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Agriculture, forests and climate change: can labelling play a part?
Agence française de développement 2015
In the 2009 summit in Copenhagen, the international community agreed to mitigate climate change by assuring that global temperature will not increase more than 2°C between the pre-industrial period (1850) and 2100. The 2015 Paris ...
Atolls and climate change: strengthening resilience
F. Gaulme / Agence française de développement 2016
At just a few meters above the waves, the atolls or low-lying coral islands surrounding a lagoon are one of the areas the most exposed to the many consequences of climate change (rising water levels, lagoon erosion, but also ocean aci...
South Africa’s drought preparedness in the water sector: too little too late?
R. Meissner; I. Jacobs-Mata / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
South Africa experiences droughts on a regular basis, often associated with significant negative impacts on society and the economy. Droughts can be forecast, and South African climate scientists have been developing computer-generate...
Mid term review of the INP Agreement Moz-0032 Moz-14/00001. Strengthening of the oil and gas sector in Mozambique
Chiqui Arregui; Robert Denny / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2016
INTRODUCTION The INP Agreement MOZ-0032 MOZ-14/0000 (May 1st, 2014 to April 30th, 2018) is an institutional cooperation agreement between the Instituto Nacional de Petróleo (INP) in Mozambique and the Ministry of Petroleum...
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...
The Geographical Journal
The Geographical Journal has been the academic journal of the Royal Geographical Society, under the terms of the Royal Charter, since 1893. It publishes original research papers and review articles, all of which are refereed. Editorial policy is not influenced by the views of the sponsors. The papers range across the entire subject of Geography, with particular reference to public debates, poli...
Whose waters? Large-scale agricultural development and water grabbing in the Wami-Ruvu River Basin, Tanzania
Aurelia van Eeden; Lyla Mehta; Barbara van Koppen / Water Alternatives 2016
In Tanzania like in other parts of the global South, in the name of 'development' and 'poverty eradication' vast tracts of land have been earmarked by the government to be developed by investors for different commercial agricultural p...
Reflections on the formulation and implementation of Integrated Water Resources Management in Southern and Eastern Africa from a gender perspective
B. Derman; Preetha Prabhakaran / Water Alternatives 2016
While it is claimed that the founding principles of integrated water resources management are the Dublin Principles this does not appear to be the case for Principle No. 3, which underlines the importance of women in water provision, ...
The 'Trickle Down' of Integrated Water Resources Management: a case study of local-level realities in the Inkomati Water Management Area, South Africa
Kristi Denby / Water Alternatives 2016
The  historical  legacy  in  South  Africa  of  apartheid  and  the  resulting  discriminatory  policies  and  power imbalances  are  critical  to&nb...
Land, farming and Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM): a case study of the Middle Manyame Sub-Catchment
Takunda Hove; B. Derman; Emmanuel Manzungu / Water Alternatives 2016
Zimbabwe's water reforms that were undertaken in the 1990s were meant to redress the colonially inherited inequalities to agricultural water, increase water security against frequent droughts, improve water management, and realise sus...
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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...
Whose waters? Large-scale agricultural development and water grabbing in the Wami-Ruvu River Basin, Tanzania
Aurelia van Eeden; Lyla Mehta; Barbara van Koppen / Water Alternatives 2016
In Tanzania like in other parts of the global South, in the name of 'development' and 'poverty eradication' vast tracts of land have been earmarked by the government to be developed by investors for different commercial agricultural p...
Reflections on the formulation and implementation of Integrated Water Resources Management in Southern and Eastern Africa from a gender perspective
B. Derman; Preetha Prabhakaran / Water Alternatives 2016
While it is claimed that the founding principles of integrated water resources management are the Dublin Principles this does not appear to be the case for Principle No. 3, which underlines the importance of women in water provision, ...
The 'Trickle Down' of Integrated Water Resources Management: a case study of local-level realities in the Inkomati Water Management Area, South Africa
Kristi Denby / Water Alternatives 2016
The  historical  legacy  in  South  Africa  of  apartheid  and  the  resulting  discriminatory  policies  and  power imbalances  are  critical  to&nb...
Land, farming and Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM): a case study of the Middle Manyame Sub-Catchment
Takunda Hove; B. Derman; Emmanuel Manzungu / Water Alternatives 2016
Zimbabwe's water reforms that were undertaken in the 1990s were meant to redress the colonially inherited inequalities to agricultural water, increase water security against frequent droughts, improve water management, and realise sus...
The Complex Politics of Water and Power in Zimbabwe: IWRM in the Catchment Councils of Manyame, Mazowe and Sanyati (1993-2001) - file
B. Derman; Emmanuel Manzungu / Water Alternatives 2016
In the mid - nineties Zimbabwe formed participatory institutions known as catchment a nd sub - catchment councils based on river basins to govern and manage its waters. These councils were initially funded by a range of donors anticip...
Surges and ebbs: national politics and international influence in the formulation and implementation of IWRM in Zimbabwe
Emmanuel Manzungu; B. Derman / Water Alternatives 2016
In  the  1990s, the  Government  of  Zimbabwe  undertook  water  reforms  to  redress  racially  defined inequitable access to agricultural water. This paper analyses how a w...
Unsettling business: social consequences of the Bujagali hydropower project
Association for International Water Studies, Norway 2014
The Bujagali hydropower dam on The River Nile in Uganda was fi nally commissioned in August 2012 after eighteen years of controversy that delayed the dam construction.  The dam faced numerous economic, environmental, social and s...
Emergence, interpretations and translations of IWRM in South Africa
Synne Movik / Water Alternatives 2016
South  Africa is  often  regarded  to  be  at  the  forefront  of  water  reform,  based  on  Integrated  Water Resources Management (IWRM) ideas. This paper e...
The importance of water, sanitation and hygiene for lymphatic filariasis and leprosy care and inclusion
C. Garsed; R. Waite / Wateraid 2016
Lymphatic filariasis (LF) and leprosy are neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) representing a significant global burden of disease morbidity. Like most NTDs, LF and leprosy are most prevalent in poor, rural and marginalised populations....
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South African Water Research Commission (WRC)
The Water Research Commission (WRC) was established in terms of the Water Research Act (Act No 34 of 1971), following a period of serious water shortage in South Africa.
thinkstep
thinkstep (formerly PE International) is a sustainability software & consulting firm.
The Women's Earth & Climate Action Network (WECAN)
The Women's Earth & Climate Action Network (formerly IWECI) is a solutions-based, multi-faceted effort established to engage women worldwide to take action as powerful stakeholders in climate change and sustainability solutions.
The Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment (NCEA)
The Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment (NCEA) is an independent expert body that provides advisory services and capacity development on environmental assessment.
Heinrich Böll Stiftung Southern Africa
Green focused think tank
Arc Finance
Arc Finance is a global non-profit that brings together practitioners, funders, pro-poor enterprises, and end-users to develop solutions for access to finance for clean energy and water.
Agricultural Growth Program (AGP)
The development objective of the Agricultural Growth Program (AGP) in Ethiopia is to increase agricultural productivity and market access for key crop and livestock products (these are those making up the bulk of current agricultural commodities in the selected woredas and including commodities selected for value-chain) with increased participation of women and youth (landless youth).
CUTS Centre for International Trade, Economics & Environment (CUTS CITEE)
CUTS Centre for International Trade, Economics & Environment (CUTS CITEE) is a programme centre of CUTS International, a civil society organisation working on public interest issues of Trade, Economic Regulations, Governance and Human Development, with its headquarters in Jaipur, India and presence in Nairobi (Kenya), Lusaka (Zambia), Accra (Ghana), Hanoi (Vietnam) and Geneva (Switzerland).
National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES)
The National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES) is a research institute addressing environmental issues. NIES is based in Japan.
ecoAmerica
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