Senior Researcher at the Institute of Social and Economic Studies (IESE), Mozambique
Expertise/Research Interests: elections, democracy, states, identity
Languages: English, Portuguese
Bio: Sérgio Chichava is a senior researcher at the Institute of Social and Economic Studies (IESE) in Mozambique, where he leads a new research program on rising powers and development. His current work focuses on the role of China and Brazil in Mozambique’s agriculture sector, and his most recent publications include China and Mozambique: From Comrades to Capitalists, coedited with Chris Alden, and Brazil and China in Mozambican Agriculture: Emerging Insights from the Field. Chichava has lectured in the sociology of politics and Mozambican politics at Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, and has held fellowships at Oxford University and the London School of Economics. He holds a PhD in political science from Bordeaux University, focusing on African politics.