Section for Global Development

Farmer in Cuba.


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. 

Professor Christian Lund is head of the section for Global Development.