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Designing Knowledge-Based Management Systems for Environmental Governance in Norway

The primary objective of this project is to contribute to more effective management systems for the natural environment.

The following questions are examined:
   How is change in knowledge production from different levels and sectors integrated in the design of management systems in different environmental issue areas/cases?
   What determines the influence of knowledge production on management systems?
   How does knowledge affect the design of management systems adopted?

A secondary objective of the project is to refine theories of science and policy in environmental management.

Project leader: Kristin Rosendal

Project period: 2014-2016


Wettestad, Jørgen, 'Air Pollution'. In P.H. Pattberg and F. Zelli (eds), Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Governance and Politics. Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2015, pp. 307-315.

Andresen, Steinar 'The Role of Scientific Expertise in Multilateral Environmental Agreements: Influence and Effectiveness'. In M. Ambrus, K. Arts, E. Hey and H. Raulus (eds), The Role of 'Experts' in International and European Decision-Making Processes: Advisors, Decision-Makers or Irrelevant Actors?, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2014, pp. 105-126.
 Related focal points of research:

   Global environmental governance and law

Project funding:

   Research Council of Norway (MILJO2015 Programme)

 External cooperation partners:

   Centre for Sustainability, University of Otago, New Zealand

Relevant FNI News:

Towards more local and community-based resource management? (28.09.2016)

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