Willem Elbers

Willem Elbers seeks to combine academic excellence with practical relevance in the field of development. The interaction between science and practice is apparent in his research on civil society, partnerships, advocacy, disability and power. His PhD research on social transformative and managerial logics forms the basis of the present-day civil society policy of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Willem’s ongoing research on inclusive development in Cameroon, Zambia and Sierra Leone won the Impact Challenge Award in 2019.

Dr. W.J. (Willem) Elbers
Former research staff
+31 (0)71 527 6605
Room number: 3.B55a
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Aid chains and advocacy in the Global South : asset, nuisance or necessary evil? : literature review
W.J. Elbers; E. Frobisher; P. Kamau; E. Kumi; T. Saharan; L. Schulpen
Type of Publication: Other

Power in and over cross-sector partnerships : actor strategies for shaping collective decisions
A. Dewulf; W.J. Elbers
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Can exposure reduce prejudice? : the introduction of police officers with disabilities in Sierra Leone
S. Peirolo; W.J. Elbers; A. Ibraham
Type of Publication: Other

Stepping out of the shadows? : empowerment and the young voices project in Zambia
L. Vogelzang; W.J. Elbers; T. Mtonga
Type of Publication: Other

Advocacy for disability : can participation enhance outcomes?
E. Frobisher; W.J. Elbers
Type of Publication: Other
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