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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...
Knowledge networking and NGOs
L.T. Soeftestad / Community-Based Natural Resource Management Network 2002
The paper looks at the growing importance of knowledge networking (especially electronic networking), theoretical models of networks and their particular importance in the NGO sector. Using the experience of the Community-Based...
ICTs and knowledge management in international networks
L.T. Soeftestad / Community-Based Natural Resource Management Network 2001
The paper discusses building a global online community of practice for people working on community-based natural resource management (CBNRM), namely CBNRM Net. It points to some limitations connected with culture and knowledge inheren...
Environmental online communication for CBNRM
L.T. Soeftestad; P. Kashwan / Community-Based Natural Resource Management Network 2004
This paper looks at how environmental online communication (EOC) could move beyond an emphasis on information to focus on knowledge (and to management of such knowledge) that can be instrumental in achieving the goals of more equitabl...
Illegal hunting is related to land use in agriculture, Serengeti
A. Borge Johannesen / Norwegian University of Science and Technology 2004
This paper examines the factors which determine participation and effort in illegal hunting, in western Serengeti, Tanzania. It studies the impact on illegal hunting of the integrated conservation and development project, the Serenget...
Impact of Free Trade Agreements on WTO rules
A. Melchior / Norwegian Institute for International Affairs 2003
This article discusses this recent growth in regional networks of bilateral trade agreements and their impact on trade negotiations. The rapid growth of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) create a danger that WTO's Most Favoured Nation (MFN...
Land rental markets in Eritrea
Mahari Okbasillassie Tikabol; S. Holden / Department of Economics and Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2004
This paper looks at the role of market imperfections in explaining leasing behaviour of households using sample data from the Highlands of Eritrea. It looks at the tenancy or land rental market, the position of households in that mark...
Improving pasture degradation in Central America
Norwegian Institute for Nature Research 2003
This brief paper outlines the aim of a collaborative project seeking to achieve a better understanding of the factors that determine forage yield and value of pastures in Central America. The expansion of pastures is Central Am...
Bioeconomics of rat control in Tanzania
A. Skonhoft; N.C. Stenseth; H. Leirs; H.P. Andreassen; L.S.A Mulungu / Norwegian University of Science and Technology 2003
The paper treats the economy of controlling an African pest rodent, the multimammate rat, causing major damage in maize production. The paper presents an ecological population model and uses this as a basis for the economic analyses c...
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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 ...
Incorporating nutrition into Norways development activities up to 2005
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2000
The purpose of the assignment is to develop a resource document which: explains why the food and nutrition component has a natural place in development cooperation aimed at poverty reduction and human development ...
Prioritising Noways development assistance to Uganda, 2001-2005
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2001
This paper describes the development cooperation between Uganda and Norway in the 2001-2005 period. The paper presents the following priorities for development assistance to Uganda: the level of development coope...
Arguing Norway's strong support for the development of national PRSs
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2001
This document presents an overview of Norwegian views in order to promote national poverty reduction strategies (PRSs) in partner countries, and the relationship with Norwegian development co-operation at the country level. The...
How NGOs can achieve the best possible preparedness in relief project areas
E. Molteberg / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 1997
This paper assesses the theory, framework, and practical attempts at integrating relief and development in the Sahel-Sudan-Ethiopia (SSE) Programme. The paper outlines an approach for integrated efforts and discusses whether in...
Should forestry programmes be integrated with PRSPs?
A.M. Ennals; I. Jørgensen; C. Day / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2003
The international forest policy dialogue has significantly changed the approaches related to forestry of many international organisations and donors. The World Bank has changed its forest policy, and the FAO has established a Facility...
Do we expect too much from participatory approaches to conservation?
P. Vedeld / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2002
This paper examines theoretical approaches and practical experiences on local participation and the use of local institutions to improve biodiversity management. It summarises the development of various approaches to management over t...
Intergrating the right to food into Norwegian aid policy
R. Haug; E. C. Rauan / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2001
This report focuses on how to implement the right to food in four countries in Africa (Ethiopia, Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia). The main purpose is to assess how rights-based development exemplified by the right to food can be better i...
State-centric perspectives on human rights and development: the case of land reform in South Africa
P. Wisborg / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2002
This essay briefly explores South African post-apartheid land reform as a human rights issue. It suggests that land reform has an ethically, politically and strategically important interface with international human rights. Thi...
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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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