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  • Climate and forest initiativ support scheme - norad.no
    within the field of reduced deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries The target groups for the initiative are vulnerable social groups indigenous communities local societies and civil society in developing countries living in and of the forest New portfolio 2013 2015 Sustainable REDD outcomes require continued engagement in core social and environmental areas such as rights and governance MRV biodiversity conservation and application of safeguards Knowledge experiences and consensus on REDD still need to be built at the national and international levels At the same time the Norwegian Climate and Forest Initiative together with Norad recognize that deforestation and forest degradation stem from drivers also outside the forest sector that there is a need to address these particular drivers and to support activities that combine this effort with integration of social and environmental sustainability It is necessary to increase the understanding of low emission alternatives which integrate climate smart agriculture forestry and energy initiatives and to promote the greening of supply chains of relevant commodities Therefore the 2013 2015 civil society portfolio is focusing on four main thematic areas see below 42 projects supported Civil society organizations are important actors in furthering and applying REDD locally nationally and globally They are widely recognized as agents of change and for generating analysis knowledge development and practical experiences Therefore Norad and NICFI announced a second funding period for civil society organizations that will continue to be significant in driving the REDD agenda forward in the funding period 2013 2015 Out of almost 700 proposed concepts 42 projects were selected for the new funding period The new portfolio is organized around four significant thematic areas These areas reflect both a continuation and development of important work being done on REDD and a recognition of the developments in the thinking and direction of REDD globally and nationally Organized around four significant thematic areas Learn more Guide to thematic PDF Sustainable Landscapes Promoting integrated sustainable land use planning by focusing on sectors and dynamics that may not be directly connected to forest but that nevertheless represent important drivers of deforestation This includes exploring approaches to agricultural and energy production that reduces deforestation and forest degradation while also contributing to improved livelihoods employment food security energy access and efficiency REDD relevant commodity supply chain s Supporting initiatives that engage multiple stakeholders with civil society organizations in key roles in developing and promoting supply chains of relevant commodities that can meet market and consumer demand without contributing to deforestation practices Analysis concept and methodology development that contribute to planning and implementation of REDD Supporting efforts addressing core issues that affect the sustainable planning and implementation of REDD policies frameworks and promote the understanding of these issues nationally and internationally This includes issues such as participation and rights of indigenous peoples and forest dependent communities land tenure gender considerations governance transparency the measurement reporting and verification MRV of REDD activities and results and biodiversity conservation Creating global consensus on REDD Promoting international consensus around REDD as a

    Original URL path: http://www.norad.no/en/support/climate-and-forest-initiativ-support-scheme (2014-09-27)
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  • NORHED - norad.no
    Low and Middle Income Countries LMIC to educate more and better qualified candidates and to increase quality and quantity of research conducted by the countries own researchers Higher education and research are priority areas of Norway s development cooperation policy Norad believes that sound strategic investments in higher education and research in low and middle income countries LMICs pay off in the form of strong academic institutions and their societal engagement Such investments have many benefits not least that they contribute to development of their countries intellectual resources competent workforces visionary leaders gender equality and human rights In the long run it also contributes to evidence based policies and decisions that enhance sustainable economic social and environmental development in low and middle income countries Six areas The NORHED programme aims at strengthening the capacity of higher education institutions in low and middle income countries within six identified areas Education and training Health Natural resource management climate change and environment Democratic and economic governance Humanities culture media and communication Capacity development in South Sudan Read news about NORHED Tweet NORHED in brief Aim to increase academic capacities in LMIC A long term perspective Mutual South North partnerships South demand driven Institutional commitment and involvement Thematic and or geographic focus Bachelor Master PhD Research Replacing NOMA and NUFU www norad no norhed Relevant documents Presentation of NORHED Programme PDF NORHED Sub Programmes word Grant scheme rules for Support for Capacity Building within Research and Higher Education PDF The Evaluation procedure 2013 PDF Standard Indicators NORHED PDF Narrative Reporting Template NORHED word Financial Reporting Template NORHED exel Norad Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation 2011 Location Ruseløkkveien 26 0251 Oslo Norway Postadresse Pb 8034 Dep 0030 Oslo Norway Telephone 47 23 98 00 00 E mail postmottak norad no Contact us Thematic areas Climate

    Original URL path: http://www.norad.no/en/support/norhed (2014-09-27)
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  • Private sector development - norad.no
    Sector Development Norad has two funding schemes to support private sector development in development countries Two funding schemes link Application Based Support for Private Sector Actors Primarily aimed at businesses commercial companies seeking funding for feasibility studies training related to establishment EHS and pilot production More information link Cooperation on Framework Conditions in the South Primarily aimed at building and strengthening institutions and private sector actors in development countries where Norwegian and international organizations can contribute by providing technical advice and or capacity building More information Tweet Norad Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation 2011 Location Ruseløkkveien 26 0251 Oslo Norway Postadresse Pb 8034 Dep 0030 Oslo Norway Telephone 47 23 98 00 00 E mail postmottak norad no Contact us Thematic areas Climate Change and the Environment Energy Macroeconomics and public administration Global health Education and research Democracy and Good Governance Countries Africa Asia and Oceania Latin America Middle East Tools publications Publications Guidelines for quality assurance Norwegian Aid Statistics Aid transparency Evaluation What is evaluation Implementation of evaluations Evaluation program Ongoing evaluations Planned evaluations Tender notification Publications Handbook and reference documents International cooperation on evaluations News Contact us Support International organisations network Climate and forest initiativ support scheme NORHED

    Original URL path: http://www.norad.no/en/support/private-sector-development (2014-09-27)
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  • Minorities of faith and belief - norad.no
    trade unions umbrella organisations education institutions and diaspora organisations Purely commercial actors enterprises and consultancy firms may not apply What can be supported Support may be granted to projects with a purpose in accordance with the objectives of the scheme for example projects for training and awareness regarding the rights of minorities of faith and belief advocacy towards local and central authorities and or private companies initiatives seeking to contribute to a dialogue between different groups for instance majority and minority The allocation may be used for methodological development analyses studies reviews etc and in special cases for pilot projects related to the rights of minorities of faith and belief Additional thematic or geographical constraints may be given through the annual budget proposition Proposition No 1 to the Norwegian Parliament and the allocation letter to Norad Various forms of service delivery construction of infrastructure or direct income generating activities will not be eligible for support under this grant scheme Where can projects be implemented As a general rule the projects should be implemented in countries at any given time included in the OECD DAC list of ODA recipients Who can be a local partner The allocation shall primarily be used for cooperation with non governmental partners in civil society Private individuals may not be partners Local or central government authorities may in certain cases be development partners when this promotes capacity building within their spheres of responsibility and when the grant recipient has a specific competence that is in demand Forms to be used Application to Norad for grants word Guide to filling in application form word Tweet Deadline New deadline for submission is 1 October Helpfull document Grant scheme rules rights of minorities of faith and belief Contact Norad Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation 2011 Location Ruseløkkveien 26 0251

    Original URL path: http://www.norad.no/en/support/minorities-of-faith-and-belief (2014-09-27)
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  • EnPe - norad.no
    Aim of EnPe The aim of the programme is to strengthen capacity of higher education institutions in Low and Middle Income Countries LMIC to educate more and better qualified candidates and to increase quality and quantity of research conducted by the countries own researchers Higher education and research are priority areas of Norway s development cooperation policy Norad believes that sound strategic investments in higher education and research in low and middle income countries LMICs pay off in the form of strong academic institutions and their societal engagement Such investments have many benefits not least that they contribute to development of their countries intellectual resources competent workforces visionary leaders gender equality and human rights In the long run it also contributes to evidence based policies and decisions that enhance sustainable economic social and environmental development in low and middle income countries Application procedures The EnPe2013 2019 programme is an independent supplement to Norad s NORHED programme within the fields of energy and petroleum The programme board for EnPe is appointed by Norad while the programme is administered by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU Please visit NTNU s webpage for more information about EnPe and how to apply for funding More information about EnPe The NTNU webpage Call for applications EnPe 2014 Presentation of EnPe pdf Tweet EnPe Aim to increase academic capacities in LMIC A long term perspective Mutual South North partnerships South demand driven Institutional commitment and involvement Bachelor Master PhD Research Related files EnPe 2013 2019 Programme document pdf Contacts Vevatne Silje Adviser Avdeling for helse utdanning og forskning Norad Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation 2011 Location Ruseløkkveien 26 0251 Oslo Norway Postadresse Pb 8034 Dep 0030 Oslo Norway Telephone 47 23 98 00 00 E mail postmottak norad no Contact us Thematic areas Climate

    Original URL path: http://www.norad.no/en/support/enpe (2014-09-27)
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  • News - norad.no
    seventh results report is out in its English version in July 2014 The 120 page illustrated report documents the great strides that have been made toward the Millennium Development Goals 19 05 2014 Tore Godal turns 75 His journey started in a leprosy hospital in Ethiopia in the 1970s Today Tore Godal is recognized worldwide for his tireless efforts for the health of the world s poor By creating a bridge between research policy and operations he has helped save millions of lives Today we congratulate him on his 75th birthday 16 04 2014 Women as Agents of Change in Sudan Interview with Dr Balghis Badri Director of the Ahfad University for Women s Regional Institute of Gender Diversity Peace and Rights in Omdurman Khartoum on 10 April 2014 18 03 2014 Conservation Agriculture gains ground in Africa Norway has supported the introduction and up scaling of Conservation Agriculture CA in Africa over the past 14 years 15 01 2014 Saving Lives at Birth Round IIII Request for Applications The partnership Saving Lives at Birth seeks tools and approaches to help the mothers and newborns during their most vulnerable hours 17 12 2013 Footage from the Norad Conference 2013 now available All speeches interviews conversations and discussions at the Norad Conference held in Oslo on 11th December 2013 are now available for streaming 12 11 2013 The White Gold Interview with Tashi Pem Tashi Pem project manager of the Norad assisted Strengthening of Energy Sector Phase IV project in Bhutan recently made a visit to Norway and Oslo She made time for a talk with us about the status of the project in Bhutan 30 10 2013 Norway and education in emergencies and conflict See opening remark from Director General Villa Kulild at the seminar Norway and education in emergencies

    Original URL path: http://www.norad.no/en/about-norad/news (2014-09-27)
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  • Organisation chart - norad.no
    Section for Documentation and Administrative Operations Dep for Communication Bistandsaktuelt Dep for Climate Energy an Environment Sections Renewable Energy Sustainable Development and Environment Agriculture and Forestry Dep for Economic Developement Gender and Governance Sections Oil for Development Section for Private Sector Section for Development Strategy and Governance Section for Rights and Gender equality Dep for Global Health Education and Research Sections Global Health section Education section Section for Research Innovation and Higher Education Civil Society Dep Sections Section for Civil Society Strengthening Section for Development Initatives Dep for Quality Assurance Sections Results Management Aid Management Legal Section Statistics Section Fraud Unit Tweet Norad Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation 2011 Location Ruseløkkveien 26 0251 Oslo Norway Postadresse Pb 8034 Dep 0030 Oslo Norway Telephone 47 23 98 00 00 E mail postmottak norad no Contact us Thematic areas Climate Change and the Environment Energy Macroeconomics and public administration Global health Education and research Democracy and Good Governance Countries Africa Asia and Oceania Latin America Middle East Tools publications Publications Guidelines for quality assurance Norwegian Aid Statistics Aid transparency Evaluation What is evaluation Implementation of evaluations Evaluation program Ongoing evaluations Planned evaluations Tender notification Publications Handbook and reference documents International cooperation on

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  • Staff overview - norad.no
    Quality Assurance Tweet Norad Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation 2011 Location Ruseløkkveien 26 0251 Oslo Norway Postadresse Pb 8034 Dep 0030 Oslo Norway Telephone 47 23 98 00 00 E mail postmottak norad no Contact us Thematic areas Climate Change and the Environment Energy Macroeconomics and public administration Global health Education and research Democracy and Good Governance Countries Africa Asia and Oceania Latin America Middle East Tools publications Publications Guidelines

    Original URL path: http://www.norad.no/en/about-norad/staff-overview (2014-09-27)
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