Dr Birgit Kemmerling

Function: Senior Researcher
Phone: +49 228 91196-71
E-Mail: birgit.kemmerling(at)

Key expertise

Governance of natural resources, environmental justice and conflicts, humanitarian aid

(Academic) education / CV:

PhD at University of Leipzig; MA in Geography at University of Cologne (minors Social Anthropology and Political Sciences)

Birgit Kemmerling joined BICC in November 2019 as a researcher for a project on sustainable transformation processes in rural Morocco. Prior to this, she conducted extensive research on governing water in the agricultural sector in Egypt and on sustainable range management in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco. She also worked at Caritas Germany for several years, where she managed humanitarian projects in various Sub-Saharan African countries.

Recent Publications:

List of publications (pdf)