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Leon Valentin Schettler


contributed to D+C/E+Z in spring 2018 as research associate of the University of Potsdam project mentioned in the essay. It is funded by the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft – DFG) and directed by Professor Andrea Liese. Field research was conducted in Haiti, Niger, Colombia, Sierra Leone and Côte d’Ivoire.  

All articles of Leon Valentin Schettler

International cooperation

Building trust

Projects that follow the model of community organising need time, but not a lot of money

International cooperation

The dark side of aid

The time is ripe to reform development cooperation with Haiti

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