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    Petroleum fund in Tanzania? Other alternatives may be better

    Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2016
    This Brief is an output from Tanzania as a future petrostate: Prospects and challenges, a five-year (2014-19) institutional collaborative programme for research, capacity building, and policy dialogue. It is jointly implemented by REPOA and CMI, in collaboration with the National Bureau of Statistics. The programme is funded by the Norwegian Embassy, Dar es Salaam.
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    Implication of participatory forest management on Duru-Haitemba and Ufiome Forest reserves and community livelihoods

    AJ, 2016
    The fate of the forest is usually connected with forest management systems, societal demands as well as exposure to major disturbances such as wildfires, heavy browsing animals.
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    Local content in the Tanzanian mining sector

    Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2016
    This brief examines the factors that have influenced local content in the Tanzanian mining sector, and some of the challenges and successes of local content initiatives in mining. Local content has gradually gained momentum over the last ten years, both among government bodies, companies, and civil society organizations.
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    Management Regimes established for REDD+ and their Adaptability to the Institutional and Ecological Conditions: A case of Ongo Community Forest, Masindi District, Uganda

    Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2015
    This  report is one of the outputs of theproject “Man and forests – an  evaluation  of  management strategies for reduced deforestation” which aimed at evaluating the different  management strategies  undertaken  to  obtain  reduced  deforestation  in  tropical  forests  and  hence  maintain 
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    Mid-term review of the Oil for Development (OfD) Programme in Tanzania

    Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2015
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    Nature Index Costa Rica: an IPBES pilot project

    Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, 2014
    The “Nature Index Costa Rica” (NI-CR)  has  been  a  one-year  pilot  project  to demonstrate and promote the  capacity-building objectives of the Intergovernmental Platform on  Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES).
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    Locating human-wildlife interactions: Landscape constructions and responses to large carnivore conservation in India and Norway

    Conservation and Society, 2015
    People's reactions to large carnivores take many forms, ranging from support and coexistence to resistance and conflict. While these reactions are the outcome of many different factors, in this paper we specifically explore the link between social constructions of landscapes and divergent responses to large carnivore presence.
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    Corruption and state-corporate crime in fisheries

    U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2015
    This U4 Issue paper describes corruption in the fisheries sector through the lens of state-corporate crime. It presents a case study from Senegal where Russian, European and Asian fishing firms, supported by their home governments, gained access to overfished stocks that are vital to local food security and the artisanal fishing sector.
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    Alternatives to local content

    World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2015
    This paper by Ivar Kolstad and Abel Kinyondo suggests that an optimal local content policy in the context of flawed institutions is a more minimal one than those typically pursued by developing countries with recently discovered petroleum reserves.
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    Looking back, looking ahead : land, agriculture and society in East Africa : a festschrift for Kjell Havnevik

    Nordic Africa Institute / Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Uppsala, 2015
    Professor Kjell Havnevik is retiring from the Nordic Africa Institute (NAI) in 2015. For four decades, he has carried out research, taught and supervised students as well as participated in policy debates on different aspects of agriculture, the environment and African and international development policies. His output has been voluminous and is internationally recognised.

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