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In his new TV documentary, ‘The Nile Quest’, UiB Professor Terje Tvedt takes us on a spectacular journey through the history of the fabled river to today’s looming conflict over the control of the Nile’s precious but limited resource.
Professor Tvedt’s latest book on the Nile has been enthusiastically received by critics, cementing the UiB professor’s position as an outstanding communicator.
The proposal for a second phase of NBRP (2012-2015) was submitted to the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in May 2011. The rest of the year will be used for preparations.
The pioneering History of Water series adds another volume: Water, Geopolitics and Collective Power in the New World Order.
NBRP is using 2010 to consolidate lessons-learned after hosting six groups of researchers over the past three years. No researchers will be working at NBRP this year.