Marcel Rutten is a senior researcher at the African Studies Centre in Leiden. His research activities concentrate on natural resource management, notably of land and water, particularly in East Africa.
For an overview of Marcel Rutten's research and publications, visit his profile on the ASCL website.
Marcel Rutten's research activities concentrate on natural resource management, notably of land and water, in (semi-)arid Africa. In addition, his interest is directed to (eco)tourism and Kenyan politics. Currently three research programmes are being carried out: conflicts over land; famine and drought coping strategies; and sustainable development of low-cost water sources (shallow wells).