Interdisciplinary action-research project on natural resources in central Africa


Academic partners

Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech, embedded within the Université de Liège - and particularly professor Philippe Lebailly - is our academic partner in the ARES project.

The Institut Supérieur de Développement (ISDR-Bukavu) - and particularly professor Séverin Mugangu - is our academic partner and co-promotor of the ARES project.

The Université Catholique de Bukavu (UCB) - and particularly professor Espoir Bisimwa - is our academic partner in the ARES project.

Louvain Learning Lab, embedded within the Université Catholique de Louvain helps teachers to innovate their teaching methods. Their input in the conception of the Land Rush Game was of crucial importance.


Civil society partners

Action pour la Paix et la Concorde is a Congolese NGO, working on land conflict mediation in South Kivu. Their local coordinators have contributed to a trial test of the Land Rush Theatre method. APC is actively involved in concretising the action-research angle of the project.

Louvain Coopération is a Belgian NGO, working – among other themes – on food security. Their development education specialist has coordinated the ‘Theatre in class’ exercise.

AFD is a graphics and multimedia service, embedded within Louvain Coopération. They have worked out the professional version of the Land Rush game and have constructed this website.

illustration land-rush