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How the rehabilitation of agriculture can contribute to the reduction of conflict
I. de Soysa; N. P. Gleditsch / Future Harvest 1999
In the post-Cold War world, despite grand visions of a "New World Order,"armed conflict follows a different pattern. This paper posits that: there is a strong link between agricultural dependence and new types of...
Why "Development Studies" is a political practice
C. Bergstrøm; E. Molteberg / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2000
This article discusses the political nature of Development Studies. The article examines relationships between individuals and groups of scientists,professionals and local people. The article emphasises that although the implications ...
Challenging power and communication in Development Studies
E. Molteberg; C. Bergstrøm / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2000
This is the first of two papers that discuss challenges of power and communication in Development Studies. The article finds that: Development Studies is seen as an arena for scientific discourse,where representa...
Nature, Society and Water , CDS
Centre for Development Studies, University of Bergen 1999
Intrdisciplinarary studies programme with emphasis on the role of fresh water in developing countries. Site under construction, to include Norwegian Water Research Network database
Aid coordination and aid effectiveness
A. Disch / Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway 1999
Both donors and aid recipients are spending considerable resources on aid coordination activities. The trend seems to be towards an increase in these levels, yet relatively little is known about the outcomes and impact of these effort...
Conditionality in aid
H. Selbervik / Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway 1999
Study gives a presentation of the role of Norway – from a conditionality perspective – in the aid negotiation processes between Norway and Tanzania in order to investigate the role of Norway, and in more general terms what h...
Policies and strategies for poverty reduction in Norwegian development aid: a review
A. Ofstad; E.N. Tjønneland / Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway 1999
Paper provides an overview of Norwegian policiesand strategies for poverty reduction. It assesses Norway’s development aid policy in light of the renewed international donor emphasis on poverty and the ambition of assisting in re...
A synthesis of experience within the arena of dryland management: exploring best practices
R. Oygard; T. Vedeld; J. Aune / Dryland Program, World Bank 1999
The objectives of this study are to analyze and synthesize the experience of the World Bank and other agencies in dryland management, with special emphasis on Africa. Recommendations are provided on "good policies and practices...
Drought coping strategies: migration and return
R. Haug / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2000
This paper focuses on the Hawaweer, a nomadic pastoralist group inhabiting the Northern part of Sudan. The Hawaweer were forced to migrate in the mid-eighties because of drought and hunger. The Hawaweer were selected for study mainly ...
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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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