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Dr. Doreen Nancy Kobusingye

Dr. Doreen Nancy Kobusingye was born in Bushenyi district in Uganda. In 2005 she got her bachelor’s  degree in Development Studies from Makerere University, in 2011 her Master’s degree in  Development Studies from Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda and in 2018 her Ph.D, from Wageningen University, the Netherlands, her PhD. Thesis is titled ‘Land in Post-Conflict  Situations: War, Decentralization, Land Governance and State Formation in Northern Uganda’. From  2011 to 2018 Doreen researched and published on post-conflict land governance in Uganda. She is  currently working as a Facilitator- National Engagement Strategy (NES) Uganda. NES Uganda is a  multi-stakeholder platform with over 30 member organizations. It brings together various local and  international organizations working on land and natural resource governance in the country. In 2019  she worked as a postdoctoral researcher on a project called Grounded Legitimacy which was  coordinated by Radboud University, the Netherlands. She has lectured at universities (Mbarara  University and Uganda Christian University) in Uganda and conducted a number of researches as a  consultant for example in 2013 she conducted a research on securing women’s land rights in  northern Uganda (West Nile, Acholi, Lango, Teso and Karamoja regions) commissioned by Oxfam.  Some of her publications include; Kobusingye, N. Doreen. 2018. “African Youths; the Forgotten  Category in land governance. A Case study of Post-conflict Acholi Region, Northern Uganda.” Journal  of Geoforum, Kobusingye, N. Doreen, Van Leeuwen, Mathijs and Van Dijk, Han. 2017. “The  Multifaceted Relationship between Land and Violent Conflict: The Case of Apaa Evictions in Amuru  District, Northern Uganda.” Journal of Modern African Studies and Kobusingye, N. Doreen, Van  Leeuwen, Mathijs and Van Dijk, Han. 2016. “Where Do I Report My Land Dispute? The Impact of  Institutional Proliferation on Land Governance in Post-conflict Northern Uganda.” Journal of Legal  Pluralism and Unofficial Law.