Buyana Kareem

Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences, Makerere University Uganda, 2005Master of Arts in Development Studies, Makerere University Kampala. Thesis Subject: Local Government Budgeting and Its Response to Gender Health Needs in Mpigi District, 20082. Academic
Affiliation: Visiting scholar, Sustainability Institute, Stellenbosch University.
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Buyana Kareem is an Visiting Scholar and the Sustainability Institute at Stellenbosch University. He specializes in sociology for urban and regional development with a PhD from the School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University, California USA. Kareem has been a beneficiary of the G.J. Lieberman Fellowship at the Stanford Humanities Center, USA; and the Foundation for Urban and Regional Studies (FURS), Oxford Center for Environment, UK. His recent publications have focused on the linkages between gender inequality and climate change adaptation in cities, transnational migration, social inequality and cosmopolitan solidarities. He is a member of the International Sociological Association, Research Committee 21, and the American Sociological Association, to which he contributes through research and conference papers.

Current research



2015. Report of WSS Forum 2015 by Arathi Presenna Madhavan

2015. Report on my Participation in the World Social Science Forum 2015

2015. Will Good Governance Bring Sustainable and Equitable Development? Perspectives from the South

2015. Transitions in Urban Environments, World Social Science Forum session