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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.DocumentEldis Document Store, 2003This paper reports on a United Nations conference held in Norway, November 2003, in support of the 12th session of the Commission for Sustainable Development.DocumentDepartment of Economics, University of Oslo, Norway, 2004This study examines how the design of international agreements on greenhouse gas emissions might affect the incentives for countries to develop technology to address emissions.Document
Impact of carbon value on profitability of improved fallow agroforestry systems in Kigezi highlands, UgandaFaculty of Forestry, University of Toronto, 2004The economic advantages of improved agro forestry fallow systems over traditional continuous cropping systems are important tools that can be used to influence the choice of land use options at household levels. In Kigezi highlands Uganda, the upper parts of farmers’ crop field terraces are degraded due to continuous cropping.Document
Can the clean development mechanism attain both cost effectiveness and sustainable development objectives?Center for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo, 2001This paper looks at both the back ground of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), and discusses to what extent its current design allows it to achieve both its objectives as defined in the Kyoto Protocol: to promote sustainable development in host developing countries, and to improve global cost-effectiveness by assisting developed countries in meeting their Kyoto targets.The first part of theDocument
Developing strategies for climate change: the UNEP country studies on climate change impacts and adaptations assessmentCenter for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo, 2002This report summarises four country studies, carried out in Antigua and Barbuda, Cameroon, Estonia, and Pakistan.