Poverty

The crisis around Lake Chad

Written by Victor Adetula, Camilla Houeland and Tone Sommerfelt, first published in `Africa is a Country`. The world’s most extensive humanitarian crises is currently playing out in northeastern Nigeria and […]

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 […]

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, […]

Several Securities at Stake in Rio?

Written by Eric Cezne, 2016 Noragric alumnus (MSc International Relations) and Research Assistant at PRIO. This Friday the iconic Maracanã stadium in Rio is set to host the opening ceremony […]

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 […]

Norge mot småbøndene

Written by Mikael Bergius, PhD Fellow, Noragric. «Sult er et av verdens største løsbare problemer» skrev utenriksminister Børge Brende i fjor sommer. Det er helt riktig. Men det er lite […]

Mat er ut

Norge har ikke lenger en strategi for matsikkerhet i utviklingspolitikken. Written by Ola Tveitereid Westengen, Associate Professor, Noragric Regjeringen har valgt noen hjertesaker som de ønsker Norge skal fokusere på […]