Dr. William Tsuma

Country of current residence

Zimbabwe

Current position

Dialogue Advisor

Current institute employer

UNDP, Dialogue Financing Facility

Since

2012

Profession

Social Scientist

Degrees / expertise

2006 - 2009: PhD in Development Studies (Magna Cum Laude) - Centre for Development Research - University of Bonn

Title of Thesis: Gold Mining in Ghana - Actors, Alliances and Power

 

2004: Masters Degree in Development Studies at the Institute of Social Studies [The Hague, The Netherlands].

Title of Thesis: Institutions and Incentives for Public Participation in Water Policy Formulation in the Netherlands.

 

2000: Bachelors of Arts Degree - Department of Political Science - University of Nairobi

Major in Political Science and Human Geography

Professional experience

August 2006 - to date:

Junior Researcher Centre for Development Research, Bonn University, Germany: Researching on social Dynamics of Compensation Politics in Ghana's Gold Mining Sector; Land and Water Struggles led by CSOs in Ghana's mining areas and Policy Reform and Stakeholder Roles.

 

2003 - Date - (50%):Regional Programme Coordinator; Civil Society Network For Managing Resource Based Conflicts in the Horn and East Africa. Initiative Funded by The Netherlands Oxfam [NOVIB]

 

2001 - 2003:Programme Officer, Small Arms Conflict Management Project, Bonn International Center for Conversion, BICC

2009

Tsuma, W.  2009.  Gold Mining in Ghana - 'Actors, Alliances and Power.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Arts, University of Bonn.  LIT Verlag. Berlin  Download [PDF]
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2006

Tsuma, W. and P. Oft.  2006.  Mobilizing Resilience From Below: - Linking Institutions to Actors and Knowledge to Decisions - A case of the Netherlands.  Download [PDF]
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Research themes
  • Growth, inequality and poverty
Research countries
  • Ghana
Research projects

GLOWA Volta Project

Working groups

Conflict & Resource Management, Local Governance, Political & Cultural Change, Knowledge & Resource Governance

Professional experience

August 2006 - to date:

Junior Researcher Centre for Development Research, Bonn University, Germany: Researching on social Dynamics of Compensation Politics in Ghana's Gold Mining Sector; Land and Water Struggles led by CSOs in Ghana's mining areas and Policy Reform and Stakeholder Roles.

 

2003 - Date - (50%):Regional Programme Coordinator; Civil Society Network For Managing Resource Based Conflicts in the Horn and East Africa. Initiative Funded by The Netherlands Oxfam [NOVIB]

 

2001 - 2003:Programme Officer, Small Arms Conflict Management Project, Bonn International Center for Conversion, BICC

Degrees

2006 - 2009: PhD in Development Studies (Magna Cum Laude) - Centre for Development Research - University of Bonn

Title of Thesis: Gold Mining in Ghana - Actors, Alliances and Power

 

2004: Masters Degree in Development Studies at the Institute of Social Studies [The Hague, The Netherlands].

Title of Thesis: Institutions and Incentives for Public Participation in Water Policy Formulation in the Netherlands.

 

2000: Bachelors of Arts Degree - Department of Political Science - University of Nairobi

Major in Political Science and Human Geography

Funding institutions

BMZ, DAAD, GTZ

Contacts

Petersbergstrasse 20A

53177 Bonn,

Germany

William Tsuma

Private website:
http://www.williamtsuma.com

Former Department:
ZEF A: Department of Political and Cultural Change