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- 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.DocumentCase Western Reserve University, 2002This paper reports on a Norwegian lead collaborative research project examining human-wildlife interactions and conservation priorities in the western part of the Chang Tang Nature Preserve, north-western Tibet.Highlights of the paper include:within the western part of the Chang Tang nature preserve, there exist rapidly diminishing populations of chiru antelope and wild yaksan estimDocument
Participatory biodiversity conservation in the South Asia region : proceedings of Regional Networking Seminar and Second General Assembly : February 2001, Kathmandu, NepalNoragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2001This report documents the keynote presentations of the South Asian Participatory Biodiversity Conservation Forum in February 2001, Kathmandu, Nepal.The themes of the working papers include:participatory biodiversity conservation in the traditional farming systems of Kerala, southern Indiabiodiversity resource management in Bangladesh with special emphasis on ricelandscape biodivDocumentEnvironment Department, World Bank, 2004This report investigates the extent to which people in rural areas of developing countries depend on income from forest environmental resources, and how this dependence is conditioned by different political, economic, ecological, and socio-cultural factors.DocumentYme, 2004This short paper reports on a rural water supply pilot project in Uganda, initiated by YME (a Norwegian NGO) in conjunction with the Uganda Wildlife Authorities (UWA).DocumentDepartment of Economics and Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2004This paper discusses the various bio-economic modelling approaches and methods which can be used for simultaneously evaluating the economic and environmental impacts of natural resource management (NRM) technologies and policies affecting natural resource use and management in rural areas in the developing countries.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.DocumentNorsk institutt for vannforskning / Norwegian Institute for Water Research, 2003This study demonstrates the use of TARGET trade-offs analysis for prioritising environmental service payments (so-called PSA or 'Pagos por Servicios Ambientales' in Spanish ) to private land-owners in the Osa Conservation Area (ACOSA), Costa Rica.The paper answers a number of research questions of direct management relevance in ACOSA and general relevance to biodiversity conservation planning iDocument
Wildlife conservation policies and incentives to hunt: an empirical analysis of illegal hunting in western Serengeti, TanzaniaNorwegian University of Science and Technology, 2004This paper examines the factors which determine participation and effort in illegal hunting, in western Serengeti, Tanzania.