Daniel Lumonya is currently academic dean for Africa South of the Sahara at the School for International Training (SIT). Prior to this he taught at Makerere University in Uganda for fourteen years and served as academic director for SIT’s Uganda and Rwanda semester and summer programs between 2001 and 2015. Daniel completed a bachelor’s degree in social work and social administration at Makerere University in 1991, and a Master’s degree in social sector planning and management at the same university in 1999. He is about to complete his PhD in development sociology at Cornell University. His dissertation focuses on the political economy of the maize market in rural eastern Uganda. More broadly, Daniel’s research interests revolve around small farming systems and agrarian transitions, globalization, and state civil society relations.

Special Issue: African Youth—Generation Next for Peacebuiding? | November 9, 2017

Obstacles to, and Prospects for Youth Mobilization and Emancipation in Africa

As the group with least control over the means of production, and who, on account of their age have the largest stake in Africa’s future, it is unsurprising that Africa’s youth remain in the vanguard of opposition politics. Take for example Kenya’s political opposition, which draws support largely from the youth, or Cameroon, where youth have […]