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Roger Martinez, Alumnus, PhD

PhD thesis: Análisis del uso y manejo del agroecosistema con enfasis en al actividad agrícola de los pueblos indigenas de Talamanca, Costa Rica : Un Enfoque agroecologico (completed in 2003)

Sarah-Lan Mathez-Stiefel, Alumna, PhD

PhD thesis: Ethnobiological Knowledge and its Transformation in the Andean Highlands: Case Studies from Peru and Bolivia (completed in 2011)

Barbara Matthys, Alumna, PhD

PhD thesis: The effect of irrigated urban agriculture on malaria, schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis in different settings of Côte d’Ivoire (completed in 2006)

Ernest Mbeyale Gimbage, Alumnus, PhD

PhD Thesis: The Impact of Institutional Changes on the Management of Common Pool Resources in Pangani River Basin in Same District, Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania

Edi Medilanski, PhD

Former Collaborator

Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (EAWAG), Dübendorf, Switzerland

Rosa Ana Menendez

Former Programme Staff

Laboratoire de Sociologie Urbaine (LaSUR)
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL)

Lausanne, Switzerland

Patrick Meroka, Alumnus, PhD

PhD thesis: Common Property Institutions and Relations of Power: Resource-Management, Change and Conflicts in the Rufiji River Floodplain in Tanzania (completed in 2006)

Prof. Patrice Meyer-Bisch

Associate Professor

Institut interdisciplinaire d’éthique et des droits de l’Homme (IEDH)
University of Fribourg
Fribourg, Switzerland

Agnes Montangero, Alumna, PhD

PhD thesis: Material Flow Analysis for Environmental Sanitation Planning in Developing Countries. An approach to assess material flow with imited data availability (completed in 2006)

Anabel Monterrubio, Alumna, PhD

PhD Thesis: Popular habitat, urban renewal and social mobilization in the centric barrios of Mexico City. - Habitat popular, renovacion urbana y movimientos sociales en barrios centricos de la ciudad de Mexico 1985-2006

Tuli Msuya, Alumna, PhD

PhD thesis: Developing Integrated Institutional Framework for Sustainable Watershed Management in Pangani River Basin, Tanzania (completed in 2010)

Urs Müller, Alumnus, PhD

PhD thesis: Die Kraft der Bilder in der nachhaltigen Entwicklung. Die Fallbeispiele UNESCO Biosphäre Entlebuch und UNESCO Weltnaturerbe Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn (completed in 2006)

Allemmaya Mulugeta, Alumna, PhD

PhD thesis: The transformation of violent conflicts in pastoral areas of Ethiopia: an ethnography on the notion of conflict among the Karrayu of the Middle and Awash Valley (completed in 2008)

Anna Münch, Alumna, PhD

PhD thesis: Illness and Health among the Kel Tamasheq in Northern Mali

Emmanuel Munishi, Alumnus, PhD

PhD thesis: Rural-urban Migration of the Maasai Nomadic Pastoralist Youth and Resilience in Tanzania:
Case studies in Ngorongoro District, Arusha Region and Dar es Salaam City (completed in 2013)

Frank Muttenzer, Alumnus, PhD

PhD thesis: Déforestation et droit coutumier à Madagascar (completed in 2006)

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