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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...
European forest ecosystems — State and trends
A. Bastrup-Birk / European Environment Agency 2016
Increasingly, strategies for the management and conservation of forest ecosystems need to deal with emerging challenges. The growing uncertainties with regard to climate change, and the rapidly changing social and environmental...
Toward the sustainable development of the fisheries sector: an analysis of the Philippine Fisheries Code and the AFMA
D.C. Israel; R.M.G.R. Roque / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1999
The fisheries sector hosts some of the worst environmental problems of the Philippines. Because of this, it is a critical arena in the effort to attain a more sustainable form of development in the country. The search for solutions to...
Implementation crucial to sustainable environmental management: on development policies, institutions and upland environment of Southeast Asia
A.C. Rola; I. Coxhead / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2004
Citing cases in various Southeast Asian uplands but focusing on a specific Philippine upland illustration in Bukidnon in Southern Philippines, this feature story looks at the relationship between development and the state of a country...
Energy dialogues in Africa: is the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam transforming Ethiopia’s regional role?
A. Maupin / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
Major hydropower projects, such as the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in Ethiopia, invite enquiry into the potential to increase the generation, transmission and distribution of power, how best to finance these infrastructures...
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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...
European forest ecosystems — State and trends
A. Bastrup-Birk / European Environment Agency 2016
Increasingly, strategies for the management and conservation of forest ecosystems need to deal with emerging challenges. The growing uncertainties with regard to climate change, and the rapidly changing social and environmental...
Toward the sustainable development of the fisheries sector: an analysis of the Philippine Fisheries Code and the AFMA
D.C. Israel; R.M.G.R. Roque / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1999
The fisheries sector hosts some of the worst environmental problems of the Philippines. Because of this, it is a critical arena in the effort to attain a more sustainable form of development in the country. The search for solutions to...
Implementation crucial to sustainable environmental management: on development policies, institutions and upland environment of Southeast Asia
A.C. Rola; I. Coxhead / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2004
Citing cases in various Southeast Asian uplands but focusing on a specific Philippine upland illustration in Bukidnon in Southern Philippines, this feature story looks at the relationship between development and the state of a country...
Energy dialogues in Africa: is the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam transforming Ethiopia’s regional role?
A. Maupin / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
Major hydropower projects, such as the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in Ethiopia, invite enquiry into the potential to increase the generation, transmission and distribution of power, how best to finance these infrastructures...
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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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