Cecilie Friis, doctoral researcher at IRI THESys, will hold a presentation on "Bananenboom – Externe Investoren in Laos". On 6 September 2015 at Berlin's VHS Tempelhof-Schöneberg, she will give an overview on her research results based on field work in northern Laos.
In cooperation between WWF Germany, the German Climate Consortium (DKK) and IRI THESys a seminar will be offered in order to benefit from a newly developed interdisciplinary Massive Open Online Course on climate change. The seminar will take place in winter term as part of the bologna.lab's interdisciplinary programme "Vielfalt der Wissensformen" at HU.
From 16 to 18 September, the "Tropentag 2015" will discuss conflicts, controversies and resolutions on management of land use systems for enhanced food security.
We warmly welcome Özge Can Doğmuş at her new working place. As doctoral researcher she is part of Jonas Nielsen's Research Group "Changing rural-urban linkages" and will do research on socio-economic and ecological impacts of 'green' investments using the example of hydro-plants.
Jaime García Márquez, postdoctoral researcher at IRI THESys, is chosen as coordinating lead author for one chapter of IPBES' regional assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services for Americas.