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

June 23, 2022

29 June 2022: Lecture Working Group Development Geography

Vision of Future Development: Airports – Conservancies – Development Corridors.   How Does ‘Development’ Contribute to Future-Making in the Global South? Members of the development geography […]
June 7, 2022

Public Lecture: Contemporary Politics of Knowledge and African Initiatives in Decolonization of African Studies

As Chair of Epistemologies of the Global South at the University of Bayreuth and with over 100 publications in the fields of African history, African politics […]
May 24, 2022

CRC 228 Lecture Series Summer 2022

On 30th of May 2022, the next CRC228 lecture series presentation will take place. Prof. Dr. Matin Qaim (Director at the Center for Development Research) will present […]

LATEST PUBLICATIONS

June 1, 2022

Future-making and scalar politics in a resource frontier: Energy projects in northern Kenya

Abstract This contribution explores conflicts in the context of energy-related investments and infrastructure projects in Kenya’s arid and semiarid north. Over the past decade or so […]
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 […]
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