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- 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.DocumentNorwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2014A central element in the international negotiations on resource mobilization under the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is to broaden the basis for financing the implementation of the convention. The issue of payments for nature values as resource mobilization is at the center of the controversy in these negotiations.DocumentNorwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2013Background:DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014For the past two decades, Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) has been considered the dominant paradigm in water resources.DocumentNorwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, 2014This booklet is based on outcomes from a two-year Indo-Norwegian research and capacity development project titled, ‘Extreme Risks, Vulnerabilities and Community-Based Adaptation in India (EVA)’. The findings draw upon empirical data from rural communities in Jalna District in the dryland region of Marathwada of Maharashtra.