Experienced researcher with a background in International Relations (MSc) and African Studies (MA) specialised in the governance of the extractive sector in sub-Saharan Africa and more specifically Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM). Currently enrolled in a PhD program at the University of Surrey (UK) researching the interface between large-scale mining and artisanal and small-scale mining in Cote d'Ivoire under the supervision of Professor Gavin Hilson.
Knowledge and key skills in field and desk-based socio-economic qualitative research methods; mineral governance, political-economy, macro-economic, stakeholder and policy analyses. 1 year fieldwork experience in Cote d’Ivoire. Experienced in presenting and leading the organisation of international workshops and conferences.
Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining, Formalisation, Large-scale mining and artisanal and small-scale mining engagement, Natural resource governance, Sub-Saharan Africa
Hilson, G., Van Bockstael, S., Sauerwein, T., Hilson, A., & McQuilken, J. (2021). Artisanal and small-scale mining, and COVID-19 in sub-Saharan Africa: A preliminary analysis. World Development, 139, 105315. Chicago
De Jong, T. U., & Sauerwein, T. (2021). State-owned minerals, village-owned land: How a shared property rights framework helped formalize artisanal diamond miners in Côte d’Ivoire between 1986 and 2016. Resources Policy, 70, 101920.
Hilson, G., Sauerwein, T. Owen, J. (2020) Large and artisanal scale mine development: The case for autonomous co-existence. World Development 130, Article 104919.
Sauerwein, T. (2020) Gold mining and development in Côte d’Ivoire: Trajectories, opportunities and oversights. Land Use Policy, Volume 91, 104323