Kees Krul has a background in Human Geography and obtained his master degree in Asian Studies at Lund University, Sweden. He has lived and worked in various countries including South-Korea, South-Africa, the Philippines and China. After a year studying Mandarin in Beijing and interning at the Beijing office of Landesa, Kees is now working with the RECOLAND project looking at the institutions of forest tenure in China.
- 2015 – 2016 Intermediate Chinese, Beijing Language and Culture University (China)
- 2013 – 2015 MSc Asian Studies, Lund University (Sweden)
- 2014 Exchange semester Agriculture Extension and Rural Development, University of Fort Hare (South-Africa)
- 2009 – 2012 BSc Human Geography, University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
- 2011 Exchange semester International Studies, Korea University (South-Korea)
- Krul. K. and Ho, P. (2017). “Alternative Approaches to Food: Community Supported Agriculture in Urban China” Sustainability 9(5).
- Krul. K. (2016). “Preserving Bang Krachao’s Green Space through Agriculture” Asia in Focus 1(2), pp.25-34.
- Yusuf, SFG, Krul, K., and Marufu, G. (2016). “Representation of Agricultural Issues in South African Newspapers: A Content Analysis” Journal of Communication 7(2), pp.287-295.
- Krul, K. (2015). “China’s Boeren Zonder Land“, Rooijlijn.
- Krul, K. (2014). “From Agent to Principal: Marginalization of Farmers in China’s Land Regime” (conference article presented at plenary session at AEASA 2014, Port Alfred). [submitted article awarded as conference’s best article].