Ethiopia and Norway
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- Combining long-lasting insecticidal nets and indoor residual spraying for malaria prevention in Ethiopia: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial
- W. Deressa / BioMed Central 2016
- Background: Long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) and indoor residual spraying (IRS) are the main malaria prevention interventions in Ethiopia. There is conflicting evidence that the combined application of both interventions is bett...
- Association between malaria and malnutrition among children aged under-five years in Adami Tulu District, south-central Ethiopia: a case-control study
- B. Shikur; W. Deressa; B. Lindtjørn / BMC Public Health 2016
- Background: Malaria and malnutrition are the major causes of morbidity and mortality in under-five children in developing countries such as Ethiopia. Malnutrition is the associated cause for about half of the deaths that occur among u...
- Self-reported acute pesticide intoxications in Ethiopia
- A.W. Nigatu; M. Bråtveit; B.E. Moen / BMC Public Health 2016
- Background. Pesticide exposure is an important public health concern in Ethiopia, but there is limited information on pesticide intoxications. Residents may have an increased risk of pesticide exposure through proximity of their homes...
- Spatial variations in child undernutrition in Ethiopia: Implications for intervention strategies (PhD theses)
- S.H. Gebreyesus / University of Bergen 2016
- Background: Ethiopia is one of the countries with the highest burden of undernutrition, with rates of stunting and underweight as high as 40% and 25%, respectively. National efforts are underway for an accelerated reduction of undernu...
- How pro-poor are land rental markets in Ethiopia?
- S.T. Holden; S. Bezu; Mesfin Tilahun / Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2016
- Land rental markets can potentially improve the access to land for land-poor households that possess complementary resources that can enable them to utilize land efficiently. Land rental markets can also enable landowners who are poor...
- Street based self-employment: a poverty trap or a stepping stone for migrant youth in Africa?
- S. Bezu; S.T. Holden / Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2015
- A significant percentage of youth in urban Africa is employed in the informal sector. The informal sector is more accessible than the formal sector for people with low human andfinancial capital, such as youth migrants from rural area...
- Youth as environmental custodians: a potential tragedy or a sustainable business and livelihood model?
- S.T. Holden; Mesfin Tilahun / Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2016
- Youth unemployment and migration is a growing challenge that needs more political attention in many countries in the world, particularly countries with rapid population growth and economic transformation. Proactively mobilizing the yo...
- Links between tenure security and food security in poor agrarian economies: causal linkages and policy implications
- S. T. Holden; H. Ghebru / Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2016
- Population growth leads to growing land scarcity and landlessness in poor agrarian economies. Many of these also face severe climate risks that may increase in the future. Tenure security is important for food security in such countri...
- Norway’s role in supporting green growth in developing countries
- A. Torvanger; Kamleshan Pillay / Center for International Climate and Environmental Research 2016
- This report discusses green growth in developing countries, and Norway's role supporting such a green development strategy. After defining green growth in the context of developing countries, the report discusses indicators of green g...
- Climate adapted vilages. The Development Fund's model for local climate adaptation. Ethiopia.
- S.H. Strømland Strømland; R. Ortiz / Development Fund, Norway 2015
- The Climate Adapted Villages model aims to make farmers and local communities capable of organizing themselves, identifying climate threats and practicing climate smart agriculture, enabling them to adapt to the current consequences o...