Natural Resource Conflicts | Food Security | Sustainable Livelihoods | Impacts of Large-scale Investments | International Migration
Annelies (E.B.) Zoomers is professor of International Development Studies (IDS) at Utrecht University and the chair of the board of WOTRO Science for Global Development (NWO). After finishing her PhD in 1988, she worked for the Netherlands Economic Institute (Rotterdam) and the Royal Tropical Institute (Amsterdam) on long- and short-term consulting assignments for various organizations (e.g. the World Bank, IFAD, ILO, EU, DGIS) in various countries in Latin America, Africa and Asia. Between 1995 and 2007 she was associate professor at the Centre for Latin American Research and Documentation (Amsterdam) and between 2005 and 2009, professor of International Migration at the Radboud University (Nijmegen). She is the founding chair of the Netherlands Land Academy LANDac (2009-2019) and Shared Value Foundation SVF (2017- to date).
Annelies specializes in natural resource conflicts, food security and sustainable livelihoods in relation to international migration, large scale investments in land/infrastructure and climate change.