THE KEY FACTORS TO SUCCESS IN THE SERVICES I OFFER:

  • my personal network
  • many years of experience abroad (Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Brazil, Uzbekistan, Mali)
  • profound knowledge of particular South American countries resulting from this
  • over fifteen years experience in the Amazon in social and development projects
  • profound knowledge of tools and instruments used in international cooperation
  • thorough practice in methods and didactics of academic research and instruction
  • experience in combining research, teaching and development cooperation
  • acquisition of external funds for scientific research
  • project management in scientific and development cooperation

EMPLOYERS, CLIENTS, FINANCIAL SPONSORS

  • CNPq Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico – “National Counsel of Technological and Scientific Development” (Brazil)
  • DAAD Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst – “German Academic Exchange Service”
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft DFG – “German Research Society”
  • Golder Associates
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GTZ/GIZ – “German Society of International Cooperation”
  • Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi (MPEG), Brazil
  • Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau KfW Development Bank
  • Lateinamerika-Institut der Freien Universität Berlin (FU) – “Institute of Latin-American Studies” at the Free University of Berlin
  • Unicef
  • University of Marburg
  • ZMT (Leibniz Zentrum für marine Tropenökologie), Bremen – Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology

PUBLICATIONS SAMPLER

Tropical decision-making: livelihood and environmental decisions in land reform settlements in the Amazon. In: König, E.; Krekeler, B.; Ölschläger, H.-D. (Hrsg.). Estudios Indiana, Gedenkschrift für Erwin Frank „Was nützt alles Wissen, wenn man es nicht teilen kann?“ Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin, (5), 2013

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Farmers’ decisions concerning the rainforest in land reform settlements in the Brazilian Amazon: To deforest or not to deforest, that is the question! In: Conference proceedings of the Tropentag 2012, Göttingen, Germany

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The Dream of Making a Living from the Land: Amazon Settler Women as Change Agents. In: Boletim do Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi. Ciências Humanas. Belém, Brasilien, 4 (2), Mai-Aug., 2009

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Economic Advancement of indigenous groups in Latin America. In: Estudios Indiana, Indiegegenwart. Indigene Realitäten im südamerikanischen Tiefland. Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin, 1 (1), 2008

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