Dr. Frankline Ndi is a postdoctoral researcher at Bonn University in Germany, working with the Collaborative Research Centre (CRC-TRR-228) on the project “Future Rural Africa”, focusing on the governance, transitions and regional cooperations of the energy sector in Kenya and other East African countries. Frankline is an environmental social scientist trained in rural sociology, political ecology and human geography. Frankline’s professional profile reflects a firm academic and research anchorage in the broad and interconnected fields of gender, agriculture, environment, and development, spanning nearly 10 years. Prior to coming to Bonn University, Frankline served as a postdoctoral research fellow in the Human Geography Unit at Orebro University, Sweden. Frankline holds a PhD in Human Geography from the University of Melbourne in Australia. He also holds a specialized MSc in Rural Development from Ghent University in Belgium, another MSc in Peace and Development Studies from Linnaeus University in Sweden, and an interdisciplinary BSc in Sociology and Anthropology from the University of Buea in Cameroon.