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NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration (DDR) and implications for post-conflict economic recovery

Why does an end to armed intra-state conflict often not entail an end to violence and economic insecurity? This research project engages with a vital question facing policy-makers and development practitioners in post conflict situations: how to win the p eace. The core aim of the research projec...

Tildelt: kr 3,9 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2007-2017

Sted: Oslo

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Domestic Capabilities for Peaceful Conflict Management

This project focuses on the causes of peace. It seeks to investigate which contexts facilitate the existence of domestic capabilities for peaceful conflict management and why. Capabilities for peaceful conflict management may save many countries from the large human and economic costs of war. Res...

Tildelt: kr 4,0 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2007-2017

Sted: Oslo

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Protected Areas and Poverty in Africa (PAPIA)

The linkage between area protection and poverty in Africa is a highly controversial topic. On the one hand, conservationists argue that protected areas constitute major tourist attractions and thereby provide one of the most important sources of foreign r evenues in real and potential terms. Thus...

Tildelt: kr 5,0 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2007-2013

Sted: Oslo

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Farmers' Rights related to Agrobiodiversity as a Means of Poverty Alleviation: Strategies of Civil Society Organisations

This post-doctoral project examines conditions for effective implementation of the provisions on farmers' rights in the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA), which is crucial for maintaining the global plant g enetic heritage and for poverty alleviati...

Tildelt: kr 2,9 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2007-2017

Sted: Viken

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Ethics, Rights and Poverty: Global Theory and National Practice

Severe poverty is now seen by many as the most burning ethical issue of our time. In recent years, human rights-based approaches (HRBA) to poverty reduction have become particularly popular among UN agencies, bilateral donors and NGOs. Behind this increas ed interest, however, lies a multitude of...

Tildelt: kr 3,5 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2007-2017

Sted: Oslo

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Violence, poverty and police corruption

The police in low-income countries are among the most corrupt sector of their governments, sporadic evidence indicates. In this project we seek to estimate the extent of police corruption and explain its variation. Here the interaction between police beha viour and crime, some of which is violent...

Tildelt: kr 4,9 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2007-2013

Sted: Oslo

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Poverty reduction strategies in a public health pespective. Social grants, HIV/AIDS and the role out of HAART in South Africa

Despite high levels of unemployment South Africa?s welfare system is premised on full employment. HIV prevalence is highest among majority black African population, which also has the highest rate of unemployment (especially women) and the lowest per capi ta income. Low levels of schooling, few ...

Tildelt: kr 3,6 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2007-2017

Sted: Oslo

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Property, Possession and Conflict in Re/Building Settlement

In a world in which there is an increasing need for re/settle people torn apart by conflict, it is critical to create the basis for durable development, by providing a sustainable physical settlements and a socially and economically viable community. The challenges involved with this situation ...

Tildelt: kr 5,1 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2007-2017

Sted: Oslo

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

The moderation of Islamist movements

Research on Islamism tends to give precedence to the violent and militant movements. The argument developed in the recent literature is that Islamist rebellion and violence is a product of political exclusion accompanied by repression from the state. To o ur knowledge, there have not been systema...

Tildelt: kr 4,1 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2007-2017

Sted: Vestland

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

In the Shadow of a Conflict: Impacts of Zimbabwe's Land Reform on Rural Poverty and Development in Mozambique, South Africa, and Zambia

While much attention has been devoted to Zimbabwe's fast-track land reform - its causes, manifestations, and impacts on Zimbabwean society - comparatively little has been written about the fates of those who left the country because of the conflict. In pa rticular, the processes by which they ent...

Tildelt: kr 4,8 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2007-2017

Sted: Viken

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Liberal Peace and the Ethics of Peacebuilding Towards the integration of ethics in peacebuilding research

An increasing amount of research is being done on the means of peacebuilding, but there is a lack of research and debate on its aims. This is unfortunate not only from a scholarly, but also from a political point of view. In recent years critique has been directed towards the political premises ...

Tildelt: kr 5,0 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2007-2017

Sted: Oslo

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Conflict resolution and democratisation in the aftermath of the 2004 tsunami: A comparative study of Aceh and Sri Lanka

Contemporary peace processes in developing countries are commonly elite-focused and use developmental interventions to depoliticise contentious issues and achieve negotiated peace pacts. These characteristics raise concerns regarding the links between dev elopment and peace and regarding the mean...

Tildelt: kr 5,1 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2017

Sted: Oslo

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Nettverk for Afrika-studier

Nettverket skal være et aktivt forum for formidling av kunnskap og utveksling av informasjon om Afrika for høyere undervisning og forskning, for derved å øke interessen for sammenlignende og flerfaglig tilnærming til afrikanske forhold. Nettverket skal: - Overvåke og formidle informasjon om int...

Tildelt: kr 2,2 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2005-2011

Sted: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Støtte til "Comparative Research Progamme on Poverty" (CROP)

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Tildelt: kr 6,0 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2002-2017

Sted: Vestland

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Nettverk for Asiastudier

The Network for Asia Studies was established in 1996 by a group of Norwegian Asia scholars. The main purpose is to enhance Asian studies in Norwegian universities and research institutes through network activities. Until 2001, the Network focused its acti vities on the Asia-Pacific region, but si...

Tildelt: kr 3,5 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2002-2012

Sted: Oslo

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Drift av et internasjonalt forskernettverk for fremming av tverrfaglig barneforskning

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Tildelt: kr 25,6 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 1997-2012

Sted: Oslo