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- DocumentFridtjof Nansen Institute, 2005This background study presents the findings of an international stakeholder survey on farmers’ rights. The survey aims to facilitate a common understanding and develop an empirical basis for proposals to the Governing Body of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) on concrete measures to be taken to implement its provisions on this topic.DocumentDepartment of Economics and Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2005This paper asks: do local people and in particular vulnerable groups benefit from the devolution of forest management? Although there are many studies that indicate village-level organisations have an impact in resource conservations, few have analysed the net benefits.DocumentFridtjof Nansen Institute, 2005This document considers Eco-labelling in Europe and the effects of both government and non-state certification schemes.DocumentChoices Magazine, 2005The term benefit transfer refers to the case where information on the value of environmental goods and services generated in one context is used to value similar goods and services in a different context.DocumentScanteam, 2004This document reviews Norway’s assistance to the energy sector in the Palestinian Territories in the period from 2001-2003, with an emphasis on the overall conduct of the programme and its conception and management.The assessment was made in terms of the five standard evaluation criteria: efficiency, effectiveness, relevance, impact and sustainability.DocumentScanteam, 2005Mozambique has vast energy resources that have considerable potential for national energy-intensive industry and for export, such as hydropower, gas, coal, and perhaps petroleum. It also has large bio-mass and solar energy for more local energy needs.DocumentScanteam, 2004This paper provides an appraisal of a project entitled 'the development of Kafue National Park as a model of sustainable economic use and biodiversity conservation in a management intensive environment'.Document
Exploring nature, wealth and power issues in agriculture and resource management: a case study on the Aga Khan Rural Support Program, northern PakistanNoragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2005This paper discusses the Aga Khan Rural Support Program’s (AKRSP) participatory and democratic approach to development in the northern areas of Pakistan.Document
Awareness promotion and experience sharing on the implementation of the UNCCD-NAP to enhance pastoralist areas development in EthiopiaDrylands Coordination Group, Norway, 2005This paper reports on a workshop held in Ethiopia in 2004, targeting stakeholders involved in implementing Ethiopia’s National Action Plan (NAP) for the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).DocumentDrylands Coordination Group, Norway, 2004This paper summarises the events at a training of trainers that took place in Ethiopia in 2004. The training covered concept and principles of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), communication skills and adult education, and community based project proposal formulation.