Collaborative Research Centre 228

Future Rural Africa: Future-making and social-ecological transformation

„Future rural Africa“ is an interdisciplinary collaborative research center funded by the German Research Council (DFG) involving geographers, anthropologists, political scientists, agroeconomists, soil scientists and ecologists from the Universities of Bonn and Cologne as well as external partners to address large-scale land use change and related social-ecological transformations along growth corridors in Eastern and Southern Africa..

LATEST NEWS

May 16, 2022

Female Researcher’s Grants 2022: Call for Applications

This year, we are pleased to announce two Female Researcher’s Grants. The aim of the grants is to promote female researchers at all stages of their […]
April 11, 2022

Public Lecture Social & Cultural Anthropology

On 7th of April 2022, CRC228 researcher Michael Bollig gave a public lecture on the topic “Social and Cultural Anthropology – challenges and options for interdisciplinary […]
April 6, 2022

Virtual Booklaunch “African Futures” 22.04.2022

Join us for a virtual book launch event for an essay collection on “African Futures”, edited by Clemens Greiner, Steven van Wolputte and Michael Bollig published […]

LATEST PUBLICATIONS

April 13, 2022

COVID-19: Food insecurity and coping strategies in Kenya, Namibia, and Tanzania

Abstract This study assesses the extent of COVID-19-related food insecurity in Kenya, Tanzania, and Namibia. Using the Household Food Insecurity Access Scale, we measure food insecurity […]
April 6, 2022

Virtual Booklaunch “African Futures” 22.04.2022

Join us for a virtual book launch event for an essay collection on “African Futures”, edited by Clemens Greiner, Steven van Wolputte and Michael Bollig published […]
April 1, 2022

Coercion and Dissent: Sleeping Sickness ‘Concentrations’ and Colonial Authority in Tanganyika

Abstract This article examines the means by which perceived threats of sleeping sickness epidemics were used to justify extensive population resettlement through the formation of ‘concentrations’ […]
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