PhD candidates

PhD candidates

This page contains an overview of all IGS North-South PhD candidates. The IGS North-South was created from within the NCCR North-South, and most NCCR North-South PhD candidates have continued their studies within the IGS North-South.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z ALL
Name
Organization
Thesis
ADAMS, Timothy
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Impact of Large Scale land Investment and Food Security
ADENLE, Ademola
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Land Degradation and Ist Impacts on Ecosystem Services in the Nigerian Guinea Savanna (NGS): Insights For Sustainable Land Management
ADMASIE, Andreas Samuel
G3S, University of Basel, Switzerland
Dynamics of Political Unionism in Ethiopia 1974-1977
AEBERLI, Annina
Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Bern, Switzerland
Contesting the dominant understanding of forest in Sarwak, Malaysia
ALTER, Balz Andrea
University of Basel, Switzerland
Visualizing the nexus of music and politics in today’s Côted’ Ivoire
ALVES ZANELLA, Matheus
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Brazil-Mozambique Development Cooperation in Food Security and Natural Resource Governance
AMOIN JEANNE D'ARC, Koffi épse Kouakou
Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d'Ivoire (CSRS), Bouaké, Ivory Coast
Determinants of resilience of communities of Korhogo( Cote d'Ivoire) and Kaedi (Mauritanie) to malaria and schisto-somiasis In sahelian belt in a context of climate change
AMUZU, David
Institut de géographie et durabilité, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Climate Smart Cocoa Production in Changing Rural Ecosystem and Livelihoods in Ghana
ANABERKOV, Oyture
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Analysis of the sustainability of governance of water commons through Water User Associations (WUAs) in semi-arid Ferghana Valley
ANDRIAMIHAJA, Ravaka
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Analyse land use decision-making under telecoupling in north-eastern Madagascar
ARYAL, Badri
Rural Sociology and Development Studies, Agriculture and Forestry University, Nepal
Inter-generational Changes in Livelihoods of People in Chepang Communities of Nepal
AUGSTBURGER, Horacio
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Analysis of potentials and constrains of enhancing sustainable livelihoods of Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining in Bolivia, Peru and Colombia through the forthcoming Mercury Convention
BACHRIOKTORA, Yudi
Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Bern, Switzerland
The development of palm oil industry and its impacts on ecological, socio-economic and cultural life of the communities around the palm oil plantations in Jambi Province, Indonesia
BAILLY, Cynthia
Centre Suisse de Recherches, Université de Bouaké, Switzerland
Sida, Pouvoir et Gouvernance locale dans l'ex-zone CNO (Centre Nord et Ouest) de Côte d'Ivoire
BÄR, Roger
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Sustainable potentials for biomass fuel production in Kenya and Tanzania
BARRUETO, Andrea
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Foster climate resilience of horticultural tree crops and value chains
BARTMESS, Jennifer
Institute of Geography, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Land ownership, access, and policy in the palm oil frontier of Sabah, Malaysia
BAUMGARTNER, Urs
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Principles of sustainable land management (SLM) fo the mitigation of the negative effects of woody invasive alien species (IAS) in Eastern Africe (Tanzania, Kenia, Ethiopia)
BERNATH, Julie
swisspeace, University of Basel, Switzerland
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia: A case-study of Resistance to Transitional Justice
BÉTRISEY, Florence
lnstitute of Geography and Sustainabitity (lGD), University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Payments for Watershed services and poverty reduction: Bolivian highlights
BHANDARI, Bishal Kumar
Department of Development Studies, Kathmandu University, Nepal
Modes of Communication and Good Governance: Ethnography in Post Conflict Nepal
BIGLER, Christine
IZFG and CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Rural employment in export-led agricultural industries and the impacts on asset building and well-being in small-holders households: a comparative gender analysis
BOTELHO, Lissandro
Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Traditional Knowledge and Sustainable Development in the Amazon: the case of SMEs natural medicines producers in Manaus
BRANDAO, Emily
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Unterstanding the interactions between rainfeld and irrigated food systems in the Brazlilian semi-arid region in order to improve food sustainability
BUSER, Tobias
Institute of Geography, University of Basel, Switzerland
Exploring stakeholders' perspectives to improve transdisciplinary projects in urban development
CALVO, Cindy
University of Kansas, USA
Sanitation planning from a social-ecological resilience perspective: A Costa Rican experience
COMETTA, Mosé
Institut de géographie et durabilité, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Ticino’s evolving identity in the process of globalisation: a geo-philosophical approach
DAKKA, Abebe Shiferaw
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Assessing Soil-based Ecological Services and Opportunities to Sequester Soil Organic Carbon in Selected Watersheds of Ethiopia
DHUNGANA, Raj Kumar
Department of Development Studies, Kathmandu University, Nepal
Ethnography of Violence in School as Experienced by Conflict Affected Adolescent in Nepal
DIMOSO, Provident
University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Access to Education Services and Its Impact on Household Welfare in Tanzania
DIRKX, Antonius Lucas
Swisspeace, University of Basel, Switzerland
From Rebelling to Ruling in Ethiopia and Eritrea: State-making Trajectories in Comparative Prespective
FREY, Sara
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Analysis of negotiation processes around “vivir bien/ buen vivir” linking state-based and grassroots development initiatives.
GAMBON, Helen
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Constitutionality-processes and social-ecological outcomes in the indigenous territory and biosphere reserve Pilón Lajas, Bolivia
GARGULE, Andrew Achiba
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Transformation without Transition? Studies in the Dynamic of Pastoralism Development in Northern Kenya
GARRARD, Rodney
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Climate Change and Tourism in Mountain Protected Areas (MtPAs): Impacts and Implications in a Developing Country Context (Sagarmatha, Mount Everest National Park, Khumbu, Nepal)
GEMPERLE, Sergio
G3S, University of Basel, Switzerland
Anti-Corruption Agencies and Statebuilding: Effects of anti-corruption institutions on post-conflict statebuilding
GRAF, Samuel
University of Zurich, Switzerland
The Eritrean Diaspora: Sense of belonging of second-generation Eritreans
GROSS, Thomas
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Trade-offs and synergies between SDGs: Application of the ecosystem services concept to assess interdependencies of bioenergy, water and agriculture
GUELTEKIN, Volkan
swisspeace, University of Basel, Switzerland
A Quest for Regional Peace: Mobilizing Turkish Civilian Capacity in the Post-Conflict Reconstrction
GURUNG, Rajya Laxmi
Human and Natural Resources Studies Centre, Kathmandu University, Nepal
Role of Private Sector in Peace Promotion: An Assessment of the Benefits, Limitations, and Determinants of Corporate Engagement in Peace
HÄRTEL, Anne
University of Basel, Switzerland
The Organisation of Violence in the Actions of the Lord’s Resistance Army
HERGARTEN, Christian
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Integrated Assessment of Ecosystem Services of Land Use Systems at Regional Scale
HERRIGEL, Johanna
Department of Geography, University of Zurich and University of Colorado Boulder, Switzerland and USA
Making global markets for the poor: Shifting the frontier of global agroexport markets in Tanzania's horticulture industry
HERTKORN, Marie-Luise
Institute of Sociology, University of Bern, Switzerland
Gendered effects of the commercialization of agriculture in Nepal and Rwanda
ILLIEN, Patrick
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Political Economy of Agrarian Change
INGABIRE, Chantal
Agricultural Economics, Egerton University, Kenya
Rural women’s economic empowerment and commercialization of non-traditional export crops in Rwanda
JAMARKATTEL, Sampad
Rural Sociology and Development Studies, Agriculture and Forestry University, Nepal
Political Economy of Bio-Fuel: Implications in Fuel Security of Develoing Economies
JANKER, Judith
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Critical Reflections on Social Sustainability in Agriculture
JAQUET, Stéphanie
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Impacts of outmigration on land management in the mountain areas of Bolivia and Nepal
JENDOUBI, Donia
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Decision-support tool for assessing land degradation and realising sustainable land management in the Watershed of Oued Madjerda (Tunisia)
JUAREZ, Norma Helen
Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico
Agroecological transitions to sustainable agrifood systems in Jalisco.
JUCKER RIVA, Matteo
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
The role of land management in preventing catastrophic shifts of dryland ecosystems.
KAESER, Fabian
Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Bern, Switzerland
Towards Food Sustainability. Ethnography of a Local Food System in the Mt. Kenya Region, Kenya
KAMARA TUMWEBAZE, Innocent
Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Uganda
Understanding and explaining the collective cleaning behaviour of shared toilet users in urban slums. The case of Kampala.
KARIMI KIRAMBIA, Rosemary
Kenya Methodist University , Kenya
Water productivity, nutrient balance and environmental effects in aerobic rice system
KARKI, Darshan
Development Study Group, University of Zurich, Switzerland
The politics of recognition and redistribution in Nepal: A Case Study of the Madhes
KASSAWMAR NIGUSSIE, Tibebu
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Landscape Transformation in Ethiopia: Spatio-temporal dynamics and implications on transboundary runoff and sediment yield in the Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia
KELEGAMA, Thiruni
Department of Geography, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Anxious Integration-Development in Sri Lanka’s post-war frontier
KIPRUTO, Samuel
Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Nairobi, Kenya
Access to Health and Education Services and Its Impacts on Household Welfare in Rural Kenya
KONGTHONG, Orasa
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Interconnectedness between Agrarian transformation and the Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus in Northeastern Thailand and Lao PDR
KSENOFONTOV, Stanislav
University of Zurich, Switzerland
Arctic under threat: biodiversity and livelihood of local people of North-Eastern Siberia in a changing climate
KUMAR, Awanish
Tata Institute of Social Sciences, University of Mumbai, India
Features of Agrarian Change in a Maharashtra Village: A Study in Karkatta Village, Latur
LABY, Patrick
École Supérieure des Sciences Agronomiques, University of Antananarivo, Madagascar
Towards innovative governance of land under telecoupling : the role of social learning in northern Madagascar
LAFAYE DE MICHEAUX, Flore
Institut de géographie et durabilité, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Political ecology of a sacred River Towards the rejuvenation of the Ganges: analysis of a “river governmentality”
LANKOANDE, Wendyan Hervé
Swisspeace, University of Basel, Switzerland
State Trajectory in Africa: On One-Party State, Nation building and State-making in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana
LATTHACHACK, Phokham
CDE, University of Bern, Switerland
Changes in land use, ecosystem service supply and human wellbeing in Luangnamtha Province in North-Western Laos.
LIEBERHERR, Silva
Department of Geography, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Tracking a fluid social movement - the case of ‘farmer suicides’ in Vidarbha, India
LINDE, Lothar
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Role of Spatial Decision Support Tools in Advancing Transparency and Accountability of Land Management in the Greater Mekong Subregion.
LLOPIS, Jorge Claudio
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Linking land-use with ecosystem services' supply and demand: A participatory approach to assess the implications for human well-being in north-eastern Madagascar
LÔ, Aissata Mamadou
Institut National de Recherches en Santé Publique (INRSP), University Cheikh Anta Diop Dakar, Mauritanie
Equity-Effectiveness of Tuberculosis and HIV care in mobile pastoral populations of Mauritania
LÜHE, Ulrike
Swisspeace, University of Basel, Switzerland
Knowledge for Peace. Knowledge production and transitional justice in Mozambique
LUNDSGAARD-HANSEN, Lara Maria
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Land use decision-making, actor networks, and potentials of social learning for land governance transformation in Tanintharyi, Myanmar
MABELE, Mathew Bukhi
Institute of Geography, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Providing an alternative set of explanations to “ecoscarcity” narratives: A political ecology of REDD+ and deforestation in the Miombo woodlands of western Tanzania
MASAYI, Nelly
Moi University, Nairobi, Kenya
Land Use Land Cover Changes and Its Effects on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services of Mt Elgon Forest of Western Kenya
MC CORD, Kimberly
Epidemiology/Public health, University of Basel, Switzerland
Evaluating the Use of Routinely Collected Data in Clinical Trial Research
MERRON, James
Centre for African Studies, University of Basel, Switzerland
Travelling technologies of the environment: Contested knowledges of water management and the transformation of land(scape) in South Africa
MERTINSAITE, Elvita
Institute of Sociology, University of Bern, Switzerland
Gender-based violence against lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people: the missing development issue? A case study of Zimbabwe
MESTRE, Irène
Université Jean Moulin-Lyon 3, France
How does community-based pastures management adapt to the small-scale gold mining? The case of pasture management and small-scale mining in Kyrgyzstan.
MUTEA, Emily
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Analysis of different forms of access to land and water and food systems in view of food security and poverty reduction. A case study of Mount Kenya region
MWANGI, Veronica
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Nairobi, Kenya
The Impacts of value chain activities on food security,reduction of povery and Inequality: A case study of wheat, milk and beef food systems in North West Mt.Kenya
NANHTHAVONG, Vong
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Large-scale land acquisitions, agribusiness and rural livelihood trends in developing countries: insights from the Lao PDR
NAZARMAVLOEV , Farrukh
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Soil Organic Carbon Management in Agricultural Land of Tajikistan
NEVILLE, Laura
Institut de géographie et durabilité, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Solid waste management: a case study of Cartagena de Indias, an intermediate city in Colombia
N'GUESSAN GUY CONSTANT, Gbalégba
University of Abidjan
Climate variability and dynamics of malaria and schistosomiasis transmission in Korhogo (norther Côte d'Ivoire) and Kaedi (southern Mauritania)
NGUYEN, Van Thi Hai
Insitute of Geography and Sustainablity (IGD), University of Lausanne, Switzerland
The politics of Payment for Forest Ecosystem Services in Vietnam
OCHOA GARCIA, Heliodoro
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Geography of water, environmental conflicts and social alternatives: the Santiago river watershed, Mexico.
OKAKA, Fredrick Okoth
School of Arts and Social Sciences, Moi University, Kenya
Urban Residents’ Perception of Health Risks of Climate Change and their Adaptive Capacity to the Risks in Mombasa Town, Kenya
OKUKU , Josephat
Arts and social sciences , Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya
Integrated Water Resources Management For Sustainable Development In Kenya
OPPLIGER, Astrid
Institute of Geography and Sustainability (IGD), University of Lausanne, Switzerland
The nexus between science, policy and governance in the case of water scarcity in forest plantations in Chile
PALMIANO FEDERER, Julia
swisspeace, University of Basel, Switzerland
Norm-makers, norm-takers, and norm-breakers? The role of the mediators in international norm diffusion
PRING, Jamie
swisspeace, University of Basel, Switzerland
Are mediators norm localizers? Examining the mediator's normative agency in African peace mediation
QADAMOV, Aslam
Pamir Institute of Biology, Tajik Agrarian University, Tajikistan
Assessment of the effects of land improvement on irrigated lands in Ishkashim, GBAO, Tajikistan
RANA, Hritika
Department of Development Studies, Kathmandu University, Nepal
Nexus between agriculture transition, feminization of agriculture and empowerment
SAFAROV, Hasan
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
Assessing the impact of sustainable management systems for reducing soil erosion in the loess hills of Tajikistan using fallout radionuclides (FRN) & remote sensing techniques
SAMOEI, Paul Kemboi
Kenya
Child Nutrition in Small Areas Domains in Kenya; Spatial Distribution and Geographic Determinants
SANCHES, Jérémie
lnstitute of Geography and Sustainabitity (lGD), University of Lausanne, Switzerland
In the Sewers of Mandalay. Of Urban Sanitation and Eco-Governmentality in transitional Myanmar
SANHOUN, Aimé Roland
Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d’Ivoire (CSRS), Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Ecology and characteristics of Streptococcus infantarius subsp. infantarius (Sii) in the dairy environment in pastoral zones of Côte d’Ivoire
SARR, Haddy
Centre for African Studies, University of Basel, Switzerland
Migration as an Emotional Experience: the moral justification of remittances among Senegambia migrants in Europe
SAYE, Renion
Swiss TPH, University of Basel, Switzerland
Application and evaluation of rapid diagnostic tests for the detection of pathogens giving rise to persistens digestive disorders in Mali
SCHNEIDER, Lysann
Institut of Social Anthropology, University of Bern, Switzerland
Why Reforestation Fails: Institutional Change, Climate Change and Migration in Coastal Yucatán, Mexico
SHABDOLOV, Alisher
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Analysis of potentials and constraints of a Common Pool Resource Management (CPRM) for sustainable water governance in a mountain irrigation system of the Tajik Pamirs
SHOKIROV, Qobiljon
Department of Geography, University of Zurich, Switzerland
An expanded role for eco-tourism in the protected areas of Afghan and Tajik Badakhshan
SIZIBA, Clarence
WTI, University of Bern, Switzerland
The Regulation of Trade in Goods from Conflict Zones
SONY, K.C.
Departement of Development Studies, Kathmandu University, Nepal
Women’s Roles in Cardamom Value Chain and the impact of incomes on livelihoods: A case of rural Nepal
SPECK, Sarah
Institute of Geography, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Life in Old Age: Challenges and Changing Conditions in Rural Nepal
SUBHATU, Alemtsehay Teklay
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Impact of integrated watershed management on hydrology and sedimentology in small catchments of ethiopian highlands
TEJADA, Laura
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Large-Scale Land Acquisitions (LSLA) in Peru: Effects on Households in Rural Communities concerning Gender Relations, Decision Making and Food Security
THONGPHAN, Daovorn
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Analyze land use decision-making under telecoupling in Viengphoukha and Sing Districts, Luangnamtha Province, Northern Lao PDR.
TRA, Tina
Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Basel, Switzerland
Governance of natural resources and use-conflicts between herders and farmers in Tienko. Northern part of Ivory Coast
TSCHOPP, Maurice
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Quinoa production in the Lipez Region (Bolivia): asset accumulation and struggle for natural resources
VU VAN, Tu
Hanoi School of Public Health (HSPH), Vietnam
Human exposure to excreta reuse and health and environmental risks related to options of handling excreta in agriculture
WIESLI, Thea
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Lebensqualität im Kontext Nachhaltiger Entwicklung. Die Innensicht der Akteure und der Beitrag der Pärke von nationaler Bedeutung zur Förderung Nachhaltiger Lebensqualität
WILLEMIN, Rémi
Institute of Geography, University of Zurich, Switerland
The imagination of the resource frontier: Valuation of (cultural) ecosystem services and their meanings
ZEPHAROVICH, Elena
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Inequality and Deforestation in Salta, Argentina