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Land, biodiversity and extractive industries in southern Africa: How effective are legal and institutional frameworks in protecting people and the environment?
Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa 2016
In the natural resources sector, laws are often formulated to regulate the relationship between men and the environment. Ideally, the law can play a vital role in regulating and protecting communities from adverse environmental and so...
Space, soil and status: insights from the APRM into the governance of land in Africa
T. Corrigan / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
Land is central to Africa’s fortunes, and thus has occupied a prominent place in the inquiries of Africa’s home-grown governance review system, the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM). This paper interrogates what the APRM&...
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) (NRGI)
The Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) is a non-profit policy institute and grant-making organization that promotes the responsible management of oil, gas and mineral resources for the public good. Working in over thirty resource-rich countries, NRGI pursues this goal through research, advocacy, capacity development programs, and technical advice to governments and civil society actor...
Topic Guide: solid waste management
M. Ali; V. Di Bella / Evidence on Demand 2016
By 2030, reduce the adverse per capita environmental impact of cities, including by paying special attention to air quality, municipal and other waste management.’Target 11.6, Sustainable Development Goals. 11.6 Target has...
Is community-based natural resource management in Botswana viable?
R. Chevallier; R. Harvey / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
If Botswana is to continue its success story as an African anomaly, it will have to manage its transition to a less diamond-dependent economy skilfully. Until alternative and new sources of economic growth can be found, eco-to...
Local biomass burning is a dominant cause of the observed precipitation reduction in southern Africa
Ø. Hodnebrog / Nature Communications 2016
Observations indicate a precipitation decline over large parts of southern Africa since the 1950s. Concurrently, atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases and aerosols have increased due to anthropogenic activities. Here we show ...
Local content in the Tanzanian mining sector
S. Lange; A. Kinyondo / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2016
This brief examines the factors that have influenced local content in the Tanzanian mining sector, and some of the challenges and successes of local content initiatives in mining. Local content has gradually gained momentum over the l...
Real-time evaluation of Norway's international climate and forest initiative. Literature review and programme theory.
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2016
The report presents findings of a baseline for a new wave of real time evaluation of Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI). Two separate but closely connected studies have been conducted following an exten...
Prospects of Blue Economy in the Indian Ocean
Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2015
The concept of Blue Economy is emerging as a new narrative on productive and sustainable engagement with the vast development opportunities that oceanic resources offer. The important sectors of Blue Economy are fisheries, sea-mineral...
Under sea pipedreams and India energy security
Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2015
Iran’s game-changing nuclear deal with the West and imminent ending of the US-led sanctions open a window of opportunity for deeper Indo-Iranian relations. On the sidelines of the BRICS summit in Ufa in July 2015, Iran’s P...
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Items 1 to 10 of 3253

Land, biodiversity and extractive industries in southern Africa: How effective are legal and institutional frameworks in protecting people and the environment?
Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa 2016
In the natural resources sector, laws are often formulated to regulate the relationship between men and the environment. Ideally, the law can play a vital role in regulating and protecting communities from adverse environmental and so...
Space, soil and status: insights from the APRM into the governance of land in Africa
T. Corrigan / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
Land is central to Africa’s fortunes, and thus has occupied a prominent place in the inquiries of Africa’s home-grown governance review system, the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM). This paper interrogates what the APRM&...
Topic Guide: solid waste management
M. Ali; V. Di Bella / Evidence on Demand 2016
By 2030, reduce the adverse per capita environmental impact of cities, including by paying special attention to air quality, municipal and other waste management.’Target 11.6, Sustainable Development Goals. 11.6 Target has...
Is community-based natural resource management in Botswana viable?
R. Chevallier; R. Harvey / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
If Botswana is to continue its success story as an African anomaly, it will have to manage its transition to a less diamond-dependent economy skilfully. Until alternative and new sources of economic growth can be found, eco-to...
Local biomass burning is a dominant cause of the observed precipitation reduction in southern Africa
Ø. Hodnebrog / Nature Communications 2016
Observations indicate a precipitation decline over large parts of southern Africa since the 1950s. Concurrently, atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases and aerosols have increased due to anthropogenic activities. Here we show ...
Local content in the Tanzanian mining sector
S. Lange; A. Kinyondo / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2016
This brief examines the factors that have influenced local content in the Tanzanian mining sector, and some of the challenges and successes of local content initiatives in mining. Local content has gradually gained momentum over the l...
Real-time evaluation of Norway's international climate and forest initiative. Literature review and programme theory.
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2016
The report presents findings of a baseline for a new wave of real time evaluation of Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI). Two separate but closely connected studies have been conducted following an exten...
Prospects of Blue Economy in the Indian Ocean
Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2015
The concept of Blue Economy is emerging as a new narrative on productive and sustainable engagement with the vast development opportunities that oceanic resources offer. The important sectors of Blue Economy are fisheries, sea-mineral...
Under sea pipedreams and India energy security
Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2015
Iran’s game-changing nuclear deal with the West and imminent ending of the US-led sanctions open a window of opportunity for deeper Indo-Iranian relations. On the sidelines of the BRICS summit in Ufa in July 2015, Iran’s P...
Dry-season greening of Amazon forests
S. Saleska / Nature [journal] 2015
Evidence from ecological studies, eddy flux towers, and satellites shows that many tropical forests ‘green up’ during higher sunlight annual dry seasons, suggesting they are more limited by light than water. Morton et al.r...
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Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) (NRGI)
The Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) is a non-profit policy institute and grant-making organization that promotes the responsible management of oil, gas and mineral resources for the public good. Working in over thirty resource-rich countries, NRGI pursues this goal through research, advocacy, capacity development programs, and technical advice to governments and civil society actor...
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.
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