Doua Bandhe Prisca Mori

Doktorandin (Philosophisch-Historische Fakultät)

Curriculum Vitae

Doua Bandhé Prisca MORI is a guest PhD candidate at the Institute of Social Anthropology at the University of Basel. She got a scholarship from the canton Basel-Stadt. The title of her PhD thesis is “Uncertainties and agency among herders and agro pastoralists in the department of Ouangolodougou in northern Côte d’Ivoire”. Her PhD is supervised by Prof. Dr Till Förster (University of Basel) and Prof. Bony Guibléhon (University of Alassane Ouattara, Côte d’Ivoire). The main objective of her research is to analyse the agency of agro pastoralists and Fulani herders in uncertain situations which occurs in their daily life. Specifically, her study underscore perceptions of agro pastoralists and Fulani herders about uncertainties and show how they deal with these issues of their daily life.
Before she started her PhD research, Prisca got a Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (DEA) in Sociology from Alassane Ouattara University, Côte d’Ivoire. Her DEA thesis was on analyzing of interactions between institutional actors of malaria policy in Côte d’Ivoire.
Since 2012 she is an associated researcher at the Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d’Ivoire (CSRS) and a member of the Swiss Society for African Studies (SSAS).

Research Areas
  • Ethnography on agro pastoralist and Fulani herders
  • Pastoral and agro pastoral resources management
  • Institutional stakeholder's analysis (power, interest)
Regional focus

West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire


Heitz-Tokpa Kathrin/Prisca Mori 2018: “Jeudi noir” à Ouangolodougou, l’extrême nord ivoirien, 4 mai 2017. In: Afrique contemporaine, Nr. 263/264: 265–267.