ZEF theme: Governance, conflicts and natural resources

Ongoing Doctoral Theses

Adong, A..  Violent conflicts, property rights and food security: Evidence from post conflict and refugee settlements.  Doctoral thesis at  University of Bonn. 
Agyepong, Edna..  Dynamics of negotiating access to scarce land resource in peri-urban areas around large hydro-dams: A study of the Bui Gorge in Ghana.  Doctoral thesis at 
Al Munajed, Dima..  Participation of Syrian women in civil society organizations following the Syrian conflict: Investigating participation in Turkey and Lebanon.  Doctoral thesis at 
Banerjee, Suparna..  Left Wing Extremism in India: A study of state responses in Bihar and West Benga.  Doctoral thesis at  University of Bonn. 
Barbosa Pereira, A..  Legal fields under dispute in mining related conflicts: implications to legal theory and social sciences.  Doctoral thesis at  University of Bonn. 
Canon Barriga, C..  Reflecting Flood-risks beyond the Floodplain to enhance emergency response and land cover design in urban areas: A case in Cali, Colombia.  Faculty of Agriculture, Universität Bonn.  <a href="http://www.zef.de" target="_blank">http://www.zef.de</a> 
Cermeño, H.  (in progress) Access to the city: a comparative research of urban assemblages and resulting processes of social inclusion and exclusion in Amritsar and Lahore.  Doctoral Thesis at  Faculty of Arts, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn.  Download [GIF | 15.18KB]
Chaudhry, R..  Indirect Hegemony: Evolution of Pakistan Military as a Development Actor.  Philosophical Faculty, University of Bonn. 
Chinchilla Salcedo, Gina María..  Building resilient communities after the conflict in Colombia: narratives, memories, and identity.  Doctoral thesis at  University of Bonn.  Download [GIF | 15.18KB]
Feryandi, F.T.H.  Proposed aquatic land cadastral system to secure land tenure in the coastline area of Kepulauan Riau Province, Indonesia. 
Hojiev, K.  Conflicts in Fergana Valley: Identity and Social Dynamics along Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan borders.  Doctoral Thesis at  Faculty of Arts, University of Bonn. 
Kumar, A..  The Slum Movement: Self-Organisation and Mobilisation of Activist-Citizens Living in Unrecognised Slums of Mumbai.  Doctoral thesis at  University of Bonn. 
Min Jung Cho.  Research and its governance in the health research system of Uzbekistan. 
Shagdarsuren, O..  Extralegality and Policy Implications in the Mining Sector of Mongolia.  Doctoral Thesis at  University of Bonn. 
Shulla, Kalterina..  Analyses of the Role of Regional Networks on Fostering Sustainable Development and Implementing Sustainable Development Goals.  Doctoral thesis at  University of Bonn. 

Published Doctoral Theses

2017

Cisneros Tersitsch, M.  2017.  The impact of public policies on deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon.  Doctoral Thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn.  Further Information
Okumu, W..  2017.  Cattle Raids, Violence and Pastoralists Livelihoods in Northern Kenya-the Case of the Turkana and Samburu Communities.  Doctoral Thesis at  Faculty of Arts, University of Bonn.  Further Information
Rapp, J..  2017.  The Challenge of Governing Natural Resources - A Social Network Analysis of Actors' Collaboration in Ghana's Petroleum Sector.  Doctoral Thesis at  Faculty of Arts, University of Bonn.  Further Information
Rosa da Conceicao, H..  2017.  Determinants of incentive-based forest governance in the Amazon: evidence from Brazil, Ecuador, and Peru.  Doctoral Thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. 

2016

Bukari, K.  2016.  Farmer-herder relations in Ghana: Interplay of environmental of environmental change, conflict, cooperation and social networks.  Doctoral Thesis at  Institute for Ethnology, University of Göttingen.  Download [DOCX]

2015

Rahmat, S..  2015.  Global Value Chains and the Role of Innovation for Sustainable Palm Oil: An International Bioeconomy Analysis for Malaysia.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Download [PDF]
Winands-Kalkuhl, S.  2015.  International Cooperation for the Conservation and Sustainable and Fair Use of Biodiversity.  Doctoral Thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Further Information

2014

Darmawan, R.  2014.  Three Essays on Indonesian Political Economy: Elite Capture, Corruption, and Female Policy Makers.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Economics, University of Göttingen.  Further Information
Vo Van, T.  2014.  Vulnerability and Resilience of Different Social Groups to Floods and Policy Reforms in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science, University of Bonn.  Further Information

2013

Iskandar, D.  2013.  Dealing with bribery in an emission tax scheme: theoretical and experimental evidence based on the Indonesian case.  Doctoral hesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Further Information
Okumu, W.  Trans-local Peace Building among Pastoralists Communities in Kenya-The Case of Laikipia Peace Caravan.  Culture and Environment in Africa Series 3 at  University of Cologne.  Download [PDF]
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Sessouma, Alexandre.  2013.  Gestion des ressources en eau et stratégies d'acteurs. Analyse des politiques locales en matière de gestion d'eau au Burkina Faso: cas de l'Oubritenga en pays moaga.  Doctoral thesis at  University of Mainz.  Further Information

2012

Arthur, S.  2012.  Decentralisation and Political Accountability of Local Government in Ghana - A case Study of KEEA Municipality.  Thesis at  Faculty of Arts, University of Bonn.  Further Information
Nyasulu, T.  2012.  Land conflicts, Accountability and Chieftaincy Institution in Ghana.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Arts, University of Köln.  Further Information
Wilde, A.  2012.  What is Beyond the River? Power, Authority and Social Order on 18th and 19th Century Transoxania.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Arts, University of Bonn. 

2011

Lassa, J.  2011.  Institutional Vulnerability and the Governance of Disaster Risk Reduction: Macro, Meso and Micro Analysis.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Further Information

2010

Ahmed, A.  2010.  The extent of farm credit in the Lybian agricultural sector.  Thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Further Information
Garcia-Yi, J.  2010.  Coca Cultivation and Organic Coffee Certification: Heterogeneous Household–Level Determinants and Effects in an Indigenous Community in Peru.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Economics and Management, Univ. of Hannover.  Further Information
Mishra, N.  2010.  A Watershed in Watershed Governance: Democracy and (De)Politization of Development Projects in India.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Arts, University of Bonn.  SVH Press, Saarbrücken, Germany  Further Information
Thim, L.  2010.  Dynamics of Planning Process in the Lower Mekong Basin, A Management Analysis for the Se San Sub-basin.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Arts, University of Bonn.  Further Information

2009

Kassner, M.  2009.  Strange Bedfellows? Dominant parties and democracies. The influence of the type of dominant party on democracy - a comparison between South Africa and Malaysia.  Doctoral thesis at  University of Landau.  Springer Verlag  Further Information

2008

Blum, S.  2008.  Preponderance, Production, Peace: Understanding East African Variation of Violence.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Economics, University of Witten/Herdecke.  Entwicklungstheorie und Entwicklungspolitik ; 10   Further Information
Feuer, H..  Sustainable Agricultural Techniques and Performance-Oriented Empowerment: An Actor-Network Theory Approach to CEDAC Agricultural and Empowerment Programmes in Cambodia.  MPhil Thesis at  Department of International Development, University of Oxford.  Further Information
Korf, B..  Conflict, space and institutions: Property rights and the political economy of war in Sri Lanka.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, TU Berlin. 
Veldwisch, G.  2008.  Cotton, Rice & Water: The Transformation of Agrarian Relations, Irrigation Technology and Water Distribution in Khorezm,.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Arts, University of Bonn.  Further Information