Study grant holders spring 2007

The study grants for spring 2007 have been distributed to the following persons:

Mahdi Abdi Abdile, University of Helsinki, Finland
'Evaluating African and Islamic cultures of conflict resolution and development: A model for alternative approaches in the Horn of Africa'

Tsegay Berhe Gebrelibanos, Norwegian University of Life sciences, Norway
'Salt trade in Ethiopia: Producers, Trade networks and Effects on Social Change during the 19th and 20th Centuries'         

Linda Hafstad, University of Oslo, Norway
'The international criminal court’s effect of the peace process in northern Uganda'           

Christian Illum, Roskilde University, Denmark
'The influence of labour-based techniques on maintenance and sustainability of infrastructure - cases from the sanitation and road sectors in Benin'   

Lotta Katri Johanna Kinnunen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
'Mobilizing women’s political will - A case study of the Zambian 2006 tripartite elections'

Namubiru Rose Kirumira, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
'The formation of contemporary artists in Africa: Revisiting residency programmes'

Tiina Kontinen, University of Helsinki, Finland
'Civil society, CSOs and development with special focus on Africa. Textbook for Finnish students in development studies'

David Korpela, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
'Rebellious Nonliterary Communication in Malawi'

Christian Kuran, Universitety of Oslo, Norway
'Democratization and social change in Mto wa Mbu'

Oghogho Christal Mudi-Okorodudu, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
'Poverty reduction through self-help: Prospects and Challenges for Cooperative Organization in Nigeria'

Newton Morara Nyairo, University of Helsinki, Finland
'Impacts of agricultural and market liberalization on food security in developing countries: A comparative study of Kenya and Zambia'

Joel Owani, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
'Rural households’ commitment to malaria prevention: Experience from Tigray region in Ethiopia'

Miia Helena Pääkkö, University of Helsinki, Finland
'Forever strangers - Indian Minority in the novel ‘Vuta n’kuvute’ by Shafi Adam Shafi'

Hilde Reinertsen, University of Oslo, Norway
'Norwegian Development Research 1970-1990'

Anne Rosenlew, University of Helsinki, Finland
'The social and economic significance of women’s groups in Senegal. An empirical study in the town of Rufisque'

Hanna Santala, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
'Eliminating poverty by utilising the rights-based approach to development'

Stine Skött Thomsen, Roskilde University, Denmark
'Responding to the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS relief (PEPFAR)- How a new donor policy influences the HIV-prevention work of Ugandan NGO’s'

Åsa Torkelsson, Stockholm University, Sweden
'Gender and local trade'

Britta Weihmann, Aalborg University, Denmark
'Good governance in Ghana: An analysis of Ghana’s decentralisation process with focus on the decentralization of education'

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