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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...
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,...
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Vulnerability to climate change and adaptation strategies of local communities in Malawi: experiences of women fish-processing groups in the Lake Chilwa Basin
H. Jørstad; C. Webersik / Earth System Dynamics 2016
In recent years, research on climate change and human security has received much attention among policy makers and academia alike. Communities in the Global South that rely on an intact resource base and struggle with poverty,...
Impact of a peer-counseling intervention on breastfeeding practices in different socioeconomic strata: results from the equity analysis of the PROMISE-EBF trial in Uganda
K.T. Eide 2016
Background: Undernutrition is highly prevalent among infants in Uganda. Optimal infant feeding practices may improve nutritional status, health, and survival among children. Objective:  Our  study  evaluates&...
Combining long-lasting insecticidal nets and indoor residual spraying for malaria prevention in Ethiopia: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial
W. Deressa / BioMed Central 2016
Background: Long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) and indoor residual spraying (IRS) are the main malaria prevention interventions in Ethiopia. There is conflicting evidence that the combined application of both interventions is bett...
Listening to women and girls diplaced to urban Afghanistan
S. Schmeidl; D. Tyler / Norwegian Refugee Council 2015
Growing numbers of internally displaced people (IDPs) live  in  informal  settlements  in  major  Afghan  urban  centres. Compared with other Afghans they are more likely to be non-literate, to ...
Energy: the missing link in globalization
I. Øverland / Science Direct 2016
Energy resources are transported long distances and create powerful interlinkages between countries. Energy thus contributes to the globalization of the world, but has received little attention in the globalization literature. This ar...
Turkey in the geopolitics of natural gas
O.G. Austvik; G. Rzayeva / Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business Government 2016
This paper outlines the role of Turkey as an increasingly more important natural gas consuming country while at the same time strategically located as a transit country between major consuming areas in the EU and suppliers in the Midd...
Lebanon poised at the brink
T. Gade / Norwegian Institute for International Affairs 2016
Gravely affected by the Syrian crisis, Lebanon has remained relatively stable against all odds â?? despite the influx of some 1.5 million Syrian refugees and an internal political crisis involving supporters of oppos- ing Syrian...
Emissions trading and climate diplomacy between Europe and China
O. Gippner / Norwegian Institute for International Affairs 2016
Over the past decade, the EU has been following a “policy of unconditional  engagement”  vis-à-vis  the  People’s  Republic  of China, pursuing its promotion of effective multilatera...
Food price differences across Indian states: patterns and determinants
A. Melchior / Norwegian Institute for International Affairs 2016
The paper examines food price differences across Indian states during 2004-2014 using food consumer prices from household surveys and wholesale/retail prices for selected goods. At the individual product level there are large price di...
Waste Management Outlook for Mountain Regions - Sources and Solutions | GRID-Arendal - Publications
B. Alfthan (ed); A. Ramola / GRID Arendal 2016
Mountains play an essential role in supplying water, energy, food and other services to millions of people living in the mountains and downstream. Ensuring the continued supply of these services has never been more important. However,...
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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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