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Published Jan. 29, 2016 11:22 AM

Sigrid Narvestad Hungnes graduated from the Centre for Development and Environment in 2015. In this video she talks about some of the findings from her master's thesis "Cabin Fever: Historical Study of Nature Perceptions in Media Representations of Norwegian Cabin Tradition."

Published Jan. 21, 2016 1:20 PM

Development aid has different traditions in Norway and China. A new research project will study what the two countries can learn from one another.

Published Dec. 14, 2015 10:57 AM

Over the next fifteen years, 1.3 billion people will get access to electricity for the first time. How will this affect the societies concerned?   

Published Oct. 1, 2015 10:22 AM

Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

Published June 26, 2015 4:34 PM

Dr. Blessings Chinsinga from Chancellor College, University of Malawi, visited the Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM) last week under the auspices of the Norwegian Programme for Capacity Development in Higher Education and Research for Development (NORHED) funded by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad).

Published June 15, 2015 1:09 PM

SUM was established in 1990 so we are celebrating our 25th anniversary this year. Please save the date - 17th September - for exciting lectures and a social gathering

Published Dec. 4, 2013 12:04 PM

Researchers from Norway and Burkina Faso presented findings from a three-year interdisciplinary project on unsafe abortion in Burkina Faso, at a conference in November. Health care providers, researchers and policy makers from Burkina Faso discussed women’s social reality and necessary policy responses to the problem of unsafe abortion.