Publications Driving Change

Bikubanya, D.L.; Arian, H.; Geenen, S. and Katz-Lavigne, S. (2023) Due Diligence in Mineral Supply Chains from the Democratic Republic of Congo. E-International Relations. Due Diligence in Mineral Supply Chains from the Democratic Republic of Congo ( Bikubanya, D.L.; Arian, H.;… Continue Reading

Article. Formalizing ASGM

I have been invited by Graham Prescott to contribute to this article, which asks the question how to formalize ASGM, how much it will cost, and who has to pay for it. Prescott, Graham; Baird, Matthew; Geenen, Sara; Nkuba, Bossissi;… Continue Reading

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