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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. ...
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 ...
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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. ...
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 ...
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Norwegian Development Network (Bistandstorget)
The Norwegian Development Network (NDN) is a resource and competence milieu for Norwegian Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and other development actors aiming at: directing attention to and question the values guiding development assistance increasing the professional compentence of NDN members and other development actors improving the quality of the development assistance extended...
ProSus, Centre for Development and the Environment, University of Oslo
Please note: this programme appears to be no longer active. ProSus (Program for Research and Documentation for a Sustainable Society) is a research programme within the Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), University of Oslo.The main objectives of the programme are: to monitor Norway's follow-up of the Rio Declaration, Agenda 21 and the guidelines of the United Nat...
Department of Informatics, University of Oslo, Norway
Website includes downloadable working papers on building information systems in developing country. The site is available in both English and Norwegian.
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - Evaluation Database
This searchable database, created in 2005, contains evaluation reports on projects and programmes run by non-governmental organisations (NGOs) supported by Norad. The reports have been commissioned by Norwegian NGOs as part of their own evaluation programme. They reflect the views of the evaluation team and not necessarily those of the NGO or Norad. The database will be updated continuously.
Centre For Development Co-operation in Fisheries, Norway (CDCF)
Through institutional co-operation, the Centre For Development Co-operation in Fisheries (CDCF) assists developing countries in achieving maximum and sustainable benefits from marine resources. It represents the Institute of Marine Research (IMR) and the Directorate of Fisheries (DoF), the main institutions for fisheries research and management in Norway respectively. CDCF focuses on: ma...
Scanteam
Scanteam is a partner-owned Norwegian consulting firm, focusing on developing countries and transitional economies. They provide analysis and advice for project and programme planning, implementation, and quality assurance. The core skill of the organisation is knowledge and application of "good practice" methodologies in these areas. Scanteam's work is based on practical experience from work in...
Norwegian Burma Committee (NBC)
The Norwegian Burma Committee (NBC) is a Norwegian NGO working only with Burma. NBC focuses both on information and advocacy work in Norway and development work on the border to and inside Burma. The site provides information in English and Norwegian on projects and activities.
Forum for Development Cooperation with Indigenous Peoples
This forum is a meeting-place for researchers, development workers and Sámi organisations engaged in cooperation with indigenous peoples in the South. By initiating important debates concerning policies and practice, the forum seeks to improve the quality of Norway’s development co-operation with indigenous peoples elsewhere. The site hosts relevant reports, information on conferences/forums, an...
Ethiopia Research Programme, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
The Ethiopia Research Programme (ERP) deals with the peasant economy of the northern highlands, with a particular focus on poverty, as well as the potential for development within the local economy. ERP was launched in 1986 and has included a series of projects. The particular disciplinary, thematic and regional emphasis has varied depending on the specific projects. The webpages have links to p...
NINFO - Norwegian Research on International Relations
This database provides an overview of leading Norwegian researchers in the field of international relations and their specific areas of expertise. The database is searchable by topic, country/region, research institute, and researcher name.
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