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Housing NGOs in Calcutta
E. Mageli / Norwegian Network for Asian Studies / Asianettverket, University of Oslo 2004
[No longer available online: published in Environment and Urbanization, 1 April 2004, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 129-137(9)] This paper describes the evolution of the Calcutta NGO Unnayan and the two related movements which it initiat...
Governance interventions in post-war situations
Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2004
This paper addresses governance issues in post-war situations as these are dealt with in three sets of literature: the growing case-based knowledge arising from the experience in internationally-assisted transitions fr...
Poverty-research strategy for Norway
Research Council of Norway / Norges forskningsråd 2003
Planning Committee report on how to formulate a strategic plan for strengthening poverty research in Norway. The report begins by reviewing how policy documents articulate the need for research-based knowledge, which call for i...
Private sector and policy formation in Zambia
E. Moen / Centre for Development and the Environment, University of Oslo, Norway 2003
Looks at the attempt by Zambia to operate a system of advocacy pluralism, involving the private sector and civil society in policy setting. This was partly in response to the PRSP process initiated by the IMF and World Bank. Th...
Does the length of a river-boundary between two countries have an impact on the likelihood of conflict between those countries?
K. Furlong; N.P. Gleditsch / International Peace Research Institute, Oslo 2003
Does the length of a river-boundary between two countries have an impact on the likelihood of conflict between those countries? The incidence of international conflict has been analyzed extensively through the framework of opportunity...
Evaluation of the impact of a conflict and environment research programme
R. Lund / Research Council of Norway / Norges forskningsråd 2004
Evaluation of a Norwegian funded research programme which was focused on issues of: internal displacement; types of migration and repatriation; the role of environmental factors in analyzing causes and impacts of flight. The report lo...
Best practice in food for work programmes
C.B. Barrett; S. Holden; D.C. Clay / Department of Economics and Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2003
This paper looks at how, when and why Food for Work (FFW) programmes can reduce vulnerability. Is it most effective as short-term insurance, a longer-term rehabilitation and development intervention, or both? The paper argues for the ...
Off-farm wage employment and income of rural households, Ethiopia
S. Holden; B. Shiferaw; J. Pender / Department of Economics and Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2004
This study looks at the impact of improved access to non-farm income on household welfare, agricultural production, conservation investments and land degradation in form of soil erosion. The results indicate that access to low-...
Food-for-work programmes to promote sustainable land use
S. Holden; C.B. Barrett; F. Hagos / Department of Economics and Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2004
This paper assesses the potential of Food-For-Work (FFW) programs to reduce poverty and promote sustainable land use in the longer run. The study uses empirical evidence and an applied bio-economic farm household model in northern Eth...
Evaluation of partnership programmes between Norwegian and Southern institutions
A. Borchgrevink / Norwegian Institute for International Affairs 2003
This report evaluates volunteer exchange projects of young people between institutions of Norway and countries of the South, as well as directly between Southern countries. The study examines the experiences of the two years since its...
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Pastoralists and farmer in Eritrea
Drylands Coordination Group, Norway 2002
Proceedings from a workshop organised by DCG Eritrea in the National Confederation of Eritrean Workers Conference Hall, Asmara, November 28 –29, 2002. Papers include: Coping mechanisms and their efficacy in ...
Review of research on internal displacement
N. Birkeland; C. Brun / Forced Migration Review 2003
This conference summary highlights lessons learned by the growing body of scholars analysing the plight of the millions of people internally displaced by armed conflict and violence, human rights violations, natural or human-made disa...
Structuring private property rights to fulfil the right to food in the ICESCR, Article 11?
T.L. Myhrvold-Hanssen / Centre for Development and the Environment, University of Oslo, Norway 2002
This paper questions whether the right to food as a minimum requirement for social and economic welfare, are fully compatible with freedom rights (on which property rights are based) and their implications on private markets. More spe...
What factors underlie public attitudes to aid in Norway and Japan?
M. Bøås / Centre for Development and the Environment, University of Oslo, Norway 2002
Aims to assess and compare public attitudes to aid in Norway and Japan, set against the current international debate on the topic. It argues that public attitudes to aid in Norway and Japan should be thought of as a product of ...
Ecosystem conservation in Kenya: ensuring the regional dimension
S.T. Båtvik; J.R.S. Kaboggoza; Ch. Kabutha; P. Vedeld / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2002
This paper reports on an external appraisal by NORAD of the draft programme proposal ”Mt. Elgon Regional Ecosystem Conservation Programme (MERECP)”. The paper finds that the major challenge is to effectively harmonise...
The importance of integrating the HIV/AIDS dimension in African universities: teaching, collaboration and research
A.M. Ennals; E.C. Rauan / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2002
The report looks into the status, impact and preventive actions taken by some of the partner universities and colleges in Africa of Agricultural University of Norway (NLH) against the spread of HIV/AIDS. Countries included in the stud...
Recommendations for funding a new tree plantation in China
I. Jørgensen; K. Vivekanandan / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2003
This paper presents the recommendations of NORAD consultants to a request for funding from Paulownia Plantations (Pvt.) Ltd (PPL) to develop a plantation industry based primarily on Paulownia, a fast growing tree species originating f...
Lack of qualified researchers and facilities main cause of gaps in biotechnology activities: lessons from Ethiopia
A. Waktola; B. Tsegaye / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2003
The report gives an overview of relevant public management and research institutions, and institutions of higher learning including mandates and capacity. It also covers policies and legal/regulatory framework. Based on interviews wit...
What happens when funding runs out? Lessons from a Sri Lankan rural development programme
A.M. Jerve; S. Endresen; D. Gamage; M.M. Karunanayake / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2003
This paper examines what happens when funding for a project reaches its phase-out stage and the project must stand alone. It summarises the main experiences and lessons from twenty years of the Hambantota Integrated Rural Development ...
Enabling Ethiopian farmers to see the long term benefits of improved soils
K.Vågen Esser / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2002
This report presents a review into soil erosion and conservation research and efforts made in Tigray. The report includes both traditional measures and activities promoted by non-government organisations (NGO's) and government ...
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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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