Publications archive

Reconnecting Natural and Cultural Capital

Advancing knowledge on natural and cultural capital

Chapter in the EU publication 'Reconnecting natural and cultural capital' co-written by Noragric professor Erik Gómez-Baggethun

Conservation and Development in Uganda

Conservation and Development in Uganda

Uganda has extensive protected areas and iconic wildlife including mountain gorillas. This new book assesses the country's recent role in complex conservation challenges. Co-edited by Noragric postdoc Connor Cavanagh and PhD alumnus David Mwesigye Tumusiime.  

Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences

Encyclopedia of Ecology

New edition with a chapter on political ecology by Tor Arve Benjaminsen and Hanne Svarstad

Deforestation

Estimating Transaction Costs of REDD+

Are the costs of the climate change mitigation programme REDD+ underestimated and if so, what are the implications? New study by Mary Nantongo & Arild Vatn in 'Ecological Economics'.

Chambo (tilapia) fish, Blantyre market, Malawi

Insights from Malawi's small-scale fisheries

Moses Limuwa and Gry Synnevåg give a gendered perspective of small-scale fisheries in Malawi including livelihood patterns and coping strategies under climate change.

Sheep in Horro, Ethiopia

Banana leaves: a dietary supplement for sheep?

When banana leaf is used as a supplement to poor-quality grass, body weight increases in sheep in Ethiopia. New study with Noragric's Lars Olav Eik.

A rare glimpse of a Tiger in the Western Ghats

Political ecology of tiger conservation in India

New study demonstrates that conservation policy has alienated indigenous forest dwellers from their agricultural and forest‐land, producing adverse effects for both livelihoods and the ecosystem. Tor Arve Benjaminsen in the Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography.

 

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Food security in Mali and Sudan

Jens B. Aune and colleagues assess the role of mechanization in dryland farming in Mali and the intensification of groundnut production in Sudan in two new articles.

Hans Nicolai Adam

Uncertainty in Climate Science: Extreme Weather Events in India

Noragric's Hans Adam and colleagues call for recognition of uncertainties in climate science in order to channel resources appropriately, build public trust and improve policy effectiveness. 

Redbreast Tilapia (Tilapia rendalli)

Can fish farming sustainably support livelihoods in Lake Malawi?

Noragric PhD Fellow Moses Limuwa, Wales Singini & Trond Storebakken in 'Sustainability'.

Somalia: A Political Economy Analysis

Somalia: A Political Economy Analysis

Report by Christian Webersik, Stig Jarle Hansen & Adam Egal, commissioned by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Political ecology

Power in political ecology

Special section of the Journal of Political Ecology co-edited by Tor Arve Benjaminsen, with articles by Benjaminsen, Connor Cavanagh & Andrea Nightingale

The 30 most frequently used words in the responses from managers and researchers in a survey of priorities in protected area research.

Priorities for protected area research

Study in the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) journal PARKS with Noragric professor Pål Vedeld. 

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Why do pastoralists in Mali join jihadist groups? A political ecological explanation

Tor Arve Benjaminsen & Boubacar Ba in the Journal of Peasant Studies. 

Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)

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