RLC Bonn/Valdivia: PhD student publishes paper

  RLC PhD student Alejandro Mora-Motta (Bonn and Valdivia) published an article on “Tree Plantations in Chile: Towards a more sustainable model”. The article addresses Chilean pine and eucalyptus plantations and the restructuring of forestry policy from extractivism towards a more sustainable model. Mora-Motta argues that the practical and discursive …

Meet RLC Bonn PhD student Dorothy Birungi

  What is your research topic and why did you choose it? My PhD working title is “Agroecological Intensification of smallholder farming systems through perennial Pigeon pea/Sorghum husbandry in Northern Uganda”. It is linked to the larger project “Perennial polyculture farming in Uganda: Towards increased sustainability, resilience and livelihoods of …

RLC Bonn: Juliet Wanjiku Kamau publishes Article on Organic Agriculture

Juilet Wanjiku Kamau, RLC Bonn PhD Alumna, published an article on “Soil fertility and biodiversity on organic and conventional smallholder farms in Kenya” in the journal Applied Soil Ecology. Wanjiku raises the question of how far organic agriculture can improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers. Her study evaluates and compares …

RLC Port Harcourt: Public Lecture with Laureates Jacqueline Moudeina and Nnimmo Bassey

From August 30 until August 31, 2018, the RLC Campus at the University of Port Harcourt organised the 4th Annual Public RLC Lecture on “Natural resource extraction, social relations and conflict in Africa”, with RLA Laureates Jacqueline Moudeina from Chad and Nnimmo Bassey from Nigeria. During the two-day event hosted …

RLC Bonn Workshop on “Mobilization for Change”

From September 9 – 12, 2018, the RLC Campus Bonn organised an international transdisciplinary workshop on “Mobilization for Change: Promoting and Defending Justice for Marginalised People”, in cooperation with the German Association of German Development Services (AGdD). 15 young researchers from Africa, Asia, and Latin America, “Alternative Nobel Prize” Laureates …

RLC Bonn/Valdivia: PhD student reviews Laureate’s book

Picture on the left by Christoph Kollert/YFP 2010 In his book “Economía herética – Treinta y cinco años a contracorriente”, RLA Laureate Manfred Max-Neef (Chile) collects his critical essays from the past 35 years on economic development and alternatives. This month, RLC PhD student Alejandro Mora-Motta (Bonn and Valdivia) published …

Right Livelihood College Opens New Campus in Thailand

  From left to right: Dr. Dorji Wangchuk, Centre for Bhutan Studies & GNH/Royal University of Bhutan; Dej Poomkacha, Sathirakoses Nagapradipa Foundation; Dr. Till Stellmacher, Right Livelihood Award Foundation/Right Livelihood College; Dr. Suthipand Chirathivat, Chula Global Network/Chulalongkorn University; Wallapa van Willenswaard, School for Wellbeing Studies and Research/Sathirakoses Nagapradipa Foundation.   …