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An overview of current CDM project developments in six Asian countries
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Japan 2008
These fact sheets provide information about Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project developments in six Asian countries: Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand. The sheets include information on domestic Green H...
What are the implications of carbon financing for pro-poor community forestry?
C. Luttrell; K. Schreckenberg; L. Pe / Overseas Development Institute 2008
This paper explores the implications of new financing mechanisms, carbon markets and increased investment in forestry for community forestry. The main focus of the discussion is on ‘Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Fore...
How can development respond to land cover change in sub-Saharan Africa?
H. Eva; A. Brink; D. Simonetti / European Commission Directorate-General Joint Research Centre Institute for Environment and Sustainability 2006
Over the last 25 years civil disturbances, drought, population increases and global market pressures have all contributed in direct and indirect ways to a modification of Sub saharan African land cover.  This stu...
Are Swaziland's timber plantations sustainable?
W. Menne; R. Carrere / World Rainforest Movement 2007
Swaziland’s timber plantations have been held up as a model of sustainable forestry management, where other plantations around the world are considered to have had negative environmental and social impacts. However, the authors ...
Is Urban Asia’s environment picture as bleak as it looks?
E.R. Peterson; R. Posner / Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington 2007
This collaborative paper addresses the problems of water shortages in Asia. Focusing on urbanisation, it discusses China’s plan to lead the world in science and technology. It also proposes new modes of environmental govern...
Collection of papers examining the legitimacy and effectiveness of global environmental governance
I. Balberg (ed); H. Hofstad (ed) / Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research 2007
This working paper contains reports on the creation of more effective and legitimate multi-governance arrangements in various policy domains from the 8. Nordic Environmental Social Science Research Conference held in Norway in June, 2...
Authority, responsibility and justice in environmental politics
I. Balberg (ed); H. Hofstad (ed) / Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research 2007
This working paper contains seven papers presented at the 8.Nordic Environmental Social Science Research conference held in Oslo in June 2007. The conference looked into how the international community, nations and local communities m...
Analysing the application of access and benefit sharing for genetic resources
M. W. Tvedt; T. Young / Fridtjof Nansen Institute 2007
This book seeks to analyse the application of access and benefit sharing (ABS) to genetic resources in the hands of users and researchers outside the provider country or country of origin. It considers a variety of measures and approa...
Strengthening environmental law compliance and enforcement in Indonesia: towards improved environmental stringency and environmental performance
International Development Law Organisation 2006
This paper outlines the major challenges to environmental law and enforcement in Indonesia. It reviews environmental issues and highlights conflicts between economic growth and managing natural ecosystems whilst suggesting strategies ...
What is the best approach to ensure equal and equitable access to water?
S. Atapattu / International Development Law Organisation 2006
Access to water is a widely debated topic as water scarcity is looming large before several developing countries. The traditional approach of water as a public good is giving way to reforms which consider water as an economic good. Th...
Items 3291 to 1481 of 1481

Items 3291 to 1481 of 1481

An overview of current CDM project developments in six Asian countries
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Japan 2008
These fact sheets provide information about Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project developments in six Asian countries: Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand. The sheets include information on domestic Green H...
What are the implications of carbon financing for pro-poor community forestry?
C. Luttrell; K. Schreckenberg; L. Pe / Overseas Development Institute 2008
This paper explores the implications of new financing mechanisms, carbon markets and increased investment in forestry for community forestry. The main focus of the discussion is on ‘Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Fore...
How can development respond to land cover change in sub-Saharan Africa?
H. Eva; A. Brink; D. Simonetti / European Commission Directorate-General Joint Research Centre Institute for Environment and Sustainability 2006
Over the last 25 years civil disturbances, drought, population increases and global market pressures have all contributed in direct and indirect ways to a modification of Sub saharan African land cover.  This stu...
Are Swaziland's timber plantations sustainable?
W. Menne; R. Carrere / World Rainforest Movement 2007
Swaziland’s timber plantations have been held up as a model of sustainable forestry management, where other plantations around the world are considered to have had negative environmental and social impacts. However, the authors ...
Is Urban Asia’s environment picture as bleak as it looks?
E.R. Peterson; R. Posner / Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington 2007
This collaborative paper addresses the problems of water shortages in Asia. Focusing on urbanisation, it discusses China’s plan to lead the world in science and technology. It also proposes new modes of environmental govern...
Collection of papers examining the legitimacy and effectiveness of global environmental governance
I. Balberg (ed); H. Hofstad (ed) / Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research 2007
This working paper contains reports on the creation of more effective and legitimate multi-governance arrangements in various policy domains from the 8. Nordic Environmental Social Science Research Conference held in Norway in June, 2...
Authority, responsibility and justice in environmental politics
I. Balberg (ed); H. Hofstad (ed) / Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research 2007
This working paper contains seven papers presented at the 8.Nordic Environmental Social Science Research conference held in Oslo in June 2007. The conference looked into how the international community, nations and local communities m...
Analysing the application of access and benefit sharing for genetic resources
M. W. Tvedt; T. Young / Fridtjof Nansen Institute 2007
This book seeks to analyse the application of access and benefit sharing (ABS) to genetic resources in the hands of users and researchers outside the provider country or country of origin. It considers a variety of measures and approa...
Strengthening environmental law compliance and enforcement in Indonesia: towards improved environmental stringency and environmental performance
International Development Law Organisation 2006
This paper outlines the major challenges to environmental law and enforcement in Indonesia. It reviews environmental issues and highlights conflicts between economic growth and managing natural ecosystems whilst suggesting strategies ...
What is the best approach to ensure equal and equitable access to water?
S. Atapattu / International Development Law Organisation 2006
Access to water is a widely debated topic as water scarcity is looming large before several developing countries. The traditional approach of water as a public good is giving way to reforms which consider water as an economic good. Th...
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