Laura Krings Krings




  • Junior Researcher

Research interests:

resilience, social-ecological systems, agroforestry, climate change adaptation

Programs and Research Projects:

  • 3.3 Farmers' Perceptions & Adaptation Strategies

Professional experience:

Internship with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, San Pedro, Ivory Coast. Project: “Adapting to climate change and increasing the resilience of the population in south-west Côte d'Ivoire”
Internship with Fundación para el Desarrollo Tecnológico Agropecuario de los Valles (FDTA Valles), Cochabamba/Toro Toro, Bolivia.
Research internship with L’Institut de recherché pour le développement (IRD), La Paz/San Buenaventura, Bolivia.
Internship with Germanwatch e.V., Bonn, Germany
Internship with Geologischer Dienst Nordrhein-Westfalen (GD NRW), GIS Working Group, Krefeld, Germany.
Volunteer Work with the Social Foundation for Street Children “Arco Iris”, La Paz, Bolivia.

Education & Training:

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany - 10/2013 – 03/2016
M. Sc. „Geography of Global Change“
Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Germany - 10/2009 – 05/2013
B. Sc. Geography
Minor subjects: Economics, Agricultural and Environmental Policy
Bachelor thesis: “Redefining institutions in a marginal region under multi-scale integration processes. Case study of sustainable cocoa projects in Abel Iturralde, La Paz, Bolivia.”