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- DocumentSolidarités International, 2017In the months that following the 2010 earthquake, the humanitarian community faced limits and challenges, which triggered reflections and discussions on intervention in such densely populated urban areas. A reorientation of the actions of NGOs was necessary so that they fit into an overall urban approach.DocumentSolidarités International, 2017According to the Climate Change Vulnerability Index 2015, Bangladesh is the first and most at risk country to the impacts of climate change. Aggravating climate conditions threaten crop production and now barely allow for small farmers living in the districts along the coast to live decently from their agricultural activities, which represent the main livelihoods in the area.DocumentNoragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2017This report is an output of the project ‘Man and forests – an evaluation of management strategies for reduced deforestation (Mana_Forest)’, led by the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), Norway, in partnership with Fundação Amazonas Sustentável, Brazil; Makerere University, Uganda; Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania; the University of Oslo, Norway and the Woods Hole ResearchDocument
Sustainable water management for resilience to climate change impact on society in South Africa (SUWAM)SINTEF, 2017The report presents the key findings from the project Sustainable water management for resilience to climate change impact on society in South Africa. The project was carried out as a collaboration between SINTEF and Stellenbosch University, with Hessequa Municipality as a partner.DocumentNorwegian University of Science and Technology, 2016The main objective of this study was to quantify the impacts of climate change on hydropower resources in East Africa thereby providing a basis for integrating the impact of Climate Change in hydropower development in the region.DocumentNorwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2017The Norwegian Embassy in Beijing has requested Norad to undertake a Mid-term Review of the project CHN-14/0002 Demonstration of Post-earthquake Ecological Restoration and Capacity Building in Ya’an Area, China.DocumentGRID Arendal, 2017Smoke on Water is a Rapid Response Assessment that looks at peatland location, extent, threats and the policies to manage and protect them.DocumentGRID Arendal, 2017Mining Tailings Storage: Safety is no accident, was prompted by tailings dams disasters and rising global concerns about the safety, management and impacts of storing and managing large volumes of mine tailings.Document
Marine protected areas (MPAs) in relation to fisheries management: challenges and experiences from developing countriesWestern Indian Ocean Marine Science Association, 2014As pressure from human activities on the natural world intensifies, and as humans become more aware of their impact on the environment, our interest in and need for protection and planning for sustainable use of our environment has increased tremendously.DocumentGRID Arendal, 2017Draining an area of 194,200 km2, Lake Victoria Basin is one of East Africa’s most prominent landmarks. It not only provides the headwaters of the White Nile but is also central to the development and regional integration of the East Africa Community.