Core Research Program

PD Dr. Anja Linstädter

Position:

  • Senior Researcher

Research interests:

Functioning & ecosystem services of grazed ecosystems in face of climate change; Harnessing pastoralists' local ecological knowledge for management recommendations; Resilience of pastoral social-ecological systems

Programs and Research Projects:

  • 2.2 Grazing Land Management

Mr Michael Mensah

Research interests:

Gender, food security, social ecological systems etc.

Programs and Research Projects:

  • 6.2 Agent-based Modeling

Nicholas Moret

Position:

  • Junior Researcher

Programs and Research Projects:

  • 2.6 Status of Biodiversity

John-Baptist Naah

Position:

  • Alumni

Research interests:

Ethnoecology (ethnobotany); Rangeland ecology & wildlife management; Decentralized renewable energy technologies; Rural livelihood impacts assessment; Local ecological knowledge (LEK) on forage resources for livestock production.

Programs and Research Projects:

  • 2.2 Grazing Land Management

Felix Op de Hipt

Research interests:

Soil erosion

Programs and Research Projects:

  • 2.1 Land Cover & Land Use Change

Hounkpatin Ozias

Position:

  • Junior Researcher

Programs and Research Projects:

  • 2.5 Soil Carbon, Fertility, Degradation

Prof. Dr. Stefan Porembski

Position:

  • Senior Researcher

Programs and Research Projects:

  • 2.7 Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Antonio Rogmann

Position:

  • Senior Researcher
  • Data Management

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Schmidtlein

Position:

  • Senior Researcher

Programs and Research Projects:

  • 2.2 Grazing Land Management

Karsten Schulz

Position:

  • Alumni

Research interests:

Political ecology, climate change adaptation, urban transformations, vulnerability assessment

Programs and Research Projects:

  • 4.4 Politics of Adaptation