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Dr Camilla Audia is a Senior Research Associate on the BRACED projects in Burkina Faso and Ethiopia.

She is in charge of developing a conceptual framework for the study and leads on data collection and analysis. She is based in London with frequent travel to the projects locations in Burkina Faso and Ethiopia.

She is finishing her PhD on 'Land and household resource management for better livelihoods: evidence from rural Burkina Faso' at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London. She also has a MA in History and International Relations from Roma Tre University, Rome and is a member of Italian Lab for Economic History (LISE).

She previously worked with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and other non-governmental organisations in Burkina Faso, where she has extensive knowledge of the region.

She is trilingual in Italian, French and English and has considerable experience in fieldwork research and in-depth qualitative studies in West Africa.


  • Building resilience to climate change and disaster risk reduction systems
  • Rural livelihoods, local governance, institutions and development
  • Land tenure systems in West Africa

Further details

See Camilla's research profile