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CV Stefan Liersch


  • Since 2009 PostDoc at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Potsdam, Germany.
    • Welthungerhilfe: Auswirkungen des Klimawandels auf eine nachhaltige Ernährungs-
      sicherung global und mit Fallstudien in Kenia, Pakistan und Peru.
    • STATKRAFT Studies: Assessment of climate change impacts on the water ressources in two Chilean catchments.
    • GIZ-Project: Climate projections and hydrological modelling for Vulnerability analysis for Burundi (with adelphi and EURAC).
    • Leading the Pilot Study on Climate Change and Adaptation in Ethiopia (funded by the German Federal Foreign Office)
    • EU-project: Afromaison (Africa at meso-scale: Adaptive and integrated tools and strategies on natural resources management)

        • Leading WP6 on Global change, vulnerability & scenario design. Reports

    • EU-project: DEWFORA (Improved Drought Early Warning and Forecasting to strengthen preparedness and adaptation to droughts in Africa)

        • Leading the Niger River Basin case study
    • EU-project: WETwin completed in 2011 (Enhancing the role of wetlands in integrated water resources management for twinned river basins in EU, Africa and South America)


    • 2005-2009: PhD student at the Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ), Leipzig, Germany.
      • PhD thesis: Supporting environmental management by modelling and integration of local knowledge
      • EU-project NeWater: WP1.6 Transition to advanced monitoring systems for adaptive management


    • 1997-2005: Studies of Environmental Sciences (Geo-Ecology) at Potsdam University, Germany
    • 1996-1997: Civil service
    • 1993-1996: Training as fresh water supplier and waste water disposer at Berliner Wasserwerke (Water and Sewage Company, Berlin, Germany)

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