Personal profile

Research interests

Socio-economic dimensions of small-scale mining in West Africa

Natural resource governance and the extractive industries

Youth identity politics, social movements and rural development in West Africa

Community-based resource management and institution building in post-conflict states

Urban and peri-urban food production and resource management in West Africa

Wetland management and poverty reduction in West and East Africa

Education / Academic qualification

Bachelor of Arts, Queen's University, Kingston

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sussex

Master of Economics, University of Sussex

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mining Social Sciences
Sierra Leone Social Sciences
diamond Earth & Environmental Sciences
conflict Social Sciences
industry Earth & Environmental Sciences
civil war Earth & Environmental Sciences
basic industry Social Sciences
resources Social Sciences

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Projects 2009 2018

Research Output 2003 2018


Maconachie, R. Jan 2017 Handbook for African Development. Binns, T., Lynch, K. & Nel, E. (eds.). London: Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citations

Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) in Sub-Saharan Africa: re-conceptualizing formalization and 'illegal' activity

Hilson, G., Hilson, A., Maconachie, R., McQuilken, J. & Goumandakoye, H. 1 Jul 2017 In : Geoforum. 83, p. 80-90

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Africa South of the Sahara
development strategy
Open Access
aid agency
dependency theory
3 Citations
Open Access
Decision making