Article. Struggles over value

Together with Ben Radley I published a new article in Review of African Political Economy: Struggles over value: corporate–state suppression of locally led mining mechanisation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. We also have a shorter blog version. The analytical… Continue Reading

Tutorials NVivo

I teach a course on qualitative data analysis (principles, coding and the use of NVivo) in the master programme at the Institute of Development Policy at the University of Antwerp. NVivo is the software programme for qualitative data analysis I use in my… Continue Reading

Article. Gold and godfathers

In my new contribution to the debate on extractive industries and development I zoom in on the concept of ‘local content’. I argue that local content policies are implemented in complex political arenas, where the power holders use them as political… Continue Reading

Local perspectives on mercury

This new article ‘Invisible and ignored? Local perspectives on mercury in Congolese gold mining” is co-authored with Bossissi Nkuba and Lieven Bervoets. It is published in the Journal of Cleaner Production.