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Real-time evaluation of Norway’s international climate and forest initiative: contributions to a Global REDD+ Regime 2007-2010Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2011The Norwegian Government launched its International Climate and Forest Initiative in December 2007, aiming at reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries (REDD). In order to assess the results of the Initiative with regard to its objectives, Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) organised a real-time evaluation starting in early 2010.Document2009This report describes how climate change is affecting the lives of vulnerable African people and how they are adapting to survive. The report was compiled by 5 development non-governmental organisations (NGOs).Document
Developing the science, economics and governance of ecosystem service payments: a contribution to Norway’s support of REDDNorwegian University of Life Sciences, 2010This document reports on a workshop, hosted by Sokoine University in Tanzania and commissioned by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad). The workshop tackled the issue of developing ecosystem service payments in Africa in the context of Norway’s support of REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation) initiatives.DocumentArendal Maps & Graphics Library, UNEP/GRID, 2009While the reduction of emissions are currently at the center of climate change discussions, the critical role of the oceans and ocean ecosystems has been vastly overlooked.Document
Review of the Embassy’s development assistance portfolio: environment and climate change “greening and climate proofing of the portfolio”Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2009This paper tries to identify possible ways and means of addressing appropriate climate change and environmental concerns in existing Norwegian programmes and projects in Uganda. For Norway, the priority areas are:DocumentDevelopment Fund, Norway, 2008This report aims to contribute to the increased understanding of how to integrate climate change adaptation in poverty reduction projects and programs in ways that increase the capacity of individuals, households and communities to respond to climate variability and change.Document
The environmental food crisis: the environment’s role in averting future food crises. A UNEP rapid response assessmentGRID Arendal, 2009This report provides the first summary by the UN of how climate change, water stress, invasive pests and land degradation may impact world food security, food prices and how we may be able to feed the world in a more sustainable manner. The report examines the need to get smart and more creative about recycling food wastes.DocumentNorwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2007Norway has launched its Clean Energy for Development Initiative, thus initiating a process aimed at firmly establishing support to clean and renewable energy as a central pillar in its development cooperation.DocumentCenter for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo, 2005This report discusses the proceedings of two related workshops, which presented the findings of the project “Adaptation as a livelihood struggle: conflict and vulnerability among dryland populations in Kenya”. This research looked at how conflicts shape adaptation and contribute to vulnerability in the face of climate stresses, such as drought.