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Prepare for new environmental standards in the global textile value chain
E. Stø; M.H. Austgulen 2013
This paper reflects the outcome of a study about environmental standards and their trade impacts – the case of Indian textiles and clothes (T&C) eco-labels in Nordic markets. The paper highlights that there is a substantial ...
Norway's fair share of an ambitious climate effort
S. Kartha / Norwegian Church Aid, 2014
This report is focused on mitigation, although an equitable approach to adaptation is of course equally important. It uses a flexible and transparent framework for equitable effort sharing that is drawn directly from the UNFCCC’...
From research to result: transforming peasant agriculture? Mid-term review of EPINAV Programme, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania. Final report.
A. Disch; S. Oystese; R. Mwalyosi / The Norwegian Embassy in Tanzania, 2014
Norway’s Embassy in Dar es Salaam contracted a mid-term review (MTR) of the Programme "Enhancing Pro-Poor Innovations in Natural Resources and Agricultural Value Chains" (EPINAV), implemented by Sokoine University of Agriculture...
Payments for nature values: market and non-market instruments
A. Vatn / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2014
A central element in the international negotiations on resource mobilization under the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is to broaden the basis for financing the implementation of the convention. The issue of pa...
P for plunder: Morocco's exports of phosphates from occupied Western Sahara, 2012 & 2013
2014
All life on the planet, and so all agricultural production, depends on phosphorus, P. That element is found in phosphate rock and turned into fertilizers. For the people of Western Sahara, their P does not grow into benefits. Rather t...
Occupation and Omega3: What happened to the Western Sahara fish oil trade?
2014
Western Sahara was invaded by Morocco in late 1975 and remains mostly occupied by it today. The fishing industry is controlled by the Moroccan government. Thousands of tonnes of fish are every year boiled to oil and exported to E...
Abu Dhabi Blue Carbon Demonstration Project. Blue carbon in Abu Dhabi – protecting our coastal Heritage
GRID Arendal, 2013
The Abu Dhabi Blue Carbon Demonstration Project, facilitated by the Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative (AGEDI) was a one-year project, which commenced in November 2012. Supportive to AGEDI’s mandate and as one of the...
Who benefits? Norwegian investments in the Zambian mining industry
M.D. Styve 2013
Popularly known as the “Oil Fund”, the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global has investments spread all over the world, including in large multinational companies within the extractive industry. The industry has earned ...
The right to adequate food and the compliance of Norway with the extraterritorial obligations (ETOs) on ESCR
M. Auland / FIAN Norway, 2013
This report focuses on two cases related to Norway's compliance with the ETOs. First, the report will discuss the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) as a major international actor with encompassing obligations. An analysis o...
Assessing drought displacement risk for Kenyan, Ethiopian and Somali pastoralists
J. Ginnetti; T. Franck / Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, 2014
This study represents an initial attempt to assess patterns of displacement related to droughts in selected countries of the Horn of Africa, specifically the border regions of Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia. The analysis is based ...
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Prepare for new environmental standards in the global textile value chain
E. Stø; M.H. Austgulen 2013
This paper reflects the outcome of a study about environmental standards and their trade impacts – the case of Indian textiles and clothes (T&C) eco-labels in Nordic markets. The paper highlights that there is a substantial ...
Norway's fair share of an ambitious climate effort
S. Kartha / Norwegian Church Aid, 2014
This report is focused on mitigation, although an equitable approach to adaptation is of course equally important. It uses a flexible and transparent framework for equitable effort sharing that is drawn directly from the UNFCCC’...
From research to result: transforming peasant agriculture? Mid-term review of EPINAV Programme, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania. Final report.
A. Disch; S. Oystese; R. Mwalyosi / The Norwegian Embassy in Tanzania, 2014
Norway’s Embassy in Dar es Salaam contracted a mid-term review (MTR) of the Programme "Enhancing Pro-Poor Innovations in Natural Resources and Agricultural Value Chains" (EPINAV), implemented by Sokoine University of Agriculture...
Payments for nature values: market and non-market instruments
A. Vatn / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2014
A central element in the international negotiations on resource mobilization under the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is to broaden the basis for financing the implementation of the convention. The issue of pa...
P for plunder: Morocco's exports of phosphates from occupied Western Sahara, 2012 & 2013
2014
All life on the planet, and so all agricultural production, depends on phosphorus, P. That element is found in phosphate rock and turned into fertilizers. For the people of Western Sahara, their P does not grow into benefits. Rather t...
Occupation and Omega3: What happened to the Western Sahara fish oil trade?
2014
Western Sahara was invaded by Morocco in late 1975 and remains mostly occupied by it today. The fishing industry is controlled by the Moroccan government. Thousands of tonnes of fish are every year boiled to oil and exported to E...
Abu Dhabi Blue Carbon Demonstration Project. Blue carbon in Abu Dhabi – protecting our coastal Heritage
GRID Arendal, 2013
The Abu Dhabi Blue Carbon Demonstration Project, facilitated by the Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative (AGEDI) was a one-year project, which commenced in November 2012. Supportive to AGEDI’s mandate and as one of the...
Who benefits? Norwegian investments in the Zambian mining industry
M.D. Styve 2013
Popularly known as the “Oil Fund”, the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global has investments spread all over the world, including in large multinational companies within the extractive industry. The industry has earned ...
The right to adequate food and the compliance of Norway with the extraterritorial obligations (ETOs) on ESCR
M. Auland / FIAN Norway, 2013
This report focuses on two cases related to Norway's compliance with the ETOs. First, the report will discuss the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) as a major international actor with encompassing obligations. An analysis o...
Assessing drought displacement risk for Kenyan, Ethiopian and Somali pastoralists
J. Ginnetti; T. Franck / Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, 2014
This study represents an initial attempt to assess patterns of displacement related to droughts in selected countries of the Horn of Africa, specifically the border regions of Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia. The analysis is based ...
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Bioforsk / Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research
Bioforsk conducts applied and specifically targeted research linked to multifunctional agriculture and rural development, plant sciences, environmental protection and natural resource management. International collaboration is given high priority.
Diakonhjemmet University College
Norwegian Peacebuilding Centre (Noref)
Noref – The Norwegian Peacebuilding Centre (Norsk Ressurssenter for Fredsbygging) – is a resource centre integrating knowledge and experience to strengthen peacebuilding policy and practice. The objectives of Noref are: To support Norwegian peacebuilding policies and practices by acting as a focal point for these efforts. To support Norwegian...
Journal of Agriculture and Environment
The Journal of Agriculture and Environment is devoted to the cause of advancing understanding on the various aspects of Agriculture, Farming Systems and Environment through literature review, theoretical analysis, research and practical experiences. Besides research and review papers, case studies, methodological approach, book reviews, reports on seminars and meetings, short communications, and l...
Farmers' Rights
The Farmers' Rights website has been developed as a tool for decision makers, practitioners, and others involved in the realisation of Farmers' Rights. It is also intended as an information source for researchers and other interested individuals. The website provides information on the history, legal status and contents of Farmers' Rights, on the state of implementation of these rights...
The Norwegian Embassy in Tanzania
The Government of the Kingdom of Norway and the United Republic of Tanzania established diplomatic relations more than 30 years ago and the two countries have ever since enjoyed cordial relationship. The Norwegian Embassy in Tanzania is responsible for carrying out official and diplomatic communication between the two governments, as well as overseeing development co-operation between Norway and T...
Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB)
Norwegian University of Life Sciences is a leading international centre of knowledge, focused on higher education and research within environmental- and biosciences. UMB focuses specifically on biology, food, environment, land use and natural resource management.
Bergen Open Research Archive (BORA)
BORA is an institutional repository containing scientific and research related material from the University of Bergen. Here you will find full-text peer-reviewed journal articles, theses, dissertations and other digital research materials.
Encyclopedia of Earth (EoE)
The Encyclopedia of Earth is an electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. The Encyclopedia is a free, fully searchable collection of articles written by scholars, professionals, educators, and experts who collaborate and review each other's work. The articles are written in non-technical language and will be useful to students, educators, s...
The RORG Network
The RORG-network is a network of Norwegian NGOs engaged in Development Education in Norway. Their website looks to address concerns regarding the north/south development dynamic and global issues, including globalisation, debt, development cooperation, poverty eradication, World Bank - IMF, trade/WTO etc.
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