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Blue Carbon
GRID Arendal 2015
If the world is to decisively deal with climate change, every source of emissions and every option for reducing these should be scientifically evaluated and brought to the international community’s attention. Oceans and ocean eco...
United Nations World Ocean Assessment
GRID Arendal 2016
The first World Ocean Assessment (WOA) is a report on the state of the planet’s oceans. It is the product of the first cycle of the Regular Process for global reporting and assessment of the state of the marine environment, inclu...
Marine ecosystem services and the Sustainable Development Goals
GRID Arendal 2016
How do marine ecosystem services support the Sustainable Development Goals?   Marine and coastal ecosystems are vital to life on Earth. These ecosystems provide many “service...
Endangered reefs, threatened people
L.H. Pendleton / GRID Arendal 2016
In a recent study, a group of scientists mapped human dependence on coral reefs and future threats to them. The findings are worrying – many places where people depend on coral reefs are the same places that are mostly li...
Forest governance in Latin America: strategies for implementing REDD
M. Aguilar-Støen; F. Toni; C. Hirsch / Springerlink 2016
Global interest in and attention to forests have grown as concerns about global warming and climate change have taken a heightened position in international policy debates. Forests have been repositioned in international arenas as rep...
Changing elites, institutions and environmental governance
B. Bull; M. Aguilar-Støen / Springerlink 2016
The topic of elites has always been controversial in Latin American social sciences. Elites have been studied indirectly as landowners, capitalists, business-leaders or politicians, and have also been approached directly using concept...
Enabling more inclusive and efficient food and agricultural systems in Africa: FAO session at the IFAMA World Forum 18 June 2014, Cape Town, South Africa
C. da Silva (ed); H. Lie / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2016
FAO organized a workshop during the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association's World Forum 2014, focusing on themes covered by Strategic Objective 4 that place greater emphasis on supporting national policies that en...
The resource bites back: entry-points for addressing corruption in wildlife crime
A. Williams; R. Parry-Jones; D. Roe / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2016
Corruption has recently risen up the global wildlife conservation agenda with a series of international agreements highlighting the role of corruption in facilitating wildlife crime. Though there are notable exceptions, there ...
Deciding over nature: corruption and environmental impact assessments
A. Williams; K. Dupuy / U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre 2016
Environmental impact assessments (EIAs) are a core aspect of environmental decision-making in most countries. Despite massive potential for public harms resulting from corrupt decision-making linked to EIAs, research on this t...
Lack of consultation. Stakeholders’ perspectives on local content requirements in the petroleum sector in Tanzania
E. Villanger; A. Kinyondo; I. Hestad / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2016
Tanzania has recently discovered huge offshore natural gas fields. This has led the Government to develop Local Content Policies (LCPs) to increase local job and business opportunities. This brief presents the main findings from a stu...
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Blue Carbon
GRID Arendal 2015
If the world is to decisively deal with climate change, every source of emissions and every option for reducing these should be scientifically evaluated and brought to the international community’s attention. Oceans and ocean eco...
United Nations World Ocean Assessment
GRID Arendal 2016
The first World Ocean Assessment (WOA) is a report on the state of the planet’s oceans. It is the product of the first cycle of the Regular Process for global reporting and assessment of the state of the marine environment, inclu...
Marine ecosystem services and the Sustainable Development Goals
GRID Arendal 2016
How do marine ecosystem services support the Sustainable Development Goals?   Marine and coastal ecosystems are vital to life on Earth. These ecosystems provide many “service...
Endangered reefs, threatened people
L.H. Pendleton / GRID Arendal 2016
In a recent study, a group of scientists mapped human dependence on coral reefs and future threats to them. The findings are worrying – many places where people depend on coral reefs are the same places that are mostly li...
Forest governance in Latin America: strategies for implementing REDD
M. Aguilar-Støen; F. Toni; C. Hirsch / Springerlink 2016
Global interest in and attention to forests have grown as concerns about global warming and climate change have taken a heightened position in international policy debates. Forests have been repositioned in international arenas as rep...
Changing elites, institutions and environmental governance
B. Bull; M. Aguilar-Støen / Springerlink 2016
The topic of elites has always been controversial in Latin American social sciences. Elites have been studied indirectly as landowners, capitalists, business-leaders or politicians, and have also been approached directly using concept...
Enabling more inclusive and efficient food and agricultural systems in Africa: FAO session at the IFAMA World Forum 18 June 2014, Cape Town, South Africa
C. da Silva (ed); H. Lie / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2016
FAO organized a workshop during the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association's World Forum 2014, focusing on themes covered by Strategic Objective 4 that place greater emphasis on supporting national policies that en...
The resource bites back: entry-points for addressing corruption in wildlife crime
A. Williams; R. Parry-Jones; D. Roe / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2016
Corruption has recently risen up the global wildlife conservation agenda with a series of international agreements highlighting the role of corruption in facilitating wildlife crime. Though there are notable exceptions, there ...
Deciding over nature: corruption and environmental impact assessments
A. Williams; K. Dupuy / U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre 2016
Environmental impact assessments (EIAs) are a core aspect of environmental decision-making in most countries. Despite massive potential for public harms resulting from corrupt decision-making linked to EIAs, research on this t...
Lack of consultation. Stakeholders’ perspectives on local content requirements in the petroleum sector in Tanzania
E. Villanger; A. Kinyondo; I. Hestad / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2016
Tanzania has recently discovered huge offshore natural gas fields. This has led the Government to develop Local Content Policies (LCPs) to increase local job and business opportunities. This brief presents the main findings from a stu...
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The RORG Network
The RORG-network is a network of Norwegian NGOs engaged in Development Education in Norway. Their website looks to address concerns regarding the north/south development dynamic and global issues, including globalisation, debt, development cooperation, poverty eradication, World Bank - IMF, trade/WTO etc.
Agropub
Website in Norwegian.
Centre for Property Rights and Development, Norwegian Mapping and Cadastre Authority
The Centre for Property Rights and Development is a department within the Cadastre and Land Registry Division of the Norwegian Mapping and Cadastre Authority (NMCA). The Norwegian Parliament resolved to transfer responsibilities on land registration from the courts to the Norwegian Mapping and Cadastre Authority (NMCA). To implement this decision the Department for Cadastre and Land Reg...
Norwegian People's Aid (NPA)
Norwegian People’s Aid is a membership-governed organisation which stands on four pillars of equal worth – youth work, health and rescue work, socially targeted work and international work. In NPA’s national, international, youth and health and rescue work, the following areas shall be promoted: the fight against oppression, poverty and unjust distri...
Committee for the Cancellation of Third World Debt (CADTM)
The Committee for the Cancellation of Third World Debt (CADTM) is an international network of individuals and local committees across Europe and Latin America, Africa and Asia, and was founded in Belgium. The CADTM has set itself five missions: to offer a detailed analysis of the origins and consequences of debt in the Periphery, and of the technical and political options for its cancella...
Global Environmental Change and Human Security International Project Office (GECHS)
GECHS is a core project of the International Human Dimensions Programme. They situate environmental changes within the larger socioeconomic and political contexts that cause them, and that shape the capacity of communities to cope with and respond to change. Their research focuses on the way diverse social processes such as globalisation, poverty, disease, and conflict, combine with global envir...
African Green Revolution
As a contribution to an African Green Revolution, and a response to UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan's call to action, an Africa Public-Private Partnership Platform is in the making. The initiative is co-launched by the two Norwegian public development institutions, NORAD and Norfund, and two private sector participants, multinational corporation Yara International, and corporate & investment bank...
Tsunami Evaluation Coalition (TEC)
The Tsunami Evaluation Coalition (TEC) is an independent, learning and accountability initiative in the humanitarian sector. It was established in February 2005 in the wake of the December 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunamis. The website provides further information about the Coalition, access to a synthesis report, thematic evaluations, and meetings and workshops.
Nile Basin Research Programme, University of Bergen
The Nile Basin Research Programme (NBRP) is a strategic, multidisciplinary programme for research and education on topics related to the Nile Basin. It is located at the University of Bergen, Norway. NBRP aims to foster activities that will contribute to competence and capacity building in research and education in the Nile Basin countries. On the website, the NBRP provides access to events and...
Norwegian Association for Development Research (NFU)
NFU works to promote development related research and training in Norway, and to connect the Norwegian development research community. The NFU website offers links to news, conferences, their newsletter, and publications.
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