Senior Researcher (CMI)
Anthropologist focusing on development; conflict and peacebuilding; social impact assessment (incl. resettlement); agricultural and pastoral systems; and regional analysis and economic adaptations.
Social anthropologist focusing on development policy and planning; conflict and peacebuilding; social impact assessment (incl. resettlement); agricultural and pastoral systems; and regional analysis and economic adaptations.
Sørbø is an experienced team leader for policy-oriented reviews and evaluations, often with international participation and for many different clients. Before joining CMI as director, he was the first director of the Centre for Development Studies, University of Bergen. He has held positions as trustee or member of several boards, including the Norwegian Agency for International Development, the International Food Policy Research Institute, the International Livestock Centre for Africa, the Research Council of Norway (Division of Environment and Development) and The Rafto Foundation for Human Rights. During 1993-95, Sørbø was a member of the North-South/Aid Commission appointed by the Norwegian Government.