Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (Noragric) This programme integrates development issues with research on environmental problems and natural resource management, resource rights and conflicts, human security, environmental governance, agricultural development and food security.The programme has a clear interdisciplinary profile both in recruitment of candidates and in the topics and problem areas investigated.
Noragric PhD graduates are expected to be at the forefront of knowledge in international environment and development studies, and have a systematic understanding of scholarly theories and methods in the field.
This PhD programme is at the heart of NMBU 's mandate with its focus on global challenges related to environmental and climate change, sustainable food production and natural resources management and the governance implications for people's rights and well-being.
The PhD research is typically:
- Holistic in analysis, yet problem-oriented and practical in aim
- Pursued through interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches which make use of the specialised expertise offered by various academic disciplines
- Undertaken in partnership with local governments, institutions and groups
- Concerned with sustainability, equity and empowerment
Duration: 3 years
Study start: 1 September
Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (Noragric), Norway