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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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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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