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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.Document
The extractive industries transparency initiative: Impact, effectiveness, and where next for expanding natural resource governance?U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2014The last decade has witnessed a proliferation of initiatives to improve the governance of the extractives sector.Document
Formative Mid - Term Review of the Rainforest Foundation Norway (RFN) Program in the Amazon: Final reportScanteam, 2014This is a mid-term review of RFN's Amazon Program, financed by the Norwegian MFA with annual budgets of 30 mill NOK in 2012 - 2013 reduced to 25 mill NOK in 2014.Document
Appraisal of the programme document ‘Promoting transboundary collaboration in the Central Albertine Rift in order to reduce unsustainable exploitation of natural resources and contribute to economic development’.2013Appraisal of a programme document Submitted by the Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration (GVTC) to the Norwegian Embassy in Kampala 2013.Document2013Popularly known as the “Oil Fund”, the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global has investments spread all over the world, including in large multinational companies within the extractive industry. The industry has earned a bad reputation in developing countries for pollution, environmental damages, displacement of local populations, corruption and tax evasion.