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Human rights and resource conflicts in the Amazon
Rainforest Foundation Norway 2015
The Amazon comprises the largest tract of tropical rainforest in the world. Numerous indigenous peoples have traditionally inhabited this region, and 25 percent of its total land area is formally recognised as indigenous territories. ...
Institutions and water – the vital connections
R.G. Manasan / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2010
This policy note looks into the current two-tiered system of water governance in the Philippines. It argues that despite the presence of certain national-local interfaces among the institutions involved in water governance, the multip...
Fourth national report of Grenada to the convention on biological diversity
2009
Grenada in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme commissioned the elaboration of the Fourth National Report to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity in accordance with Article 26 of the Convention...
China’s dams & regional security implications: an Indian perspective
D. Jayaram / Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India 2015
One of the characteristics of China’s “peaceful rise” has been its endeavour to control environment, demonstrated mainly by its dam-building policy. This paper underlines that China has been actively diverting river ...
The Shelf Programme: A decade of successfully helping to secure the sovereign maritime rights of developing coastal states
K. Thygesen; E. Baker / GRID Arendal 2015
Not so long ago there was real concern that many developing States would not make the United Nations imposed deadline for lodging submissions for extended continental shelf. We can now look back on ten years of successful capacity bui...
Norway’s municipal international cooperation - results achieved and lessons learnt
J. Holm-Hansen / Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research 2015
Municipal International Cooperation (1997-2014) was a programme involving municipalities in Norway and the Global South. It was managed by the Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities (KS) and financed by the Ministry o...
From innovation system perspective: environmentally friendly technical change and small-and medium-sized enterprises
B.C. Erbas; P.C. Geylani / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2011
Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) impose a significant negative impact on the environment, as they play an important role in total production and economic growth in most economies. This paper analyses environmentally friendly...
Is there a triple dividend effect from a tax on fertilizer use?: a computable general equilibrium approach
A. Elshennawy / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2011
Given the wide spread excess fertiliser use by farmers in Egypt with serious repercussions for water pollution and contamination of agriculture goods, this paper assesses the magnitude of the double dividend from the imposition of a t...
Cost assessment of environmental degradation in the Middle East and North Africa region – selected issues
B. Larsen / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2011
This paper estimates the cost of inadequate potable water, sanitation and hygiene, outdoor air pollution, and cropland degradation in 16 countries of the Arab League. The paper pointes that the 16 countries under study represent great...
Final evaluation of the Regional Community Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) Capacity Building Programme for Southern Africa
A.M. Madzara; D.D.C. Mauambeta / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2014
Background: This programme was established to address the challenges facing CBNRM in Southern Africa, such as policies which were not explicitly inclusive of communities in wildlife management and benefits; or, where there was po...
Items 1 to 10 of 45

Items 1 to 10 of 45

Human rights and resource conflicts in the Amazon
Rainforest Foundation Norway 2015
The Amazon comprises the largest tract of tropical rainforest in the world. Numerous indigenous peoples have traditionally inhabited this region, and 25 percent of its total land area is formally recognised as indigenous territories. ...
Institutions and water – the vital connections
R.G. Manasan / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2010
This policy note looks into the current two-tiered system of water governance in the Philippines. It argues that despite the presence of certain national-local interfaces among the institutions involved in water governance, the multip...
Fourth national report of Grenada to the convention on biological diversity
2009
Grenada in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme commissioned the elaboration of the Fourth National Report to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity in accordance with Article 26 of the Convention...
China’s dams & regional security implications: an Indian perspective
D. Jayaram / Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India 2015
One of the characteristics of China’s “peaceful rise” has been its endeavour to control environment, demonstrated mainly by its dam-building policy. This paper underlines that China has been actively diverting river ...
The Shelf Programme: A decade of successfully helping to secure the sovereign maritime rights of developing coastal states
K. Thygesen; E. Baker / GRID Arendal 2015
Not so long ago there was real concern that many developing States would not make the United Nations imposed deadline for lodging submissions for extended continental shelf. We can now look back on ten years of successful capacity bui...
Norway’s municipal international cooperation - results achieved and lessons learnt
J. Holm-Hansen / Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research 2015
Municipal International Cooperation (1997-2014) was a programme involving municipalities in Norway and the Global South. It was managed by the Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities (KS) and financed by the Ministry o...
From innovation system perspective: environmentally friendly technical change and small-and medium-sized enterprises
B.C. Erbas; P.C. Geylani / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2011
Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) impose a significant negative impact on the environment, as they play an important role in total production and economic growth in most economies. This paper analyses environmentally friendly...
Is there a triple dividend effect from a tax on fertilizer use?: a computable general equilibrium approach
A. Elshennawy / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2011
Given the wide spread excess fertiliser use by farmers in Egypt with serious repercussions for water pollution and contamination of agriculture goods, this paper assesses the magnitude of the double dividend from the imposition of a t...
Cost assessment of environmental degradation in the Middle East and North Africa region – selected issues
B. Larsen / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2011
This paper estimates the cost of inadequate potable water, sanitation and hygiene, outdoor air pollution, and cropland degradation in 16 countries of the Arab League. The paper pointes that the 16 countries under study represent great...
Final evaluation of the Regional Community Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) Capacity Building Programme for Southern Africa
A.M. Madzara; D.D.C. Mauambeta / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2014
Background: This programme was established to address the challenges facing CBNRM in Southern Africa, such as policies which were not explicitly inclusive of communities in wildlife management and benefits; or, where there was po...
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