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Background and activities

My current research interests are on topics related to natural resource management, especially water and biodiversity, as well as climate change and natural hazards. I have mainly worked in Bangladesh, China (Xinjiang) and Tanzania. I teach courses in Human geography and African studies.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications

Books

  • Bye, Linda Marie; Lein, Haakon; Rød, Jan Ketil. (2013) Mot en farligere fremtid? Om klimaendringer, sårbarhet og tilpasning i Norge. Akademika forlag. 2013. ISBN 978-82-321-0186-3.
  • Hemson, David; Kulindwa, Kassim; Lein, Haakon; Mascarenhas, Adolfo. (2008) Poverty and Water. Explorations of the Reciprocal Relationship. Zed Books. 2008. ISBN 978-1-84277-962-0.

Part of book/report

  • Lein, Haakon. (2014) The reemergence of environmental causation in migration studies and its relevance for Bangladesh. Alternative Development: Unravelling Marginalization, Voicing Change.
  • Lein, Haakon. (2013) Om klimaendringer, samfunn og naturkatastrofer i et globalt perspektiv. Mot en farligere fremtid? Om klimaendringer, sårbarhet og tilpasning i Norge.
  • Lein, Haakon; Jørgensen, Stig Halvard; Lujala, Paivi; Rød, Jan Ketil. (2013) Klima i endring - hjem i fare? Holdninger til klimaendringer og naturfare som trussel mot hus og hjem i Norge. Hus, hjem og sted. Geografiske perspektiver på vår samtid.
  • Tagseth, Mattias; Lein, Haakon. (2010) Competing Models of Water Resource Management and Their Implications Using the Example of Pangani River Basin in Tanzania. Shared waters, shared opportunities.Hydropolitics in East Africa.
  • Kulindwa, Kassim; Lein, Haakon. (2008) Water and Poverty: the inextricable link. Poverty and Water. Explorations of the Reciprocal Relationship.
  • Lein, Haakon. (2008) Water, Agricultural Development and Poverty in Bangladesh. Poverty and Water. Explorations of the Reciprocal Relationship.
  • Lein, Haakon. (2002) Migration, Irrigation and Land Use Changes in the Lowlands of Kilimanjaro,Tanzania. Water resources management. The case of Pangani River Basin: Issues and Approaches.

Report/dissertation

Others

  • Lujala, Päivi; Lein, Haakon. (2017) The role of personal experiences in Norwegians’ perceptions of climate. he 8th Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM 2017) ; Reykjavik. 2017-08-23 - 2017-08-25.
  • Setten, Gunhild; Lein, Haakon. (2017) The temporality and spatiality of ‘local’ knowledge and its relevance for climate change adaptation and natural hazard management. 3rd European Climate Change Adaptation Conference ; Glasgow. 2017-06-05 - 2017-06-09.