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- DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2013Poverty and sustainable development impacts of REDD architecture is a multi-country project led by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED, UK) and the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (Aas, Norway).DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2013Poverty and sustainable development impacts of REDD architecture is a multi-country project led by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED, UK) and the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (Aas, Norway).DocumentNorwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2014The purpose of this study is twofold: (a) to acquire knowledge and draw lessons about the nature, organisation and achievements of the Norwegian Indigenous Support Programme in Brazil (NISPB), and (b) to inform future strategies, policies and interventions in this area of development cooperation.Document
Assessing local preferences for payment formats in REDD+ interventions: A case study of the Ongo Community ForestInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2013The government of Uganda has over time been actively engaged in ensuring the sustainable utilisation of its forestry resources. This has been undertaken by different players including the national forestry sector, forest-neighbouring communities and private individuals owning forested land.Document
Formative Mid - Term Review of the Rainforest Foundation Norway (RFN) Program in the Amazon: Final reportScanteam, 2014This is a mid-term review of RFN's Amazon Program, financed by the Norwegian MFA with annual budgets of 30 mill NOK in 2012 - 2013 reduced to 25 mill NOK in 2014.Document
Abu Dhabi Blue Carbon Demonstration Project. Blue carbon in Abu Dhabi – protecting our coastal HeritageGRID Arendal, 2013The 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.DocumentNorwegian Peacebuilding Centre, 2014In the period 2003-13 Brazil experienced important economic and political developments: it became a much more relevant international player; its economy entered the world’s top ten; and society became more politically active and expressed its complaints more aggressively. Amazonian policy and the politics of the period developed in this context, and three issues played a central role.Document
Fact sheet. Project: Analysis of the Impacts of Urban Land Use and Climate Change on Coastal Forest Ecosystem and Management (IULUCC - CFM)Sokoine University of Agriculture, 2013Coastal forests are among the hotspots of biodiversity and therefore critical for conservation in Tanzania. However, most of the previous climate change mitigation efforts in Tanzania focused on participatory forest management in rural areas and did not address the major driving force of deforestation and forest degradation from urban areas.DocumentNorwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, 2014This booklet is based on outcomes from a two-year Indo-Norwegian research and capacity development project titled, ‘Extreme Risks, Vulnerabilities and Community-Based Adaptation in India (EVA)’. The findings draw upon empirical data from rural communities in Jalna District in the dryland region of Marathwada of Maharashtra.Document
Fact sheet. Project: The role of Indigenous knowledge in environmental conservation and in climate change adaptation and mitigation in TanzaniaSokoine University of Agriculture, 2013Using indigenous knowledge (IK), communities in most parts of Tanzania have been able to conserve the environment and cope with the challenges of climate variability. Local environmental and astronomical indicators have been used to predict rainfall, and various local coping measures have been used to lessen the impacts of droughts and floods.