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- DocumentInternal Displacement Monitoring Centre, 2013This technical paper provides evidence-based estimates of the likelihood of disaster-induced displacement in Central American and selected Caribbean states – Belize, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua and Panama. It represents a first attempt to better quantify human displacement risk.DocumentInternal Displacement Monitoring Centre, 2014This technical paper represents an initial attempt to assess the risk of disaster-induced displacement in 21 island states in the South Pacific.DocumentGRID Arendal, 2013Zambia has abundant water resources, vast forests, huge mineral deposits, and large tracts of arable land. These natural resources are important for the country’s economy, with copper and cobalt being the country’s main exports.Document2012As stated in the TOR, the primary purpose of the final evaluation is to assess mainly the impact, effectiveness and relevance of the project in relation to its stated purpose, objectives, target groups, partners and other affected parties. It is also to assess project progress towards its stated purpose and identification of constraints hindering such progress.DocumentSokoine University of Agriculture, 2013Over 20 million Tanzanians depend on Non Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) for their livelihood. One CCIAM project is looking into how NTFPs as part of peoples´ livelihood strategy is connected to climate change, so that this information can be spread and forest dependent people can more easily adapt to the effects of climate change.Document
Rights-based rainforest protection Why securing the rights of forest peoples is the right way to save the forest2012The loss of the world’s rainforest has for decades been recognised as a serious, global environmental problem, both by rainforest nations and the international community. Still, 13 million hectares of tropical forest disappear every year. There is, thus, an urgent need for intensified efforts at the appropriate scale and with the right approach.Document
Water and energy dynamics in the Greater Himalayan region: opportunities for environmental peacebuildingNorwegian Peacebuilding Centre, 2011The water crisis in the Greater Himalayas constitutes an enormous challenge for the region and a growing, if still under-reported, concern in the West. Elements of the crisis include floods and droughts, unpredictable changes in the timing of water flows, hydropower rivalries and persistently unsafe drinking water.DocumentECON Pöyry, 2011This study provides a mapping of Norwegian CSOs working on energy and development issues in developing countries and an overview assessment of how the CSOs fit with the priorities of the Norwegian Government’s Clean Energy for Development Initiative.Document
China, India, South Africa, Brazil (BASIC): Crucial for the global environment. Commissioned by the Norwegian Ministry of the EnvironmentECON Pöyry, 2011This study, commissioned by the Norwegian Ministry of Environment, aims to assess why and how the BASIC countries (Brazil, South Africa, India, and China) are important for the global environment. The study shall also provide an overview of environmental policy in the BASIC countries.DocumentRainforest Foundation Norway, 2010The aim of climate change mitigation and adaptation programs are to protect all the Earth’s inhabitants from the serious threats posed by climate change. Safeguards ensure both mitigation and adaptation activities truly address these purposes.