Collaborative Research Centre TRR 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

December 6, 2022

CRC-TRR Public Lecture: Katrin Böhning-Gaese & Robert Marchant

Mon | Dec 12, 2022 | 16:15 – 17:45  CET Public Lectures Series:   Katrin Böhning-Gaese (Senckenberg Biodoversity and Climate Research Centre)  From nature conservation to […]
October 27, 2022

Recipients Announced: “Future Rural Africa” Female Researchers Grant 2022

FEMALE RESEARCHER’S GRANT 2022 The CRC board for gender equality and diversity is pleased to announce the recipients of the two “Future Rural Africa Female Researcher’s […]
October 25, 2022

[DE] “Future Rural Africa” im Kölner Unimagazin: Wie Geothermie-Projekte ländliche Gegenden verändern

In der Ausgabe von Oktober 2022 berichtet das Kölner Universitätsmagazin über die Arbeit des Sonderforschungsbereiches (SFB-TRR 228) “Future Rural Africa” und insbesondere über das Projekt C02 “Energy […]

LATEST PUBLICATIONS

December 2, 2022

Electrification and Devolution in Kenya: Opportunities and Challenges

Abstract While there is a broad literature on ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all (SDG7), the positive impact of electrification on […]
October 18, 2022

Book Presentation: “Pokot Pastoralism: Environmental Change and Socio-Economic Transformation in North-West Kenya” by Dr. Hauke-Peter Vehrs

On Wednesday, October 12, the presentation of the book “Pokot Pastoralism: Environmental Change and Socio-Economic Transformation in North-West Kenya” took place at the Department of History, […]
September 21, 2022

Rural livelihoods, community-based conservation, and human–wildlife conflict: Scope for synergies?

Abstract Halting biodiversity loss is a major contemporary challenge. Nature protection can help conserve biodiversity, but increasing wildlife numbers inside protected areas and shrinking habitats intensify […]
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