Trade Route Incident Management System (TRIMS)

Trade Route Incident Management System (TRIMS)

TRIMS is a crowd-sourced facility for traders and general citizens to send anonymous, structured text (SMS) messages to a public website to report non-tariff barriers encountered such as artificial check points, bribery solicitations and other forms of harassment leading to delays and increasing the cost of essential goods such as perishable food items, agricultural goods…

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Corruption, Conflict and Cities in East and West Africa

Corruption, Conflict and Cities in East and West Africa

As senior lecturer at the Institute of Social Anthropology and Centre of African Studies Basel, Lucy Koechlin has led and coordinated various research projects on the state and social transformation in African societies. The most recent project involves an interdisciplinary team of doctoral and post-doctoral scholars under the lead of Prof. Till Förster, Chair of…

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