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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...
Does agricultural development lead to poverty reduction in Tanzania?
R. Øygard; A Borchgrevink; E Lazaro; A Temu / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2002
This paper reports on a study designed to analyse the causes of agricultural development in selected areas of Tanzania, and to document the extent to which this development has led to poverty reduction. The paper asks what are ...
Norway's Action Plan toward achieving the Millenium Development Goals
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway 2002
This Action Plan sets out Norway's tasks and priorities for halving World Poverty in 2015. This strategic approach would be based on assigning priorities and implementing essential measures using partner countries’ own poverty st...
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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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