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..

FUTURE NEWS

August 5, 2020

New book: The politics of uncertainty

CRC’s spokesperson, Detlef Müller-Mahn would like to draw your attention to an interesting new book on the Politics of Uncertainty, an issue which comes close to […]
July 22, 2020

Argelander grant recipients research COVID-19 shocks in rural Africa

Dr. Emmanuel Nshakira Rukundo from the Institute of Food and Economic Resources and Dr. Christiane Stephan from the Department of Geography, both at the University of […]
July 6, 2020

Local value capture from tourism in Namibia

High hopes are pinned on tourism and its catalytic potential to foster growth in remote rural areas. In the Zambezi region of northeastern Namibia, tourism plays […]
July 6, 2020

Security dynamics in conservancies in Isiolo, Kenya

Parallel to a worldwide trend, the community-based conservation model is an increasing phenomenon in Kenya, especially in northern pastoralist counties. Publication author of BICC Working Paper […]
June 22, 2020

Future-Making on Hold: Pandemic Audio Diaries from Kenya

This blog post features voices from our research partners in the Kenyan Rift Valley and gives some insights into how corona prevention measures have impacted their […]
June 17, 2020

Structural Discrimination in Academia

Debating partnerships, collaboration, and research in Africa in the context of #BlackLivesMatter. The recent, violent death of George Floyd and the subsequent worldwide protests against structural […]
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