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.


Thesis title: The effects of social-ecological changes on the livelihoods of fishing communities in Mafia Island, Tanzania 13 December 12:15 Festsalen, Clock building NMBU, Campus Ås
By: Dr. Siddappa Setty from Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE) 14 December 13:00 - 14:00 Place: Thor larsen loft
Noragric is delighted to announce the promotion of Darley Kjosavik from Associate Professor to Professor.


Climate Change, Agriculture and Development

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

Environmental Governance

The Environmental Governance (ENGOV) cluster is a composite research group.

Rights and Power in Development

The Rights and Power in Development (RAPID) cluster works to further Noragric’s considerable experience in the fields of rights & power in ...

Conflict, Human Security and Development

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

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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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