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

February 1, 2023

[Video] Prof. Javier Revilla Diez: The Growth Corridor Vision and its Realities – Insights for Development in Africa

In January 2023 Prof. Javier Revilla Díez (CRC Project C01) travelled to The London School of Economics and Political Science to present some of the results of the research […]
January 25, 2023

CRC-TRR Public Lecture: Katrin Böhning-Gaese

Mon | Feb 6, 2023 | 16:15 – 17:45  CET CRC-TRR 228 Future Rural Africa Public Lectures Series:   Katrin Böhning-Gaese (Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research […]
January 24, 2023

Pastoralism in Development: Free Online Course International Institute for Environment and Development

International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) Deadline for Registration: 2 February 2023 Start: 30 January 2023 (online)   Online Course – Pastoralism in Development:   […]

LATEST PUBLICATIONS

January 24, 2023

Publication: Supplying lead firms, intangible assets and power in global value chains: Explaining governance in the fertilizer chain

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December 15, 2022

Future Rural Africa Researcher Dr. Hauke Vehrs Awarded Offermann-Hergarten-Prize

The book “Pokot Pastoralism: Environmental Change and Socio-Economic Transformation” by Dr. Hauke Vehrs (CRC Project A04), published in May 2022 in the CRC-TRR 228 series by James […]
December 13, 2022

Publication: What makes Tanzanian smallholder farmers satisfied with their life? It’s not farming!

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