Lisa Hoffmann

Rural Transformations in sub-Saharan Africa: A Research Comic by Fellows from the Merian Institute for Advanced Studies in Africa (MIASA)

Contribution | 2021


  • MIASA’s programmes currently funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), while its local staffing, administrative and operational costs are funded by the University of Ghana.

    Video Research Comic "Rural Transformations in Sub-Saharan Africa"
    Video Research Comic "Rural Transformations in Sub-Saharan Africa"

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    Research Project | 01/09/2020 - 31/08/2026

    Merian Institute for Advanced Studies in Africa (MIASA)

    MIASA, based at the University of Legon, Ghana, is one of five Maria Sibylla Merian Centres for Advanced Studies, funded by the German Ministry for Education and Research. Its overall aim is to work towards a reduction of global asymmetries in knowledge production and bridging the cultural divide between anglophone and francophone Africa. MIASA's thematical focus is on sustainable governance. The GIGA contributes to the Interdisciplinary Fellow Group on ‘Sustainable Rural Transformation’ and its outreach activities.
    BMBF, 2020-2026

    Call | 13/03/2022

    Call for Papers and Organised Sessions: MIASA Policy Conference “Policies for a Sustainable Rural Transformation in Africa”

    This first MIASA Policy Conference on “Policies for a Sustainable Rural Transformation in Africa” provides a space for exchange between researchers, policy makers, and practitioners in rural development to discuss recent policy-relevant research findings. Submission deadline for contributions extended to 12 April.

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