Associate Professor in Natural Resource Management/Senior Lecturer in Environmental and Health Protection
Coastal zone management and governance mainly in tropical countries, sustainable development in coastal communities, seagrass ecology, seascape management, institutional dynamics addressing human well-being, poverty and gender.
One of my basic interests is to understand human-nature interactions leading to sustainability and human well-being. I have a background in natural sciences and long term cooperation with social scientists.
My present projects address the following:
- Ecosystems goods and services in tropical seascapes
- Small-scale fisheries social-ecological dynamics
- Gender and climate change adaptive capacity
- High value marine products such as sea-cucumbers