GPN Aca­de­mics

Ha­ra­ma­ya Uni­ver­si­ty (Ethio­pia)

  • Institutional and Resource Economics (Haramaya University)
  • Website

Ja­wa­har­l­al Neh­ru Uni­ver­si­ty (In­dia)

  • Professor of Economics at the Centre for Economic, Studies and Planning (CESP) and Adjunct Professor at the Centre for Informal Sector and Labour Studies (CISLS), is with the School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He has been a Visiting Fellow to several institutions/universities and with the UN institutions such as the ILO, the UNICEF, the UNDP, the FAO etc. He is one of the Editors of a tri-continental journal, Agrarian South: Journal of Political Economy as well as on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Indian Journal of Labour Economics.
  • Website
  • Research Focus: Political Economy of Development, with particular reference to Labour, Agriculture, Natural Resources, Public Finance, Education, and History of Economic Thought.
  • Research Cluster: Cluster 2 - Partnership in the global economy (agriculture and finance)
  • Contact
     praveenjha2005[at]gmail.com

Ma­ke­re­re Uni­ver­si­ty (Ugan­da)


Rho­des Uni­ver­si­ty (South Af­ri­ca)

  • Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Political and International Studies (Rhodes University)
  • Website
  • Research Focus:  development (particularly post-development theory), the politics of NGO work, service-learning and community engagement, higher education transformation and decolonisation, and race and privilege. These seemingly eclectic research interests are loosely held together by a general preoccupation with the question of whether and how the relatively privileged can contribute to struggles for social justice.
  • Research Cluster: Partnership in knowledge production (Eurocentrism and alternative knowledge)
  • Contact
    S.Matthews[at]ru.ac[dot]za

Uni­ver­sité des Sci­en­ces Ap­p­li­quées du Dé­ve­lop­pe­ment (Bur­ki­na Fa­so)

  • Pan-African Institute for Development West Africa and Sahel Region (IPD/AOS
  • Research Focus: Social and economic appropriation of new technologies for development; Social and solidarity economy, job creation potential for young people and levers of organic agriculture, Cooperative or cooperative-type organizations, common interest groupings, decentralized financial systems, village tontine, mutual health insurance companies
  • Research Cluster: Cluster 1 - Partnerships in development cooperation (access, empowerment and deeper participation)
  • Contact
    (+226) 25 40 86 95/ 69 34 59 59 
    ipdaos[at]fasonet.bf

Uni­ver­sité d'Etat Hai­ti (Hai­ti)


Uni­ver­sité Vir­tu­el­le Se­ne­gal (Se­ne­gal)

  • Virtual University of Senegal
  • Research Focus: education economics, development economics, school future, entrepreneurship, inequality
  • Research Cluster: Cluster 1 - Partnerships in development cooperation (access, accountability, and deep participation); Cluster 3 - Partnership in knowledge production (Eurocentrism)
  • Virtual University of Senegal
  • Research Focus: School improvement practices and processes, Education planning (quality aspects), Policies and frameworks for the obligation to perform (accountability), Basic education in developing countries including North-South relations, Comparative Study of primary and secondary education training systems and practices and teach management
  • Research Cluster: Cluster 1 - Partnerships in development cooperation (access, accountability, deep participation); Cluster 3 - Partnership in knowledge production (Eurocentrism and alternative knowledge)

Uni­ver­si­ty of Cape Co­ast (Gha­na)


Un­i­­ver­­­si­­ty of Tehran (UT, Iran)

  • Associate Professor, Department of Social Planning, Faculty of Social Sciences

  • Research Focus: urban and regional planning, industrial development, social policy

  • His co-edited volumes include: Industrial, Trade, and Employment Policies in Iran: Towards a New Agenda (Springer, 2018); Quality Services and Experiences in Hospitality and Tourism (Emerald, 2018); and Economic Welfare and Inequality in Iran: Developments since the Revolution (Palgrave, 2017). He has also (co-) authored From Shelter to Regeneration: Slum Upgrading and Housing Policies in I.R. Iran (UDRO, 2014) as well as a number of monographs, peer-reviewed articles, and book chapters in English and Persian. He has a Ph.D. in urban planning and policy development from Rutgers University as well as graduate degrees in economics and engineering.

  • Website

  • Research Cluster: Cluster 1 - Partnership in development cooperation

  • Contact:
    palaedini[at]ut.ac[dot]ir


Uni­ver­si­té de Ka­ra (To­go)


Uni­ver­si­ty of the West In­dies (Ja­mai­ca)


Uni­ver­si­ty of Wit­waters­rand (South Af­ri­ca)

  • Wits Department of Sociology - Globalization and Labour Relations in the Global South 
  • Website
  • Research Focus: Labour, Ecological Marxism and Happiness/Wellbeing/Ecosocialism Studies
  • Research Cluster: Cluster 3 - Partnership in knowledge production (alternative knowledge)
  • Contact
    Devan.Pillay[at]wits.ac.za
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  • Associate Professor of International Relations at the University of the Witwatersrand, editor of the Democratic Marxism Series, principal investigator for the Emancipatory Futures Studies in the Anthropocene project
  • Website
  • Research Focus: Civilisational Crisis, Empire, African political economy, South African International Relations, Transnational Systemic Alternatives and Emancipatory Futures
  • Contact:
    Vishwas.Satgar[at]wits.ac[dot]za

Uni­ver­si­ty of Kas­sel (Ger­ma­ny)

 

  • Post Doc - Internationale Agrarpolitik und Umweltgovernance
  • Website
  • Research Focus: International political economy and governance of social-ecological transformations of agriculture and food systems, land grabbing, international and transnational cooperation in agriculture, bioenergy and other land-based climate change politics
  • Research Cluster: Cluster 1 - Partnership in development cooperation (access, accountability, and deep participation); Cluster 2 - Partnership in the global economy (agriculture, finance, and energy); Cluster 3 - Partnership in knowledge production (alternative knowledge)
  • Contact:
    ariane.goetz[at]uni-kassel.de
  • Faculty of Economics and Management, Insitute of Management and Business Studies (IBWL), Section Sustainability Management
  • Website
  • Research Focus: Sustainability management, labour exploitation, supply chain management, corporate social responsibility, base of the pyramid
  • Research Cluster: Cluster 2 - Partnership in the global economy (agriculture, energy)
  • Contact
    gold[at]uni-kassel.de