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Funding & Opportunities
July 2, 2024 in Opportunities

BIEA Student Attaché Blogs

‘It seems to me that anthropology, being a study of human cultures and society, is a study that thrives on ‘otherness’ and ‘difference’. We, as aspiring or current African anthropologists,…
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Apr 23

Policy and Practice in Rural Tanzania

by Antonio Allegretti. BIEA-funded research - forthcoming book
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Research & Partners
April 18, 2023 in OurResearch, research

Regional Futures

In the last two decades, an information revolution in the global south has profoundly shaped the urbanisation of metropolitan regions.
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January 17, 2022 in research

Remote Sensing for Biocultural Heritage Preservation in an African Semi-Arid Region: A Case Study of Indigenous Wells in Northern Kenya and Southern Ethiopia

The region of Southern Ethiopia (Borana) and Northern Kenya (Marsabit) is characterised by erratic rainfall, limited surface water, aridity, and frequent droughts.
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January 4, 2022 in research

BIEA’s Wells Being project Late last year the International Science Council ran a story about the project, which you can find here:
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