Research projects

Ongoing projects

Community-Based Policing and Post-Conflict Police Reform (ICT4COP)
(2015 - 2019)
Noragric contact: Dr. Ingrid Nyborg
Funded by: EU Horizon 2020

Strengthening research, education and advocacy in conflict, peace and development studies in Nepal, Sri Lanka and Pakistan. (2014 - 2018)
Norargic contact:Prof. Bishal Sitaula
Funded by: NORHED programme, Norad.

Courting catastrophe? Humanitarian policy and practice in a changing Climate. (2012 - 2016)
Noragric contact: Dr. Siri Eriksen
Funded by: Research Council of Norway

Research, education and knowledge transfer promoting entrepreneurship in sustainable use of pastureland/grazing (2012-2016)
Noragric contact person: Dr. Mensur Vegara
Funded by: Programme in Higher Education, Research and Development (HERD) in the Western Balkans

Gender and Human Security in Post-Conflict Pakistan: Policy implications of local gendered perceptions of security and development (2011 - 2016)
Noragric contact:  Dr.  Ingrid Nyborg
Funded by: Research Council of Norway
Summary of the project

PhD Research

Militant Islamism and clan in Somalia: A study of Mu’askar Ras Kamboni and the Ogadeen clan in Lower and Middle Jubba (2016 - 2021)
PhD fellow: Michael Skjelderup
Supervisor: Stig Jarle Hansen

Why do states count? Evidence, Governance and Statistical Capacity in Economic Development (2016 - 2020)
PhD fellow: Gaute Simensen
Supervisor: Morten Jerven

Re-defining (In)Security and Community-Based Policing after Reconciliation (2016 - 2020)
PhD fellow: Erika Rojas
Supervisor: Ingrid Nyborg

Status Games in World Politics (2015 - 2019)
PhD fellow: Paul Beaumont
Supervisors: Kirsti Stuvøy

Nigerian Trade Union’s Role in the Niger Delta Conflict (2011 - 2016)
Camilla Houeland
Supervisors: Dr. John Andrew McNeish, Morten Bøås (NUPI)  and Prof. Pål Vedeld

With Faith in Development: Islamic Charity as Development in Practice? (2011 - 2016)
PhD fellow: Kaja Borchgrevink
Supervisor: Dr. Ingrid Nyborg and Kristian Berg Harpviken (PRIO)

Technology of Rule and Poverty in Ethiopia: A Study in political economy (2010 - 2016)
PhD fellow: Yesthila Wondemeneh Bekele
Supervisors: Dr. Darley Kjosavik and Prof. N. Shanmugaratnam
  
Womens' security in a post-conflict context (2010 - 2016)
PhD fellow: Ingvild Jacobsen
Supervisors: Dr. Ingrid Nyborg and Prof. Shaheen Sardar Ali, University of Warwick

The role and the impact of Somali Diaspora in conflicts, peace and state buildings, and reconstructing of Somalia (2010 - 2016)
PhD fellow: Mohamed Gaas
Supervisor: Dr. Stig Jarle Hansen and Morten Bøås (NUPI)

Completed projects

Flows and Practices: The Politics of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in Africa (2011 - 2014)
Partners: Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at the University of Sussex, Wageningen University, Netherlands, International Water Management Institute, South Africa, University of Zimbabwe, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania.
Noragric contact: Dr. Lyla Mehta
Funded by: Research Council of Norway

PhD project: The social and cultural roles of gender in rural livelihood and development.  A study of North West Pakistan (2011 - 2015)
PhD fellow: Noor Elahi
Supervisor: Dr. Ingrid Nyborg
  
PhD project: Exploring Gender-Based Insecurities in Relation to Livelihoods and Changing Class Relations in Post-Militancy, Post-Flood Swat (2011 - 2015)
PhD fellow: Abda Khalid   
Supervisor: Dr. Ingrid Nyborg

PhD project: Development and National security: post 9/11 process and development politics of the United States in Mali  (2010 - 2015)
PhD fellow: Shai Divon
Supervisor: Prof. Bill Derman

PhD project Green Mining, Displacement and the Maoist conflict in India (2010 - 2014)
PhD fellow: Jason Miklian
Supervisopervisors: Espen Sjaastad, Henrik Urdal (NUPI), Håvard Hegre (PRIO), Ingrid Nyborg

PhD project: Development discourses, security and livelihood realities in Pakistan’s North Western territories (2009 – 2013)
PhD fellow: Kashif Saeed Khan
Supervisors: Dr. Ingrid Nyborg, Prof. N. Shanmugaratnam and Dr. Darley Kjosavik

Contested Powers: Towards a Political Anthropology of Energy in Latin America (2010-2012)
Partners: NUPI, NIBR, CMI, UiB, Centre for Postgraduate Studies of Development and the Environment- CIDES/UMSA Bolivia, Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Study (IVIC), Institute for the Study of Society, Population and Nature in Brasilia, Faculty of Latin American Social Sciences (FLACSO) Guatemala, University of Aberdeen.
Noragric contact: Dr. John Andrew McNeish
Funded by: Research Council of Norway, Latin America Programme

Post-war Livelihood and Environment Studies (2008-2012) 
Partners: Noragric - Juba University, South Sudan 
Noragric contact: Dr. Trygve Berg
Funded by: SIU/ NUCOOP programme 

Gender dimensions of post-war resettlement, reintegration and livelihood revival in South Sudan (2008 – 2012)
Partners: Centre of Peace and Development Studies, University of Juba, South Sudan.
Noragric contacts: Dr. Darley Kjosavik and Prof. N. Shanmugaratnam 
Funded by:  SIU / NUCOOP programme. 

United Nations and War Economy (- 2012)
Partners: Hamar University, Mogadishu.
Noragric contact: Dr. Stig Jarle Hansen, Prof.  N. Shanmugaratnam and Dr. Darley Kjosavik
Funded by: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway 

Qatar's International peace making effort (2012)
Partners: NUPI
Noragric contact: Dr. Stig Jarle Hansen
Funded by: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway 

Land Rights and Agrarian Change in Rural South Africa. (- 2012)
Partners: University of Oslo (Norwegian Centre of Human Rights) and the Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), University of Western Cape, South Africa
Noragric contact: Prof. Bill Derman
Funded by: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway 

Origins and survival of maize and sorghum genetic resources in the Sobat corridor of the Upper Nile in the Sudan. (- 2012)
Partners: Juba University, South Sudan 
Noragric contact: Dr. Trygve Berg
Funded by: SIU/ NUCOOP Programme 

Large land deals in Africa: Gendered processes of tenure insecurity, resource capture and collective action (2010-2012)
Noragric contact: Poul Wisborg (associate member of CHSD)
Funded by: Research Council of Norway 

The Land Question, Livelihoods, Internal Conflicts and International State building in South Sudan (2012 – 2013)
Partners: Japan International Cooperation Agency.
Noragric contact: Prof. N. Shanmugaratnam
Funded by: Japan International Cooperation Agency   

In the Shadow of a Conflict: Impacts of Zimbabwe's Land Reform on Rural Poverty and Development in Mozambique, South Africa and Zambia (2007-2012)
Partners: Institute of Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), University of Western Cape, South Africa
Noragric contact: Prof. Bill Derman
Funded by: Research Council of Norway

Between Security and Development: Exploring Human Security in Afghanistan (pilot project until 1 July 2012)
Partners: Norwegian Police University College (PHS) 
Noragric contact: Dr. Ingrid Nyborg, Jaisankhar Ganapathy/Norwegian Police University College
Funded by: Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Refleks Programme
Summary of the project

Rural Development in NWFP, Pakistan: Understanding food and livelihood security in post conflict contexts (2011)
Partners: Noragric and Comsats Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Pakistan
Noragric contact: Dr. Ingrid Nyborg

Resettlement of Returnees, Resource Conflicts and Livelihood Building in South Sudan: An assessment of the institutions and their capacities at the local level in Eastern Equatoria (2009-2010).
Partners: Noragric - Juba University, South Sudan
Noragric contact: Prof. N. Shanmugaratnam

Origins and survival of maize and sorghum genetic resources in the Sobat corridor of the Upper Nile in the Sudan.
Partners: Noragric - Juba University, South Sudan  
Noragric contact: Dr. Trygve Berg

Land Rights and Agrarian Change in Rural South Africa.
Partners: University of Oslo (Norwegian Centre of Human Rights) and the Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), University of Western Cape, South Africa.
Noragric contact: Prof. Bill Derman

Rural development in NWFP, Pakistan: Understanding food and livelihood security in post conflict contexts
Noragric contact: Ingrid Nyborg

Financed by: NORAD (2010)r: Dr. Stig Jarle Hansen 

PhD project: Health effects of civil war (2006 – 2014)
PhD fellow: Christin Marsh Ormhaug (Norway)
Supervisors: Espen Sjaastad, Henrik Urdal (NUPI), Håvard Hegre (PRIO), Ingrid Nyborg

PhD project: Development discourses, security and livelihood realities in Pakistan’s North Western territories (2009 – 2013)
PhD fellow: Kashif Saeed Khan
Supervisors: Dr. Ingrid Nyborg, Prof. N. Shanmugaratnam and Dr. Darley Kjosavik

Contested Powers: Towards a Political Anthropology of Energy in Latin America (2010-2012)
Partners: NUPI, NIBR, CMI, UiB, Centre for Postgraduate Studies of Development and the Environment- CIDES/UMSA Bolivia, Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Study (IVIC), Institute for the Study of Society, Population and Nature in Brasilia, Faculty of Latin American Social Sciences (FLACSO) Guatemala, University of Aberdeen.
Noragric contact: Dr. John Andrew McNeish
Funded by: Research Council of Norway, Latin America Programme

Post-war Livelihood and Environment Studies (2008-2012) 
Partners: Noragric - Juba University, South Sudan
Noragric contact: Dr. Trygve Berg
Funded by: SIU/ NUCOOP programme 

Gender dimensions of post-war resettlement, reintegration and livelihood revival in South Sudan (2008 – 2012)
Partners: Centre of Peace and Development Studies, University of Juba, South Sudan.
Noragric contacts: Dr. Darley Kjosavik and Prof. N. Shanmugaratnam
Funded by:  SIU / NUCOOP programme. 

United Nations and War Economy (- 2012)
Partners: Hamar University, Mogadishu.
Noragric contact: Dr. Stig Jarle Hansen, Prof.  N. Shanmugaratnam and Dr. Darley Kjosavik
Funded by: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway 

Qatar's International peace making effort (2012)
Partners: NUPI
Noragric contact: Dr. Stig Jarle Hansen
Funded by: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway 

Land Rights and Agrarian Change in Rural South Africa. (- 2012)
Partners: University of Oslo (Norwegian Centre of Human Rights) and the Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), University of Western Cape, South Africa
Noragric contact: Prof. Bill Derman
Funded by: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway 

Origins and survival of maize and sorghum genetic resources in the Sobat corridor of the Upper Nile in the Sudan. (- 2012)
Partners: Juba University, South Sudan 
Noragric contact: Dr. Trygve Berg
Funded by: SIU/ NUCOOP Programme 

Large land deals in Africa: Gendered processes of tenure insecurity, resource capture and collective action (2010-2012)
Noragric contact: Poul Wisborg (associate member of CHSD)
Funded by: Research Council of Norway

The Land Question, Livelihoods, Internal Conflicts and International State building in South Sudan (2012 – 2013)
Partners: Japan International Cooperation Agency.
Noragric contact: Prof. N. Shanmugaratnam
Funded by: Japan International Cooperation Agency   


In the Shadow of a Conflict: Impacts of Zimbabwe's Land Reform on Rural Poverty and Development in Mozambique, South Africa and Zambia (2007-2012)
Partners: Institute of Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), University of Western Cape, South Africa
Noragric contact: Prof. Bill Derman
Funded by: Research Council of Norway

Between Security and Development: Exploring Human Security in Afghanistan (pilot project until 1 July 2012)
Partners: Norwegian Police University College (PHS)
Noragric contact: Dr. Ingrid Nyborg, Jaisankhar Ganapathy/Norwegian Police University College
Funded by: Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Refleks Programme
Summary of the project

Rural Development in NWFP, Pakistan: Understanding food and livelihood security in post conflict contexts (2011)
Partners: Noragric and Comsats Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Pakistan
Noragric contact: Dr. Ingrid Nyborg

Resettlement of Returnees, Resource Conflicts and Livelihood Building in South Sudan: An assessment of the institutions and their capacities at the local level in Eastern Equatoria (2009-2010).
Partners: Noragric - Juba University, South Sudan
Noragric contact: Prof. N. Shanmugaratnam

Origins and survival of maize and sorghum genetic resources in the Sobat corridor of the Upper Nile in the Sudan.
Partners: Noragric - Juba University, South Sudan 
Noragric contact: Dr. Trygve Berg

Land Rights and Agrarian Change in Rural South Africa.
Partners: University of Oslo (Norwegian Centre of Human Rights) and the Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), University of Western Cape, South Africa.
Noragric contact: Prof. Bill Derman

Rural development in NWFP, Pakistan: Understanding food and livelihood security in post conflict contexts
Noragric contact: Ingrid Nyborg
Financed by: NORAD (2010)

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