Collaboration

Institutional cooperation is a central activity at Noragric and is closely linked to research and education.

Collaboration

Collaboration is mostly with universities but also includes research institutions. The full overview of international academic cooperation at NMBU is in the menu on the right.

Long-term international collaboration agreements at Noragric include:

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 AFRICA
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Mali:
Institut d'Economie Rural (IER), Bamako
Adapting agriculture and livestock production in Mali to climate change (2018 -2023)
Financed by: Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Coordinator: Prof. Jens Aune

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
Climate Smart Technologies for Improved Livelihoods and Food Security in Mali (2019 - 2024)
Financed by: Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Coordinator: Prof. Jens Aune

Niger:
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
Climate Smart Technologies for Improved Livelihoods and Food Security in Niger (2019 - 2024)
Financed by: Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Coordinator: Prof. Jens Aune

 Tanzania:
University of Dar es Salaam
Greenmentality project (2016 - 2020)
Financed by: Research Council of Norway (Toppforsk)*
Coordinator: Prof. Tor Arve Benjaminsen

St. John's University of Tanzania
Institutional agreement, research and education (2019 - 2024)
Contact: Prof. Tor Arve Benjaminsen

Collaboration between Noragric and universities in Africa under the NORHED programme are listed here.

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 ASIA
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Nepal:
Tribhuvan University
Contact: Prof. Bishal Sitaula

Kathmandu University
Contact: Prof. Bishal Sitaula 

Pakistan
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COMSATS Institute of Information Technology  
Research, education:
-EU-funded Horizon 2020 project (2015 - 2021): Community-Based Policing and Post-Conflict Police Reform. The project includes several partners.
-NORHED project Strengthening research, education and advocacy in conflict, peace and develoment studies in Nepal, Sri Lanka and Pakistan, together with Pakistani partner Karakoram International University (and others, see the project page)
Contact: Dr. Ingrid Nyborg

Collaboration between Noragric and universities in Asia under the current NORHED programme are listed here.

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 AMERICAS
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USA
American University, Washington DC
Type: Bilateral, research (2017 - 2020)
Funded by: DIKU, programme for strategic partnerships in North America.
Contact: Dr. Shai Divon

Colombia
Universidad Industrial de Santander
Institutional collaboration, research and education (2015 - 2020)
Contact: Prof. John McNeish

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 NETWORKS and AGREEMENTS
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Drylands Coordination Group (DCG)
Framework agreement with the NGO-driven forum that exchanges practical experience and knowledge on food security and natural resource management in the drylands of Africa. 
Coordinator: Dr. Jens B. Aune

Framework agreement with NORAD 
Coordination of scientific advisory services, usually in the form of consultancy assignments and evaluations, in the field of agriculture, development, environment and food security.
Contact: Dr. Shai Divon

 

Published 22. May 2019 - 11:03 - Updated 10. July 2020 - 12:14