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- DocumentDevelopment Fund, Norway, 2005This report gives an overview of current international discussions and negotiations regarding agricultural biodiversity. In particular it explores the following four concepts:Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs): In the realm of agriculture, patents and plant breeders’ rights are most common.Document
Exploring ecological and socio-economic issues for the improvement of area enclosure management: a case study from Ethiopia.Drylands Coordination Group, Norway, 2005Land degradation is a severe problem across sub-Saharan Africa, and Ethiopia is among the most affected countries.DocumentNoragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2005This report is an appraisal of the programme document brief "Mt. Elgon Regional Ecosystem Conservation Programme" (MERECP) in Kenya, prepared by International Union for the Conservation of Nature, Eastern Africa Regional Office (IUCN-EARO).Document
Designing integrated conservation and development projects (ICDPs) : illegal hunting, wildlife conservation and the welfare of the local peopleNorwegian University of Science and Technology, 2004Based on empirical evidence from Serengeti, Tanzania, this paper explores the effect on illegal hunting, wildlife conservation and human welfare of the most common instruments of existing Integrated Conservation and Development Projects (ICDPs). In order to do so the paper compares the performance of two different ICDP designs.DocumentNorwegian Church Aid, 2005Freshwater supply is not a priority of the rich countries in their development agendas for the poor countries. Yet this paper suggests that it is the most important indicator of destitution. This paper argues that it is necessary for affluent OECD nations to allocate at least 1% of GDP to assuring access to freshwater supply in poor nations.DocumentWorld Conservation Union, 2004Poverty-conservation mapping is a useful approach to explore linkages between development (people) and conservation (nature). Although poverty-environment mapping in biodiversity applications has been limited, there are numerous potential applications that are of use to IUCN and its members.Document
Tourism, poaching and wildlife conservation: what can integrated conservation and development projects accomplish?Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 2004This paper examines Integrated Conservation and Development Projects (ICDPs), which have frequently been established in Africa to improve wildlife conservation and the welfare of local communities.Document
Conservation of wildlife: a bio-economic model of a wildlife reserve under the pressure of habitat destruction and harvesting outside the reserveNorwegian University of Science and Technology, 2004It is commonly perceived that biodiversity is threatened by many factors of which destruction and reduction of habitats is considered most the important for terrestrial species. This paper argues that, in order to counteract these threats, reserves should be established with restrictions on land-use and exploitation.Document
Food and trees in the village: economic development strategies based on food production and forest resources: a social accounting analysisDepartment of Economics and Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2004This paper investigates the social and economic effects of two different growth strategies (agricultural-led and forest resources-led growth) in a small village economy in Mozambique. The study uses using a Social Accounting Matrix methodology.DocumentCommunity-Based Natural Resource Management Network, 2004Biodiversity conservation is becoming a global agenda operating on an equally global arena. The name if the game is communication and collaboration across cultures and languages, facilitated by ICTs.