Publications

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SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:
• Academic Articles, Books and Chapters
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2016

Jerven, Morten. Random Growth in Africa? Lessons from an Evaluation of the Growth Evidence on Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia, 1965-1995. I: Statistical Tragedy in Africa? Evaluating the Database for African Economic Development. Routledge 2016 ISBN 978-1-13-894582-1. s. 84-104

Jerven, Morten. Africa by Numbers: Reviewing the Database Approach to Studying African Economies. African Affairs 2016

Jerven, Morten; Johnston, Deborah. Introduction. I: Statistical Tragedy in Africa? Evaluating the Database for African Economic Development. Routledge 2016 ISBN 978-1-13-894582-1. s. 1-5

Jerven, Morten; Johnston, Deborah. Statistical Tragedy in Africa? Evaluating the Database for African Economic Development. Routledge 2016 (ISBN 978-1-13-894582-1) 122 s.

Jerven, Morten; Kale, Yemi; Duncan, Magnus Ebo; Nyoni, Moffat. GDP Revisions and Updating Statistical Systems in Sub-Saharan Africa: Reports from the Statistical Offices in Nigeria, Liberia and Zimbabwe. I: Statistical Tragedy in Africa? Evaluating the Database for African Economic Development. Routledge 2016 ISBN 978-1-13-894582-1. s. 105-118

2015

Elahi, Noor; Nyborg, Ingrid L. P.; Nawab, Bahadar. Participatory Development Practices: A Critical Analysis of Gender Empowerment and Development in Pre- and Post-crises Swat, Pakistan. Forum for Development Studies 2015 ;Volum 42.(2) s. 333-356

Jerven, Morten. Evidence Based Policy or Policy Based Evidence? Supply and Demand for Data in a Donor Dominant World. Humanity - An International Journal of Human RIghts, Humanitarianism, and Development 2015

Kerner, Andrew; Jerven, Morten; Beatty, Alison. Does it pay to be poor? Testing for systematically underreported GNI estimates. The Review of International Organizations 2015 s. 1-38

Khalid, Abda; Nyborg, Ingrid L. P.; Khattak, Bahadar Nawab. Whose property whose authority? Gendering the legal and customary practices in ownership and access to land: A case of Swat, Pakistan. Journal of Rural Studies 2015 ;Volum 41. s. 47-58

Khan, Kashif Saeed; Shanmugaratnam, Nadarajah; Nyborg, Ingrid L. P. Recovering from disasters: a study of livelihoods in post-quake villages in northern Pakistan. Disasters. The Journal of Disaster Studies, Policy and Management 2015 ;Volum 39.(2) s. 339-361

2014

Hansen, Stig Jarle.
Piracy, Security and State-Formation in the Early Twenty- First Century. I: Persistent Piracy. Palgrave Macmillan 2014 ISBN 978-1-137-35285-9. s. 189-208

2013

Khan, Muhammad Kashif Saeed; Nyborg, Ingrid L. P. (2013). False Promises False Hopes: Local Perspectives on Liberal Peace Building in North-Western Pakistan. Forum for Development Studies 2013, Volum 40 (2) s. 261-284

Miklian, Jason Troy; Carney, Scott (2013). Corruption, Justice and Violence in Democratic India. SAIS Review 2013, Volum 33 (1) pp 37-49 

Derman, William (2013). Governing the South African/Zimbabwean Border - Immigration, criminalization and human rights. In: In the Shadow of a Conflict - Crisis in Zimbabwe and its effects in Mozambique, South Africa and Zambia. Weaver Press 2013 ISBN 9781779222176 pp 146-179

Derman, William; Hellum, Anne; Shirinda, Shirhami (2013). Finding Shelter and Work in the Communal Areas of Limpopo - Zimbabweans in Rural South Africa. In: In the Shadow of a Conflict - Crisis in Zimbabwe and its effects in Mozambique, South Africa and Zambia. Weaver Press 2013 ISBN 9781779222176 pp 207-235

Kaarhus, Randi; Derman, William; Sjaastad, Espen Olav (2013). Reflections on National Dynamics, Responses and Discourses in a Regional Context. In: In the Shadow of a Conflict - Crisis in Zimbabwe and its effects in Mozambique, South Africa and Zambia. Weaver Press 2013 ISBN 9781779222176 pp 29-66

Hall, Ruth; Wisborg, Poul; Shirinda, Shirhami; Zamchiya, Phillani (2013). Farm Workers and Farm Dwellers in Limpopo Province, South Africa. Journal of Agrarian Change 2013, Volum 13 (1) pp 47-70

Wisborg, Poul (2013). Farms as Camps - Displaced Zimbabweans on Commercial Farms in Limpopo Province, South Africa. In: In the Shadow of a Conflict - Crisis in Zimbabwe and its effects in Mozambique, South Africa and Zambia. Weaver Press 2013 ISBN 9781779222176 pp 260-284

Sjaastad, Espen Olav; Derman, William; Manenzhe, Tshililo (2013). The Reconstruction of Communal Property: Membership and Rights in Limpopo's Restitution Process. Forum for Development Studies 2013

Khan, Kashif, Shanmugaratnam, Nadarajah and Ingrid Nyborg (2013). Recovering from disasters: A study of livelihoods in post-quake villages in northern Pakistan, Disasters — Accepted [not published]: online version. 

 
2012

Chalk, Peter; Hansen, Stig Jarle (2012). Present Day Piracy: Scope, Dimensions, Dangers, and Causes. Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 2012 ;Volum 35.(7-8) pp 497-506

Hansen, Stig Jarle (2012).  Al-Shabaab in Somalia - The History and Ideology of a Militant Islamist Group, 2005-2012. Columbia University Press 2012 (ISBN 978-0231703987) 208 p.
 
Hansen, Stig Jarle (2012). International Interventions, State-Building and Democratization: Justifying the Role of the Private Security Companies in Somalia?. African Security 2012 ;Volum 5.(3-4) s. 255-266

Hansen, Stig Jarle
(2012). Private security, maritime protection and surveillance in Somaliland. I: Maritime Private Security - Market responses to piracy, terrorism and waterborne security risks in the 21st century.. Routledge 2012 ISBN 978-0-415-68862-8. s. 113-125

Hansen, Stig Jarle (2012). The Dynamics of Somali Piracy. Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 2012 ;Volum 35.(7-8) s. 523-530

Hansen, Stig Jarle (2012). The Evolution of Best Management Practices in the Civil Maritime Sector. Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 2012 ;Volum 35.(7-8) s. 562-569
 
Hansen, Stig Jarle (2012). Yemeni security-political dynamics and maritime security in the Indian Ocean Region. Journal of the Indian Ocean Region 2012 ;Volum 8.(2) s. 165-172

Svele, Helena (2012). Between Nation and State - Exploring identity, gender and human security among Afghan refugees and asylum seekers in Norway. Universitetet for miljø- og biovitenskap 2012 119 p.

2011

Nyborg, Ingrid L. P. (2011). When Local Meets Global - Negotiating Rural Livelihoods in the Face of Multiple Security and Development Discourses and Approaches in Afghanistan. I: The Political Economy of Environment and Development in a Globalised World - Exploring the Frontiers. Tapir Akademisk Forlag 2011 ISBN 978-82-519-2786-4. s. 373-393

Hansen, Stig Jarle (2011). Debunking the Piracy Myth: How Illegal Fishing Really Interacts with Piracy in East Africa. RUSI Journal 2011 ;Volum 156.(6) s. 26-31

Hansen, Stig Jarle (2011). Sjørøvere, fattigdom og nasjonsbygging, refleksjon motvirker naivitet. Internasjonal Politikk 2011 ;Volum 69.(3) s. 482-492

Shanmugaratnam, Nadarajah (2011). Seven Days in Jaffna: Life under Indian Occupation. I: The Political Economy of Environment and Development in a Globalised World - Exploring the Frontiers. Tapir Akademisk Forlag 2011 ISBN 978-82-519-2786-4. p. 305-320

Shanmugaratnam, Nadarajah (2011). Sustainable Development and Social Justice - Theoretical Challenges and Responses. I: The Political Economy of Environment and Development in a Globalised World - Exploring the Frontiers. Tapir Akademisk Forlag 2011 ISBN 978-82-519-2786-4. p. 67-90


2010
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Ali, Jawad, I. Nyborg (2010). Corruption or an ’Alternative System’? Re-assessing Corruption and the Role of the Forest Services in the Northern Areas, Pakistan. International Forestry Review (2010) Vol.12(3) p.209 - 220.

Nyborg, Ingrid; Nawab, Bahadar (2010). Towards sustainable rural sanitation: the role of the university in participatory technology development in Pakistan. Science vision 2010 ;Volum 15.(1) s. 51-62

Lund, Trine; Nyborg, Ingrid; Sæthre, May; Coulibaly, O.; Rahman, Md Hafizur (2010). Farmer field school-IPM impacts on urban and peri-urban vegetable producers in Cotonou, Benin. International Journal of Tropical Insect Science 2010 ;Volum 30.(1) s. 19-31

de Soysa, Indra; Jackson, Thomas; Ormhaug, Christin Marsh (2010). Tools of the torturer? Small arms import and repression of human rights, 1992-2004. International Journal of Human Rights 2010 ;Volum 14.(3) s. 378-393

Eriksen, Siri E H. (2010). Governance for Sustainable Adaptation? Environmental Stressors, Natural Resources, and Human Security. I: Climate Governance and Development. World Bank 2011 ISBN 978-0-8213-7994-3. s. 71-84

McNeish, J.A. (2010) Rethinking Resource Conflict. Background Paper. World Development Report 2011. World Bank Group. See http://wdr2011.worldbank.org/resources [not registered in Cristin]

McNeish, J.A & Sand Lie, J. (eds) (2010). Security and Development. Berghahan Books: Social Analysis/Critical Interventions Series. UK. ISBN 978-0-85745-177-4. p. 1-18

Shanmugaratnam, N. (2010). Resettlement, resource conflicts, livelihood revival and reintegration in South Sudan: A study of the processes and institutional issues at the local level in Magwi country. Ås: Norwegian University of Life Sciences. Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Noragric 2010 30 p. (58)

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Presentations:
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Synnevåg, Gry (2012). Afghanistan - Aid effectiveness - how can we make future aid more effective? - Meeting moderator. 2012-12-13 - 2012-12-13

Synnevåg, Gry (2012). Agriculture: Potential for economic development. Lecture and panelist on the debate: Is Afghanistan in a position to reap the profits of its natural resources to the benefit of all its people?. Reducing Aid and Dependency in Afghanistan: No Silver Bullets; 2012-04-20

Synnevåg, Gry (2012). Moderator for 'Managing Land resources in Northern Afghanistan - challenges and solutions'. Managing Land resources in Northern Afghanistan - challenges and solutions; 2012-08-22

Haug, R. (2012). Food relief and long-term food security. Invited panelist. Ministry of Foreign Affairs. World Food Program. 10.09.12. [not registered in Christin]

Shanmugaratnam, Nadarajah (2011). Involuntary Migration, Voluntary Return and Resource & Identity Conflicts: Locating the Local in the Larger Context of Post-war South Sudan. International Symposium: 'Constructing Ordinary Life' – Lessons from peacebuilding in Africa; 2011-03-05 - 2011-03-06

Shanmugaratnam, Nadarajah (2011). Land, Ethnic Conflict and State Building in Sri Lanka. International Workshop on Land & Property Problems in Post-conflict State Building & Economic Development; 2011-10-07 - 2011-10-08

Shanmugaratnam, N. (2011). The role of the Tamil diaspora in post-war development in Sri Lanka. Seminar on Post-war Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, Organised by the Centre for Peacebuilding, Oslo and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Oslo; 2010-06-09 - 2010-06-09

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NGO Evaluations and reviews:
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Synnevåg, Gry (2013). Appraisal and advisory work related to Program Proposal Document from the NGO DACAAR. 2013-2016, Afghanistan, Noragric report 2013, NORAD [not registered in Christin]

Synnevåg, Gry (2013). Appraisal related to program proposal from ACTED, Faryab Sustained Rural Development Programme Phase II, Afghanistan, 2013 – 2016, Noragric report 2013, NORAD [not registered in Christin]

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Education programmes:
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Synnevåg, Gry (2013). MA –level courses in Development Studies and Education Programme Development
Extensive teaching and supervision experience at the MSc level. Responsible for development coordination and implementation of the courses: “Sustainable rural livelihoods”(10cr), 2003, and “Afghanistan / Pakistan-Statebuilding and Conflict”2013 (EDS378;10Cr) [not registered in Christin]
[not found in: http://www.umb.no/download.php?filnavn=course_catalogue2012-13.pdf ]

N. Shanmugaratnam. Lectures EDS410 Autumn 2011. Development theory in historical perspective & an overview of development studies.

N. Shanmugaratnam. 2011. From War to Peace: Reflections on Post-war Resettlement and Development in South Sudan. Presentation at South Sudan seminar at Noragric (28.02.2011)

N. Shanmugaratnam. 2010. Revisiting Sri Lanka's Fifth Peace Process and Norway's Role as Mediator/'Facilitator'. Talk on 11 June 2010, Nansen Peace Centre, Lillehammer, Norway.

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• OLDER publications and presentations
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de Soysa, Indra; Jackson, Thomas; Ormhaug, Christin (2009). Does Globalization Profit the Small Arms Bazaar?. International Interactions 2009 ;Volum 35.(1) s. 86-105

Clover, J. and S. Eriksen (2009). The effects of land tenure change on sustainability: human security and environmental change in southern African savannas. Environmental Science and Policy 2009, Vol 12 (1), pp 53-70

Eriksen, Siri E H; Lind, Jeremy (2009). Adaptation as a Political Process: Adjusting to Drought and Conflict in Kenya's Drylands. Environmental Management 2009 ;Volum 43.(5) s. 817-835

McNeish, John-Andrew; Rivera, Oscar López (2009). The ugly poetics of violence in post-accord Guatemala. Forum for Development Studies 2009 ;Volume 36.(1) p. 49-77

Ormhaug, Christin M. (2008). Impact of Civil War on Women in Sub-Saharan Africa. Annual Convention of the International Studies Association 2008; 2008-03-26 - 2008-03-29

Haug, R. (2008). Living with war – preparing for peace: Between war and peace in Sri Lanka and Sudan. In N. Shanmugaratnam (Ed.). Between war and peace in Sudan and Sri Lanka. Chapter 9. Oxford: James Currey. (pp 169-186) [not registered in Cristin]

Tofte, A.H. & R. Haug (2008). War, wealth and poverty in Southern Sudan. . In N. Shanmugaratnam (Ed.). Between war and peace in Sudan and Sri Lanka. Chapter 3. Oxford: James Currey. (pp 41-59) [not registered in Cristin]

N. Shanmugaratnam. Selected lectures 2008. Post-War Development and the Land Question in South Sudan.

Shanmugaratnam, N. (2005). Challenges of post-disaster development of coastal areas in Sri Lanka. Seminar on post-tsunami reconstruction; 2005-10-26 - 2005-10-27

Eriksen, S. and K. O’Brien (2007). Vulnerability, Poverty and the Need for Sustainable Adaptation Measures. Climate Policy 7, 337–352. [not registered in Cristin]

de Soysa, Indra; Jackson, Thomas; Ormhaug, Christin M. (2007). Death Wish? Globalization and the Demand for Small Arms. Annual meeting of the International Studies Association 48th Annual Convention; 2007-02-28 - 2007-03-03

Ormhaug, Christin M. (2007). ACLED - Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset. Households in Conflict Network, Second Annual Workshop; 2007-01-19 - 2007-01-20

Ormhaug, Christin M. (2007). Disaggregating Conflict Data - Coding Challenges. Annual meeting of the International Studies Association 48th Annual Convention; 2007-02-28 - 2007-03-03

Valenti, Maria; Ormhaug, Christin M.; Mtonga, Robert E.; Loretz, John (2007). Armed Violence: A Health Problem, a Public Health Approach. Journal of Public Health Policy 2007 ;Volum 28. s. 389-400

Lind, Jeremy; Eriksen, Siri E H (2006) The impacts of conflict on household coping strategies: evidence from Turkana and Kitui Districts in Kenya. Die Erde 2006 ;Volum 137.(3) s. 223-240

Næss, Lars Otto; Bang, Guri; Eriksen, Siri E H; Vevatne, Jonas (2005). Institutional adaptation to climate change: flood responses at the municipal level in Norway. Global Environmental Change 2005 ;Volum 15.(2) s. 125-138

Roy, Bunker and Gry Synnevåg (2006). Barefoot in Afghanistan. Solar electrification of villags in Afghanistan. Renewable Energy World, pp 86-91 [not registered in Christin]

Roy, Bunker and Gry Synnevåg (2006). Barefoot in Afghanistan. Solar electrification of villags in Afghanistan. Renewable Energy World, pp 86-91 [not registered in Christin]

Older conference proceedings and presenations:
Eriksen, S. (2007). When security is far and insecurity is near: Geographical perspectives on human security. 22 June 2007, Holmenkollen Park. ESF Workshop, Organised by GECHS. [not registered in Christin]

Eriksen, Siri. (2009). Frokostmøte NORAD 27 august 2009 ’Klimaendringer og kjønn’. [not registered in Christin]

Eriksen, S. (2009) Economic liberalisation and the vulnerability of poor households to floods and droughts: The case of Búzi, Mozambique. Presentation at the IHDP Open Meeting 2009, 7th International Science Conference on the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change, 26-30 April 2009, Bonn, Germany. [not registered in Christin]

Nyborg, Ingrid; Nawab, Bahadar; Hanserud, Ola Stedje; Synnevåg, Gry. (2009).
Collaborative Workshop on Participatory Research and Capacity Building of Institutions in Afghanistan and Pakistan in Sustainable Sanitation. 2-4 March 2009 CIIT Abbottabad, Pakistan. Ås: Noragric, UMB 2009 26 p. (47)

Khan, Kashif Saeed; Shanmugaratnam, N. (2009). Post-disaster livelihood recoveries: A case study of Pakistan`s earthquake affected areas. NFU Conference 2009; 2009-11-23 - 2009-11-24

Shanmugaratnam, N. (2009). Between War & Peace in Sudan: Resettment, Livelihood Revival and Resource Conflict in Eastern Equatoria, South Sudan. International Symposium on Livelihoods and Resource Conflicts in Asia and Africa; 2009-12-03 - 2009-12-03

Shanmugaratnam, N. (2009). Challenges of Reconstruction & Development of the North & East of Sri Lanka. Seminar on War & Development in Sri Lanka; 2009-08-31 - 2009-08-31

Shanmugaratnam, N. (2008). Civil war, peace processes & livelihoods. I: Between war & peace in Sudan & Sri Lanka : deprivation & livelihood revival. James Currey Publishers 2008 p. 1-26

Shanmugaratnam, N. (2008).  Post-war development and the land question in South Sudan. I: Proceedings of the Third Afrasia International Symposium: Resources under Stress: Sustainability of the Local Community in Asia and Africa. Kyoto, Japan: Afrasian Centre for Peace and Development Studies, Ryukoku University 2008 p. 35-49

Shanmugaratnam, N. (2008). The dynamics of livelihood in a war zone : mapping socio-economic change in Eastern Sri Lanka. I: Between war & peace in Sudan & Sri Lanka : deprivation & livelihood revival. James Currey Publishers 2008 p. 117-148

Shanmugaratnam, N.; Stokke, Kristian (2008). Development as a precursor to conflict resolution : a critical review of the fifth peace process in Sri Lanka. I: Between war & peace in Sudan & Sri Lanka : deprivation & livelihood revival. James Currey Publishers 2008 p. 93-115

Stokke, Kristian; Soosai, A. S.; Shanmugaratnam, N. (2008). Impacts of Intra-state Warfare and International Resource Conflict on Livelihoods of Fishing Communities in Northern Sri Lanka. I: Between War and Peace in Sudan and Sri Lanka. Deprivation and Livelihood Revival. James Currey Publishers 2008 ISBN 978-1-84701-102-2. p. 149-168

Sundnes, Frode; Shanmugaratnam, N. (2008). Socio-economic revival & emerging issues related to land & customary institutions in Yirol, Southern Sudan. I: Between war & peace in Sudan & Sri Lanka : deprivation & livelihood revival. James Currey Publishers 2008 p. 59-76

Synnevåg, Gry (2008). Development in a post conflict scenario. Examples from Afghanistan. Norwegian Church Aid's Annual Emergency Rooster Meeting; 2008-11-14 - 2008-11-16

Shanmugaratnam, N. (2007). Liberalisation, Militarisation, Migration and Livelihoods in Sri Lanka. (International PhD Course on Migration and Remittance). utenTitteltekst; 2007-11-01 - 2007-11-01

Shanmugaratnam, N. (2007). War and Peace in Sri Lanka. Nordic Scholar Workshop on War and Peace in Sri Lanka. Gothenburg Commentary on Current Situation; 2007-01-29-2007-01-30 [Not registered in Cristin]

Sundnes, Frode; Shanmugaratnam, N. (2006). Socio-Economic Revival and Emerging Issues Related to Land and Customary Institutions in Yirol, Southern Sudan. 7th International Sudan Studies Conference 2006: "Fifty Years After Independence: Sudan's Quest for Peace, Stability and Identity"; 2006-04-06 - 2006-04-08 Review.

Shanmugaratnam, N. (2005). Challenges of Post-disaster Development of Coastal Areas in Sri Lanka. Reviview.

N. Shanmugaratnam (2005). Challenges of Post-disaster Development of Coastal Areas in Sri Lanka. November 2005.

N. Shanmugaratnam (2005). The Spectre of a ‘Second Tsunami’ in Sri Lanka: What can we do to prevent a human-made disaster? Memo to People-People Dialogue on Peace & Development (PPD) – 17 January 2005, Colombo.

N. Shanmugaratnam (2005). Tsunami Victims’ Perceptions of the Proposed Buffer Zone and its Implications in Eastern Sri Lanka.

N. Shanmugaratnam and K. Stokke. (2004). Development as a Precursor to Conflict Resolution: A Critical Review of the Fifth Peace Process in Sri Lanka.

• N. Shanmugaratnam (2004). Interpretations of Poverty - A Critical Review of Dominant Approaches.
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• RELEVANT LITERATURE RESOURCES
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ELDIS: Resource guide for Conflict and Security
ECP Database on Conflict and Peacebuilding
Jonglei's tribal conflicts:
Countering insecurity in South Sudan. Africa Report N°154 – 23 December 2009
Human security in an urban century:
Local challenges, global perspectives. Canadian Consortium on Human Security (CCHS) Report, 2009
Bandits, Borderlands and Opium Wars: Afghan State-building Viewed from the Margins.
Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) Working Paper 2009:26, by Jonathan Goodhand, November 2009

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