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Gender review: mainstreaming gender in the development portfolio of the Norwegian embassy in EthiopiaNorwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2009This paper includes a gender review of the Norwegian embassy’s portfolio in Ethiopia on natural resource management and food security. The paper aims at identifying ways and means of addressing and integrating women’s and gender concerns into the current agreements within present framework and budgets.DocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2009What connections exist between natural resource wealth and violent conflict? And what do such connections imply for policies to build peace in resource-rich areas? This synthesis paper takes stock of what social science research has to say about these questions. The author reviews the academic literature on resource wealth and conflict.Document
In dead water: merging of climate change with pollution, over-harvest, and infestations in the world’s fishing groundsUnited Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2008The world’s oceans are already under stress as a result of overfishing, pollution and other environmentally-damaging activities in the coastal zones and now on the high seas. Climate change is presenting a further and wide-ranging challenge with new and emerging threats to the sustainability and productivity of a key economic and environmental resource.Document
Institutions, organizations and the poverty/environment nexus: challenges to a rights-based approach to management of coastal resources in Colombia and GhanaInter-Agency Standing Committee, 2008Coastal zones globally are hot spots when it comes to the challenges of sustainable resource management and poverty reduction. They used to be relatively under populated and placid. This is now changing due to growing population movements towards coastal zones.DocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2008Natural resources often provide fertile ground for corruption. Since a substantial number of partner countries in development cooperation are richly endowed with natural resources, these contexts pose a particular challenge for effective donor action.Document
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.