In their research, GLAC members cover a wide variety of topics, focusing on one or more countries or the entire Great Lakes region.

This series of online research posters provides a one-page overview of the research carried out by GLAC members, their research partners and networks, their sources of funding and research output.

The series is launched in February 2022 and will be updated on a regular basis.

Power-sharing in Burundi

Stef Vandeginste

Technologies and transformation in DR Congo's artisanal and small-scale gold mining

Sara Geenen, Divin-Luc Bikubanya, Philippe Dunia Kabunga, Olivier Igugu, Gracia Kabilambali, Patrick Katoto, Gabriel Muhanzi Aganze, Ancert Mushagalusa Buhendwa, Daniel Mayeri, Thierry Munga, Fiz Mussa Bashizi, Bossissi Nkuba, Elisa Vanlerberghe, Franck Zahinda Mugisho

How to cope with a refugee shock? Evidence from Uganda

Mark Marving Kadigo, Nene Oumou Diallo, Jean-François Maystadt

The way that minerals are mined affects conflict in Eastern Congo

Nik Stoop, Marijke Verpoorten, Peter van der Windt

Health and environment in DR Congo's artisanal and small-scale gold mining: a participatory action research project

Sara Geenen, Divin-Luc Bikubanya, Philippe Dunia Kabunga, Olivier Igugu, Gracia Kabilambali, Patrick Katoto, Gabriel Muhanzi Aganze, Ancert Mushagalusa Buhendwa, Daniel Mayeri, Thierry Munga, Fiz Mussa Bashizi, Bossissi Nkuba, Elisa Vanlerberghe, Franck Zahinda Mugisho

More legislation, more violence? The impact of Dodd-Frank in DR Congo

Nik Stoop, Marijke Verpoorten and Peter van der Windt

Informining. An in-depth study of informalization in global gold production

Sara Geenen, Maria Eugenia Robles Mengoa, Boris Verbrugge

The political economy of Congo's civil service remunerations and recruitment system

Tom De Herdt, Kristof Titeca, Albert Malukisa Nkuku, Stylianos Moshonas, Olivier Bahati Mastaki, Paulin Balungwe Shamavu

Driving change: putting small-scale producers in the driver's seat of battery-mineral supply chain regulation

Sara Geenen and Sarah Katz-Lavigne

One for all and all for cash? An inquiry into sustainable social network and collective action effects of cash transers in rural Uganda

Nathalie Holvoet, Sara Dewachter, Filippo Grisolia, Clara Atuhaire, Hoang Trang, Eva Wuyts

Being Hutu or Tutsi. The salience of the Ubwoko in everyday life in contemporary Burundi

Antea Paviotti

Debt sustainability analysis and the need for debt relief of countries in the Great Lakes Region

Danny Cassimon, Dennis Essers and Christian Senga

Would you fight? We asked aggrieved artisanal miners in Eastern Congo

Nik Stoop and Marijke Verpoorten