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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 ...
Donor priorities for private sector development in Malawi
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2002
Review of the private sector in Malawi and the priorities for donor intervention. Its main concern is to identify ways in which Malawi’s small and medium-sized companies can evolve into more sophisticated entities that can provid...
How have codes of conduct impacted the garment sector in Bangladesh?
K. Murshid; S. Chaudhuri Zohir; A. Milford; A. Wiig / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2003
Codes of conduct are often imposed upon producers supplying Northern markets with the aim of improving working conditions in factories in the South. This study evaluates a) the process of codes implementation and b) the impact of thes...
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...
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Displaced women and homelessness
Norwegian Refugee Council 2016
This report identifies conflicts as a cause of homelessness. Displaced persons, by definition, have to abandon their homes. Many of them have been forced to leave because of targeted discrimination. ...
Women refugees in Lebanon and the consequences of limited legal status on their housing, land and property rights
Norwegian Refugee Council 2016
Understanding the situation for women refugees in particular, including the protection risks they face, is essential in order to develop and provide appropriate interventions taking their perspective and ...
International law and sea-level rise: forced migration and human rights
J. McAdam / Fridtjof Nansen Institute 2016
This report provides a general overview of the international law issues relating to sea-level rise, (forced) migration and human rights. The first part provides a brief accounting of 'What We Know and What We Can Expect', discussing s...
The Nagoya Protocol on access to genetic resources and benefit sharing: User-country measures and implementation in India
C. Prip; C. van't Klooster / Fridtjof Nansen Institute 2016
User-measure requirements are the cornerstone of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization developed under the Convention on Biological Diversity. ...
Climate change policy inventory and analysis for Tanzania
M.E. Daly; P.Z. Yanda; J.J. West / Center for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo 2015
This report is an output of the Global Framework for Climate Services Adaptation Programme in Africa. The goal of the report is to: 1) assess the extent to which climate change concerns have been integrated or mainstreamed into nation...
Estimating mobilized private climate finance for developing countries. A Norwegian pilot study
A. Torvanger; P. Narbel; H.F. Lund / Center for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo 2015
The point of departure for this study is the available data in Norway on climate finance for developing countries. The bottleneck in tracking mobilized private climate finance is availability and quality of data. The main challenge is...
Green bonds and environmental integrity: insight from CICERO second opinions
C. Clapp / Center for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo 2016
This policy note shares insights from CICERO's experience in producing over 60 second opinions. Insights on the environmental integrity of green bonds include: 1) Management that is aligned for climate risk can give greater confidence...
Business as UNusual: the implications of fossil divestment and green bonds for financial flows, economic growth and energy market
S. Glomsrød; W. Taoyuan / Center for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo 2016
Green bonds and fossil divestment has emerged as a bottom-up approach to climate action within the business community. Recent pledges by large banks and institutional investors have reached levels that have the potential to contribute...
Seizing the momentum: displacement on the global climate change agenda
Norwegian Refugee Council 2016
With global temperatures breaking new records and an average of at least 21.5 million people already being displaced each year by the impact and threat of climate-related hazards, it is time to ratchet up efforts to mitigate, adapt to...
The rise of environmental crime: a growing threat to natural resources, peace, development and security
C. Nellemann / United Nations Environment and Development Forum 2016
The environment provides the very foundation of sustainable development, our health, food security and our economies. Ecosystems provide clean water supply, clean air and secure food and ultimately both physical and mental wellbeing. ...
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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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