Nordeco was commissioned by Danida to support the development of programmes within water and within natural resource management in Kenya. The activities include water in drylands through Water Services Trust Fund and management of natural resources and pastoral development through Northern Rangelands Trust. The activities are part of the Danish-Kenyan country programme for development.
Citizen scientists’ important contributions to biodiversity conservation are constrained by their focus on data collection and public outreach in wealthy, accessible places. Sustainable conservation actions require initiatives in which data collected by land owners and resource users help to guide local decision-makers on conservation management. In this week’s issue of Nature, NORDECO staff and colleagues discuss how the fields of 'citizen science' and 'participatory monitor
Nordeco assists Danida in developing an organisational strategy for the Danish support to International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) for the years 2016-19. The assignment includes identification of priority thematic areas for the Danish involvement with IFAD.
Community activists in Cambodia are fighting to prevent large-scale, illegal logging of one of the last lowland evergreen forests in South East Asia. Søren Brofeldt from NORDECO assists the activists in their efforts to document and disseminate information on the logging they encounter, with the use of smartphones and online databases. Read the article in The Guardian here