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Civil society organisations and health sector SWAPS, Mozambique
R. Kaarhus; P. Rebelo / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2003
This report is based on a case study of the involvement of civil society in health issues in Mozambique. It looks at their role in health sector programmes, and more specifically in relation to the sector-wide approach (SWAPs) to poli...
Local seed distribution systems in post-disaster Mozambique
L.T. Traedal / LinKS Project: Gender, Biodiversity and Local Knowledge Systems for Food Security, FAO 2004
This article looks at seed flow in the post-flood situation experienced by Southern Mozambique in the year 2000. It looks at the local processes of seed acquisition based on the traditional values of help and solidarity. Too often see...
Proposal to research local seed management systems in Tanzania
LinKS Project: Gender, Biodiversity and Local Knowledge Systems for Food Security, FAO 2004
This research proposal is aimed at raising awareness of women’s and men’s knowledge related to use and management of the agricultural biological systems they depend on for food security. The research will be carried out in S...
Private sector development in Angola
J. Bjerke / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2004
This study summarises the historical, political and economical background in Angola of relevance to the prevailing conditions for private sector development. The study has paid special attention to Norwegian Government and Angolan pol...
Norwegian action plan for agriculture
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2004
Under this Norwegian strategy, development assistance for agricultural development will be scaled up considerably. The plan sets out 50 measures for promoting agricultural development in developing countries. It takes a holisti...
Report of workshop on ICT and education
Norwegian Network on ICT and Development 2003
Series of papers and presentations from a meeting held on 2-3 October 2003 at the Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, University of Bergen. Papers include: Information and communication technology-appropriati...
White Paper on Norwegian development policy
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway 2004
This white paper is the first report to the Storting on development policy to be submitted for eight years. The report takes the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) as its starting point. The paper argues for activity in 4 clear areas...
Introduction to ecological sanitation and wastewater reuse
P. Jenssen; J. Heeb; E. Huba-Mang; K. Gnanakan; W. Warner; K. Refsgaard; T.A. Stenström; K.W. Alsén / EcoSan Norway 2004
Ecological sanitation, also called “eco-san”, is an alternative approach to conventional sanitation. Eco-san is structured on recycling principles and keeping the eco-cycle in the sanitation process closed. It is a holistic ...
Cost-effectiveness of including additional sources of ozone depletants to the Kyoto Protocol
A. Torvanger / Center for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo 2004
Incorporating ozone precursors and particle emissions in future climate policy agreements could improve the level of cost-effectiveness, but would also add complexity and complications to negotiation, reporting and implementation. To ...
Definitions of vulnerability in climate change research
K. O'Brien; S. Eriksen; A. Schjolden; L. Nygaard / Center for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo 2004
This paper discusses two competing interpretations of vulnerability in the climate change literature and consider the implications for both research and policy: the “end point” approach: views vulnerability a...
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Household food security in Ethiopia
S. Ege; H. Aspen / Norwegian University of Science and Technology 2003
Peasants in the Ch’orisa district of Ethiopia are living under near-famine conditions even in normal years: famine is very much part of their consciousness. In the literature, it has been argued that famine stimulates class forma...
Livestock statistics in Ethiopia
S. Ege / Norwegian University of Science and Technology 2002
This report uses statistics collected by the Ethiopian Ministry of Agriculture offices on the economics of livestock production. It covers all wärädas of North Wälo, as well as Kuta Bär and Qalu in South Wälo,...
Impact of HIV on livestock production in Namibia
Ida-Eline Engh; L. Stloukal; J. du Guerny / Sustainable Development Department, FAO SD Dimensions 2000
This paper focuses on the specific impact on the Namibian livestock sector, and it suggests strategies for consideration by the sector stakeholders in order to minimize and/or mitigate the negative impacts of HIV/AIDS on livestock. ...
Technical assistance for meeting Sanitary and Phytosanitary requirements in export promotion
A. Wiig; I. Kolstad / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2003
Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) regulations imposed by the developed world, significantly reduce the export opportunities of developing countries. Under the SPS Agreement, developed countries are obliged to provide technical assistan...
Migratory fishery communities in Ghana
R. Overå / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2001
This paper looks at migratory fishery networks in Ghana. The Fante fisheries is a spatially extensive but institutionally efficient migratory production system. It is an extremely flexible in its utilisation of resources, which is wel...
Communication of seasonal climate forecasts in Southern Africa
K. O'Brien; L. Sygna; L. O. Næss; R. Kingamkono; B. Hochobeb / Center for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo 2000
This report discusses user responses to seasonal climate forecasts in southern Africa, with an emphasis on small-scale farmers in Namibia and Tanzania. The study examines if and how farmers received, used, and perceived the forecasts ...
Climate change measurements
B. Romstad; J. S. Fuglestvedt; T. Berntsen / Center for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo 2003
New research results show that emissions of greenhouse gases from OECD countries make up 40% of the anthropogenic temperature increase up to the present. This short paper looks at different measurment methods and their reliability.
Four country studies on climate change impacts
K. O´Brien / Center for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo 2002
This report summarises four country studies, carried out in Antigua and Barbuda, Cameroon, Estonia, and Pakistan. The studies illustrate the importance of adopting a flexible approach to the assessment of climate change impacts and ad...
Examining issues of fisheries management in African lakes
E. Jul-Larsen; J. Kolding; R. Overå; J. Raakjær Nielsen; P. van Zwieten / Fisheries Department, FAO 2003
This report synthesizes the findings of ten case studies conducted in medium-sized lakes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The synthesis focuses on three features relevant for the management ...
Should the UN desertification convention focus more on livelihoods?
S. Movik; S. Dejene; G. Synnevåg / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2003
This paper seeks to analyse some of the problems of degradation persisting in the dryland regions with particular reference to Sub-Saharan Africa, and describe the processes that aim to tackle them. It identifies the threat to ...
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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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