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M.J. (Malin) Olofsson MA

PhD Candidate
Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
GPIO : Governance and Inclusive Development

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
Postal address
  • Postbus 15629
    1001 NC Amsterdam
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  • Profile

    Malin Olofsson is a PhD candidate in the Governance and Inclusive Developement (GID) programme group of the AISSR. Her research focuses on the emerging political and social dynamics of expanding tree-crops commodification amongst smallholders in Venda, South Africa.

    She holds an MA in Agrarian and Environmental studies from the International Institute of Social studies in The Hague and an Honours degree in Development Studies from Unisa, South Africa. She has over 12 years’ experience working in the development sector across Africa, primarily in the areas of workers’ rights, smallholder farmers development, certification and small business development. Her expertise is as a trainer/facilitator and a researcher.

  • Publications

    2021

    • Olofsson, M. J. (2021). Expanding commodity frontiers and the emergence of customary land markets: A case study of tree-crop farming in Venda, South Africa. Land Use Policy, 101, [105203]. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264837720325412?via%3Dihub
    • Olofsson, M. J., Ros-Tonen, M. A. F., Van Leynseele, Y. P. B., & Gupta, J. (2021). Rethinking the divide: Exploring the interdependence between global and nested local markets. Journal of Rural Studies, 60-70. [volume 83].

    2020

    • Olofsson, M. (2020). Socio‐economic differentiation from a class‐analytic perspective: The case of smallholder tree‐crop farmers in Limpopo, South Africa. Journal of Agrarian Change, 20(1), 37-59. https://doi.org/10.1111/joac.12335 [details]
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