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Mid-term evaluation of the Clean Energy in Africa Programme of Naturvernforbundet (Friends of the Earth Norway)Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2014The Clean Energy in Africa programme is a five-year programme (2012-2016) where Naturvernforbundet is cooperating with the Pan-African organization Jeunes Volontaires pour l’Environnement International (JVE) and Fórum de Energias e Desenvolvimento Sustentável de Moçambique (FEDESMO).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.DocumentElsevier, 2015Many incidents of elephant killings have recently taken place in Tanzania as well as in other Africancountries. Such events are usually presented as results of the rising global demand for ivory. As we showin this case study, however, not all violence against elephants is driven by the ivory trade.Document
Technology Transfer in India: CBD, institutions, actors, typologies and perceptions. Sector: Herbal Medicines (biopharmaceuticals, botanicals and personal care products and cosmetics)Fridtjof Nansen Institute, 2014The Convention on Biologcal Diversity (CBD) recognises that both access to and transfer of technologies are essential for the attainment of its objectives. This report explores a number of issues related to technology transfer with a particular focus on India asking questions on: typologies, actors, and institutions, perceptions and mechanisms.Document
Power to protect? Participation in decentralized conservation management: the case of Kangchenjunga Conservation Area, NepalFridtjof Nansen Institute, 2014This report is based on a case study of participation in and decentralized management of Kangchenjunga Conservation Area (KCA) in north-eastern Nepal.Document
Instituting REDD+: An analysis of the processes and outcomes of two pilot projects in Brazil and TanzaniaInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2013REDD readiness is about developing national strategies for REDD+ including the necessary systems to ensure reduced DD, encompassing systems for monitoring/carbon accounting and distribution of international compensations. Establishing REDD+ is a process of change not least regarding actions on the ground.DocumentEnvironmental Economics Programme, IIED, 2012This report aims to synthesise information on current socioeconomic conditions within the villages that are to be involved in the Ecotrust Pro-Poor REDD+ pilot project in the Masindi district of western Uganda.DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2013Tanzania has decided to embark upon a national REDD programme to meet its obligations of managing its forests sustainably while responding to poverty reduction initiatives. As part of the REDD Readiness phase, nine pilot projects are being carried out in different areas of the country to draw lessons to assist in structuring a successful REDD+ in the future.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?Document
The environmental crime crisis. threats to sustainable development from illegal exploitation and trade in wildlife and forest resourcesGRID Arendal, 2014Given the alarming pace, level of sophistication, and globalized nature that illegal trade in wildlife has now notoriously achieved, UNEP initiated a Rapid Response Assessment to provide some of the latest data, analysis, and broadest insights into the phenomenon.