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The women’s rights champion. Tunisia’s potential for furthering women’s rights.
Mari Norbakk / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2016
Tunisia is a country in the midst of its post-revolutionary transition, and the status and legal position of women since the 2011 “Jasmine Revolution” is central to this transition. This report addresses the prospects for wo...
Flows and practices: The politics of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in southern Africa
Lyla Mehta (ed); B. Derman (ed); Emmanuel Manzungu (ed) 2016
For the past two decades, IWRM has been actively promoted by water experts as well as multilateral and bilateral donors  who have considered it to be a crucial way to address global  water management problems. IWRM  has...
The political economy of conservation at Mount Elgon, Uganda: between local deprivation, regional sustainability, and global public goods
P. Vedeld 2016
This paper presents a case study from Mount Elgon National Park, Uganda, examining and deepening an understanding of direct incomes and costs of conservation for local people close to protected areas. In the early 1990s, collaborative...
The flow of IWRM in SADC: the role of regional dynamics, advocacy networks and external actors
Synne Movik; Lyla Mehta; Emmanuel Manzungu 2016
This article explores the entry and spread of IWRM in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region. It traces how the idea of IWRM was promoted and sustained throughout the region by mapping key events, actors and networks...
Tropical Forest Fire Susceptibility Mapping at the Cat Ba National Park Area, Hai Phong City, Vietnam, Using GIS-Based Kernel Logistic Regression
Dieu Tien Bui 2016
The Cat Ba National Park area (Vietnam) with its tropical forest is recognized as being part of the world biodiversity conservation by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and is a well-known d...
No sense of ownership in weak participation: a forest conservation experiment in Tanzania
Ø.N. Handberg / Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2016
Sense of ownership is often advocated as an argument for local participation within the epistemic development and nature conservation communities. Stakeholder participation in initiating, designing or implementing institutions is clai...
The Importance of addressing housing, land and property (HLP) challenges in humanitarian response
International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies 2016
This paper was published by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to inform the round table talks on ‘the importance of housing, land and proper...
Pushed aside: displaced for "development" in India
Nadine Walicki; Marita Swain / Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre 2016
By providing a first-hand account of development projects and business activities that have caused displacement across India, this report documents and analyses the scale, process and impacts of this phenomenon. It contributes to the ...
From a temporary emergency shelter to an urbanized neighborhood: The Abu Shoak IDP Camp in North Dārfūr
Osman Mohamed Osman Ali; Ali Mohamed Mahmoud / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2016
In early 2003, two rebel movements (the Sudanese Liberation Army and the Justice and Equality Movement) launched an insurgency against the rule in Khartoum. Supported by ...
Local content requirements in the petroleum sector in Tanzania: a thorny road from inception to implementation?
A. Kinyondo; E. Villanger / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2016
Tanzania has recently discovered huge offshore natural gas fields. This has led the Government to develop local content policies (LCPs) to increase job and business opportunities for nationals in the sector. We study the process behin...
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The women’s rights champion. Tunisia’s potential for furthering women’s rights.
Mari Norbakk / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2016
Tunisia is a country in the midst of its post-revolutionary transition, and the status and legal position of women since the 2011 “Jasmine Revolution” is central to this transition. This report addresses the prospects for wo...
Flows and practices: The politics of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in southern Africa
Lyla Mehta (ed); B. Derman (ed); Emmanuel Manzungu (ed) 2016
For the past two decades, IWRM has been actively promoted by water experts as well as multilateral and bilateral donors  who have considered it to be a crucial way to address global  water management problems. IWRM  has...
The political economy of conservation at Mount Elgon, Uganda: between local deprivation, regional sustainability, and global public goods
P. Vedeld 2016
This paper presents a case study from Mount Elgon National Park, Uganda, examining and deepening an understanding of direct incomes and costs of conservation for local people close to protected areas. In the early 1990s, collaborative...
The flow of IWRM in SADC: the role of regional dynamics, advocacy networks and external actors
Synne Movik; Lyla Mehta; Emmanuel Manzungu 2016
This article explores the entry and spread of IWRM in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region. It traces how the idea of IWRM was promoted and sustained throughout the region by mapping key events, actors and networks...
Tropical Forest Fire Susceptibility Mapping at the Cat Ba National Park Area, Hai Phong City, Vietnam, Using GIS-Based Kernel Logistic Regression
Dieu Tien Bui 2016
The Cat Ba National Park area (Vietnam) with its tropical forest is recognized as being part of the world biodiversity conservation by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and is a well-known d...
No sense of ownership in weak participation: a forest conservation experiment in Tanzania
Ø.N. Handberg / Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2016
Sense of ownership is often advocated as an argument for local participation within the epistemic development and nature conservation communities. Stakeholder participation in initiating, designing or implementing institutions is clai...
The Importance of addressing housing, land and property (HLP) challenges in humanitarian response
International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies 2016
This paper was published by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to inform the round table talks on ‘the importance of housing, land and proper...
Pushed aside: displaced for "development" in India
Nadine Walicki; Marita Swain / Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre 2016
By providing a first-hand account of development projects and business activities that have caused displacement across India, this report documents and analyses the scale, process and impacts of this phenomenon. It contributes to the ...
From a temporary emergency shelter to an urbanized neighborhood: The Abu Shoak IDP Camp in North Dārfūr
Osman Mohamed Osman Ali; Ali Mohamed Mahmoud / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2016
In early 2003, two rebel movements (the Sudanese Liberation Army and the Justice and Equality Movement) launched an insurgency against the rule in Khartoum. Supported by ...
Local content requirements in the petroleum sector in Tanzania: a thorny road from inception to implementation?
A. Kinyondo; E. Villanger / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2016
Tanzania has recently discovered huge offshore natural gas fields. This has led the Government to develop local content policies (LCPs) to increase job and business opportunities for nationals in the sector. We study the process behin...
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Yme
Yme is a Norwegian NGO that aims to act as a catalyst in mobilizing local resources to improve basic infrastructure in developing countries. It focuses on marginalized groups, women, children and the elderly in communities with little potential for being reached by development aid projects, and through changes in basic infrastructure improves the use of local resources, both human and natural. Y...
NorWatch
NorWatch maps Norwegian businesses in low cost countries, investigating whether they act in accordance with requirements concerning human rights, health, environment and safety. In addition, NorWatch cover issues concerning Norwegian investment, export and import ethics. 1600 Norwegian companies are currently registered in NorWatch's data base. It also produces a weekly internet update
Norwegian Centre for Soil and Environmental Research (Jordsforsk)
Jordforsk is a national centre of expertise for environmental issues related to soil, water, waste and landscape resources. Through its interdisciplinary approach to research, consulting and laboratory services, Jordforsk deals with a broad range of challenges and cooperates with many different partners Activities include: R&D activitiesJordforsk conducts applied, specifically ta...
Norwegian Forum for Environment and Development (ForUM)
Network for Norwegian NGOs actively promoting environment and development issues. It is a national focal point on international negotiations to follow up Agenda 21 from the Earth Summit in Rio in 1992. ForUM brokers contact between Norwegian organisations, the authorities, media, institutions and other stakeholder groups working on environment and development questions, nationally and internat...
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
NRC is an independent humanitarian organisation for refugees and displaced persons. Through its efforts they provide assistance and contribute towards the protection of displaced people. It executes projects in Asia, Latin America, Africa and Europe. It advocates for the rights of refugees and internally displaced persons, internationally as well as in Norway. The Emergency Standby Forces are on...
ARC-aid
ARC-aid is a humanitarian organisation, with no political affiliation. It works in cooperation with partners involved in local development, peace and reconciliation processes in the South. Links to local Norwegian and international organisations, exchange programme activities and newsletter.
Fredskorpset
Fredskorpset lets young people from different parts of the world meet and work together to strengthen understanding between North and South in a globalised world and to increase expertise in international questions. Through partnerships between Norwegian companies, enterprises and organisations with enterprises in the South, the aim is to exchange personnel and expertise among themselves. Such a...
Association for International Water Studies, Norway (FIVAS)
FIVAS is an independent organisation working to obtain and disseminate information about the impacts of large dams and hydropower projects in the Third World, particularly where Norwegian interests are involved. The aim is to prevent Norwegian participation in projects with adverse social or environmental impacts. The activities are based on cooperation with local organisations and activi...
Norwegian Council for Africa
The Norwegian Council for Africa (formerly the Norwegian Council for Southern Africa) has since 1967 spearheaded the Norwegian struggle against apartheid, and worked for democracy and justice in Southern Africa. It aims to: Spread information and knowledge about Africa Keep Africa on the agenda in the Norwegian public opinion, among the politicians, the authorities and people involved...
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
Established in 1996 as a further development of the University of Trondheim (UNiT). It offers professional degrees, university studies, interdisciplinary study programmes and Masters degrees in English.
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