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Can community conservation bring international goals down to Earth?: Chairman’s report from a workshop on the Millennium Ecosystem AssessmentNordic Council of Ministers, 2007This is a report from a workshop on the role of local communities and indigenous peoples in the follow-up of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment in environment and in development policy and practice. The event formed part of the 26th Annual Conference of the International Association of Impact Assessment in Stavanger, Norway, 23 - 25 May 2006.DocumentNorwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2007This paper presents the findings of the final evaluation of the Management of Natural Resources Programme (MNRP) in Tanzania. The evaluation consisted of site visits to the programme’s eleven projects, interviews with project managers and beneficiaries, and a review of programme documents and other relevant literature.DocumentNoragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2007This paper analyses the livelihoods of the Borana pastoral communities of Southern Oromiya in Ethiopia. It aims to inform policy makers, donors, and development practitioners about the best strategies for protecting and promoting sustainable livelihoods in the region.Document
Regulating the commons in Mauritania: local agreements as a tool for sustainable natural resource managementInternational Association for the Study of Common Property, 2006Natural resource management is Mauritania is a complex pluri-legal affair, with tribal law, colonial French law and modern state law coexisting and often contradicting. One approach of dealing with these codes, and at the same time, the various stakeholders, is to establish local agreements (LAs).Document
Awareness raising workshop on the implementation of the United Nations Convention to Combat DesertificationDrylands Coordination Group, Norway, 2006This paper presents the proceedings of a United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) held in December 2005. The report presents the workshop programme, objectives and methodology. Four papers were presented at the workshop, ensuing discussions by the participants are also included.Document
Space use patterns and movements of juvenile dusky kob Argyrosomus japonicusin the Great Fish Estuary (South Africa): implications for managementNorwegian Institute for Nature Research, 2006Estuarine fish play a major role in the local economy and food security in many parts of South Africa. This paper describes a project within the joint South African/Norwegian Great Fish Estuary Programme, which aims to investigate the movement behaviour, migration and habitat use of important estuarine fish species.DocumentNoragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2006This report is an assessment of possible elements in a new and expanded programme related to environment and natural resources in Uganda.The report includes an analysis of important forest and environmental resource sector elements; key challenges, political and administrative structures, policies, activities and future plans.Document
Lupande CBNRM land use planning project ZM003801 WWF Zambia coordination office: mid term internal progress reviewNorwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2004This paper reports on a participatory progress review of the Norad funded WWF CBNRM Lupande Game Management Area (GMA) Land Use Planning Project.Document
The Sinkat community development project and Port Sudan Organizational Development Program in Red Sea State in Sudan 1997 - 2003Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2005The Sinkat Community Development Project was implemented, in 1986, to re-establish the means of subsistence for 250,000 Beja nomads. Its aim is to reduce their vulnerability, and that of their environment, to future climatic extremes. The project additionally aimed to strengthen the capacity of the Sudan Red Crescent Society.DocumentSwedish International Development Cooperation Agency, 2006The global challenges of hunger, poverty and disease have led to an increasing focus within global initiatives - policies and strategies - on conditions and developments in rural areas in the South. The aim of this paper is to analyse and understand the rural livelihood dynamics and natural resource governance that are unfolding across continents.