Per Knutsson

UniversityUniversity of Gothenburg
DepartmentGlobal studies
DivisionHuman ecology/Environmental Social Science
Keywordshållbar landsbygdsutveckling, hållbara försörjningssystem, tvärvetenskap, Kenya, Shaanxi, Kina, klimatförändringar, markanvändning, sårbarhet, anpassning, sustainable rural development, sustainable livelihoods, interdisciplinary, Kenya, Shaanxi, China, climate change, land use, vulnerability, adaptation

Networks/thematic areasUrban research (previously Urban Research Network)

Reasearch / work
Per Knutsson is involved in interdisciplinary research on sustainable rural development in East Africa and Shaanxi, China. "The Sustainable Livelihoods Approach" is used as an analytical framework in order to advance our understanding of the impacts of simultanous changes in climate as well as land use- and socio-economic policies on rural livelihoods. Results are already or very soon available as published articles in Land Degradation and Development (12:2001) and Climatic Change (xx:2005), and in a project report(