What are the implications of IPRs and the related power structure for farmers' rights and food security? This is one of the issues discussed by NMBU's Ola Westengen and co-author Hans M. Haugen in the recently published book 'Reference Module in Food Science'.
Find out what the drivers of deforestation are in the Brazilian Amazon, and how forests are managed in a REDD+ pilot study in the Rio Negro Sustainable Development Reserve in Amazonas. Latest publication in the Noragric Report Series.
Raymond Achu Samndong & Darley Kjosavik analyse gender relations in the context of efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in Democratic Republic of Congo. Article in 'Ecology and Society'.
Norway's governance of reindeer husbandry is based on Western understanding of the world and is in conflict with Sámi reindeer herders' worldview - these competing views compromise the rights of the pastoralists, say Kathrine Johnsen et al. in recent study.
This recent book was published at a time when REDD+ was given recognition during the Paris COP 21 Climate Accord. Includes chapters by Noragric's Arild Vatn, Lars Olav Eik, Pål Vedeld, Ruth Haug and Siri Eriksen
Launched at the University of San Francisco in Quito, this new book is partly based on research carried out in relation to the Noragric-led project 'Extracting Justice?'. Co-edited and co-written by Esben Leifsen.
Book by Shai Divon and Bill Derman. “This book will be of great interest to students and scholars of Development Studies, Political Science and International Relations with particular interest in U.S. foreign policy, USAID and/or African studies” [Routledge].
What are the challenges and solutions to achieving a fair valuation of the benefits of nature for a good quality of life? This is the over-arching theme of a newly published special issue of the journal Ecosystem Services, co-edited by Erik Gómez-Baggethun.