Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, Geography Section
Fields of research: Research within the field of environmental and socioeconomic effects of land use change and intensification. A particular focus has been on the relations between livelihood strategies of rural communities, farming system, land use changes and rural-urban linkages. Most recent research project is a project on 'Rural-Urban Transformation' (RUT; https://ign.ku.dk/rut/) Additional research has been: - in relation to introduction of new technologies (with focus on animal traction) into farming systems in the tropics, including evaluation of land and natural resources (PhD) - on the vulnerability of small island communities in the Solomon Islands to climate change; research conducted in relation to the Galathea3 expedition, 2006. Experience and geographical focus: Have more than 25 years experience of participation in interdisciplinary research-, educational-, and capacity enhancement projects in East, West and Southern Africa (Tanzania, Zambia, Botswana, Swaziland, South Africa, Mali, Ghana,) as well as South-east Asia (Malaysia, Cambodia) and Oceania (Solomon Islands).