Eva is a geographer with a diverse project portfolio. She has over 15 years of experience in research and policy particularly related to climate change adaptation, adaptive capacity, water and food security, sustainable rural development and sustainable natural resource management.
She has carried out extensive research on the socio-economic dimensions of sustainable rural development, sustainable natural resource management and on sustainable soil and land management in the Ethiopian Highlands, East Africa and Central Asia. She has also conducted research on environmental conflicts and on reconciling nature protection and rural development in protected areas.
Her experience in research and policy has a special focus on Ethiopia and other East African countries, particularly related to sustainable rural development and sustainable natural resource management. She previously worked at the Centre for Development and Environment, Bern University, Switzerland.