Beviljade PhD-stipendier 2013/Awarded PhD scholarships 2013

Festus Boamah, University of Bergen, Geography Department, Norway.
Project title: “Biofuels and land politics: Comparative study of the livelihoods implications of ´land transactions´ for jatropha biofuels investments in Ghana.” Hosting research cluster: Rural and Agrarian Change, Property and Resources.

George Forji Amin, University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law, Finland.
Project title: “Towards development: International law and the civilising mission in Africa.”   Hosting research cluster: Globalization, Trade and Regional Integration.

Johanna Hohenthal, University of Helsinki, Department of Geosciences and Geography, Finland.
Project title:“Socio-ecological perspectives on the impact of land and water use change on water resources in Taita Hills, south-east Kenya.” Hosting research cluster: Rural and Agrarian Change, Property and Resources.

Lauri Joannes Hooli, University of Turku, Department of Geography and Geology.
Project title: “Local resilience to global development trends in Sub-Saharan Africa: Case studies from Namibia and Tanzania.” Hosting research cluster: Globalization, Trade and Regional Integration.

Sophia Kassa, NTNU, Norwegian Centre for Child Research, Trondheim.
Project title: “ Children’s agency in parenting practices of urban and rural Ethiopia.” Hosting research cluster: Urban Dynamics.            

Mari Kervinen, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland.
Project title: ”The history of AIDS awareness campaigns in a village community in north-central Namibia and their interaction with the history of local norms, practices   and control of reproductive behavior.” Hosting research cluster: Globalization, Trade and Regional Integration.

Regina Opoku, University of Tampere, Finland.
Project title: ”Gendered violence: Patterns and causes of women against women violence in the Lake Zone Regions of Tanzania, east Africa.” Hosting research cluster: Rural and Agrarian Change, Property and Resources.

Martin Møller Rasmussen, University of Lund, Faculty of Humanities and Theology, Sweden. Project title: ”Development or security? An analysis of the Africa policy of the European Union - From Yaoundé to Cotonou.”Hosting research cluster: Conflict, Security and Democratic Transformation.

Jennifer Joy West, Norwegian University of Life Sciences – UMB, Department of International Environment and Development Studies - NORAGRIC.
Project title: ”Smallholder-estate dynamics in Tanzania’s southern agricultural growth corridor: Actors, strategies and discourses.” Hosting research cluster: Rural and Agrarian Change, Property and Resources.

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