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From Brazilian fields to Norwegian farms
A.K. Garberg / Norwegian Church Aid, 2014
• Brazil has a Federal Constitution and consolidated legislation that provide for the protection of the environment, health and welfare of workers in rural areas. • The large-scale agricultural export model used in Braz...
Community-based Monitoring, Reporting and Verification Know-How: Sharing knowledge from practices
M.J. Pacha / WWF-World Wide Fund For Nature, 2015
Community-based monitoring, reporting and verification (CMRV), is the involvement of local people in the monitoring, reporting and verification of carbon stocks and other forest data. This approach to forest monitoring can potentially...
Reality checks in Mozambique. Building better understanding of the dynamics of poverty and well - being. Annual report. Year four, 2014 - entrepreneurship
I. Tvedten / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2014
A series of five “Reality Checks in Mozambique” will take place in the period 2011-2016, focussing on the dynamics of poverty and well-being with a particular focus on good governance, agriculture/employment/ climate and e...
Reality Checks Mozambique. Building better understanding of the dynamics of poverty and well - being. Year four, 2014. Sub-Report, District of Lago
I. Tvedten / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2014
A series of five “Reality Checks in Mozambique” will take place in the period 2011-2016, focussing on the dynamics of poverty and well-being with a particular focus on good governance, agriculture/employment/ climate and e...
Towards REDD+ Integrity: opportunities and challenges for Indonesia
A. Dermawan; A.C. Sinaga / U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2015
Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) has become a cornerstone of Indonesia’s forest sector policies. Given corruption risks in the sector, a number of policies and initiatives – both specifi...
Expanding foreign investment in the energy sector: Challenges and risks for Bangladesh?
A. Wiig; I. Kolstad / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2014
Our recent research indicates that increased corruption brings increased foreign direct investment (FDI) in the extractive industries. Moreover, corruption has no effect on FDI in the energy provision industries. This brief focuses on...
Diversification of the Angolan economy
A. de Rocha / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2014
Angola has the second most concentrated economy in the world, oil representing more than 97 per cent of its exports in 2011. Concentration has increased since independence in 1975, and since the end of the civil war in 2002. This poli...
The overlooked role of elites in African grassroots conflicts: A case study of the Dinka-Mundari-Bari conflict in Southern Sudan
P.W. Gore / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2014
Many analysts of grassroots conflicts in African emphasized one of the following factors to be the most important: ethnic divisions, competition over resources or competition between pastoralists and agriculturalists. The role of elit...
Beyond the thumrule approach: regulatory Innovations for bioprospecting in India
K.S. Bavikatte; M.W. Tvedt 2015
In the wake of the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS), there is unprecedented attention on good Green Governance, which implies the development of resource efficient, rights based and effective domestic frameworks to ...
The social uses of livestock among pastoralists in Sudan: food systems, stores of value, wealth, power, and authority
A.G.M. Ahmed / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2014
The impact of livestock on the economy of Sudan and its social uses within the pastoral sector are of great importance in the future development of the country. The role of livestock is that of a food system and store of value, wealth...
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From Brazilian fields to Norwegian farms
A.K. Garberg / Norwegian Church Aid, 2014
• Brazil has a Federal Constitution and consolidated legislation that provide for the protection of the environment, health and welfare of workers in rural areas. • The large-scale agricultural export model used in Braz...
Community-based Monitoring, Reporting and Verification Know-How: Sharing knowledge from practices
M.J. Pacha / WWF-World Wide Fund For Nature, 2015
Community-based monitoring, reporting and verification (CMRV), is the involvement of local people in the monitoring, reporting and verification of carbon stocks and other forest data. This approach to forest monitoring can potentially...
Reality checks in Mozambique. Building better understanding of the dynamics of poverty and well - being. Annual report. Year four, 2014 - entrepreneurship
I. Tvedten / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2014
A series of five “Reality Checks in Mozambique” will take place in the period 2011-2016, focussing on the dynamics of poverty and well-being with a particular focus on good governance, agriculture/employment/ climate and e...
Reality Checks Mozambique. Building better understanding of the dynamics of poverty and well - being. Year four, 2014. Sub-Report, District of Lago
I. Tvedten / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2014
A series of five “Reality Checks in Mozambique” will take place in the period 2011-2016, focussing on the dynamics of poverty and well-being with a particular focus on good governance, agriculture/employment/ climate and e...
Towards REDD+ Integrity: opportunities and challenges for Indonesia
A. Dermawan; A.C. Sinaga / U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2015
Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) has become a cornerstone of Indonesia’s forest sector policies. Given corruption risks in the sector, a number of policies and initiatives – both specifi...
Expanding foreign investment in the energy sector: Challenges and risks for Bangladesh?
A. Wiig; I. Kolstad / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2014
Our recent research indicates that increased corruption brings increased foreign direct investment (FDI) in the extractive industries. Moreover, corruption has no effect on FDI in the energy provision industries. This brief focuses on...
Diversification of the Angolan economy
A. de Rocha / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2014
Angola has the second most concentrated economy in the world, oil representing more than 97 per cent of its exports in 2011. Concentration has increased since independence in 1975, and since the end of the civil war in 2002. This poli...
The overlooked role of elites in African grassroots conflicts: A case study of the Dinka-Mundari-Bari conflict in Southern Sudan
P.W. Gore / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2014
Many analysts of grassroots conflicts in African emphasized one of the following factors to be the most important: ethnic divisions, competition over resources or competition between pastoralists and agriculturalists. The role of elit...
Beyond the thumrule approach: regulatory Innovations for bioprospecting in India
K.S. Bavikatte; M.W. Tvedt 2015
In the wake of the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS), there is unprecedented attention on good Green Governance, which implies the development of resource efficient, rights based and effective domestic frameworks to ...
The social uses of livestock among pastoralists in Sudan: food systems, stores of value, wealth, power, and authority
A.G.M. Ahmed / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2014
The impact of livestock on the economy of Sudan and its social uses within the pastoral sector are of great importance in the future development of the country. The role of livestock is that of a food system and store of value, wealth...
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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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