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Effects of decentralised forest management (DFM) on deforestation and poverty in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic reviewInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015While the primary goal of reducing deforestation is clear, the policy and academic literature debates the extent to which decentralized forest management (DFM) programs in developing countries should incorporate goals of poverty reduction.Document
Management Regimes established for REDD+ and their Adaptability to the Institutional and Ecological Conditions: A case of Ongo Community Forest, Masindi District, UgandaNoragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2015This report is one of the outputs of theproject “Man and forests – an evaluation of management strategies for reduced deforestation” which aimed at evaluating the different management strategies undertaken to obtain reduced deforestation in tropical forests and hence maintainDocumentUniversity of the West Indies, 2003World over the nutmeg continues to be a prized spice because of its unique flavour and pharmaceutical properties.DocumentEvidence on Demand, 2015Providing clean water and sanitation in developing countries involves more than clean water supply, and wastewater disposal, it may best be seen as part of the move towards water security: building resilience to ‘water related hazards’ and ensuring there is sufficient water of sufficient quality for productive sectors as well as ecosystems.Document
Subsidies promote use of drought tolerant maize varieties despite variable yield performance under smallholder environments in MalawiNorwegian University of Life Sciences, 2015This study used a three-year panel dataset for 350 Malawian farm households to examine the potential for widespread adoption of drought tolerant (DT) maize varieties, a technology that holds considerable promise for helping smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) adapt to drought risk.DocumentNorwegian University of Life Sciences, 2015Climate risk represents an increasing threat to poor and vulnerable farmers in drought-prone areas of Africa.DocumentThe Norwegian Embassy in Tanzania, 2015Introduction and background.DocumentThe Norwegian Embassy in Tanzania, 2015Introduction and background.DocumentThe Norwegian Embassy in Tanzania, 2015Introduction and background.DocumentDevelopment Fund, Norway, 2015The Climate Adapted Villages model aims to make farmers and local communities capable of organizing themselves, identifying climate threats and practicing climate smart agriculture, enabling them to adapt to the current consequences of a changing climate.