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Sina SCHLIMMER

Research Fellow, Ifri's African Studies Center 


Research Interests:

  • Urban governance
  • Land policies
  • Kenya, Tanzania, East Africa
  • State formation
  • Policy analysis

 

Sina Schlimmer is a Research fellow at the French institute of international relations - Ifri's African Studies Center. She has a genuine interest in the challenges of governing cities and in land issues in East Africa.

After completing her PhD thesis in political science, which focused on large-scale land acquisitions in Tanzania she specialized on urban land markets during a post-doc at Sciences Po Bordeaux. As a consultant at UN-Habitat in Nairobi in Kenya, she developed an expertise in the socio-economic dynamics of rapidly growing cities in Africa. Sina has undertaken several field studies in Benin, Kenya, and Tanzania.

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02/11/2020
By: Sina SCHLIMMER, Cyrielle MAINGRAUD-MARTINAUD

Tanzanian voters were called to the polls on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 to elect the country’s main political institution – the President, the National Assembly, and the District Councillors (diwani). Without surprise, the outcome of the sixth general elections since the...

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