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NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Large developing economies: current and potential future contributions to climate change

The main focus of this project is to improve the knowledge basis for greenhouse gas (GHG) emission scenarios for China and India by considering a wider set of emissions and by studying the impact of the development process and policies of China and India on global warming. A core issue in glob...

Tildelt: kr 6,4 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2013

Sted: Oslo

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Solar Learning: Facilitating South-South-North transfer of social and technological innovations on solar energy

The proposed workshop is part of an international, social science based research project funded by the Research Council of Norway and carried out by a group of researchers and practitioners from Norway, Kenya, India and Austria. This project will investig ate Indian experiences with implementatio...

Tildelt: kr 0,34 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2015

Sted: Oslo

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

The Influence of Snow and Ice Changes on Water Resources in Himalaya

The Himalayas-Hindu Kush, Kunlun Shan, Pamir and Tien Shan mountain ranges function as water towers, providing water to people through much of Asia. The glacier and snow-fed rivers originating from the mountain ranges surrounding the Tibetan Plateau comp rise the largest river run-off from any s...

Tildelt: kr 1,2 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2013

Sted: Vestland

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

West African Reproductive Health Costs An in depth study into associations between poverty and access to emergency pregnancy health care

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Tildelt: kr 5,0 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2015

Sted: Oslo

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Strategies of symbolic nation-building in West Balkan states: intents and results

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Tildelt: kr 4,0 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2014

Sted: Oslo

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Governance, Justice and Gender in Afghanistan: Between Informal and Formal Dynamics

The proposed project will examine two aspects of gender relations in Afghanistan; (i) the role of women in processes of local governance, and ii) state intervention in cases of violence against women. The project will take the form of an institutional c ollaboration between the Chr. Michelsen I...

Tildelt: kr 3,1 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2014

Sted: Vestland

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Implications of high fertility in developing countries - a multilevel analysis based on DHS data

see objectives above Obviously, such knowledge about how important it is to try to reduce fertility and how socieoeconomic development may help in achieving that is of great value to politicians and planners at several levels in several countries.

Tildelt: kr 2,5 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2013

Sted: Oslo

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Mobile Livelihoods and Gendered Citizenship: the Counter-Geographies of Indigenous People in India, China and Laos.

Indigenous people have been increasingly portrayed as marginalized victims with no rights. However, there has been little emphasis on their lived realities, namely how they strategize to survive on a day to day basis. Mobility is becoming a major coping s trategy, and the implications of mobile l...

Tildelt: kr 2,1 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2013

Sted: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Fertility outcomes and the roles of children in household risk management strategies in rural West Africa: the cases of Senegal and Benin

The relationship between fertility and growth is often seen in view of a child quality-quantity trade-off. Low fertility allows for higher human capital investments per child, and thus considered favorable to economic development. On another front, good r isk management is seen as a key to growth...

Tildelt: kr 5,1 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2013

Sted: Oslo

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

SANORD Conference, 7-9 December 2009

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Tildelt: kr 25 052

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2017

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Cooking with the sun - a comparative country analysis of Solar Cooking, its adoption and impacts on people's lives

The project concerns general challenges realted to development and implementation of solar cookers in a rural African enviroment. A new small scale concentrating solar energy system with a high temperature heat storage is beeing developed in a research collaboration between NTNU and 5 African ...

Tildelt: kr 3,2 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2014

Sted: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in Urban and Peri-Urban Horticulture in Benin

Entomology: Intensive diagnoses for aphid pests at 31 vegetable sites across Benin show that 22 vegetable species and 15 weed species were favourite hosts of the aphids. The aphid pest list includes a) Aphis gossipii G. (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on Abelmosch us esculentus (okra), Capsicum frutescenc...

Tildelt: kr 76 999

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2010

Sted: Viken

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Gender in poverty reduction. Critical Explorations of Norwegian Aid Policy on Gender Equality and Womens Rights

During the last decade gender equality and womens rights have become key issues in international development aid policies and a main concern in the Millennium effort to eradicate poverty. Through historical assessments of Norways gender policies in develo pment cooperation and through ethnographi...

Tildelt: kr 4,6 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2014

Sted: Vestland

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Pests and pest risk factors in Jatropha plantations in West Africa

Jatropha curcas is a shrub in the species rich family Euphorbiaceae, which has become extensively cultivated in various parts of the world, mainly for its high oil content, particularly in the seeds to be used in the production of bio-diesel. Being extrem ely drought tolerant, J. curcas can be cu...

Tildelt: kr 0,44 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2017

Sted: Viken

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Everyday State-Society Relationships and Social Movements in Adivasi Communities, Western Madhya Pradesh, India

This project will investigate how adivasi (indigenous) communities in western Madhya Pradesh, India, learn to engage with the repressive and coercive practices of local representatives and institutions of the state through participation in social movement s. Moreover, it will investigate the exte...

Tildelt: kr 2,7 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2014

Sted: Vestland

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Biofuels and human rights: Assessing biofuel plantations in Brazil, Indonesia and Tanzania Applying a Human Rights Impact Assessment

The research project seeks to develop a methodology for human rights impact assessments (HRIA) to be applied generally, but with immediate application in the context of agrofuel plantations. Through field trips to Brazil, Indonesia and Tanzania, concrete understanding of existing and planned ag...

Tildelt: kr 1,8 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2013

Sted: Oslo

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Poverty, disability and access to social welfare in the Peoples Republic of China

The overall objective of this project is to describe and analyse the links between disability and poverty as found in poor, rural communities in two regions - Gansu province and Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) - in the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). By a pplying a grass-root approach, based on q...

Tildelt: kr 4,0 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2014

Sted: Oslo

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Poverty Reduction and Gender Justice in Contexts of Legal Pluralism

This project seeks to explore the relationship between complex legal pluralities and gendered forms of poverty. By shaping opportunities for personal autonomy, political participation and access to economic resources (such as education, health, land, wat er or employment), complex legal pluralit...

Tildelt: kr 4,0 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2013

Sted: Vestland

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Comparative Microbial Risk Assessment of Centralized and Decentralized Wastewater Treatment as Health Risk Barrier for Irrigation in Ghana

Worldwide, at least 3.5 to 4 million hectares of agricultural fields in 50 countries are irrigated with raw, partially diluted and treated wastewater. Wastewater irrigation, apart from the valuable plant nutrients it provides, also serves as conduit for e mployment generation, food security and e...

Tildelt: kr 67 499

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2010

Sted: Viken

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Violence in the Post-Conflict State, Phase II: Gender-based violence in post-2001 Afghanistan

The PhD project will constitute the second phase of the larger, RCN-funded project Violence in the Post-Conflict State. The PhD looks specifically at gender-based violence in post-2001 Afghanistan, seeking to understand the impact of decades of war and th e particular features of the post-Taliban...

Tildelt: kr 3,5 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2013

Sted: Vestland

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Poverty traps in industries with low knowledge- and investment barriers

We study barriers to investment in industries with low knowledge- and investment barriers. We focus on people who have the necessary knowledge and potential access to credit, but do not make apparently profitable investments. We conduct a case study of ri ckshaw cyclists who is renting a bicycle,...

Tildelt: kr 2,1 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2012

Sted: Vestland

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Linkages between Rural Institutions and Redistributional Networks: Ag. Marketing Coops, Corruption, and Patrimonialism in East Africa

The research subjects of this study are poor African farmers and the marketing institutions that are available to them. These institutions may be any of a range of marketing institutions, from single individuals who serve as intermediaries between farmers and markets, who buy agricultural output...

Tildelt: kr 1,2 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2008-2013

Sted: Møre og Romsdal

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Diversity and agronomical study of Jatropha curcas in East Africa at the CGIAR - World Agroforestry Centre in Nairobi

Jatropha curcas has a large oil producing capacity. Lately in the climate changing world biofuels have regained major interest. This is leading to food or fuel discussions of which Jatropha oil is not subjected, because it is toxic. In many parts of Afric a this plant has been used in 300 years f...

Tildelt: kr 2,0 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2008-2011

Sted: Viken

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Social networks, labour transactions and outcomes: A theoretical and empirical study of migrant workers, and their employers, in South-Asia.

We study motives and explanations for network use in labour transactions in low income countries and the implications for employers, and in particular for the segment of poor unskilled workers. One explanation favoured among economists is that networks ar e vehicles for effective information tran...

Tildelt: kr 1,9 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2008-2017

Sted: Vestland

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Going Home to Fight? Explaining Refugee Return and Violence

This project examines why some returning refugees come to destabilize the peace process in their home country. Despite considerable literature on refugee warriorism in exile, there is no analysis of their role upon return. Likewise, the challenge of rein tegrating refugee warriors does not figur...

Tildelt: kr 3,0 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2008-2017

Sted: Oslo

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Unravelling the Vicious Circle: Poverty Alleviation and Sustainable Livelihoods in Small-scale Fisheries

In this project we question how poverty can be alleviated through ecosystem-based management of natural resources. Alleviating poverty sometimes requires strategies which are inherently in conflict. This is particularly the case in economies based on natu ral resources. As one seeks to reduce pov...

Tildelt: kr 4,1 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2008-2017

Sted: Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku - Tromssa ja Finmarkku

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Flammable Societies: The Role of Oil and Gas Industry in the Promotion of Poverty Reduction and Social Volatility

Through the development of a series of comparative case studies in present-day Latin America, Africa, Europe and the former Soviet Union we propose to explore the way in which the current concerns for social responsibility in the international oil and gas industry are transferred into concrete s...

Tildelt: kr 4,6 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2008-2017

Sted: Vestland

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Decentralization as a strategy for resolving conflict?

For several decades governments in developing countries have placed spatial decentralization of responsibilities and resources to lower levels of government high on their political agenda. The principal objectives of decentralization have been down-sizing of central governments, responsive servi...

Tildelt: kr 3,6 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2008-2017

Sted: Oslo

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Rights, power and civic action: Comparative analyses of human rights-based approaches and civic struggle in development contexts

The purpose of this research is to improve our understanding of the interrelationships between human rights-based development and poverty reduction, on the one hand, and the forms and uses of power in developing societies on the other. It has a particular focus on how the empowerment of communit...

Tildelt: kr 4,5 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2008-2017

Sted: Oslo

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

The Payoff of Promises: Articulating, Negotiating and Implementing Wealth Sharing

Peace agreements offer an opportunity for poverty alleviation. Wealth-sharing is often part of the negotiations to end civil wars, but the outcome often disappoints, both the aggrieved who had placed their hopes in rebellion and the international sponsors of the settlement. This study focuses o...

Tildelt: kr 4,0 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2008-2017

Sted: Oslo