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The political economy of corruption and REDD+: lessons from the Philippines' pilot sites
G. Mayo-Anda; J. Torres / U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2014
Corruption is a continuing feature of the Philippines’ natural resource sectors. Given keen interest in the country’s REDD+ potential, it is useful to consider corruption risks related to REDD+ from a political economy per...
Local preferences for REDD+ payment formats in Brazil, The Bolsa Floresta Programme, RDS Rio Negro
L. Lima; S. Marostica; M. Grieg-Gran / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2013
Poverty and sustainable development impacts of REDD architecture is a multi-country project led by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED, UK) and the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (Aas, Norway). The...
Payment formats for REDD+ interventions: preferences and concerns in Aowin District, Ghana
D. J. Kjosavik / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2013
Poverty and sustainable development impacts of REDD architecture is a multi-country project led by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED, UK) and the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (Aas, Norway). The...
Ethiopia: Overview of corruption in land administration
S. Lindner / U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2014
Improving land governance is key in assuring that land resources can be enjoyed by all parts of the population. Donors can play an important role in combatting corruption in land administration and building a well-functioning land adm...
Corruption risks and mitigating approaches in climate finance
M. Chêne / U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2014
There are major governance and corruption challenges associated with climate finance, with huge amounts of money from a wide variety of sources flowing through new, complex and relatively untested funding mechanisms at international, ...
Fertility, household’s size and poverty in Nepal
F. Libois; V. Somville / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2014
Population control policies keep on attracting a lot of attention. The main argument in favour of a reduction in fertility rates, is that having more children contributes directly to a household’s poverty. Using the last three r...
Cattle and climate in Africa: how climate variability has influenced national cattle holdings from 1961–2008
T. M. Lunde; B. Lindtjørn / PubMed Central, 2013
The role of cattle in developing countries is as a source of high-quality food, as draft animals, and as a source of manure and fuel. Cattle represent important contribution to household incomes, and in drought prone areas they can ac...
No longer tracking greenery in high altitudes: pastoral practices of Rupshu nomads and their implications for biodiversity conservation
N. J. Singh / Pastoralism, 2013
Nomadic pastoralism has thrived in Asia’s rangelands for several millennia by tracking seasonal changes in forage productivity and coping with a harsh climate. This pastoralist lifestyle, however, has come under intense transfor...
Pre-project: Climate change as an opportunity towards adaptive sustainable aquaculture (CADINAL)
T. Dale 2013
Cultured food fish currently accounts for nearly 50 % of the global consumption. India and Norway are the world’s second and seventh largest aquaculture producers respectively, thus aquaculture is considered to be a sector which...
End of project evaluation for ATJK WEHEA II (including last year of ATJK WEHEA I) ADRA Ethiopia
M. N. Mwangi / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2014
Background: During a needs assessment for WEHEA I that was carried out in March 2008 in the ATJK Woreda, it was established that there was need to intervene in water, education, health and the environment. School infrastructure w...
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The political economy of corruption and REDD+: lessons from the Philippines' pilot sites
G. Mayo-Anda; J. Torres / U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2014
Corruption is a continuing feature of the Philippines’ natural resource sectors. Given keen interest in the country’s REDD+ potential, it is useful to consider corruption risks related to REDD+ from a political economy per...
Local preferences for REDD+ payment formats in Brazil, The Bolsa Floresta Programme, RDS Rio Negro
L. Lima; S. Marostica; M. Grieg-Gran / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2013
Poverty and sustainable development impacts of REDD architecture is a multi-country project led by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED, UK) and the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (Aas, Norway). The...
Payment formats for REDD+ interventions: preferences and concerns in Aowin District, Ghana
D. J. Kjosavik / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2013
Poverty and sustainable development impacts of REDD architecture is a multi-country project led by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED, UK) and the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (Aas, Norway). The...
Ethiopia: Overview of corruption in land administration
S. Lindner / U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2014
Improving land governance is key in assuring that land resources can be enjoyed by all parts of the population. Donors can play an important role in combatting corruption in land administration and building a well-functioning land adm...
Corruption risks and mitigating approaches in climate finance
M. Chêne / U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2014
There are major governance and corruption challenges associated with climate finance, with huge amounts of money from a wide variety of sources flowing through new, complex and relatively untested funding mechanisms at international, ...
Fertility, household’s size and poverty in Nepal
F. Libois; V. Somville / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2014
Population control policies keep on attracting a lot of attention. The main argument in favour of a reduction in fertility rates, is that having more children contributes directly to a household’s poverty. Using the last three r...
Cattle and climate in Africa: how climate variability has influenced national cattle holdings from 1961–2008
T. M. Lunde; B. Lindtjørn / PubMed Central, 2013
The role of cattle in developing countries is as a source of high-quality food, as draft animals, and as a source of manure and fuel. Cattle represent important contribution to household incomes, and in drought prone areas they can ac...
No longer tracking greenery in high altitudes: pastoral practices of Rupshu nomads and their implications for biodiversity conservation
N. J. Singh / Pastoralism, 2013
Nomadic pastoralism has thrived in Asia’s rangelands for several millennia by tracking seasonal changes in forage productivity and coping with a harsh climate. This pastoralist lifestyle, however, has come under intense transfor...
Pre-project: Climate change as an opportunity towards adaptive sustainable aquaculture (CADINAL)
T. Dale 2013
Cultured food fish currently accounts for nearly 50 % of the global consumption. India and Norway are the world’s second and seventh largest aquaculture producers respectively, thus aquaculture is considered to be a sector which...
End of project evaluation for ATJK WEHEA II (including last year of ATJK WEHEA I) ADRA Ethiopia
M. N. Mwangi / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2014
Background: During a needs assessment for WEHEA I that was carried out in March 2008 in the ATJK Woreda, it was established that there was need to intervene in water, education, health and the environment. School infrastructure w...
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Bioforsk / Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research
Bioforsk conducts applied and specifically targeted research linked to multifunctional agriculture and rural development, plant sciences, environmental protection and natural resource management. International collaboration is given high priority.
Diakonhjemmet University College
Norwegian Peacebuilding Centre (Noref)
Noref – The Norwegian Peacebuilding Centre (Norsk Ressurssenter for Fredsbygging) – is a resource centre integrating knowledge and experience to strengthen peacebuilding policy and practice. The objectives of Noref are: To support Norwegian peacebuilding policies and practices by acting as a focal point for these efforts. To support Norwegian...
Journal of Agriculture and Environment
The Journal of Agriculture and Environment is devoted to the cause of advancing understanding on the various aspects of Agriculture, Farming Systems and Environment through literature review, theoretical analysis, research and practical experiences. Besides research and review papers, case studies, methodological approach, book reviews, reports on seminars and meetings, short communications, and l...
Farmers' Rights
The Farmers' Rights website has been developed as a tool for decision makers, practitioners, and others involved in the realisation of Farmers' Rights. It is also intended as an information source for researchers and other interested individuals. The website provides information on the history, legal status and contents of Farmers' Rights, on the state of implementation of these rights...
The Norwegian Embassy in Tanzania
The Government of the Kingdom of Norway and the United Republic of Tanzania established diplomatic relations more than 30 years ago and the two countries have ever since enjoyed cordial relationship. The Norwegian Embassy in Tanzania is responsible for carrying out official and diplomatic communication between the two governments, as well as overseeing development co-operation between Norway and T...
Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB)
Norwegian University of Life Sciences is a leading international centre of knowledge, focused on higher education and research within environmental- and biosciences. UMB focuses specifically on biology, food, environment, land use and natural resource management.
Bergen Open Research Archive (BORA)
BORA is an institutional repository containing scientific and research related material from the University of Bergen. Here you will find full-text peer-reviewed journal articles, theses, dissertations and other digital research materials.
Encyclopedia of Earth (EoE)
The Encyclopedia of Earth is an electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. The Encyclopedia is a free, fully searchable collection of articles written by scholars, professionals, educators, and experts who collaborate and review each other's work. The articles are written in non-technical language and will be useful to students, educators, s...
The RORG Network
The RORG-network is a network of Norwegian NGOs engaged in Development Education in Norway. Their website looks to address concerns regarding the north/south development dynamic and global issues, including globalisation, debt, development cooperation, poverty eradication, World Bank - IMF, trade/WTO etc.
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