Fiona Dragstra

Fiona Dragstra graduated from the Research Master African Studies at Leiden University in 2017 with her thesis: Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose? Understanding how and why new ICTs played a role in Burkina Faso’s recent journey to socio-political change. She has research experience in Mozambique, Senegal, Niger and Burkina Faso. Fiona works as coordinator of the African partner network at Both ENDS, where she also coordinates a project on Farmer-Managed Natural Regeneration in the Sahel (notably Niger, Senegal and Burkina Faso). Fiona also works for WageIndicator Foundation and Voice4Thought

Publication:
We are All Sankara’s Children’: Memories as Weapons during the Burkinabe Protests by Fiona Dragstra. In: A Certain Amount of Madness. The Life, Politics and Legacies of Thomas Sankara (edited by Amber Murrey), Pluto Press 2018.