Vincent Manirakiza

Co-Investigator


Dr Vincent Manirakiza is a Senior Lecturer of Geography at the University of Rwanda and is SHLC Co-Investigator leading the project in Rwanda.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts (History – Geography) with Education from the University of Rwanda, and completed both a Masters in Development, Environment and Communities and a PhD in the field of population and development with a  specialisation on urbanisation from the Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium.

He has wide research interests including urbanisation and urban studies, development policies, population, education, land and environment issues. His research on inclusive urbanisation focuses on the causal link between urban policies and informal settlement showing the spatial and socio-environmental impacts of urban planning regulations.