Patience Adzande

Patience Adzande holds a PhD in urban and regional planning from Benue State University, Makurdi, Nigeria. While working on her PhD, Dr. Adzande received two research grants from the SSRC’s Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa Program’s Dissertation Research Fellowship (2013) and Dissertation Completion Fellowship Award (2014). In 2017, she was awarded an Individual Research Grant by the African Peacebuilding Network (APN) to conduct research on the changing dynamics and management practices of farmer-herder conflicts in North-Central Nigeria. She is a lecturer in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Benue State University. Her research focuses on broader issues associated with human security in urban and rural areas in Nigeria. Patience is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow with the African Cities Research Consortium (ACRC) at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom (UK).

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