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- DocumentU4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2015This 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.DocumentWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2015This 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.Document
Looking back, looking ahead : land, agriculture and society in East Africa : a festschrift for Kjell HavnevikNordic Africa Institute / Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Uppsala, 2015Professor 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.Document
Spatial distribution of temporal dynamics in anthropogenic fires in miombo savanna woodlands of Tanzania2015Background: Anthropogenic uses of fire play a key role in regulating fire regimes in African savannas. These fires contribute the highest proportion of the globally burned area, substantial biomass burning emissions and threaten maintenance and enhancement of carbon stocks.Document
Climate Change, Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Management (CEEN) in Development Policy: Addressing Knowledge Needs and Gaps in Norwegian ODA-Funded Research SupportFridtjof Nansen Institute, 2014Climate change, environment, energy and natural resource management (CEEN) are salient issues in global development policy. They are also particularly prominent in Norway, receiving close to 25% of the aid budget in 2013.Document2014New policies and interventions for forest management are important because preferences of stakeholders and the state of forests continually change.Document
Dead in the water - Ethical ownership and water management in the Norwegian Government Pension Fund GlobalAssociation for International Water Studies, Norway, 2015The world is facing a serious water crisis with increasing water scarcity and overuse globally. The demand for water resources is growing rapidly mainly due to industrial use, and beverage companies are one of the major industrial consumers.Document
The dynamics of large infrastructure development in conservation of the Serengeti Ecosystem - the case study of a road through Serengeti National Park. Phase 1 report.Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 2012This report presents results from the first field surveys for the five Thematic Areas – Biodiversity (Zoology and Botany), Human and Animal Health (HAH), Environmental Science, and Socio-ecology - that was conducted along the proposed Serengeti road in Serengeti and Ngorongoro Districts.DocumentGRID Arendal, 2015Estimates by Alyward (2009) show that 380 000 people derive direct livelihood support from the Cubango/ Okabango River Basin. Much of the direct livelihood support is derived through the benefits obtained from wetlands and floodplain systems.