footprint Network was established in 2003 to 'enable a sustainable future where all people have the opportunity to live satisfying lives within the means of one planet.' Its work aims to accelerate the use of the Ecological Footprint — a resource accounting tool that measures how much nature we have, how much we use, and who uses what.
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...
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