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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.

Name
Organization
Thesis
ACHARYA, Sushant
University of Kathmandu, Nepal
Engagement of Women in Post-Production Value Chain of Commercial Crops: A Study of Cardamom in Eastern Nepal
ADAMS, Chanelle
Institute of Geography and Sustainability (IGD), University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Political Ecology of Bien-Etre: From Malagasy roots to global harvest
ADHIKARI, Biraj
Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland
Understanding the linkages between nature’s contribution to people and wellbeing in moun-tains: A case study in eastern Nepal
AGONVONON, Georges Alex
Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland
The ecology and conservation of forest patches in West Africa - Insights for sustainable forest management
ALTER, Balz Andrea
University of Basel, Switzerland
Visualizing the nexus of music and politics in today’s Côted’ Ivoire
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
ARYAL, Badri
Rural Sociology and Development Studies, Agriculture and Forestry University, Nepal
Inter-generational Changes in Livelihoods of People in Chepang Communities of Nepal
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
BÄCHTOLD, Stefan
Swisspeace, University of Basel, Switzerland
Peace as a result? A critical analysis of the discourse on accountability in the peacebuilding field
BÉTRISEY, Florence
lnstitute of Geography and Sustainabitity (lGD), University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Payments for Watershed services and poverty reduction: Bolivian highlights
BOTELHO, Lissandro
Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Traditional Knowledge and Sustainable Development in the Amazon: the case of SMEs natural medicines producers in Manaus
BROENNIMANN, Caroline
Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland. Eine Didaktische Rekonstruktion zu den Vorstellungen zu Nachhattiger Entwicktung von Lerndnden der Primarstufe (Zyktus 2) und ihren Lehrpersonen
Entwlcklung im NMG Unterricht der Primarstufe lehren und lernen
BROUILLET, Constance
Institute of Spatial and Landscape Development, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Modeling pathways of transformation of flood-prone peri-urban landscapes
BUSER, Tobias
Institute of Geography, University of Basel, Switzerland
Exploring stakeholders' perspectives to improve transdisciplinary projects in urban development
COMETTA, Mosé
Institut de géographie et durabilité, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Ticino’s evolving identity in the process of globalisation: a geo-philosophical approach
CRACCO, Marina
Institute of Geography and Sustainability (IGD), University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Evaluating the impact of nature, nature’s contributions to people and good quality of life in Switzerland Parks of National Importance
DHUNGEL, Laxmi
Department of Development Studies, Kathmandu University, Nepal
Female return of education migration and their role in transforming society
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
EICHENBERGER, Joana
Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland
Modelling the impact of Small Water Retention Measures on Water quality and quantity in the Broye Catchment
EYER, Philipp
University of Bern, Switzerland
A participatory audiovisual Ethnography about indigenous knowledge and sustainable land management practices in the Naga Hills in Myanmar
FERNANDES CAVADINI, Marianna
Institute of Geography and Sustainability (IGD), University of Lausanne, Switzerland
The Gendered Impacts of the Lithium Global Chain
FINK, Oliver
University of Basel, Switzerland
Emotions & Emotion Regulation in Intractable Conflict
FISCHER, Manuel
Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland
"Reflecting on my individual ecological footprint" - A relevant jigwas piece in the training of change agents or just a gimmick?
FREY, Sara
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Analysis of negotiation processes around “vivir bien/ buen vivir” linking state-based and grassroots development initiatives.
GAMEZ, Samantha Marie
Institute of Political Science, University of Basel, Switzerland
The Scales of Good Peace
GEMPERLE, Sergio
G3S, University of Basel, Switzerland
Anti-Corruption Agencies and Statebuilding: Effects of anti-corruption institutions on post-conflict statebuilding
GERBER, Felix
Swiss TPH, University of Basel, Switzerland
Facilitating access to chronic disease care in low-resource settings
GOVINDA, K.C.
Agriculture and Forestry University, Nepal
Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
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
GRUNDER, Adrian
Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland
Microplastic analysis, transport and consequences in agricultural soils in Europe
GUELTEKIN, Volkan
swisspeace, University of Basel, Switzerland
A Quest for Regional Peace: Mobilizing Turkish Civilian Capacity in the Post-Conflict Reconstrction
GUPTA, Ranjoy
Department of Social Work, University of Jammu, India
Local Food Knowledge and its contribution to health at household level in district Kathua of Jammu region; A study from Endogenous Perspective
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
GYAWALI, Ravi
University of Chitwan, Nepal
Assessment of Adaptation Strategies to climate change and its impact on Agricultural Production
HANBURRY, Hugo
Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland
An Analysis of the Conditions under which Work Time Reductions’ Contribution to a Sustainable Development can be maximised
HÄUSLER, Mara-Magdalena
Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland
Environmental policies for ecological infrastructures in rural landscapes
HEPNER, Samuel
Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland
The ecology and conservation of forest patches in West Africa - Insights for sustainable forest management
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
HILT, Eva
University of Hohenheim, Germany
Co-developing technical and social innovations for sustainable water resource management in Kenyan smallholder farming systems through diffusion of a Collaborative Learning approach
IHEATURU, Chima
Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland
Multiscale modelling of spatio-temporal dynamics of forest patches in West Africa
ILLIEN, Patrick
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Political Economy of Agrarian Change
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
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
KONDO, Akuélé Radha
Institute of Sociology, University of Alassane Ouattara of Bouake
Supervision practices in health research training: the case of university system in East and West Africa
KÖNIG, Tobias
University of Basel, Switzerland
Informal Resource Extraction, Violence and Property Rights. A Study about the Democratic Republic of Congo
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
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.
LIMACHER, Sandra
Sustainable Forest Management Research Group, University of British Colombia, Canada
Indigenous Peoples and Sustainable Development: a cross-cultural exploration of their role and contributions
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.
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
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
MALAN, Magne Sandrine Larissa
Institute of Sociology, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Bouaké, Ivory Coast
End life care for children in Côte d’Ivoire: social construction in a context of multiple actors’ logic
MARFURT, Franziska
University of Bern, Switzerland
The Political Ecology of Work in Farming Systems in Senegal
MARTI, Beat
University of Bern, Switzerland
Globales und interkulturelles Lernen Im Zyklus 2 der Prlmarstufe. Schiilervorstel­lungen zu Raum, Kultur und kultureller Fremdheit - elne Dldaktlsche Rekon­struktlon.
MATHEZ, Andrea
Institute of Geography and Sustainability (IGD), University of Lausanne, Switzerland
The Political Ecology of Agroecology – The Human-Environment Relations that (Re)Make Family Farming Identities and Practices in Morocco and Switzerland
MATTHYS, Marie-Luise
Institute of Sociology, University of Bern, Switzerland
Gendered effects of the commercialization of agriculture in Nepal and Rwanda
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
MIGEON, Marie
Institute of Political Science, University of Basel, Switzerland
Visual and discursive representations of women in armed conflict: Shaping roles in peace processes and after settlements
MINTAH, Frank
Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland
Governance arrangements that work for sustainable forest use and management in agricultural landscapes of West Africa
MOHR, Franziska
University of Bern, Switzerland
Agricultural Intensification in Europe since 1900
MUSAFILI, Ildephonse
Egerton University, Kenya
Gender Preferences, Soil and Water Conservation Investments and Income Poverty Effects among Smallholder Farm-ers in Rwanda
MYAT, Su Su
University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Waste recycling in urban Myanmar: unveiling social and environmental (im)balances in Mandalay
NAJI, Nora
Institute of Social Sciences, University of Basel, Switzerland
Gendered Security Strategies: How Women Matter in the Policy and Practice of Countering Violent Extremism
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
NURZHAN, Marzhan
University of Basel, Switzerland
Socio-political dynamics of track 1.5 and track 2 diplomacy: A pathway to peace and disarmament in dht Korean peninsula
OBERHOLZER, Simon
Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland
Monitoring sustainable soil management: Integrated assessment of soils using field spectroscopy, qualitative and conventional methods
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
ORLER, Franziska
University of Bern, Switzerland
Telecoupling and food justice in the Swiss food system
OSMAN, Kadra
Swiss TPH, University of Basel
Effectiveness of nutrition education, milk fortification and dry meat introduction for improving women's nutrition, Somali region, Ethiopia
PARRA PAITAN, Claudia
Institute for Environmental Studies, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Environmental impact assessments in a telecoupled world
PHAM, Thao
Intitute of Forestry, Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry, Vietnam
The forestland use changes and impact on local people livelihoods in Nam Dong and A Luoi districts, Thua Thien Hue province, Viet Nam
POELSMA, Felix
Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland
Challenges and opportunities for energy transitions in mountainous and rural areas
QADAMOV, Aslam
Pamir Institute of Biology, Tajik Agrarian University, Tajikistan
Assessment of the effects of land improvement on irrigated lands in Ishkashim, GBAO, Tajikistan
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
SANESATHID, Outhoumphone
University of Shaanxi, China
Rural Employment in the Context of Agricultural Transition: A Case of Coffee and Rubber Production in Bolaven Plateau Southern Lao P.D.R.
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
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
SCHILDKNECHT, Darja
Institute of Social Sciences, University of Basel, Switzerland
The Privatisation of Peace: Countering and Preventing Violent Extremism, Gendered Security Strategies and their Effects on Women
SHOKIROV, Qobiljon
Department of Geography, University of Zurich, Switzerland
An expanded role for eco-tourism in the protected areas of Afghan and Tajik Badakhshan
SHRIKHANDE, Shreya
University of Basel, Switzerland
The Effects of Climate Change on Cardiovascular and Respiratory Diseases in India and South Africa
SITHOLE, Samantha Sinikiwe
University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Natural governance and conservation initiatives: The hidden opportunity to address youth unemployment in Africa?
SIZIBA, Clarence
WTI, University of Bern, Switzerland
The Regulation of Trade in Goods from Conflict Zones
SONDEREGGER, Gabi
University of Bern, Switzerland
Characterisation and visualisation of telecouplings in Large Scale Land Acquisitions in Southeast Asia
TABI ECKEBIL, Paule Pamela
Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland
Reconciling livelihoods with biodiversity and ecosystem health of forest patches in West Africa – trade-offs and solution options
THAPA, Rana Bahadur
University of Chitwan, Nepal
Analyzing Sustainabliity of Decentralized Electrification from Hydropower Plants in Nepal
THENNE GEDARA, Thamali Nisansala Kithsiri
University of Zurich, Switzerland
From Paanampattuwa to Paanama: Place, Identity, and Resources
THONGPHAN, Daovorn
CDE, University of Bern, Switzerland
Analyze land use decision-making under telecoupling in Viengphoukha and Sing Districts, Luangnamtha Province, Northern Lao PDR.
VOÉLIN, Fanny
Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland
ldentifying governance arrangements and agents of change for the sustainable development of floodplains in the surroundings of Antananarivo, Madagascar
VOLKEN, Sandra
University of Bern, Switzerland
Agroecology as solution to increase climate vulnerability of horticulture and rural employment in the Niayes region in Senegal
VON FLUEE, Lukas
Institute of Sociology, University of Bern, Switzerland
Applied Cultural Evolution - How Social Rank Influences Social Learning
WARTMANN, Julia
University of Basel, Switzerland
Democratic Confederalism as an instrument for conflict transformation? An analysis of how gender informs peace building practices in the Democtratic Federation of Norhtern Syria.
WILLEMIN, Rémi
Institute of Geography, University of Zurich, Switerland
The imagination of the resource frontier: Valuation of (cultural) ecosystem services and their meanings
WINTSCH, Riccarda
Institute of Geography and Sustainability, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Management of sanitation in urban environment in Bangladesh
YAPO, Armel Elysée
Institute of Microbiology and food safety, Nangui Abrogoua University, Côte d'Ivoire
Contribution to the valorisation of "kankankan", a spice powder produced and consumed in Côte d'Ivoire: physico-chemical, microbiological aspects and potential health benefits
ZANETTI, Jessica
University of Basel, Switzerland
The Impact of Women’s Productive Labour Opportunities on Patriarchal Forms of Power at Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mines in Burkina Faso.

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