Institut

für

Afrikastudien

Border Economy and Politics: Small-Scale Trade and Smuggling at the Congo/Rwanda State Boundary


  

Leitung:


  

Prof. Dr. Martin Doevenspeck



Lehrstuhl:

Politische Geographie

Kontakt:

doevenspeck@uni-bayreuth.de

Mitarbeiter:

Mwanabiningo, Dr. Nene Morisho

Laufzeit:

04 / 2010 - 03 / 2013

Internet:

http://www.politgeo.uni-bayreuth.de/de/research/ab...

The aim of this study is to analyze how the border economy in Goma (Democratic Republic of Congo) and Gisenyi (Rwanda) is shaped by small-scale cross border trade and smuggling and to understand what these activities tell us about state society relations and the legitimacy of the state.