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- DocumentU4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2014Sector approaches to combating corruption have gained momentum in recent years, yet the strategic prioritization of sector anti-corruption initiatives is still the exception. The National Water Directorate in Mozambique is one of the few public sector departments in the world known to have allocated its own resources to developing a sector-specific anti-corruption strategy.DocumentNordic Africa Institute / Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Uppsala, 2014Water, food and energy are fundamental to African development. However, several crucial issues need to be addressed. Are African resources used to meet African needs or are they being exploited to satisfy the needs of other actors facing food and energy insecurity?DocumentNorwegian Refugee Council, 2014Goma has been a central point for the reception of displaced persons over the last 20 years of conflict in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Following significant waves of arrivals in 2012 and 2013, due to conflict with the M23 – a militia active in North Kivu from early 2012 to late 2013 – 1 camps around the city were grossly overcrowded.DocumentNorwegian Institute for International Affairs, 2014Despite estimates that the global butterfly trade generates over US$100 million annually in sales of pupae for exhibitions and deadstock for a range of collector and artisanal uses, almost no research has been conducted that unpacks the dynamics of these value chains.DocumentNoragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2014This paper studies the evolution of irrigation water management in Usangu Plains and evaluates present irrigation schemes using Ostrom’s design principles for long-enduring common pool resources (CPR) and their influence on farmers’ livelihood. Three types of schemes were identified for comparative analysis.Document2013Cultured food fish currently accounts for nearly 50 % of the global consumption. India and Norway are the world’s second and seventh largest aquaculture producers respectively, thus aquaculture is considered to be a sector which provides immense opportunities in both adaptation and mitigation under climate change realm in both countries.DocumentNorwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2014Background:DocumentNorwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2014The purpose of this study is twofold: (a) to acquire knowledge and draw lessons about the nature, organisation and achievements of the Norwegian Indigenous Support Programme in Brazil (NISPB), and (b) to inform future strategies, policies and interventions in this area of development cooperation.DocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2014Following rising food prices violent ‘food riots’ took place in about 40 countries around the globe in 2007-2008. And at the end of 2010 and the start of 2011, as protests erupted first in Tunisia and then in Algeria, Bahrain, Yemen, Jordan and Egypt, the price of food was widely seen as a significant factor underlying unrest and the train of events of the Arab Spring.DocumentNorwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, 2014Policy brief no. 1 from the Indo-Norwegian research collaboration on climate change adaptation: Extreme Risks, Vulnerabilities and Community-Based Adptation in India (EVA): a pilot study.