Kristin Dypedokk

Doctoral Research Fellow - Centre for Development and Environment
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Phone +47-22858722
Visiting address Sognsveien 68 None 0855 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1116 Blindern 0317 OSLO
Other affiliations Faculty of Social Sciences (Student)

Academic interests

  • Governance and natural resource management 
  • International political economy
  • Sustainable food systems and diets
  • Climate change
  • Human geography


  • SUM4027 - Food and Sustainability 


  • Adviser, Norad, Oil for Development section, Department for Economic Development, Gender and Governance (2014-2015)
  • Associate Programme Officer, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Nairobi (2011), Genève (2012-2014)
  • Master in Culture, Environment and Sustainability, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), University of Oslo (2010)
  • Assistant at SUMs Interdisciplinary Research School, University of Oslo (2008-2009)
  • Exchange student, University Cheick Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal (2007)
  • Bachelor in Development studies, University of Oslo (2006)

Positions held

  • Board member SUM (2016 - ) 
  • Board member Oslo Kooperativet (2017 - )
  • Board member and Head of the Information Committee for the Norwegian Council for Africa (2010-2011)
  • Member of the Information Committee, he Norwegian Council for Africa (2006-2011)
  • Erik Blytt scholarship (2008-2009)


Tags: Governance, sustainable diets, human geography, Natural Resource Management



Reports and books contributed to or co-edited

·Prevention and reduction of food and drink waste in business and households, UNEP/FAO (2014)

·Transforming Risks into Cooperation – the Security and Environment Initiative, UNEP (2013)

·Smallholders, food security, and the environment, UNEP (2013)

·Green - Economy and Trade – Trends, Challenges and Opportunities, UNEP (2013)

·Green Economy and Poverty Reduction. UNEP Policy Briefing Paper (2012)

·Avoiding Future Famines. Strengthening the Ecological Basis of Food Security through Sustainable Food Systems, UNEP (2012)

  • Bybevegelser, urbanisering og urban kultur i Afrika, Norwegian Council for Africa (2010)

    Arena Afrika – Kappløp om makt og ressurser, Norwegian Council for Africa (2010)

  • Serving the Rich or the Poor, Norwegian Council for Africa /Ugandan Seatini (2008)

  • Oljespill, jakten på Afrikas olje, Norwegian Council for Africa (2006)

Popular press articles

  • Dypedokk, Kristin (2011). Serving Public or Private Interests? The Norwegian Oil for Development Initiative in Ghana. VDM Verlag Dr. Müller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. KG.  ISBN 3639360214.  144 s.

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Published Jan. 22, 2016 11:08 AM - Last modified Feb. 26, 2018 2:28 PM

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