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    Legal aspects of exchange, use and conservation of farm animal genetic resources

    Fridtjof Nansen Institute, 2007
    This report is a background study for the FAO commissioned study ‘Exchange, Use and
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    Farmers’ rights and agrobiodiversity

    Fridtjof Nansen Institute, 2006
    In 2004, the members of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) adopted the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, which includes an article on Farmers’ Rights (FR). This paper looks at what is meant by FR, how these rights have been implemented in a different contexts and what development organisations can do to support their implementation.
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    Livelihood diversification in Borana pastoral communities of Ethiopia - prospects and challenges

    Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2007
    This paper analyses the livelihoods of the Borana pastoral communities of Southern Oromiya in Ethiopia. It aims to inform policy makers, donors, and development practitioners about the best strategies for protecting and promoting sustainable livelihoods in the region.
  • Organisation

    The International Water Academy

    The International Water Academy aims to foster the existence of a community of experts with the purpose of aiding in management and use of water for the benefit of all humankind.
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    Directorate for Nature Management, Norway (DN)

    DN is a national body that has the scientific responsibility for managing the Norwegian countryside. It provides nature management expertise to the Ministry of Environment.
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    Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA)

    NINA is a Norwegian national and international centre of expertise within applied ecology.
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    Rainforest Foundation Norway

    The Rainforest Foundation is an environmental as well as an aid-organisation that works for the protection of the rainforests and its rich resources for generations to come.
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    Yme

    Yme is a Norwegian NGO that aims to act as a catalyst in mobilizing local resources to improve basic infrastructure in developing countries.
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    Norwegian Centre for Soil and Environmental Research (Jordsforsk)

    Jordforsk is a national centre of expertise for environmental issues related to soil, water, waste and landscape resources.
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    Association for International Water Studies, Norway (FIVAS)

    FIVAS is an independent organisation working to obtain and disseminate information about the impacts of large dams and hydropower projects in the Third World, particularly where Norwegian interests

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