Ruben Weesie

Ruben Weesie is a junior consultant, with specilization on providing advice related to agro-pastoralism, climate change adaptation and natural resource management in Ghana and Kenya. He studied at Utrecht University and has a BSc in Human Geography and Planning, and an MSc in Sustainable Development (cum laude) as from 2018. During his studies, he developed a research interest for agro-pastoralism, climate change adaptation and natural resource management. His fieldwork in Kenya and Ghana led to several academic publications, for example: “Towards Adaptive Commons: A Case Study of Agro-Pastoral Dams in Northern Ghana” and “From Herding to Farming under Adaptation Interventions in Southern Kenya: A Critical Perspective”.

Recent publications:

Weesie, R. (2019). Towards Adaptive Commons: A Case Study of Agro-Pastoral Dams in Northern Ghana. Sustainability, 11(2), 319.

Weesie, R., & Kronenburg García, A. (2018). From Herding to Farming under Adaptation  Interventions in Southern Kenya: A Critical Perspective. Sustainability, 10(12), 4386.

Soeters, S., Weesie, R., & Zoomers, A. (2017). Agricultural Investments and Farmer-Fulani Pastoralist Conflict in West African Drylands: A Northern Ghanaian Case Study. Sustainability, 9(11), 2063.

Weesie, R. (2017). Briefing Paper: Making Dams Work in Northern Ghana.