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- DocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2016This 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.Document
Management Regimes established for REDD+ and their Adaptability to the Institutional and Ecological Conditions: A case of Ongo Community Forest, Masindi District, UgandaNoragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2015This 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 maintainDocumentNorwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2015DocumentNorwegian Institute for Nature Research, 2014The “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).Document
Locating human-wildlife interactions: Landscape constructions and responses to large carnivore conservation in India and NorwayConservation and Society, 2015People'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.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.