Rosine Tchatchoua Djomo

PhD candidate at the African Studies Centre of Leiden University. Master of Science in Rural Development from Wageningen University in the Netherlands, Ghent University in Belgium and Humboldt University of Berlin (2011), and Engineer’s degree in Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology from the University of Dschang in Cameroon (2007). Recent ethnographic work on the challenges of decentralized land governance and legal pluralism in conflict affected setting (Burundi), with a specific focus on the management of land disputes, land reform policies, land rights registration and women’s access to land. Previous work experience as a lecturer at the University of Dschang, as well as a researcher in various projects and on diverse topics including: local governance in the forestry sector, agricultural innovation and development of partnerships between actors within the agricultural sector, and institutional assessment in higher education. For more information, visit my blog at


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