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War and city-making in Somalia: Property, power and disposable lives

War and city-making in Somalia: Property, power and disposable lives

Kirsti Stuvøy and colleagues draw on their fieldwork with displaced people in Somali cities to analyse claims to property and the often violent competition to uphold them. Article in 'Political Geography'.

Post-conflict police-community relations

Post-conflict police-community relations

Ingrid Nyborg gives an overview of the emerging perspectives of the relations between police and communities following conflict. Article in the Journal of Human Security

Community-Based Policing in Nicaragua

Community-Based Policing in Nicaragua

New Noragric-led study looks at the development of the Nicaraguan community-policing model, viewed by many as an effective anti-crime approach until the wave of political violence in 2018. John-Andrew McNeish and colleagues in the Journal of Human Security.

Pluriverse: A Post-Development Dictionary

Pluriverse: A Post-Development Dictionary

Sustainable development is the theme of Erik Gómez-Baggethun's chapter in this newly published book. 

Horn, Sahel and Rift

Horn, Sahel and Rift

Why is Jihadism alive and well in sub-Saharan Africa after more than thirty years of Western and global efforts to curtail it? New book by Stig Jarle Hansen profiles the spread of Islamist groups in Africa. 

Indigenous World 2019

Indigenous World 2019

Newly published book providing updates on the situation of indigenous peoples across 62 countries and 13 international processes. Includes a section on the UNFCCC co-authored by Noragric PhD Fellow Tomohiro Harada. 

Gendered perspectives of climatic and non-climatic stressors in Ethiopia

Gendered perspectives of climatic and non-climatic stressors in Ethiopia

Climate is perceived as the most frequent and impactful source of stress in Borana, southern Ethiopia followed by economic stress, according to a new Noragric study by Abiyot Eliyas Anbacha & Darley Kjosavik. 

Climate Change and Coastal Resources in Tanzania

Climate Change and Coastal Resources in Tanzania

A new book on the vulnerability, resilience and governance of socio-ecological systems. Co-edited and co-authored by Ian Bryceson

Western trauma treatment in Sudan

Western trauma treatment in Sudan

Western treatments for trauma can be useful in non-Western settings but these need to be carefully modified to the context and individual, finds Noragric-based study with Marie Røren, Shai Divon & colleagues.

Norwegian NGOs’ engagement with state governmentality

Norwegian NGOs’ engagement with state governmentality

What exactly are we a part of now? Article by Sverre Ofstad & Andrei Marin in Forum for Development Studies

From Desiccation to Global Climate Change

From Desiccation to Global Climate Change

The idea of desertification in the West African Sahel lives on despite the greening that has taken place since the drought of the 1980s. Tor Arve Benjaminsen and Pierre Hiernaux present a history of the desertification narrative in the West African Sahel, 1900-2018.

Asking the right questions in adaptation research and practice: Seeing beyond climate impacts in rural Nepal

Asking the right questions in adaptation research and practice: Seeing beyond climate impacts in rural Nepal

Andrea Nightingale, Siri Eriksen & colleagues in 'Environmental Science & Policy'. 

Towards a green modernization development discourse: the new green revolution in Africa

Towards a green modernization development discourse: the new green revolution in Africa

The post-Rio+20 context has revitalized a 'green' version of modernization to become the leading approach within international development - namely green modernization, claim Noragric PhD Fellows Mikael Bergius and Jill Tove Buseth. New article in the Journal of Political Ecology.

 

The history of African poverty by numbers: Evidence and vantage points

The history of African poverty by numbers: Evidence and vantage points

Based on alternative numerical evidence, the history of poverty in Africa could be radically different from the dominant interpretation today, says economic historian and Noragric professor Morten Jerven. 

Speaking Power to “Post-Truth”: Critical Political Ecology and the New Authoritarianism

Speaking Power to “Post-Truth”: Critical Political Ecology and the New Authoritarianism

Connor J. Cavanagh, Tor A. Benjaminsen and colleagues in 'Annals of the American Association of Geographers'.

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