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Dirk Kohnert

  • Dr.
  • Associated Research Fellow
  • GIGA - Leibniz Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg
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Research interests

NigeriaGhanaGuinea-BissauBeninTogoWest AfricaAfrican Affairsdevelopment cooperation

About

Dirk Kohnert, economist, was deputy director of the Institute of African Affairs (IAA), at GIGA, German Institute of Global and Area Studies from 1991 to 2011. He retired in 2011 but remained associated research fellow at the Institute as well as consultant. Before, he was lecturer in development planning and senior development expert in several African countries. He published numerous books and articles in learned journals on economic, social and cultural development, planning and evaluation.

Groups

Co-authors (4)

  • Sara Dorman
  • Armin Osmanovic

Publications (5)

  • ROAPE-blog - Trumps tariffs and Africa - author's version

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  • Trump's tariff's impact on Africa and the ambiguous role of African agency

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  • Afrika Spectrum: Editorial

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    • Mehler A
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  • Afrika Spectrum: Editorial

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  • Unternehmer und Grundherren Nord-Nigerias im Kampf um die politische Macht

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Editorships

Africa Spectrum

editor

1991 - 2009(18 years)

Professional experience

Associated Research Fellow

GIGA - Leibniz Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg

April 2011 - Present

deputy director

Institute of African Affairs, GIGA-Hamburg

July 1991 - April 2011(20 years)

development expert

gtz Benin

July 1987 - January 1990(3 years)

coordinator of regional planning, Ministry of Planning, Bissau

Dienste in Übersee

January 1985 - January 1987(2 years)

Lecturer / research fellow

Universitat Bielefeld

February 1982 - December 1984(3 years)

Education

Dr.

Univ. of Kiel, DE

January 1974 - January 1982(8 years)

M.A.

School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

January 1972 - July 1973(2 years)