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Peter Andersen

Head of Department, Head of Department

Agriculture, nutrition and environment

 

South Asia, Africa, Europe

 

GEO 131 environment and development

GEO 281 environmental management and planning

GEO 282 cultural landscape studies

GEO 310 Academic writing

GEO 326 Geographical perspectives on food

Books
  • Andersen, Peter; Tuladhar, Junoo K.; Karki, Krishna B.; Maskey, Surya L. 2005. Micronutrients in South and South East Asia. 239 pages. ISBN: 92-9115-210-2.
Journal articles
  • Kasanga, Moses; Andersen, Peter; Atuoye, Kilian; Mason-Renton, Sarah. 2018. Contested commons: Agricultural modernization, tenure ambiguitues and intra-familial land grabbing in Ghana. Land Use Policy. 75: 215-224. doi: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2018.03.047
  • Kasanga, Moses; Andersen, Peter; Kpienbaareh, D.; Mason-Renton, Sarah; Atuoye, K.; Sano, Y.; Antabe, R.; Luginaah, I. 2018. Traditional agriculture in transition: examining the impacts of agricultural modernization on smallholder farming in Ghana under the ned Green Revolution. International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology. 26: 11-24. Published 2018-07-04. doi: 10.1080/13504509.2018.1491429
  • Gautam, Yograj; Andersen, Peter. 2017. Aid or abyss? Food assistance programs (FAPs), food security and livelihoods in Humla, Nepal. Food Security. 9: 227-238. doi: 10.1007/s12571-017-0655-5
  • Gautam, Yograj; Andersen, Peter. 2017. Multiple stressors, food system vulnerability and food insecurity in Humla, Nepal. Regional Environmental Change. 17: 1493-1504. doi: 10.1007/s10113-017-1110-z
  • Behera, Rabi Narayan; Nayak, Debendra Kumar; Andersen, Peter; Måren, Inger Elisabeth. 2016. From jhum to broom: Agricultural land-use change and food security implications on the Meghalaya Plateau, India. Ambio. 45: 63-77. doi: 10.1007/s13280-015-0691-3
  • Gautam, Yograj; Andersen, Peter. 2016. Rural livelihood diversification and household well-being: Insights from Humla, Nepal. Journal of Rural Studies. 44: 239-249. doi: 10.1016/j.jrurstud.2016.02.001
  • Ghimire, S.; Sherchan, DP; Andersen, Peter; Pokhrel, C; Ghimire, S; Khanal, D. 2016. Effect of Variety and Practice of Cultivation on Yield of Spring Maize in Terai of Nepal. Agrotechnology. 5. doi: dx.doi.org/10.4172/2168-9881.1000144
  • Haque, Ubydul; Blum, Philipp; da Silva, Paula F.; Andersen, Peter; Pilz, Jürgen; Chalov, Sergey R.; Malet, Jean-Phillippe; Auflič, Mateja Jemec; Andres, Norina; Poyiadji, Eleptheria; Lamas, Pedro C.; Zhang, Wenyi; Peshevski, Igor; Pétursson, Halldór G.; Kurt, Tayfun; Dobrev, Nikolai; García-Davalillo, Juan Carlos; Halkia, Matina; Ferri, Stefano; Gaprindashvili, George; Engström, Johanna; Keellings, David. 2016. Fatal landslides in Europe. Landslides. Journal of the International Consortium on Landslides. Published ahead of print. 11 pages. doi: 10.1007/s10346-016-0689-3
  • Kismul, Hallgeir; Hatløy, Anne; Andersen, Peter; Mapatano, Mala; Van den Broeck, Jan; Moland, Karen Marie. 2015. The social context of severe child malnutrition: A qualitative household case study from a rural area of the Democratic Republic of Congo. International Journal for Equity in Health. 14:47. doi: 10.1186/s12939-015-0175-x
  • Schwinger, Catherine; Lunde, Torleif Markussen; Andersen, Peter; Kismul, Hallgeir; Van den Broeck, Jan. 2014. Seasonal and spatial factors related to longitudinal patterns of child growth in Bwamanda, DR Congo. Earth Perspectives. 1. doi: 10.1186/s40322-014-0026-8
  • Paudel, Keshav Prasad; Andersen, Peter. 2013. Response of rangeland vegetation to snow cover dynamics in Nepal Trans Himalaya. Climatic Change. 117: 149-162. doi: 10.1007/s10584-012-0562-x
  • Andersen, Peter. 2012. Challenges for under-utilized crops illustrated by ricebean (Vigna umbellata) in India and Nepal. International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability. 10: 164-174. doi: 10.1080/14735903.2012.674401
  • Paudel, Keshav Prasad; Andersen, Peter. 2011. Monitoring snow cover variability in an agropastoral area in the Trans Himalayan region of Nepal using MODIS data with improved cloud removal methodology. Remote Sensing of Environment. 115: 1234-1246. doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2011.01.006
  • Sneath, David; Chapman, Graham; Andersen, Peter. 2011. Chasing the Rains: Mongolian Pastoralists' Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in ‘The Age of the Market’. Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift. 65: 114-115. doi: 10.1080/00291951.2011.585846
  • Paudel, Keshav Prasad; Andersen, Peter. 2010. Assessing rangeland degradation using multi temporal satellite images and grazing pressure surface model in Upper Mustang, Trans Himalaya, Nepal. Remote Sensing of Environment. 114: 1845-1855. doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2010.03.011
  • Andersen, Peter. 2008. Tragedien på den indiske landsbygden. Bergens Tidende. Published 2008-11-12.
  • Andersen, Peter. 2007. A review of micronutrient problems in the cultivated soil of Nepal - An issue with implications for agriculture and human health. Mountain Research and Development Journal. 27: 331-335. doi: 10.1659/mrd.0915
  • Tuladhar, Junoo K.; Andersen, Peter. 2006. Micronutrients in plant and human health. Botanica Orientalis. 5: 89-89.
  • Andersen, Peter. 2004. Frankenfood or good stuff? Micronutrient rich staple crops for Asia. Geografi i Bergen. 266. 10 pages.
Reports and theses
  • Andersen, Peter; Chandyo, Ram Krishna; Hollington, Phillip A. 2010. Nutritional problems among women of reproductive age in rural populations in hill areas in India and Nepal and how they can be reduced by increased intake of Ricebean. www.ricebean.org. 29 pages.
  • Andersen, Peter. 2009. Food Security through Ricebean Research in India and Nepal (FOSRIN). Report 3. Nutritional qualities of ricebean. Bergen, Norway, Department of Geography, Universitet Bergen and, Bergen and Bangor. 10 pages.
  • Andersen, Peter; Kumar, Naveen; Acharya, Bipin Kumar. 2009. Food Security through Ricebean Research in India and Nepal (FOSRIN). Report 5.1 Ricebean food preparation and diets. University of Bergen, Norway and University of Bangor, Wales, Bergen, Norway and Bangor, Wales. 9 pages.
  • Andersen, Peter. 2003. Micronutrient strategies for marginal areas. Geografi i Bergen. 256. Institutt for geografi, UiB, Bergen.
Book sections
  • Bhusal, Madhab P.; Andersen, Peter. 2010. Institutions as determinants of agricultural wages in rural agriculture in Western Tarai, Nepal. 16, pages 217-232. In:
    • Pradhan, Pushkar K.; Subedi, Bhim P.; Khanal, Narendra R. 2010. Environment Livelihood and Micro Enterprises. 261 pages. ISBN: 978-9937-524-18-6.
  • Andersen, Peter; Chapagain, Prem Sagar. 2007. Changing Diet and Nutrient Uptake in Manang. Chapter 4, pages 65-78. In:
    • Chaudary, Ram P.; Aase, Tor Halfdan; Vetaas, Ole Reidar; Subedi, Bhim Prasad. 2007. Local Effects of Global Changes in the Himalayas: Manang, Nepal. ISBN: 978-99933-52-94-5.
  • Andersen, Peter. 2006. Minimumsloven og den Grønne Revolusjon. Om forutsetningene for jordbrukets optimale avkastning. Kap. 16, pages 250-259. In:
    • Larsen, Stein Ugelvik. 2006. Teori og Metode i Geografi. Fagbokforlaget. 412 pages. ISBN: 82-7674-878-3.
  • Andersen, Peter. 2005. Building contextual knowledge: the Interface between Local and Scientific Knowledge. 3.2., pages 87-95. In:
    • Andersen, Peter; Tuladhar, Junoo K.; Karki, Krishna B.; Maskey, Surya L. 2005. Micronutrients in South and South East Asia. 239 pages. ISBN: 92-9115-210-2.
  • Sapkota, Kanhaiya; Andersen, Peter. 2005. Commercial Horticulture Farming and its Effect on Soil Fertility: A case study from Peri-urban Agriculture in the Kathmandu Valley. 3.8., pages 153-165. In:
    • Andersen, Peter; Tuladhar, Junoo K.; Karki, Krishna B.; Maskey, Surya L. 2005. Micronutrients in South and South East Asia. 239 pages. ISBN: 92-9115-210-2.
  • Andersen, Peter. 2002. Geographical approaches to micronutrient deficiencies in Himalaya. Kapitel 15, pages 149-156. In:
    • R.P., Chaudary; B.P., Subedi; O.R., Vetaas; T.H., Aase. 2002. Vegetation and society. Their interaction in the Himalayas. ISBN: 99933-52-51-9.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

Paudel, Keshav Prasad; Andersen, Peter 2011.
Monitoring snow cover variability in an agropastoral area in the Trans Himalayan region of Nepal using MODIS data with improved cloud removal methodology. Remote Sensing of Environment 2011 ;Volum 115.(5) s. 1234-1246

Andersen, Peter 2011.
Gold digging or frog kissing: a discussion of ”orphan crops” and their relation to the Access and Benefit Sharing mechanism of the Convention on Biological Diversity. NGS conference, Oslo: Exploring sustainability

Andersen, Peter; Chandyo, Ram Krishna 2010.
Orphan crops and nutrition: the potential of ricebean (Vigna umbellata) to reduce ‘hidden hunger’ among rural women in India and Nepal. Tropentag 2010, Zürich: World food system - a contribution from Europe

Andersen, Peter; Chandyo, Ram Krishna; Hollington, Phillip A. 2010.
Nutritional problems among women of reproductive age in rural populations in hill areas in India and Nepal and how they can be reduced by increased intake of Ricebean. www.ricebean.org

Paudel, Keshav Prasad; Andersen, Peter 2010. Assessing rangeland degradation using multi temporal satellite images and grazing pressure surface model in Upper Mustang, Trans Himalaya, Nepal. Remote Sensing of Environment Volum 114.(8) s. 1845-1855

Andersen, Peter 2009.  Food Security through Ricebean Research in India and Nepal (FOSRIN). Report 3. Nutritional qualities of ricebean. Bergen and Bangor. www.ricebean.org

Andersen, Peter 2009.
Doing away with biodiversity - farmers' choice in ricebean cultivation in Asia. AAG annual meeting, Las Vegas.

Andersen, Peter 2009  Populist discourses as dangerous knowledge - the Indian farmer suicide narrative. NFU annual meeting, University of Agder, Kristiansand.  

Andersen, Peter 2008:
Multiple food based strategies to address ’Hidden Hunger’. Norske Geografers Selskaps årsmøte.

Andersen, P. 2007:   A review of micronutrient problems in the cultivated soil of Nepal - An issue with implications for agriculture and human health. Mountain Research and Development Journal Volum 27. s. 331-335

 Andersen, P. and Chapagain, P.S. 2007: Changing Diet and Nutrient Uptake in Manang. I Chaudary et al (eds.): Local Effects of Global Changes in the Himalayas: Manang, Nepal.. : Tribhuvan University, Nepal and University of Bergen, Norway ISBN 978-99933-52-94-5. s. 65-78

 Andersen, P. 2006: Minimumsloven og den Grønne Revolusjon. Om forutsetningene for jordbrukets optimale avkastning.. I: Teori og Metode i Geografi. Fagbokforlaget ISBN 82-7674-878-3. s. 250-259

 Andersen, P., Tuladhar, J.K.; Karki, K.B.; Maskey, S.L. (eds. 2005: Micronutrients in South and South East Asia. Kathmandu: International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) (ISBN 92-9115-210-2) 239 s.

Sapkota, K. and Andersen, P. 2005: Commercial Horticulture Farming and its Effect on Soil Fertility: A case study from Peri-urban Agriculture in the Kathmandu Valley. I: Andersen, P. et al (eds.): Micronutrients in South and South East Asia. Kathmandu: International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) 2005 ISBN 92-9115-210-2. s. 153-165

 Andersen, P. 2005:  Building contextual knowledge: the Interface between Local and Scientific Knowledge. I: Andersen, P. et al (eds.): Micronutrients in South and South East Asia. Kathmandu: International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) ISBN 92-9115-210-2. s. 87-95

 Andersen, P. 2004. Frankenfood or good stuff? Micronutrient rich staple crops for Asia. Geografi i Bergen

 Andersen, P. 2003:  Micronutrient strategies for marginal areas. Bergen: Institutt for geografi, UiB 2003 Geografi i Bergen

 Andersen, P. 2002: Geographical approaches to micronutrient deficiencies in Himalaya. I: Vegetation and society. Their interaction in the Himalayas. Kathmandu: Tribhuvan University, Nepal / University of Bergen, Norway  ISBN 99933-52-51-9. s. 149-156

 Andersen, P. og Sandvold, S. 1999: Nutrient deficiencies in cultivated soils. A study of Macro- and Micro-nutrients from Koshi Hills, Eastern Nepal. s. 235-240 i Låg, J. (red.): Geomedical problems in developing countries. The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Oslo.

 

 

Farming systems, diet studies, soil-plant chemistry, narrative analysis, Remote Sensing