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The causes of conflict within JFM: saving the wood from the trees in India
P. Kashwan / Community-Based Natural Resource Management Network 2003
Joint Forest Management (JFM) has been an important step for improving amangement and governance of forests in India. However, conflicts and conflict resolution arrangements in the JFM framework are one area where there is urgent need...
Can community property rights increase wildlife conservation?
A. Borge Johannesen; A. Skonhoft / Norwegian University of Science and Technology 2003
This paper examines under what conditions a community based management system results in higher wildlife abundance and more conservation. It concludes that community property rights as well as other incentives are needed. The p...
Has Shell moved beyond social responsibility rhetoric into action?
K. Tangen / Fridtjof Nansen Institute 2003
This report looks at Shell’s agenda since 1995, with respect to its social responsibility. Shell’s new social strategy was to a large extent initiated by the events in 1995 (Saro-Wiwa and Brent Spar incidents), and th...
Impacts of HIV/AIDS on agriculture in Namibia, Uganda and Zambia
N. Mesko; E. Wiegers; V. Hermanrud / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2003
How can countries support increasing numbers of vulnerable households? What can be done to reverse the trend towards increasing destitution? This report looks at 3 case studies (in northern Namibia, southern Zambia and around Lake Vic...
Donor strategies in microfinance
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2003
This NORAD (Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation) position paper discusses the role of microfinance in poverty reduction and in Norwegian development cooperation, and outlines the future principles and focus of NORAD's involve...
Study on the benefits of bioprospecting
S.S. Dhillion / Centre for Development and the Environment, University of Oslo, Norway 2002
This article discusses the issues surrounding bioprospecting, paying particular attention to its on conservation and development, through examining bioprospecting case studies in Tanzania, Norway, and Costa Rica. It provides backgroun...
Norway's role in the security sector in developing countries
E.N. Tjønneland / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2003
This report looks at the role of security sector reform in Norwegian assistance to peace building in developing countries. It reviews the evolution of thinking around external assistance to security sector reform; discusses the polici...
Potential impacts of a large scale dam on the Zambezi, Mozambique
C. Hillmann; L.F. Trædal / Association for International Water Studies, Norway 2003
This report examines the potential social and environmental consequences of the proposed Mepanda Unkua Project, a large scale dam planned on the Zambezi River in the Province of Tete in Mozambique. The paper also looks at the c...
Microfinance institutions: an overview with a focus on MDGs and HIV/AIDS
P.N. Bondevik / Norwegian Church Aid 2003
This paper gives a basic overview and understanding of the microfinance (MF) sector. It aims to provide information and tools on microfinance in dealing with the variety of settings where it is, or could be, present. It also focuses o...
Increasing protection of internally displaces persons, Afghanistan
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre 2003
This paper summarises the discussions raised at the workshop on the UN Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement in Kabul, organised by the the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (U...
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Does agricultural development lead to poverty reduction in Tanzania?
R. Øygard; A Borchgrevink; E Lazaro; A Temu / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2002
This paper reports on a study designed to analyse the causes of agricultural development in selected areas of Tanzania, and to document the extent to which this development has led to poverty reduction. The paper asks what are ...
Norway's Action Plan toward achieving the Millenium Development Goals
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway 2002
This Action Plan sets out Norway's tasks and priorities for halving World Poverty in 2015. This strategic approach would be based on assigning priorities and implementing essential measures using partner countries’ own poverty st...
A new discourse within poverty analysis and research?
E. Øyen / Comparative Research Programme on Poverty 2002
This paper makes a case for a new discourse within the overall context of poverty research. The author argues that: the discourse on poverty production and the effects of different kinds of poverty production is researc...
Urban governance in Zimbabwe
A.Y. Kamete / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2002
The paper examines urban governance in the framework of sustainable urban development, and agrees with most analyses that sustainable settlements embrace social, ecological and economic dimensions. The discussion stresses that a form ...
How the rehabilitation of agriculture can contribute to the reduction of conflict
I. de Soysa; N. P. Gleditsch / Future Harvest 1999
In the post-Cold War world, despite grand visions of a "New World Order,"armed conflict follows a different pattern. This paper posits that: there is a strong link between agricultural dependence and new types of...
Why "Development Studies" is a political practice
C. Bergstrøm; E. Molteberg / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2000
This article discusses the political nature of Development Studies. The article examines relationships between individuals and groups of scientists,professionals and local people. The article emphasises that although the implications ...
Challenging power and communication in Development Studies
E. Molteberg; C. Bergstrøm / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2000
This is the first of two papers that discuss challenges of power and communication in Development Studies. The article finds that: Development Studies is seen as an arena for scientific discourse,where representa...
Nature, Society and Water , CDS
Centre for Development Studies, University of Bergen 1999
Intrdisciplinarary studies programme with emphasis on the role of fresh water in developing countries. Site under construction, to include Norwegian Water Research Network database
Aid coordination and aid effectiveness
A. Disch / Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway 1999
Both donors and aid recipients are spending considerable resources on aid coordination activities. The trend seems to be towards an increase in these levels, yet relatively little is known about the outcomes and impact of these effort...
Conditionality in aid
H. Selbervik / Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway 1999
Study gives a presentation of the role of Norway – from a conditionality perspective – in the aid negotiation processes between Norway and Tanzania in order to investigate the role of Norway, and in more general terms what h...
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The Nansen Initiative
State-led consultative process to build consensus on a protection agenda addressing the needs of people displaced across borders in the context of disasters and the effects of climate change.
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...
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