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Achieving sustainable tourism development in Honduras
Eldis Document Store 2003
This paper presents a framework of Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of the top priority areas for tourism development in Honduras. The focus of the study is on outlining the linkages between different sectors affected by touri...
How are the IMF and World Bank supporting the PRSP?
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2003
This report details the first joint Nordic monitoring of the World Bank and IMF support to the PRSP process in seven countries: Bolivia, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Tanzania, Uganda, Vietnam and Zambia. The objective of the initiative was ...
Evaluating the economic and environmental impacts of natural resource management
S. Holden / Department of Economics and Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2004
This paper discusses the various bio-economic modelling approaches and methods which can be used for simultaneously evaluating the economic and environmental impacts of natural resource management (NRM) technologies and policies affec...
Inequality in tobacco estates, Malawi
L. Torres / Institute for Applied International Studies, Norway 2000
This study of tobacco workers aims to share information on the labour conditions in the tobacco industry in Malawi. It specifically focuses on men, women and children as well as problems they face in asserting their labour rights. Whi...
Norwegian plan of action for global debt relief
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2004
This short paper details the principal facts, figures and policy highlights of the Norwegian Government’s plan of action to tackle global debt relief. The paper highlights facts and figures such as: Norway w...
Potential sources of future instability and conflict in East and South Asia
S. Tønnesson / International Peace Research Institute, Oslo 2004
This background paper outlines likely sources of conflict in East and South Asia, focussing on Korea, Taiwan, Kashmir and Pakistan. The authors identify the primary security trends in East Asia as being first, a general trend towards ...
River boundaries and conflict
N.P. Gleditsch; T. Owen; K. Furlong; B. Lacina / International Peace Research Institute, Oslo 2004
Countries that share rivers have a higher risk of military disputes between them. Controlling for the length of the land boundary has shown that the shared river variable is not just a proxy for being neighbors and thus having a highe...
Economic benefits of carbon storage to Uganda agroforesters
C. Nakakaawa; P. Vedeld; W. Gombya-Ssembajjwe / Faculty of Forestry, University of Toronto 2004
The economic advantages of improved agro forestry fallow systems over traditional continuous cropping systems are important tools that can be used to influence the choice of land use options at household levels. In Kigezi highlands Ug...
Landmine problems in Afghanistan
A. Strand / International Peace Research Institute, Oslo 2004
This report presents introductory talks and discussions from a workshop entitled 'Mine Action for Peace' held in Kabul, Afghanistan, on 29 April 2004. The aim of the workshop was to: present initial observations from a...
Targeting environmental service payments to private land-owners, Costa Rica
D.N. Barton; D. Faith; G. Rusch; J.O. Gjershaug; M. Castro; M. Vega; E. Vega / Norsk institutt for vannforskning / Norwegian Institute for Water Research 2003
This study demonstrates the use of TARGET trade-offs analysis for prioritising environmental service payments (so-called PSA or 'Pagos por Servicios Ambientales' in Spanish ) to private land-owners in the Osa Conservation Area (ACOSA)...
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Sustainable urban road transport in Chinese mega cities
X Zhang; X Hu / Center for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo 2003
The study links the major unsustainabilities of China’s urban road transport with those deficiencies in urban road transport planning and management and China’s auto industry policy. Road transportation systems are of...
Evaluation of the Norwegian development policy administration
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway 2003
This report evaluates Norwegian development cooperation and makes recommendations for reform. It identifies strengths, difficulties and weaknesses in its management programmes. Overlap, fragmentation, waste of resources and a lack of ...
Consultation report on UNESCO document Abolishing Poverty
Comparative Research Programme on Poverty 2003
This is a consultation report on the draft document produced by the UNESCO. It highlights the main points of the draft document and makes practical suggestions and recommendations to UNESCO on specific areas of the document. The draft...
Human rights of indigenous people in Rwanda and Tanzania
H. P. Hergum / Norwegian Church Aid 2002
This paper uses a human rights approach to look at the livelihoods of the Batwa of Rwanda and the Hadzabe of Tanzania. It looks at the problems related to the denial of their rights in areas of land, water, education and health care, ...
Causes of the food crisis in Zambia and Malawi
R. Øygard; A.G. Guttormsen; R. Garcia; R. Kachule; A. Mwanaumo; I. Mwanawina; E. Sjaastad; M. Wik / Department of Economics and Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2003
This study evaluates the causes of the 2001-3 food crisis in Zambia and Malawi, looks at existing policies and makes recommendations to avoid future crises. The study differentiates causes of the crisis (the maize harvest short...
Local natural resource management in urban Malawi
R. Kaarhus; I. Jørgensen; J. Kamoto; R. Mumba; M. Sikwese; S. Ferrar / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2003
This book records the successes and failures from the Blantyre City Fuel Wood Project (BCFP) in Southern Malawi. It focuses on the transfer of responsibilities for plantations and indigenous forests to newly created village institutio...
Interaction between people and wildlife around the Serengeti National Park
B. P. Kaltenborn; J. W. Nyahongo; M. Mayengo / Norwegian Institute for Nature Research 2003
This report reviews the results from a survey study in communities adjacent to Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. The aim of the study is to understand the cultural and social aspects of the interactions between people and wildlife,...
Impact of educational collaboration between Norway and African universities
J. A.A. Boddens-Hosang / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2003
The paper evaluates the partnerships between universities in Africa and Noragric/NLH. It finds that the changes within the framework of the collaboration have differed for each of the partnerships. The political, social and eco...
Human rights and land tenure in South Africa
P. Wisborg / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2002
The paper offers two models for looking at land reform as a human rights issues in Namaqualand, South Africa. It argues that South African land reform needs to be grounded in a human rights and policy discourse in local, real-world en...
Farming after famine in Ethiopia
S. Ege; Y. Adal / Norwegian University of Science and Technology 2002
The report is based on information collected in the aftermath of the 1999 famine. It presents some basic information on North Wälo, as well as relevant impressions from the authors journey. Statistics from the Disaster Prevention...
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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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