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- DocumentGRID Arendal, 2016The first World Ocean Assessment (WOA) is a report on the state of the planet’s oceans. It is the product of the first cycle of the Regular Process for global reporting and assessment of the state of the marine environment, including socio-economic aspects, which was established after the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development.DocumentGRID Arendal, 2016How do marine ecosystem services support the Sustainable Development Goals? Marine and coastal ecosystems are vital to life on Earth. These ecosystems provide many “services” to people including food, coastal protection, carbon sequestration, biodiversity, recreation, but also inspiration for art and science, cultural identity and a spiritual home.DocumentSpringerlink, 2016The topic of elites has always been controversial in Latin American social sciences. Elites have been studied indirectly as landowners, capitalists, business-leaders or politicians, and have also been approached directly using concepts and theory from elite studies.DocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2016Corruption has recently risen up the global wildlife conservation agenda with a series of international agreements highlighting the role of corruption in facilitating wildlife crime.DocumentU4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2016Environmental impact assessments (EIAs) are a core aspect of environmental decision-making in most countries. Despite massive potential for public harms resulting from corrupt decision-making linked to EIAs, research on this topic is still very limited.Document
Lack of consultation. Stakeholders’ perspectives on local content requirements in the petroleum sector in TanzaniaChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2016Tanzania has recently discovered huge offshore natural gas fields. This has led the Government to develop Local Content Policies (LCPs) to increase local job and business opportunities. This brief presents the main findings from a study of the stakeholders’ assessment of the LCPs the Tanzanian Government has developed.Document2016On the 3rd of April 2016 the German Newspaper Sud Deutsche Zeitung in collaboration with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) made an unprecedented release of documents from a database of the Panama based offshor e law firm Mossack Fonseca which is the world’s fourth largest offshore services law firm.Document
Mid term review of the INP Agreement Moz-0032 Moz-14/00001. Strengthening of the oil and gas sector in MozambiqueNorwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2016INTRODUCTIONDocument
Youth as environmental custodians: a potential tragedy or a sustainable business and livelihood model?Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2016Youth unemployment and migration is a growing challenge that needs more political attention in many countries in the world, particularly countries with rapid population growth and economic transformation.Document
Whose waters? Large-scale agricultural development and water grabbing in the Wami-Ruvu River Basin, TanzaniaWater Alternatives, 2016In Tanzania like in other parts of the global South, in the name of 'development' and 'poverty eradication' vast tracts of land have been earmarked by the government to be developed by investors for different commercial agricultural projects, giving rise to the contested land grab phenomenon.