Section for Global Development – University of Copenhagen

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Section for Global Development


Professor Christian Lund is head of the section.

The group engages in inter-disciplinary research on economic, political, environmental, and institutional dynamics in developing countries. Research areas include issues of livelihoods, small-scale industry, trade, and labour; of climate change mitigation and adaptation; of forest and natural resource management; of resource conflicts and land grabbing; and of governance, state formation, and corruption.

Currently, research takes place in Cambodia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Ghana, Burkina Faso, and Senegal.