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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.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.DocumentScience Direct, 2016Energy resources are transported long distances and create powerful interlinkages between countries. Energy thus contributes to the globalization of the world, but has received little attention in the globalization literature. This article hypothesizes that energy globalization is growing and accelerating.DocumentMossavar-Rahmani Center for Business Government, 2016This paper outlines the role of Turkey as an increasingly more important natural gas consuming country while at the same time strategically located as a transit country between major consuming areas in the EU and suppliers in the Middle East, Central Asia and Russia.Document
Lack of consultation. Stakeholders’ perspectives on local content requirements in the petroleum sector in TanzaniaChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2016Tanzania has recently discovered huge offshore natural gas fields. This has led the Government to develop Local Content Policies (LCPs) to increase local job and business opportunities. This brief presents the main findings from a study of the stakeholders’ assessment of the LCPs the Tanzanian Government has developed.Document
Mid term review of the INP Agreement Moz-0032 Moz-14/00001. Strengthening of the oil and gas sector in MozambiqueNorwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2016INTRODUCTIONDocumentAssociation for International Water Studies, Norway, 2014The Bujagali hydropower dam on The River Nile in Uganda was fi nally commissioned in August 2012 after eighteen years of controversy that delayed the dam construction. The dam faced numerous economic, environmental, social and spiritual challenges that stalled the dam construction while the project underwent investigations over bribery claims and project reviews on the dam design and capaDocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2016Recent significant natural gas discoveries have pushed Tanzania into the international spotlight as a new petroleum producer. How can the country ensure that its newfound wealth is translated into economic development? Much depend on the way in which the petroleum resources are governed by the country’s new petroleum legislative framework.DocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2016This Brief is an output from Tanzania as a future petrostate: Prospects and challenges, a five-year (2014-19) institutional collaborative programme for research, capacity building, and policy dialogue. It is jointly implemented by REPOA and CMI, in collaboration with the National Bureau of Statistics. The programme is funded by the Norwegian Embassy, Dar es Salaam.