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The place of the oceans in Nor way’s foreign and development policy. Meld. St. 22 (2016–2017). Report to the Storting (white paper)Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway, 2017This is the first time a Norwegian government has presented a white paper on the place of the seas and oceans in the country’s foreign and development policy. Its aim is to highlight the opportDocument
Gender Analysis of Cross-border Migration in Rural Border Communities of Ipokia Local Government Area, Ogun State, NigeriaFaculty of Economics, University of Opole, 2017The study examined gender dimension of cross border migration in rural border communities of Ipokia local government area, Ogun State, Nigeria. The study specifically examined socio-economic characteristics of migrants, pattern of migration between male and female migrants and reasons for cross border migration in the study area.DocumentPyrex Journal of Geography and Regional Planning, 2017The study examined land accessibility among rural farmers in border settlements of Ogun State, Nigeria. Multi-stage sampling technique was used to obtain information from 492 small scale farmers for this study. The study established that majority of the respondents were within the active and productive population (31 – 60 years).Document
Land Accessibility Characteristics among Migrants in Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun State, NigeriaScience Domain, 2017The study investigated challenges of land accessibility among migrants in Yewa North LocalDocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2017The adoption of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Climate CDocument
Application of eight-step methodology for reviving springs and improving springshed management in the Mid-hills of NepalInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017Springs are the main source of water for millions of people in the mid-hills of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH). Both rural and urban communities depend on springs to meet their drinking, domestic and agricultural water needs. There is increasing evidence that springs are drying up, or their discharge is reducing throughout the HKH. As a result, communities are facing unprecedented water stress.Document2017The Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters programme aims to build the resilience of up to 5 million vulnerable people across the Sahel, East Africa and Asia against climate extremes and disasters. BRACED is funded by the UK Department for Interrnational Development.Document
Participatory ecosystem-based planning and management: a resource manual for mid-level technicians and development workersInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017Management of natural resources (land, water, soil, vegetation) has multiple benefits. It not only provides ecosystem goods such as food, timber, fuelwood but also services like regulation of hydrological flows, erosion control, carbon sequestration and conservation of biodiversity.DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017Solar powered irrigation pumps (SPIPs) are a proven technology, and can potentially be a game changer in Nepal’s irrigation sector by providing clean irrigation to millions of farmers. However, the relatively high capital cost of SPIPs is the main impediment that prevents large scale adoption of SPIPs.Document
Reviving springs in the Mid-hills, and promoting solar pumps in the Terai, Nepal : WLE-ICIMOD final dissemination workshop, Hotel Himalaya, Kathmandu 20 December 2016International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017The Water Land and Ecosystems (WLE) project was a two-year research programme initiated in January 2015. The main objectives of the project were to obtain sustainable access to drinking water in the mid hills and agricultural water in the Terai. The spring revival component was implemented jointly with ACWADAM and Helvetas in two districts of Nepal, namely Sindupalchowk and Dailekh.