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DR CHRISTOPHE GIRONDE

christophe.gironde@graduateinstitute.ch

Dr-Gironde-Christophe

Dr Christophe Gironde, Senior Lecturer on Human and Social Development at IHEID
Christophe Gironde is a political economist, currently working as a senior lecturer at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) in Geneva. He received his Ph.D. in Development Studies from the Graduate Institute of Development Studies/University of Geneva in 2001. His main domains for teaching and research are agrarian change and human development. He has extensive field research experience in rural Vietnam and Cambodia, and previously in the Republic of Congo and Burundi. Before joining the Institute in 2004, he worked four years as a researcher in Norway (Fafo, International Studies) and lived two years in Vietnam (1996-97) in the frame of his doctoral thesis. He is currently working on the process of land commercialization and their consequences on rural livelihoods in Cambodia and Ghana.

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