Christophe Gironde

Christophe Gironde

Dr./ Senior Lecturer in Development Studies, Graduate Institute


made his PhD at Institut universitaire d'études du développement and University of Geneva.

Areas of expertise

Agriculture, land and rural development; development, cooperation and aid policies; redistribution policies, social inequalities, poverty; Asia, Southeast (Vietnam, Cambodia); Africa, Subsaharan (Mali, Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi)

Short profile

PhD, Institut universitaire d’études du développement and University of Geneva – Thesis on Rehabilitation and Transformation of Family Economy in North Vietnam – Village Activity Systems and Networks of Relations in the Red River Delta.

  • Since October 2003: Lecturer and researcher at IUED, and then at IHEID
  • 2000-2005: Researcher, Fafo Applied International Studies (Oslo, Norvège)
  • 1994-2001: PhD
  • 1996-1997: Resident in Vietnam (scholarship from SDC)
  • 1994: Diploma in Advanced Studies, Comparative Developmenent Policies and Practices, Institut d’Etudes du Développement Economique et Social (IEDES) / University of Paris I