Renate Fleiner

Senior Research Scientist, WOCAT Coordinator

Land Resources Cluster

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Renate Fleiner
Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)
University of Bern
Mittelstrasse 43
CH-3012 Bern

Areas of professional focus at CDE

  • Coordinator of WOCAT International - a global network and initiative of WOCAT (World Overview of Conservation Approaches and Technologies) and its global SLM database
  • Sustainable Land Management (SLM)
  • SLM Knowledge Management and Communication
  • Land Use Impacts Assessment


Further professional interests

  • Integrated Management of Freshwater Ecosystems and Protected Areas
  • Nature-based Disaster Risk Reduction

Field experience

  • 1.5 years field experience in Tajikistan while based in Muminabad, Southern Tajikistan
  • 3 years field experience in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan) while based in Kathmandu, Nepal
  • 3.5 years work experience in international context while based in Nairobi, Kenya, with work related travels to various countries


German, English, French (basic), Spanish (basic)

  • ETHZ Alumni