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Publisert 18. sep. 2018 08:52

Vet du hvor mye arbeid som ligger bak en kopp kaffe?

Vi har mistet evnen til å godta at kjøtt alltid kommer fra et levende dyr som er blitt drept, skriver Karen Lykke Syse. Illustrasjonen er fra 1955-utgaven av Gyldendals store kokebok.
Publisert 11. sep. 2018 15:05

Vi har mistet evnen til å godta at kjøtt alltid kommer fra et levende dyr som har blitt drept.

Kjøtmarknad i Vietnam
Publisert 20. aug. 2018 11:57

Vietnamesisk matkultur er kjend for sin bruk av urter og grønsaker. Så kvifor aukar kjøtforbruket i Vietnam i eit forbløffande tempo?

Publisert 14. juni 2018 09:50

It has become a mantra in the discourse surrounding the SDGs that in order to reach them we have to "get the private sector onboard". However, in many poor countries, business elites are not only concerned with profit but also to gain political power. The distinction between the public and the private is blurred. This creates many dilemmas for business-oriented aid, as experienced by Norfund in Guatemala and Honduras, where one partner is accused of being complicit in the murder of activist Berta Cáceres.  This article was published on June 13th in Bistandsaktuelt (in Norwegian). 

Publisert 14. juni 2018 09:42

On Sunday there are presidential elections in Venezuela. However, what happens on election day is much less interesting than what president Nicolás Maduro plans to do with three major problems after he wins :  hyperinflation, dropping oil production and a ticking debt-bomb. The difficult choice for the Venezuelans is whether to participate in the undemocratic elections. Ever larger groups are choosing exit, over voice, while a small group still chooses loyalty. This article was originally published on May 15th in Dagsavisen (in Norwegian)