Breaking the curse? The politics of drought in the Brazilian Northeast

Lead researcher: Yuri Kasahara, Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, Oslo Metropolitan University 

How has decades of government measures to combat the effects of drought interacted with policy and local governance in Northeastern Brazil?

 

  • Research staff in Norway:
    Henrik Wiig, Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, Oslo Metropolitan University
    Marianne Millstein, Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, Oslo Metropolitan University
     
  • Partners abroad:
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Boston University
    Universidade Federal do Piauí
    Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
     
  • Geographic focus:
    Brazil
     
  • Project period:
    2016– 2020
     
  • Funding:
    Norwegian Research Council
     

Read more about this project.

 

 

Published Nov. 17, 2016 5:01 PM - Last modified Apr. 5, 2019 12:00 PM