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Independent experts nominated by country party

Anneke Trux

First name
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
Biodiversity and ecosystem sciences
Environmental sciences/ecology
Other Disciplines
Global Change
Natural resources management

Thematic Areas
Climate change
Ecological resilience
Environmental policy analysis
UN languages spoken



Job function
Bodenschutz und Bodenrehabilitierung für Ernährungssicherung, G500 – Ländliche Entwicklung, Agrarwirtschaft
Telephone number
+49 228 4460 3530
+49 170 4164 225
Work experience
•Working experience at the schience/policy interface on climate change issues for the
German Government
•Team leader and natural resources management specialist combining strong negotiation skills in the framework of Multilateral Environmental Treaties with on-hand experiences in programming, management and leadership of large-scale multi-sector development projects in SSA, Northern Africa, central Asia and LAC
•Thorough knowledge in the field of donor coordination, institutional development, policy analysis and international networking.
•Sound experience in facilitating workshops, seminars and conferences
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
1. 1985, Master degree in Applied Biology, University of Bonn
2. 1990, PhD in Applied Biology, University of Bonn
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Soerensen, L., Trux, A. ,Duchrow, A., and Bodemeyer,R.(2009): Running dry: Climate
change in drylands and how to cope with it. GTZ GmbH (ed.); Ökom Verlag
München; ISBN 978-3-86581-184-4
2. Trux, A: Trockene Debatten (2008); in: Forum Umwelt und Entwicklung – Rundbrief 4/2008;p33-34
3. Sörensen, L, Trux, A. and Duchrow, D.(2008): Sustainable land management in drylands
Challenges for adaptation to climate change; in: The Nature of drylands:
Diverse ecosystems, diverse solutions; IUCN (ed.);p 38-39
4. Trux, A. and Bodemeyer, R. (2007): UNCCD - The Rio Conventions poor little sister; in:agriculture & rural development 1/2007, p 22-25
5. Chedli Fezzani, Djamel Latrech, Ahmed Mamou and Anneke Trux: The North-Western Sahara Aquifer System (NWSAS): Joint management of a transborder
waterbasin, in: entwicklung + laendlicher raum/ agriculture + rural development, No 2; 2004
Other activities
- Orstom, Natural resources management and rural development projets of the German and French development co-operation; UNESCO, UNITAR, UNEP, FAO, Secretariat of the UNCCD;
- World Overview on Soil and Water Conservation
- Member of CCD Panel on Early Warning Systems
1. Médaille de Mérite de L’Observatoire du Sahara et du Sahel
Organisation name
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Organisation nature
Bodenschutz und Bodenrehabilitierung für Ernährungssicherung
Organisation street address
Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 32      
Organisation city
Organisation post code
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