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 […]

The ‘Big Man’ Syndrome in Africa

Written by Sean Jacobs (New School, New York) and Camilla Houeland (PhD Fellow, Noragric) Why do so many African leaders overstay their welcome or break electoral rules? In the recent elections in Uganda, […]