Search

Reset

Searching with a thematic focus on Norway, Environment

Showing 471-476 of 476 results

Pages

  • Document

    Poverty and environmental degradation in the drylands: an overview of problems

    Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2003
    This paper seeks to analyse some of the problems of degradation persisting in the dryland regions with particular reference to Sub-Saharan Africa, and describe the processes that aim to tackle them.It identifies the threat to dryland regions as a complex mixture of degrading soils, continuous exposures to frequent droughts and political and economic marginalisation which is putting poor people
  • Document

    Mt. Elgon regional ecosystem conservation programme (MERECP) appraisal report

    Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2002
    This paper reports on an external appraisal by NORAD of the draft programme proposal ”Mt. Elgon Regional Ecosystem Conservation Programme (MERECP)”.The paper finds that the major challenge is to effectively harmonise the programme into a truly regional effort. The implementation phase will therefore be split into a small regional component and two national components.
  • Document

    Private forestry based on Paulownia in Sri Lanka: an appraisal of the outgrower scheme presented by Paulownia Plantations LTD

    Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2003
    This paper presents the recommendations of NORAD consultants to a request for funding from Paulownia Plantations (Pvt.) Ltd (PPL) to develop a plantation industry based primarily on Paulownia, a fast growing tree species originating from China.The team of consultants were requested to assess the viability of the plans presented, economically, environmentally, socially and in terms of their pote
  • Document

    The emerging role of forestry as an important tool in poverty alleviation: a role for Norwegian development assistance?

    Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2003
    The international forest policy dialogue has significantly changed the approaches related to forestry of many international organisations and donors.
  • Document

    The process of institution building to facilitate local biodiversity management

    Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2002
    This paper examines theoretical approaches and practical experiences on local participation and the use of local institutions to improve biodiversity management.
  • Document

    Good practices in drylands management

    Dryland Program, World Bank, 1999
    The objectives of this study are to analyze and synthesize the experience of the World Bank and other agencies in dryland management, with special emphasis on Africa.Recommendations are provided on "good policies and practices" in drylands management, which can support actions to fulfil obligations arising from the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (CCD) for member countries a

Pages