I am the project leader of a number of academic collaboration projects with institutions in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda, financed by the Flemish University Council (VLIR-UOS):
Project on public services and local governance, in collaboration with the Catholic University of Congo (UCC), Kinshasa (August 2010 – April 2014). This project finances PhD projects on the subject of local governance and public services in Congo, research projects and conferences.
Project on Governance and post-conflict reconstruction in Northern Uganda, in collaboration with Gulu University (October 2013 – September 2018). This projects finances two PhD projects on this subject, as well as field research, publications and conferences. More information about the opening event can be found at this blog post.
Project on Urban governance in Uganda: a research partnership, in collaboration with Uganda Christian University (November 2013 – October 2015). This project is an explorative research partnership, which finances research projects and publications on the subject of urban governance in Kampala and Gulu.