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Final review of the project "Making REDD+ and the Carbon Market Work for Communities and Forest Conservation in Tanzania" implemented by TFCG and Mjumita.The Norwegian Embassy in Tanzania, 2015“Making REDD+ and the Carbon Market work for Communities and Forest Conservation in Tanzania” is a five-year project implemented by Tanzania Forest Conservation Group (TFCG) in partnership with the Tanzania community forest conservation network (MJUMITA).Document
Final review of the project "Combining REDD, PFM and FSC certification in South-Eastern Tanzania" implemented by MCDI and partnersThe Norwegian Embassy in Tanzania, 2015The project “Combining REDD, PFM and FSC certification in South-Eastern Tanzania” was designed and implemented between January 2010 and December 2014 by Mpingo Conservation & Development Initiative, MCDI in collaboration with several partners including academic institutions, such as the University of EDocument
Final review of the project "Hifadhi ya Misitu ya Asali (HIMA) - Piloting REDD+ in Zanzibar through Community Forest Management" implemented by CARE International and partnersThe Norwegian Embassy in Tanzania, 2015BackgroundDocumentU4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2015This U4 Issue paper describes corruption in the fisheries sector through the lens of state-corporate crime. It presents a case study from Senegal where Russian, European and Asian fishing firms, supported by their home governments, gained access to overfished stocks that are vital to local food security and the artisanal fishing sector.Document
By the gun or by the bribe: Firm size, environmental governance and corruption among mining companies in GuatemalaU4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2015This U4 Issue discusses the corruption risks faced by mining companies in Guatemala, with a particular focus on the risks faced by small, “junior” mining companies primarily engaged in exploration.DocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2015This paper has been prepared in conjunction with a project for resilience building in Afar National Regional State, Ethiopia under the auspices of the Afar Region Disaster Prevention, Preparedness and Food Security Coordination Office and the Agriculture Knowledge Learning Documentation and Policy Project (AKLDP), Ethiopia which is implemented by the Feinstein International Center, Tufts UniverDocumentWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2015This paper by Ivar Kolstad and Abel Kinyondo suggests that an optimal local content policy in the context of flawed institutions is a more minimal one than those typically pursued by developing countries with recently discovered petroleum reserves.DocumentWorld Bank, 2015This paper was commissioned by the World Bank Group’s Climate Change Cross-Cutting Solutions Area and is a background paper for the World Bank Group’s flagship report: “Shock Waves: Managing the Impacts of Climate Change on Poverty.” It is part of a larger effort by the World Bank to provide open access to its research and make a contribution to development policy discusDocument
Mainstreaming climate change in Norwegian development aid: Reconciling climate priorities with aid delivery proceduresStockholm Environment Institute, 2015This brief examines Norway’s approach to integrating climate issues into all of its official development assistance.DocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2015There are several different options for the design of REDD+ at the national level, and each has its own strengths and weaknesses in terms of feasibility and desirability. Through the example of Tanzania, this U4 Issue considers three main design options: a national government led approach, a project based approach and finally a hybrid of the two, commonly referred to as the nested approach.