Natural Resource Management

Brokering Peace, Piece by Piece

Nobel Peace Prize winner Juan Manuel Santos is as much a hawk as he is dove, and the ongoing peace negotiations with FARC represent but one of three difficult peace […]

A shift in thinking.

Written by Lauren Guido, Student on the Noragric Bachelor program in International Environment and Development Studies.  A few days ago, my team of three (from The Innovation Effect) and I stood […]

The politics of water management in Africa.

Written by Lyla Mehta, Professor II at Noragric and Research Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies, UK and Bill Derman, Professor Emeritus at Noragric. For the past two decades, […]

Does Climate Change Cause Conflicts in the Sahel?

Written by Tor Arve Benjaminsen, Professor, Noragric. Droughts can potentially help escalate conflicts, but empirical evidence from the Sahel suggests that the root causes of land disputes are more historical […]