Research Programmes

This list presents research programmes that I have managed and supervised, comprising PhD and/ or Post-doc research.

Year Title Funded by
2019 Reforming artisanal mining for peace and sustainable development in eastern DR Congo NWO
2017-2018 Power, Poverty and Politics DFID-initiated Postdoc programme in DRC
2015-2020 When Disasters meet Conflict. Disaster response of humanitarian aid and local state and non-state institutions in different conflict scenarios NWO, personal VICI grant
2012-2017 Everyday politics of livelihoods and services in DRC/ consortium capacity development coordinator Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Uganda DFID
2012-2016 Governance of artisanal mining sector in DRC, principal investigator WOTRO/ NWO
2012-2015 Lobby and advocacy in the Dutch co-financing programme MoFA, through WOTRO
2011-2014 Director IS academy Human Security in Fragile States MoFA and 5 Netherlands-based NGOs
2011-2013 Spacing aid? Anticipating violence: humanitarian decision making and its effects in South Sudan WOTRO
2008 – 2012 Linking food aid and food security in Ethiopia, principal investigator WOTRO
2007-2012 Ethnographic inquiry into community-driven reconstruction in DRC Stichting Vluchteling
2006-2011 Aid under fire: people, principles and practices of humanitarian aid in Angola NWO Innovation scheme, VIDI grant
2006-2011 Community-based disaster risk reduction in Indonesia and Afghanistan OxfamNovib/ ICCO and KerkinActie
2006-2010 Climate Change Adaptation in Mozambique NWO/ MAGW
2004-2010 Creating space in a ‘naked city’: violence and identity in Kakuma refugee camp, Kenya WOTRO
2004-2008 Discourses and Practices of Civil Society Interventions for Conflict Resolution and Peace Building in Southern Sudan, Great Lakes Region and Guatemala WOTRO
2001- 2004  When nature strikes … Unlocking domains of disaster response in Philippines and Mozambique MAGW