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Guillermo Delgado is currently an adjunct researcher at the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST); where he heads the Institute for Land, Livelihoods and Housing. He was part of the leadership of the team that revised the national housing programme and policy in Namibia, and has served on different committees of projects of national importance there. He has also taught courses on research methods, urbanisation in Africa and housing at NUST, as well as supervised various students in their theses and work-integrated learning. He was previously associate researcher at the Labour Resource and Research Institute (LaRRI) from 2011-14, where he worked on issues of housing and living conditions, and led a feasibility study on the development of an informal market in Windhoek. He has also been a consulting expert for the German Development Bank KFW, the German Cooperation Agency (GIZ), and other international organizations. He holds an architecture degree from the Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA) in Mexico City; a masters in architecture from the Berlage Institute in Rotterdam, the Netherlands; and a doctoral degree from the University of Cape Town (UCT) in South Africa. He has worked in several research, design, and cultural projects focused on issues of land rights, governance, housing, urbanization, social protection, and co-productive spatial practices.
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