Elisa Bignante

Elisa has more than 15 years’ experience in researching and teaching in the field of development geography and in the use of participatory research methods with local communities in the Global South. After achieving a BSc in Economics and PhD in Local Development and Territorial Planning, she focused on Development geography working extensively in international aid projects in Africa and Latin America. She’s currently senior lecturer at the Department of Cultures, Politics and Society, University of Torino, Italy. Her particular interests include indigenous knowledge, social marginalities, health and wellbeing, international aid, natural resource management and the use of participatory visual methods to support local communities.

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