Dr. Dennis Lucy Avilés Irahola

Research themes
  • Social and Cultural Change and Adaption
  • Development Politics
  • Decentralization & Reforms
  • Gender
  • Governance, conflicts and natural resources
Research countries
  • Bangladesh
  • Malawi
  • Peru
  • Guatemala
  • Bolivia
  • Colombia
Research projects

2019: Doctoral Studies Support Program. Environmental peace-building and development in Colombia.

Teaching

Seminars on "Gender and Development" and "Sustainable Agriculture" at different German and Bolivian Universities.

Lecturer on "Sustainable Development "at the University of San Andrés, La Paz.

Tutorship of doctoral candidates

-Dayra Blandon: "Community resilience of smallholder farmers to droughts in the dry corridor of Nicaragua: Sociocultural and institutional analysis from a historical perspective",

-Maryoriet Nicole Rosales Salgado: "The Space where we belong: Women’s narratives of urban space in Honduras",

- Rommel Zambrana Areas: Adaptation of a methodology to assess urban resilience, Case study - District IX City of Managua, Nicaragua

 

Professional experience

More than fifteen years of experience working on the development area, particularly on gender, environment and agriculture,  for several international agencies such as Oxfam, the World Bank, Friedrich Ebert Stifftung, United Nations agencies and several non-governmental organisations. Main areas of expertise: Rural Development and Gender issues.

Degrees

1. Doctor of Philosophy (Dr. phil), Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms-Universität Bonn - Germany 2. Specialization on Gender and Development. CIDES, Bolivia 3. Master in Human Ecology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel - Belgium Postgraduate Programme in Development Sciences 4. BSc. in Agriculture . Major University of San Andrés, La Paz - Bolivia.

Expertise

Gender and development

2015

Aviles Irahola, Dennis Lucy. 2015. Zwischen globalen Strömungen, Klimawandel und Ungleicheit: die Rolle der kleinbäuerlichen Landwirtschaft in der Ernährungssicherheit der Andenländer. In: Julya Brychcy, Elisabeth Pütz, Audrey Seifert, Kyra Sell (eds) (eds.): Alternative konsum-und productionsformen im globalisierten Lateinamerika. Lateinamerika im Fokus (LatiF). 55-79.
Aviles Irahola, Dennis Lucy. 2015. Participación y poder local: un acercamiento a sus límites y potencial.. In: Juan Carlos Torrico Albino (ed) (eds.): Desarrollo Rural y Agroalimentario en Bolivia. Procesos, problemática y perspectivas. Instituto Boliviano de Economía Política Agraria. 179-195.

2010

Avilés Irahola, D.L., Antezana, I., Salazar, M., Yumisaca, F. and Fonseca C. 2010. Gender Mainstreaming in three participatory methods: Horizontal Evaluations, Productive Platforms, and Participatory Market Chain Approach.
Aviles Irahola, Dennis Lucy. 2010. Descentralización y poder local en Chuquisaca. Fundación Tierra y Plural Editores.

2008

Aviles Irahola, Dennis Lucy. 2008. Gender Audit at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture.

2007

Aviles Irahola, Dennis Lucy. 2007. Policies to Combat Desertification: A Perspective on the Latin American and the Caribbean Region. In: King, C., Bigas, H. and Adeel, Z. (eds) (eds.): Desertification and the International Policy Imperative. Proceedings of a Joint International Conference. International Network on Water, environment and Health (UNU – INWEH). 184-194.

2005

Avilés Irahola, D. 2005. Popular participation, decentralisation, and local power relations in Bolivia. Thesis at Faculty of Arts, University of Bonn. Cuvilier Verlag, Göttingen Download [PDF | 976.01KB]

2000

2000. “La tierra, nuestra casa”, “Regiones ecológicas de Bolivia”, “Medio ambiente urbano”, “Problemática ambiental del Río Seco”, “Gestión Urbana”.
Aviles Irahola, Dennis Lucy. 2000. Report of the international seminar “Caminando Juntas hacia un Nuevo Futuro”.

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Dennis Lucy Avilés Irahola

Senior Researcher

Phone:
+49-228-73-1722

Department:
ZEF A: Department of Political and Cultural Change

E-Mail:
davilesi(at)uni-bonn.de