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The Himalayan climate and water atlas: impact of climate change on water resources in five of Asia's major river basins
A.B. Shrestha / GRID Arendal, 2015
The first atlas of its kind, this new publication offers a comprehensive, regional understanding of the changing climate and its impact on water resources in five of the major river basins in the region: the Indus, Brahmaputra, Ganges...
Sustainable mountain development in East Africa in a changing climate
GRID Arendal, 2015
People who live in the world’s mountainous areas are particularly vulnerable to climate change. In 2014 a global project that supports developing countries with mountain regions was launched to support the integration of climate...
Outlook on climate change adaptation in the tropical Andes mountains
GRID Arendal, 2015
The Tropical Andes are the home to many diverse communities, from remote farming villages to large urban centres and capitals, such as Merida, Bogotá, Quito, Cusco and La Paz. In total, about 60 million people live between 1,00...
Sierra Leone - state of the marine environment 2015
GRID Arendal, 2015
The Government of Sierra Leone recognizes the threats to the coastal and marine environment from anthropogenic sources as well as from global climate change which is one of the biggest challenges of our generation that threatens the n...
The adaptation of REDD+ initiatives in forest management regimes in two pilot projects of Kondoa and Kilosa Districts, Tanzania
G.C. Kajembe; D.S.A. Silayo; A. Vatn / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of L, 2015
As one of the countries with a higher rate of deforestation and forest degradation, Tanzania contributes high CO2 emissions per annum through deforestation estimated to be in the order of 78 million tons and forest degradation of abou...
Management Regimes established for REDD+ and their Adaptability to the Institutional and Ecological Conditions: A case of Ongo Community Forest, Masindi District, Uganda
G. Nabanoga / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of L, 2015
This  report is one of the outputs of theproject “Man and forests – an  evaluation  of  management strategies for reduced deforestation” which aimed at evaluating the different  management st...
Maize productivity and input subsidies in Malawi: a state-contingent stochastic production frontier approach
S.T. Holden; C.J. O'Donnell / Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2015
We make cross-sectional comparisons of productivity in a risky agricultural setting. To make meaningful comparisons, we find it necessary to define a new productivity index that satisfies important axioms from index number theory (e.g...
Pay little, get little; pay more, get a little more: a framed forest experiment in Tanzania
Ø.N. Handberg; A. Angelsen / Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2016
How do different levels of individual payments for environmental services (PES) affect intrinsic and social motivations for forest conservation? Does introducing low levels of PES crowd out these motivations? This paper presents findi...
The economics of results-based funding in the energy sector
P. Holtedahl; J. Doyle; E. Clemens / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2015
There is an increasing interest among development agencies and international financial institutions in employing results-based systems when providing support to projects in developing countries. This is also the case more recently for...
Subsidies promote use of drought tolerant maize varieties despite variable yield performance under smallholder environments in Malawi
S.T. Holden; M. Fisher / Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2015
This study used a three-year panel dataset for 350 Malawian farm households to examine the potential for widespread adoption of drought tolerant (DT) maize varieties, a technology that holds considerable promise for helping smallholde...
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The Himalayan climate and water atlas: impact of climate change on water resources in five of Asia's major river basins
A.B. Shrestha / GRID Arendal, 2015
The first atlas of its kind, this new publication offers a comprehensive, regional understanding of the changing climate and its impact on water resources in five of the major river basins in the region: the Indus, Brahmaputra, Ganges...
Sustainable mountain development in East Africa in a changing climate
GRID Arendal, 2015
People who live in the world’s mountainous areas are particularly vulnerable to climate change. In 2014 a global project that supports developing countries with mountain regions was launched to support the integration of climate...
Outlook on climate change adaptation in the tropical Andes mountains
GRID Arendal, 2015
The Tropical Andes are the home to many diverse communities, from remote farming villages to large urban centres and capitals, such as Merida, Bogotá, Quito, Cusco and La Paz. In total, about 60 million people live between 1,00...
Sierra Leone - state of the marine environment 2015
GRID Arendal, 2015
The Government of Sierra Leone recognizes the threats to the coastal and marine environment from anthropogenic sources as well as from global climate change which is one of the biggest challenges of our generation that threatens the n...
The adaptation of REDD+ initiatives in forest management regimes in two pilot projects of Kondoa and Kilosa Districts, Tanzania
G.C. Kajembe; D.S.A. Silayo; A. Vatn / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of L, 2015
As one of the countries with a higher rate of deforestation and forest degradation, Tanzania contributes high CO2 emissions per annum through deforestation estimated to be in the order of 78 million tons and forest degradation of abou...
Management Regimes established for REDD+ and their Adaptability to the Institutional and Ecological Conditions: A case of Ongo Community Forest, Masindi District, Uganda
G. Nabanoga / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of L, 2015
This  report is one of the outputs of theproject “Man and forests – an  evaluation  of  management strategies for reduced deforestation” which aimed at evaluating the different  management st...
Maize productivity and input subsidies in Malawi: a state-contingent stochastic production frontier approach
S.T. Holden; C.J. O'Donnell / Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2015
We make cross-sectional comparisons of productivity in a risky agricultural setting. To make meaningful comparisons, we find it necessary to define a new productivity index that satisfies important axioms from index number theory (e.g...
Pay little, get little; pay more, get a little more: a framed forest experiment in Tanzania
Ø.N. Handberg; A. Angelsen / Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2016
How do different levels of individual payments for environmental services (PES) affect intrinsic and social motivations for forest conservation? Does introducing low levels of PES crowd out these motivations? This paper presents findi...
The economics of results-based funding in the energy sector
P. Holtedahl; J. Doyle; E. Clemens / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2015
There is an increasing interest among development agencies and international financial institutions in employing results-based systems when providing support to projects in developing countries. This is also the case more recently for...
Subsidies promote use of drought tolerant maize varieties despite variable yield performance under smallholder environments in Malawi
S.T. Holden; M. Fisher / Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2015
This study used a three-year panel dataset for 350 Malawian farm households to examine the potential for widespread adoption of drought tolerant (DT) maize varieties, a technology that holds considerable promise for helping smallholde...
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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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