Marie-Cakupewa Fundiko

Academic background:
Research MSC degree in Biology, Specialization: Evolution, Biodiversity and Conservation at Leiden University, the Netherlands

Employment:
Lecturer and International Consultant, Université du Cinquantenaire Lwiro, South-Kivu (DRCongo).

Research interests:
Migration and Development; Ethnobotany, Folk taxonomy of the Congolese flora; Gender, Peace & Security in conflict zones; Vocational Education; Gender and Development, Economy of Care

Key words: Migration, Ethnobotany, Gender; Peace building, Sustainable Development, UNCS Res. 1325

Countries of focus: DRCongo, Netherlands, Belgium, Rwanda

Publications:
- Vernacular plant names from the Democratic Republic of the Congo:Trends in folk taxonomy of the Kikongo, Kintandu, Kiswahili, Lingala and Mashi. MSC Thesis, Naturalis Biodiversity Center Leiden/Botanic Garden Meise, Belgium, 2015,
- Market survey of African medicinal plants sold in Matonge-Ixelles, Brussels. MSC Thesis, Naturalis Biodiversity Center Leiden,The Netherlands , 2014, 50p.

 

Associate member
Université du Cinquantenaire Lwiro, South-Kivu (DRCongo)