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Henry Bartelet, a graduate from the European Master Program in System Dynamics, received an Honorable Mention, by the Dana Meadows Award committee at the 2017 International System Dynamics Conference.
Twenty-one students plus five instructors from the National University of Kyiv-Mohlya Academy and Ivan Franco National University of Lviv studied system dynamics in Bergen during the 2016-17 academic year.
This new book, edited by professor Tor Halfdan Aase and published at Oxford University Press, asks to what extent Himalayan farmers and their institutions are prepared to face a future when external production conditions change.
Siddharth Sareen started his position as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow this week. He will work on energy sector governance, with a focus on solar energy transitions in Southern Europe.
Birgit Kopainsky is partner in a project about sustainability and resilience in European agriculture. The project recently received more than 4.8 million Euros from the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme.
Consumption of fish and its contribution to the diets, especially of low income populations and vulnerable groups, offers important means for improving nutrition. Despite this, fish is strikingly missing from strategies for reduction of nutrient deficiency, for example among pregnant and lactating women, children and poor people.
Questions of aesthetics and cultural identity add layers of complexity to the reconstruction process that cannot – and should not – be ignored.
UiB Global and CROP launch working paper series on global challenges.
In this study I analyse both risks and benefits of using waste and wastewater in peri-urban agriculture in Kathmandu Valley.
My master project is about agricultural innovation in Arun Valley, Nepal: innovation capacity in response to climatic and non-climatic uncertainties.
My master prosject is addressing fisheries governance and the concerns of fisher folks with regards to oil and gas extraction activities in Axim, Ghana.
My master project study focuses on food insecurity in smallholder farmers household during the Lean season in the Guinea Savanna zone of Ghana with Navrongo as the study area.
Local indigenous groups in Alberta, Canada embrace change as a survival strategy in the oil sands areas characterized by instability and uncertainty in the wake of the economic recession and devastating natural disasters.
In August two new PhD-students started working at SpaceLab: Jakob Grandin and Kristin Edith Abrahamsen Kjærås.
The Green Economy Network with the editors Andrew Jones, Patrik Ström, Brita Hermelin and Grete Rusten launches an international book about role of services in the Greening of the Economy.
Professor Terje Tvedt criticizes Social Sciences for being “water blind”.

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