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Independent experts nominated by country party

Judith Rosendahl

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Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
Political sciences
Social sciences
Soil science
Thematic Areas
Environmental degradation
Environmental engineering
Environmental governance
Environmental policy analysis
Integrated natural resources management
Land degradation
Policy analysis
UN languages spoken



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Work experience
Geographic areas of fied of experience (East Africa, Southern Africa, South Asia)
More than 5 years in applied, transdisciplinary sustainability studies on land degradation, land governance (as research associate at the Institute for Advance Sustainability Studies);
Practical work experience in agriculture;
Several years of advisory to the German Focal Point to the UNCCD in all matters related to soil protection, combating desertification and sustainable land management, as well as multilateral environmental agreements (as advisor at the Deutsche Gesellschaft fur International Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
Magistra Artium; Sociology,Political Science, Geography; Technische Universität Dresden; 2010
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Rosendahl, J., Erlewein, A., Schauer, M. (2020): Übereinkommen gegen Desertifikation: 14. Vertragsstaatenkonferenz 2019 – Vereinte Nationen ,1/20, p. 36-37.
2. Rosendahl J. (2018). An analysis of land management stakeholders in Lushoto (Tanzania) and Ntcheu (Malawi). Working Paper. CIAT Publication No. 470. International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT). Nairobi, Kenya, 26 p
3. Cordingley, J. E., Snyder, K. A., Rosendahl, J., Kizito, F., Bossio, D. (2015): Thinking outside the plot: addressing low adoption of sustainable land management in sub- Saharan Africa. - Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 15, p. 35-40.
4. Rosendahl, J., Zanella, M. A., Weigelt, J., Durand, J.-M. (2015): Pro-poor Resource Governance under Changing Climates. Rome : International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).
5. Zanella, M. A., Rosendahl, J., Weigelt, J. (2013): Roots at the Treetop: Connecting Knowledge from Civil Society Organizations to Policy Arenas - A Methodological Proposal - On-line proceedings: papers and presentations of the Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty 2013, Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty 2013 (Washington D.C., USA 2013).
Organisation name
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Organisation street address
Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 32 - 36
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