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A PhD journey: Case of Almajiranci in Northern Nigeria

My research has been a complex study of the Almajiranci system of northern Nigeria, challenging its portrayal and subsequent vilification in the mainstream, the journey towards achieving this has been just as complex, consisting of challenges of a personal nature.

P1080961

A PhD journey: Case of Almajiranci in Northern Nigeria

My research has been a complex study of the Almajiranci system of northern Nigeria, challenging its portrayal and subsequent vilification in the mainstream, the journey towards achieving this has been just as complex, consisting of challenges of a personal nature.

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From Trinkets to Tradition

Zulu beadwork is a well documented aspect of the material culture of black South Africans, particularly since the early 19th Century under King Shaka Sezangakhona’s rule in the region now known as KwaZulu-Natal. Much of this scholarship has been concerned

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From Trinkets to Tradition

Zulu beadwork is a well documented aspect of the material culture of black South Africans, particularly since the early 19th Century under King Shaka Sezangakhona’s rule in the region now known as KwaZulu-Natal. Much of this scholarship has been concerned

solomon

The birth of Boko Haram and its path to violence

Boko Haram started as an isolationist movement in 2002 and little was known about the group. However, the group became prominent because of the killing of its leader by the Nigerian forces in 2009. Consequently, Boko Haram became a full-blown

solomon

The birth of Boko Haram and its path to violence

Boko Haram started as an isolationist movement in 2002 and little was known about the group. However, the group became prominent because of the killing of its leader by the Nigerian forces in 2009. Consequently, Boko Haram became a full-blown

mimi

Recycling  architecture in Nigeria

Architecture can be viewed as a life form. It is birthed, lives for a period of time, experiences revitalisation through maintenance, and then dies. Some buildings move on to the next stage and experience reincarnation where they come back to

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Recycling  architecture in Nigeria

Architecture can be viewed as a life form. It is birthed, lives for a period of time, experiences revitalisation through maintenance, and then dies. Some buildings move on to the next stage and experience reincarnation where they come back to

Uyi

Insurgent planning and quality housing delivery in Benin City

This process of housing provision draws on non-state interventions to shape and plan Nigeria’s cities, and could be considered an example of insurgent planning. Through this discussion this paper argues that housing delivery in Benin is typified by practices that

Uyi

Insurgent planning and quality housing delivery in Benin City

This process of housing provision draws on non-state interventions to shape and plan Nigeria’s cities, and could be considered an example of insurgent planning. Through this discussion this paper argues that housing delivery in Benin is typified by practices that

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Potential for agricultural insurance in developing countries

Agriculture is inherently a risky business and farmers face a variety of production and market related risks. The prevalence of risk in agriculture is particularly acute among small scale farmers who populate the often highly risky environments found in developing

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Potential for agricultural insurance in developing countries

Agriculture is inherently a risky business and farmers face a variety of production and market related risks. The prevalence of risk in agriculture is particularly acute among small scale farmers who populate the often highly risky environments found in developing

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Transparency and Aidnography in Tourism interventions

This presentation provided insights from living and working in the interconnected expert world of international development in Africa and my transition to academia. These reflections on my ‘adventures in aidland’ (Mosse 2013) highlight why the policy rhetoric, that community based

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Transparency and Aidnography in Tourism interventions

This presentation provided insights from living and working in the interconnected expert world of international development in Africa and my transition to academia. These reflections on my ‘adventures in aidland’ (Mosse 2013) highlight why the policy rhetoric, that community based