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. Multiple months fieldwork experience in Cote d’Ivoire. Experienced in presenting and leading the organisation of international workshops and conferences.
Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining
Large-scale mining and artisanal and small-scale mining engagement
Natural resource governance
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