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Factors affecting the efficiency of spice based agroforestry, Sri Lanka
L. Lindara; F. Johnsen; H. Gunatilake / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2004
This paper looks at factors affecting the efficiency of the spice based agroforestry sector. The technical efficiency of spice based agroforestry systems was estimated in order to identify the potential increase in production without ...
Have the policies formulated at the Bonn Agreement been successful in Afghanistan?
A. Suhrke; K. Berg Harpviken; A. Strand / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2004
This study assesses developments in Afghanistan since 2002. It focuses on examining developments in relation to the policy framework, looking at the Bonn Agreement 2001, which formulated principles of political development and a preci...
Power, culture and civil society in Ethiopia
S. Vaughan; K. Tronvoli / SIDA Studies 2003
This paper looks at the culture of power and politics in Ethiopia, focusing on the nature and potential of political opposition to the ruling party, EPRDF. It argues that, for at least the next 10 years, there seem to be few viable na...
Dynamics of chronic poverty and poverty alleviation programmes in Ethiopia
F. Hagos / Department of Economics and Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2003
This PhD thesis provides an econometric analysis of various aspects of the rural economy in Northern Ethiopia. The thesis consists of five papers: an in-depth analysis of poverty, its distribution, dynamics and i...
What are the benefits of wild or captive management of the vicuna?
D. McNeill; G. Lichtenstein / BIOECON 2003
This paper examines the forces that have shaped policies concerning the management of the vicuna (a wild camelid that lives in the High Andes) in Argentina. It emphasises the various political and economic forces, and also ecological,...
Women's coping mechanisms in the informal fish industry, Kenya
M. Markussen / Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research 2002
This study looks at the role and coping mechanisms of women in the informal fishing industry (fish processing and marketing of fish) in the Kenyan part of Lake Victoria. The paper, through a rational choice and social capital a...
Trading post secondary education: cross border education and standards assurance
OECD/Norway Forum on Trade in Educational Services 2003
Air pollution and emissions: measures to improve air quality
H. E. S. Mestl; J. Fang / Center for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo 2003
Norwegian policy to developing countries
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway 1996
Livelihood strategies of rural households in Botswana
G. Wikan / Hedmark University College, Norway 2001
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Policies and strategies for poverty reduction in Norwegian development aid: a review
A. Ofstad; E.N. TjĂžnneland / Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway 1999
Paper provides an overview of Norwegian policiesand strategies for poverty reduction. It assesses Norway’s development aid policy in light of the renewed international donor emphasis on poverty and the ambition of assisting in re...
A synthesis of experience within the arena of dryland management: exploring best practices
R. Oygard; T. Vedeld; J. Aune / Dryland Program, World Bank 1999
The objectives of this study are to analyze and synthesize the experience of the World Bank and other agencies in dryland management, with special emphasis on Africa. Recommendations are provided on "good policies and practices...
Drought coping strategies: migration and return
R. Haug / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2000
This paper focuses on the Hawaweer, a nomadic pastoralist group inhabiting the Northern part of Sudan. The Hawaweer were forced to migrate in the mid-eighties because of drought and hunger. The Hawaweer were selected for study mainly ...
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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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