Publications by MIASA Fellows


Sustainable Energy Transitions

Berte, Salimata and Djané Dit Fatogoma Adou. 2023. Challenges connected with the energy choice and transition in bakeries of Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. Energy, Sustainability and Society 2023 13:7.

Edomah, Norbert. 2023. Who triggers change? Social network mapping, stakeholder analysis and energy systems interventions in Nigeria’s electricity sector. International Journal of Sustainable Energy Planning and Management, 37, 5–20. 

Pedersen, R. H. and O. W. Andersen. 2023. A contested agenda: Energy transitions in lower-income African countries. Energy Policy 175: 113496.

Philipp Späth, Vanesa Castán Broto, Simon Bawakyillenuo and Michael Pregernig (2022). The governance of energy transitions in Africa: a sketch of plural perspectives. Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:51.

Pedersen, Rasmus. H., et al. 2021. The political economy of energy transitions in sub-Saharan Africa: Contributions to an analytical framework. DIIS Working Paper 2021: 15.

Sustainable Rural Transformation

Onwuzuruigbo, Ifeanyi. 2023. Citizenship, Indigeneity and the Management of Herders and Farmers Conflicts in Ghana and Nigeria. Nationalism and Ethnic Politics 2023.

Onwuzuruigbo, Ifeanyi. 2020. Enclaves of Banditry: Ungoverned Forest Spaces and Cattle Rustling in Northern Nigeria. African Studies Review: 1-24.

Parliaments and Democracy

Susan Dodsworth, Seidu Alidu, Gretchen Bauer & Gbensuglo Alidu Bukari. 2022. Parliamentary primaries after democratic transitions: Explaining reforms to candidate selection and their impact. African Affairs 121(483): 275–297.

Bauer, Gretchen & Akosua K. Darkwah. 2021. “The President’s Prerogative”? The Cabinet Appointment Process in Ghana and the Implications for Gender Parity. Politics & Gender: 1-28. 

Crawford, Gordon & Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai. 2021. Research Handbook on Democracy and Development. Cheltenham & Northampton: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Osei, Anja. 2015. Elites and democracy in Ghana: A social network approach. African Affairs 114(457): 529-554.

Migration, Mobility and Forced Displacement

Stefan Rother, Susanne Schultz & Mary B. Setrana. 2021. Transnational Skills Partnerships between Ghana and Germany: "A "triple-win" solution?, AMMODI Policy Note

Garba, Faisal. to appear 2021. Capital (in)difference in Africa: the examples of Nigeria and South Africa. In V. Sujatha (ed.), Global Capital and Social Difference, London & New York: Routledge, 45-64.

Yeboah, T., Kandilige, L., Bisong, A., Garba, F., & Kofi Teye, J. 2020. The ECOWAS Free Movement Protocol and Diversity of Experiences of Different Categories of Migrants: A Qualitative Study. International Migration 59(3).

Bjarnesen, Jesper. 2020. Intra-African Migration. Study requested by the DEVE committee. European Parliament. 


2020. Special Issue in Contemporary Journal of African Studies (CJAS): Vol 7 No 1 (2020): Issues of restitution and repatriation of looted and illegally acquired African objects in European museums

Apoh, W. & Mehler, A. 2021. Forum: Das Humboldt-Forum und die Restitutionsdebatte. WeltTrends No 179 (2021).

Knowledge Production

Gordon Crawford, Zainab Mai-Bornu & Karl Landström. 2021. Decolonising knowledge production on Africa: Why it’s still necessary and what can be done. Journal of the British Academy  9(1): 21-46. Special issue on ‘Repositioning of Africa in Knowledge Production: Shaking off Historical Stigmas’ edited by Juliet Thondhlana and Evelyn Chiyevo Garwe.

Academic Cooperation

Andreas Mehler & Francis B. Nyamnjoh. 2022. Academic Cooperation in the Humanities and Social Sciences: A Post-COVID Future. In Clemens Greiner, Steven Van Wolputte & Michael Bollig (eds.),  African Futures, Leiden: Brill, 367-374.