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Dr. Abdulrazack Karriem

Abdulrazak Karriem has a PhD in City and Regional Planning from Cornell University. He is a Senior Lecturer in the Institute for Social Development at the University of the Western Cape where he teaches courses on Migration and Development, Theories of Social Transformation, Urban and Regional Development, and Research Methods. Karriem has conducted field research in Brazil and South Africa and his research interests include social movements, food security, migration and development, and urban agriculture.

Abdulrazak Karriem has participated as a Senior Researcher in a number of research projects funded by, among others, the South African government, the European Union, and the German government. He has published journal articles and book chapters on social movements and rural development, food security, and urban agriculture. Prior to joining academia, Karriem worked for the South African government in the national Departments of Land Affairs and Constitutional Development.


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Institute of Development Research and Development Policy
Ruhr University Bochum
Room 2.04
Universitaetsstr. 105
D-44789 Bochum

Phone:  +49-(0)234 / 32-22418
or   32-22243
Fax:   +49-(0)234 / 32-14-294