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Alternatives to hydropower
P. Garside; J. Holmquist / Association for International Water and Forest Studies, Norway, 2014
Our argument in this report is that hydropower falls short of being the renewable energy solution. The intrinsic problems of hydropower demands that we explore alternative avenues to supply modern renewable energy. It has been we...
Dead in the water - Ethical ownership and water management in the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global
Association for International Water and Forest Studies, Norway, 2015
The world is facing a serious water crisis with increasing water scarcity and overuse globally. The demand for water resources is growing rapidly mainly due to industrial use, and beverage companies are one of the major industrial con...
Local communities’ willingness to pay for sustainable forest management in Ghana
M. Ansong; E. Røskaft 2014
New policies and interventions for forest management are important because preferences of stakeholders and the state of forests continually change. To achieve sustainable forest management there is the need for information and guideli...
The dynamics of large infrastructure development in conservation of the Serengeti Ecosystem - the case study of a road through Serengeti National Park. Phase 1 report.
E. Røskaft / Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 2012
This report presents results from the first field surveys for the five Thematic Areas – Biodiversity (Zoology and Botany), Human and Animal Health (HAH), Environmental Science, and Socio-ecology - that was conducted along the pr...
Delivering climate services for farmers and pastoralists through interactive radio
K.J. Hampson / Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2014
A scoping study to assess demand, opportunities and potential for the use of interactive radio to deliver climate services at scale for farmers and pastoralists was conducted by CCAFS in partnership with Farm Radio International in Ta...
Effects of field plot size on prediction accuracy of aboveground biomass in airborne laser scanning-assisted inventories in tropical rain forests of Tanzania
E.W. Mauya 2015
Background: Airborne laser scanning (ALS) has recently emerged as a promising tool to acquire auxiliary information for improving aboveground biomass (AGB) estimation in sample-based forest inventories. Under design-based and mod...
A climate of conflicts?
H. Buhaug Buhaug; I. Rudolfsen / Norwegian Institute for International Affairs, 2015
Political violence correlates strongly with climate: Civil conflict risk is seven to ten times higher in dry and tropical climates than in continental climate zones. Yet, there is little evidence that climatic variability and change a...
Factors affecting local ecological knowledge and perceived threats to the kori bustard (Ardeotis kori struthiunculus) in the Serengeti Ecosystem, Northern Tanzania
E.C. Mmassy; E. Røskaft / Academic Journals, 2014
This study examines local tribal knowledge regarding the ecology of the kori bustard (Ardeotis kori struthiunculus) and assessed threats to this species in Northern Serengeti communities. A picture of an indigenous kori bustard was pr...
The impact of crop raiding by wild animals in communities surrounding the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
A. Mwakatobe / Academic Journals, 2014
Crop damage is a serious source of conflict in communities adjacent to protected areas. Data on crop raiding were collected through questionnaires in villages at different distances from the Serengeti National Park in northern Tanzani...
Perceptions of farmers in Bangladesh to Asian Elephants (Elephas maximus) as an Agricultural Pest in | Sarker | Environment and Natural Resources Research
A.H.M. Raihan Sarker; E. Røskaft / Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2014
We explored the degree to which Bangladeshi farmers perceive Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) as agricultural pests, as related to the type of farming and other demographic profile of the farmers. We analysed the size and cropping pa...
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Alternatives to hydropower
P. Garside; J. Holmquist / Association for International Water and Forest Studies, Norway, 2014
Our argument in this report is that hydropower falls short of being the renewable energy solution. The intrinsic problems of hydropower demands that we explore alternative avenues to supply modern renewable energy. It has been we...
Dead in the water - Ethical ownership and water management in the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global
Association for International Water and Forest Studies, Norway, 2015
The world is facing a serious water crisis with increasing water scarcity and overuse globally. The demand for water resources is growing rapidly mainly due to industrial use, and beverage companies are one of the major industrial con...
Local communities’ willingness to pay for sustainable forest management in Ghana
M. Ansong; E. Røskaft 2014
New policies and interventions for forest management are important because preferences of stakeholders and the state of forests continually change. To achieve sustainable forest management there is the need for information and guideli...
The dynamics of large infrastructure development in conservation of the Serengeti Ecosystem - the case study of a road through Serengeti National Park. Phase 1 report.
E. Røskaft / Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 2012
This report presents results from the first field surveys for the five Thematic Areas – Biodiversity (Zoology and Botany), Human and Animal Health (HAH), Environmental Science, and Socio-ecology - that was conducted along the pr...
Delivering climate services for farmers and pastoralists through interactive radio
K.J. Hampson / Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2014
A scoping study to assess demand, opportunities and potential for the use of interactive radio to deliver climate services at scale for farmers and pastoralists was conducted by CCAFS in partnership with Farm Radio International in Ta...
Effects of field plot size on prediction accuracy of aboveground biomass in airborne laser scanning-assisted inventories in tropical rain forests of Tanzania
E.W. Mauya 2015
Background: Airborne laser scanning (ALS) has recently emerged as a promising tool to acquire auxiliary information for improving aboveground biomass (AGB) estimation in sample-based forest inventories. Under design-based and mod...
A climate of conflicts?
H. Buhaug Buhaug; I. Rudolfsen / Norwegian Institute for International Affairs, 2015
Political violence correlates strongly with climate: Civil conflict risk is seven to ten times higher in dry and tropical climates than in continental climate zones. Yet, there is little evidence that climatic variability and change a...
Factors affecting local ecological knowledge and perceived threats to the kori bustard (Ardeotis kori struthiunculus) in the Serengeti Ecosystem, Northern Tanzania
E.C. Mmassy; E. Røskaft / Academic Journals, 2014
This study examines local tribal knowledge regarding the ecology of the kori bustard (Ardeotis kori struthiunculus) and assessed threats to this species in Northern Serengeti communities. A picture of an indigenous kori bustard was pr...
The impact of crop raiding by wild animals in communities surrounding the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
A. Mwakatobe / Academic Journals, 2014
Crop damage is a serious source of conflict in communities adjacent to protected areas. Data on crop raiding were collected through questionnaires in villages at different distances from the Serengeti National Park in northern Tanzani...
Perceptions of farmers in Bangladesh to Asian Elephants (Elephas maximus) as an Agricultural Pest in | Sarker | Environment and Natural Resources Research
A.H.M. Raihan Sarker; E. Røskaft / Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2014
We explored the degree to which Bangladeshi farmers perceive Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) as agricultural pests, as related to the type of farming and other demographic profile of the farmers. We analysed the size and cropping pa...
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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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