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Chigozie Nweke-Eze

Wissenschaftlicher MitarbeiterChigozie Nweke-Eze

AG Wirtschaftsgeographie
Geographisches Institut der Universität Bonn
Meckenheimer Allee 176
D-53115 Bonn

Raum U 1.032
Tel: +49 228 73-60710
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Aktuelle Schwerpunkte

Development Economics

Economic geography

Infrastructure development and geographies


Energy Futures: Infrastructures and governance for renewable energies. Prof. Dr. Britta Klagge (Ltg.) / Chigozie Nweke-Eze mit Dr. Clemens Greiner (Ltg.) / David Greven (Global South Studies Centre GSSC,Universität Köln), Teilprojekt C02 des SFB/TRR 228 "Future Rural Africa. Future-making and social-ecological transformation", 2018-2021, gefördert durch die DFG


Klagge, B., Greiner, C., Greven, D., Nweke-Eze, C. (2020): Cross-scale Linkages of Centralized Electricity Generation: Geothermal Development and Investor-community Relations in Kenya's Semi-arid North. Politics and Governance, in print.

Klagge, B., Nweke-Eze, C. (2020): Financing large-scale renewable-energy projects in Kenya: investor types, international connections, and financialization. Geografiska Annaler: Series B, Human Geography 102 (1), 61-83. DOI: 10.1080/04353684.2020.1729662

Vorträge & Konferenzen

The widening of the electricity sector in Sub-Saharan Africa: processes, structural transformations and implications - NEST conference 2020, Zurich, Switzerland, 08.05.2020 (presented online due to COVID-19 pandemic)

Climate-mitigation finance instruments as risk-ameliorating tools in renewable energy projects. The case of geothermal energy in Kenya - Forschungswerkstatt Finanzgeographie 2019, Gelsenkirchen, 24.10.2019

Ancillary infrastructures and their socio-economic implications. The case of geothermal energy projects in Kenya - Deutscher Kongress für Geographie (DKG) 2019, Kiel, 27.09.2019

Financialization of renewable energies? The example of geothermal and wind energy development in Kenya - 8th Nordic Geographers Meeting 2019, Trondheim, Norwegen, 18.06.2019

Evaluation of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für International Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)’s Nigeria Energy Support Program (NESP). ‘Zwischen Hörsaal und Projekt’ Final Symposium, Berlin, July 2015


Since 2018
Research associate/PhD candidate, Department of Geography, University of Bonn

Visiting research and consultancy, including for Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

M.A. Development Economics and International Studies at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg. M.A. Thesis: "Electricity Sector Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa: Econometric Assessment of the Impact of Private Sector Participation on Electricity Sector Performance".

Academic research and secondary school teachings in Nigeria

Studies of Economics at Nnamdi Azikiwe and Imo State Universities in Nigeria. M.Sc. Thesis: "Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on economic growth in Nigeria". B.Sc. Thesis: "Oil resource curse: impact of oil resources on poverty and food insecurity in Nigeria".