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- DocumentGRID Arendal, 2018The relationship between sanitation and wastewater management is crucial in terms of Africa’s social, economic and ecological concerns. Providing adequate sanitation with proper wastewater treatment represents an opportunity in an era of increasing need to reclaim vital waste resources and lead the way towards the realisation of a circular economy.DocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017Significant petroleum discoveries in Tanzania have shaped the country’s political discourse in recent years, with politicians promising to turn this newfound resource wealth into rapid economic growth and poverty reduction.DocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017High-value natural resources can be a political “curse” when political elites use resource revenues to maintain power, subvert democratic rule, and distribute public goods to their supporters.DocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2018This report reviews available research on the links between agriculture and the rest of the economy, with a focus on structural adjustment and the role of agriculture in economic growth and poverty reduction. Furthermore, the report discusses the links between agricultural production, nutrition and food security.DocumentCenter for International Climate Research, 2017The answer to how climate change will affect Hindu-Kush-Himalaya depends on whom you ask. Some will point at expected changes in climate, others will show what it may do to poor people, and some will express their concerns regarding the economies in the region.DocumentDevelopment Fund, Norway, 2017Seed regulatory frameworks in Nepal were reviewed from the perspective of farmers’ seed systems. Nepal has formulated 17 policy instruments (including draft bills) since 1988 when the first Seed Act came into effect. Of these, 16 are either on plant genetic resources for food and agriculture, or on seed or related to overall agriculture development in Nepal.Document
Mai-NDombe: will the REDD+ laboratory benefit indigenous peoples and local communities? Analysis of the cumulative impacts and risks of REDD+ initiativesThe Rights and Resources Initiative, 2018REDD+ in Mai-Ndombe.Document
Logging in Congo's rainforests: a "carbon bomb" about to be primed by the Government of Norway? A call for urgent actionRainforest Foundation, UK, 2017The government of Norway, through its ‘Central African Forests Initiative’ (CAFI), is considering providing financial support to a programme being developed by the French Development Agency (AFD) to greatly expand large-scale commercial logging in the rainforests of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).DocumentNoragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2018Humanitarian policies and practices unavoidably have both positive and negative impacts on various aspects of the vulnerability context it aims to address; hence, how we design and implement humanitarian interventions has an impact on future vulnerability to climate change.DocumentNoragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2018The purpose of this paper is to assess how to measure food security and how to communicate results of activities that have improved food security as a goal. There are many challenges in measuring and communicating food security results.