International Environment and Development Studies (Noragric)

Noragric aspires to excellence in education, research and collaboration in interdisciplinary studies of development, international relations and the environment.


International Environment and Development Studies is a continuously evolving field of study. At Noragric, there is focus on social justice, environmental sustainability, ecological and social resilience, political ecology, natural resource management, resource conflicts, development policies and politics, the effects of planned development interventions and gender and development issues. Noragric offers five academic programmes.


Environmental Governance (ENGOV)

The Environmental Governance (ENGOV) cluster is a composite research group at the Department of International Environment and Development Studies...

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Conflict, Human Security and Development (CHSD)

The Conflict, Human Security and Development (CHSD) cluster focuses on the links between conflict, human security and development, with a...

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Climate Change, Agriculture and Development (CC-AD)

The Climate Change, Agriculture and Development (CC-AD) cluster conducts research on the adaptation and mitigation of climate change...

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Rights and Power in Development (RAPID)


Research topic: 'The Colombian restructuring of environmental subjects – The case of the Yanacona People in San Agustín'

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Research topic: 'Turning Towards a Corporate Food Regime in Tanzania: A Multilevel Study of Drivers, Impacts and Responses'

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Research topic: 'Integrated Farming Systems and Rural Livelihoods in the Northern Drylands of Ethiopia'

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Our research, education and institutional collaboration activities are focused primarily, but not exclusively, on developing countries and countries with economies in transition.

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24 June: President of Addis Ababa University to visit Noragric/NMBU - 12:15-13:00, Thor Larsen Loft

Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)

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