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Lasse Krantz

Visiting Research Fellow

Human
Geography
Visiting address
Viktoriagatan 13
Postal address
Box 625
405 30 Göteborg

About Lasse Krantz

Lasse Krantz Email: lassekrantz15@gmail.com

Research interests: • Tenure rights to land and natural resources

PhD in Social Anthropology, Stockholm University in 1993 with a thesis on Peasant Differentiation and Development: the Case of a Mexican Ejido, Stockholm: Stockholm Studies in Social Anthropology, 28, 1991. Worked as Programme Officer/Senior Policy Adviser at Sida between 2001-11, with main responsibilities within the area of rural development (2001-03) and for land issues and coordination of the internal Sida working group on this theme (2009-11). From 2004-07, posted at the Swedish Embassy in Managua, Nicaragua, with an overall responsibility for the Swedish regional support to the area of Environment and Natural Resources in Central America. In 2008/09, temporarily posted at the Swedish Embassy in Maputo as programme officer for the Swedish development co-operation to Mozambique in the area of agriculture and private sector development including the support to the Community Land Initiative. Similarly, in 2010 briefly posted at the Swedish Embassy in Monrovia, Liberia, with particular responsibility for the preparation of the Swedish support to the land and forest sectors there. Currently a Visiting Research Fellow at the Unit for Human Geography. Project leader of the Land Rights Research Initiative (LARRI), länk: https://gcgd.gu.se/larri---land-rights-research-initiative Recent Publications: 2018 Applying a Community-Based Approach to Tenure Formalizaton: A Case Study from Northern Mozambique, Forthcoming 2015 Securing Customary Land Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa: Learning from new approaches to land tenure reform, Working Papers in Human Geography, 2015:1, Department of Economy and Society, Göteborg Universitet