Study grants spring 2010

The study grants for spring 2010 have been distributed to the following persons:

Razak Abu, University of Bergen, Norway
"Local land discourses in the context of the oil development in Ghana”

Leena Akatama , University of Jyväskylä, Finland
“Whose climate is changing? Analysis of REDD climate change mitigation policy from the community forestry and sustainable development perspective in Tanzania”

Claudine Ambe, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
“Educational policies in Africa and the marginalized state owned secondary schools in plantation camps”

Jenny Appelblad, Stockholm University, Sweden
“The provision and politics of urban water services in Uganda”

Rasmus Bering, University of Oslo, Norway
“Antagonism and interdependence: An exploration of state- chieftaincy relations and its implications for stability in Sierra Leone”

Inger Johanne Dahl, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
“Education, capabilities and development: Youth in rural Tanzania”

Bishwash Hamal, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
“Why did the United Nations fail: Rwanda genocide 1994. Diplomatic and human right activists’ views”

Erkka Laitinen, University of Helsinki, Finland
“Nile basin countries’ hydropolitics from the view of ‘securitization’ theory”

Ibrahim Latiff, University of Life Sciences, Norway
“Livelihoods, attitudes and income inequalities of households around Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda”

Mukundi Mutasa, University of Life Sciences (UMB), Norway
“Vulnerability and adaptive capacity to droughts and water stress among communities in Buhera and Chikomba, Zimbabwe”

Divine Munje Ndansi, Uiversity of Jyväskylä, Finland
“Oil, governance and development in Cameroon: The EITI experience, realities and prospects”

Minna Niemi, University of Buffalo, USA,   and University of Turku, Finland
"The politics of memory: Representations of the African past in the works of Ngugi wa Thiong’o, Zoe Wicomb, and Nuruddin Farah”

Newton Morara  Nyairo, University of Helsinki, Finland
“Impacts of agricultural trade liberalization on food security in developing countries. A comparative study of Kenya and Zambia”

Lisbeth Kristine Olesen, Aarhus University, Denmark
“Food (in)security and organic farming in Uganda”

Juste Rakstyte, Lund University, Sweden
“Poverty reduction using small reservoirs in northern Ghana: How the use and access of the resources of small reservoirs are distributed within the community and what effect it has on the poor”

Veera Vilhelmina Tagliabue, University of Helsinki, Finland
“Towards a ‘United States of Africa’? Zambian discussions on regional integration for development purposes”

Caroline Wamala, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden
“Unveiling statistics on use and access of ICTs: An impact based analysis” (Uganda)

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