Susanne Wymann von Dach

Senior Research Scientist | Associate Editor, MRD | Info Service

Socio-Economic Transitions Cluster

Phone
+41 31 631 38 46
E-Mail
susanne.wymann@cde.unibe.ch
Office
420
Postal Address
Susanne Wymann von Dach
Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)
University of Bern
Hallerstrasse 10
CH-3012 Bern

Areas of professional focus at CDE

  • Sustainable development in mountains
  • Innovations for sustainable development
  • Science and development communication

​Projects

  • Mountain Research and Development (MRD), a peer-reviewed international journal
  • Sustainable Mountain Development for Global Change (SMD4GC)
  • Prospect of Biomass Energy (ProBE), r4d research project
  • Identifying Green Energy Options for the Ukrainian Carpathians

Further professional interests

  • Knowledge management
  • Adaptive management
  • Communication for innovation
  • Multilevel governance

Field experience

Nepal, Switzerland, Lao PDR

Languages

German, English, French, Spanish
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2017

Okoko, Abigael; Reinhard, Juergen; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Zah, Rainer; Kiteme, Boniface; Owuor, Samuel; Ehrensperger, Albrecht (2017). The carbon footprints of alternative value chains for biomass energy for cooking in Kenya and Tanzania. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 22, pp. 124-133. Elsevier 10.1016/j.seta.2017.02.017

Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Bachmann, Felicitas; Alcántara-Ayala, Irasema; Fuchs, Sven; Keiler, Margreth; Mishra, Arabinda; Sötz, Elisabeth (eds.) (2017). Safer lives and livelihoods in mountains: Making the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction work for sustainable mountain development. Bern: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern, Bern Open Publishing (BOP)

Gämperli Krauer, Ulla; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Bieri, Sabin (2017). Mountain women's future (Issue Brief on Sustainable Mountain Development 2017). Bern, Switzerland: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern

Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Bachmann, Felicitas; Alcantara-Ayala, Irasema; Fuchs, Sven; Keiler, Margreth; Mishra, Arabinda; Sötz, Elisabeth (2017). Disasters threaten sustainable mountain development. In: Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Bachmann, Felicitas; Alcantara-Ayala, Irasema; Fuchs, Sven; Keiler, Margreth; Mishra, Arabinda; Sötz, Elisabeth (eds.) Safer lives and livelihoods in mountains: Making the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction work for sustainable mountain development (pp. 8-11). Bern: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern, Bern Open Publishing (BOP)

Alcantara-Ayala, Irasema; Bachmann, Felicitas; Fuchs, Sven; Keiler, Margreth; Kohler, Thomas; Mishra, Arabinda; Sötz, Elisabeth; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Zimmermann, Markus (2017). Messages for policy-makers. In: Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Bachmann, Felicitas; Alcantara-Ayala, Irasema; Fuchs, Sven; Keiler, Margreth; Mishra, Arabinda; Sötz, Elisabeth (eds.) Safer lives and livelihoods in mountains: Making the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction work for sustainable mountain development (pp. 66-69). Bern: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern, Bern Open Publishing (BOP)

2016

Okoko, Abigael; Zah, Rainer; Kiteme, Boniface; Rainhard, Juergen; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Ehrensperger, Albrecht (May 2016). Greenhouse Gas Assessment of Alternative Value Chains of Biomass Energy for Cooking in Kenya and Tanzania. In: 2016 International Tech4Dev Conference. UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development: From Innovation to Social Impact. SwissTech Convention Centre EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland. 02.-04.05.2016.

Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Bachmann, Felicitas; Borsdorf, Axel; Kohler, Thomas; Jurek, Matthias; Sharma, Eklabya (eds.) (2016). Investing in sustainable mountain development: Opportunities, resources and benefits. Sustainable mountain development series. Bern, Switzerland: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern, with Bern Open Publishing (BOP)

Gleeson, Erin Holly; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Flint, Courtney G.; Greenwood, Gregory; Price, Martin F.; Balsiger, Jörg; Nolin, Anne; Vanacker, Veerle (2016). Mountains of Our Future Earth: Defining Priorities for Mountain Research: A Synthesis From the 2015 Perth III Conference. Mountain Research and Development, 36(4), pp. 537-548. International Mountain Society 10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-16-00094.1

Hurni, Hans; Molden, David; Zimmermann, Anne B.; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Mathez-Stiefel, Sarah-Lan; Price, Martin F.; Thibault, Marlène; Mosher, Debby; Ingraham, Kathleen (eds.) (2016). Mountain Research and Development, 36(1-4). International Mountain Society

2015

Kohler, Thomas; Wymann von Dach, Susanne (2015). CDE links regional research and global efforts for sustainable mountain development. Mountain Research and Development, 35(2), pp. 203-207. International Mountain Society 10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-15-00028.1

Ehrensperger, Albrecht; Wymann von Dach, Susanne (2015). Scaling-up sustainable pro-poor energy. In: Hostettler, Silvia; Gadgil, Ashok; Hazboun, Eileen (eds.) Sustainable Access to Energy in the Global South (pp. 81-86). Springer

Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Kiteme, Boniface P.; Mutea, Emily N.; Camenzind, Ephraim Joseph; Ehrensperger, Albrecht (2015). Linking TIS analysis with adoption and social practice research to address challenges of "Sustainable Energy for All" in East Africa. In: The International Sustainability Transitions Conference (IST 2015). Brighton, UK. 24.08.-28.08.2015.

Hurni, Hans; Molden, David; Zimmermann, Anne B.; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Price, Martin F.; Thibault, Marlène; Mosher, Debby (eds.) (2015). Mountain Research and Development, 35(1-4). International Mountain Society

Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Zimmermann, Anne; Hurni, Hans; Molden, David (2015). MRD's approach: Ideally suited to support Future Earth research agenda in mountains (Unpublished). In: Perth III: Mountains of Our Future Earth. Perth, Scotland. 04.-08.10.2015.

2014

Hurni, Hans; Molden, David; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Zimmermann, Anne (2014). Focus Issue: Family Farming in Mountains—Institutional and Organizational Arrangements in the Context of Globalization. Mountain Research and Development, 34(4), pp. 313-314. International Mountain Society 10.1659/mrd.3404

Hurni, Hans; Molden, David; Zimmermann, Anne B.; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Price, Martin F.; Thibault, Marlène; Mosher, Debby (eds.) (2014). Mountain Research and Development, 34(1-4). International Mountain Society

Verma, Ritu; Molden, David; Hurni, Hans; Zimmermann, Anne; Wymann von Dach, Susanne (2014). Special Issue: Gender and Sustainable Development in Mountains—Transformative Innovations, Tenacious Resistances. Mountain Research and Development, 34(3), pp. 185-187. International Mountain Society 10.1659/mrd.3403

2013

Hurni, Hans; Molden, David; Zimmermann, Anne; Wymann von Dach, Susanne (2013). Editorial. Mountain Research and Development, 33(2), p. 121. International Mountain Society 10.1659/0276-4741-33.2.121

Hurni, Hans; Molden, David; Zimmermann, Anne; Wymann von Dach, Susanne (2013). Editorial. Mountain Research and Development, 33(1), p. 3. International Mountain Society 10.1659/mrd.3301

Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Romeo, Rosalaura; Vita, Alessia; Wurzinger, Maria; Kohler, Thomas (eds.) (2013). Mountain farming is family farming: a contribution from mountain areas to the International Year of Family Farming 2014. Rome: FAO

Hurni, Hans; Molden, D; Zimmermann, Anne B.; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Price, Martin F.; Thibault, Marlène (eds.) (2013). Mountain Research and Development, 33(1-4). International Mountain Society

Kohler, Thomas; Romeo, Rosalaura; Vita, Alessia; Wurzinger, Maria; Wymann von Dach, Susanne (2013). The future of family farming in mountains: policy messages. In: Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Romeo, Rosalaura; Vita, Alessia; Wurzinger, Maria; Kohler, Thomas (eds.) Mountain farming is family farming (pp. 86-87). Rome: FAO

Wymann von Dach, Susanne (2013). Mountain products and market development. In: Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Romeo, Rosalaura; Vita, Alessia; Wurzinger, Maria; Kohler, Thomas (eds.) Mountain farming is family farming (pp. 58-59). Rome: FAO

Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Höggel, Udo; Basil, Sisty; Ehrensperger, Albrecht; Gmünder, Simon (2013). Transition towards a sustainable charcoal sector in Tanzania: an actor perspective on potential innovations in the value chain. In: International conference on sustainability transitions. Zürich, Schweiz. 19.-21. Jun. 2013.

Hurni, Hans; Molden, David; Zimmermann, Anne; Wymann von Dach, Susanne (2013). Focus Issue: Water Governance in Mountains. Mountain Research and Development, 33(3), pp. 193-194. International Mountain Society 10.1659/mrd.3303

Hurni, Hans; Molden, David; Zimmermann, Anne; Wymann von Dach, Susanne (2013). MountainNotes Becomes MountainAgenda: MRD's Third Peer-reviewed Section. Mountain Research and Development, 33(4), pp. 362-363. International Mountain Society 10.1659/mrd.3304

2012

Hurni, Hans; Molden, David; Zimmermann, Anne B.; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Price, Martin F.; Thibault, Marlène (eds.) (2012). Mountain Research and Development, 32(1-4). International Mountain Society

Björnsen Gurung, Astrid; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Price, Martin F.; Aspinell, Richard; Balsiger, Jörg; Baron, Jill S.; Sharma, Eklabya; Greenwood, Greg; Kohler, Thomas (2012). Global Change and the World's Mountains-Research Needs and Emerging Themes for Sustainable Development A Synthesis From the 2010 Perth II Conference. Mountain Research and Development, 32(1), S47-S54. Boulder, Colo.: International Mountain Society 10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-11-00084.S1

Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Zimmermann, Anne; Hurni, Hans (2012). MRD's editorial policy for publishing transdisciplinary work. In: International Conference on Research for Development, 20.-22.8.2012, Bern, Switzerland. Bern: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)

Zimmermann, Anne; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Pohl, Christian Erik (2012). How to get transdisciplinary work in a north-south context published: Learning form experiences. In: International Conference on Research for Development, 20.-22.8.2012, Bern, Switzerland. Bern: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)

2011

Rossini, Manuela; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Zimmermann, Anne (2011). Peer Review Processes for Transdisciplinary Articles: A Reflection on Journals' Practices. In: Td-conference 2011: Evaluation of Inter- and Transdisciplinary Research - Experiences and Reflections on Best Practices. Bern, Schweiz. 14.-16.09.2011.

Hurni, Hans; Zimmermann, Anne; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Price, Martin; Thibault, Marlène (eds.) (2011). Mountain Research and Development, 31(1-4). International Mountain Society

2010

Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Heinimann, Andreas; Messerli, Peter; Epprecht, Michael (November 2010). Knowledge for Agrobiodiversity and Livelihoods (Unpublished). In: Zukunft Biodiversität Schweiz: SWIFCOB 10 / Jahreskongress SCNAT / Wissenschaftstage BAFU. Villars-sur-Glâne, Schweiz. 08.11.-09.11.2010.

Zimmermann, Anne; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Hurni, Hans (September 2010). MRD's role as a journal with a global community of peers and readers: Sound knowledge for local to global sustainable mountain development (Unpublished). In: Perth II, Global Change and the World's Mountains Conference. Perth, UK. 26.-30. September 2010.

Zimmermann, Anne; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Wachs, Theodore; Hurni, Hans (September 2010). Bringing results to fruition through publication: An analysis of a peer-reviewed, open access and context-focused journal's editorial practice. In: td-conference: Implementation in Inter- and Transdisciplinary Research, Practice and Teaching. Geneva, Switzerland. 15.-17. September 2010.

Kohler, Thomas; Giger, Markus; Hurni, Hans; Ott, Cordula; Wiesmann, Urs; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Maselli, Daniel (2010). Mountains and Climate Change: A Global Concern. Mountain Research and Development, 30(1), pp. 53-55. Boulder, Colo.: International Mountain Society 10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-09-00086.1

Hurni, Hans; Wachs, Ted; Zimmermann, Anne; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Price, Martin; Thibault, Marlène (eds.) (2010). Mountain Research and Development, 30(1-4). International Mountain Society

Giger, Markus; Kläy, Andreas; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Messerli, Peter (2010). Competence-Mapping CDE : Resultate einer Umfrage im Herbst 2009 (Unpublished) Bern: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)

2009

Hurni, Hans; Wachs, Ted; Zimmermann, Anne; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Price, Martin; Thibault, Marlène (eds.) (2009). Mountain Research and Development, 29(1-4). International Mountain Society

Wachs, Theodore; Zimmermann, Anne; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Thibault, Marlène (2009). Editorial. Mountain Research and Development, 29(3), p. 201. Boulder, Colo.: International Mountain Society 10.1659/mrd.2903

Portner, Brigitte; Salmi, Annika; Kläy, Andreas; Kakridi Enz, Fani; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Ehrensperger, Albrecht (2009). Bioenergy for the poor: Two sides of a coin (InfoResources Focus 3/09). Zollikofen, Switzerland: InfoResources

Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Kläy, Andreas; Sieber, Patrick; Mukerji, Rupa; Schaltenbrand, Hans; Guharay, Falguni; Kiteme, Boniface P.; Wenger, Ruth; Kakridi Enz, Fani (2009). Natural Resources in 2025 - Implications for Development : Opportunity of a trunaround: An expert reassessment (InfoResources Trends). Zollikofen, Switzerland: InfoResources

2008

Hurni, Hans; Wachs, Ted; Zimmermann, Anne; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Price, Martin; Thibault, Marlène (eds.) (2008). Mountain Research and Development, 28(1-4). International Mountain Society

Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Zimmermann, Anne; Hurni, Hans (2008). Editorial. Mountain Research and Development, 28(1), p. 3. Boulder, Colo.: International Mountain Society 10.1659/0276-4741(2008)28[3:E]2.0.CO;2

Hurni, Hans; Wachs, Ted; Zimmermann, Anne; Wymann, Susanne; Thibault, Marlène; Iseli-Felder, Monika (2008). Editorial. Mountain Research and Development, 28(3/4), pp. 188-189. Boulder, Colo.: International Mountain Society 10.1659/0276-4741-28.3.188

Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Stantchev, Dimka; Kakridi Enz, Fani; Kläy, Andreas; Ott, Cordula; Rist, Stephan; Kiteme, Boniface P.; V., Padmakumar (2008). Shaping Institutions for Natural Resource Management (InfoResources Focus 3/08). Zollikofen, Switzerland: InfoResources

2007

Ehrensperger, Albrecht; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Kakridi Enz, Fani (2007). Geographic Information Technologies for Natural Resource Management (InfoResources Focus 3/07). Zollikofen, Switzerland: InfoResources

2006

Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Ott, Cordula; Kläy, Andreas; Stillhardt, Brigitta (2006). Will International Pursuit of the Millenium Development Goals Alleviate Poverty in Mountains? Mountain Research and Development, 26(1), pp. 4-8. Boulder, Colo.: International Mountain Society 10.1659/0276-4741(2006)026[0004:WIPOTM]2.0.CO;2

Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Feibel, Hedi; Kläy, Andreas; Kakridi Enz, Fani (2006). Sustainable Energy - Rural Poverty Alleviation (InfoResources Focus 2/06). Zollikofen, Switzerland: InfoResources

2005

Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Pfund, Jean-Laurent; Schmidlin, Joseph; Sommer, Rosmarie; Hintermann, Felix; Wenger, Ruth (2005). Depletion of Natural Resources - Implications for Development: An assessment by experts (InfoResources Trends). Zollikofen, Schweiz: InfoResources

Ott, Cordula; Kläy, Andreas; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Kakridi Enz, Fani (2005). Global conventions and environmental governance (InfoResources Focus 3/05). Zollikofen, Schweiz: InfoResources

2004

Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Höggel, Udo; Kakridi Enz, Fani (2004). Compensation for ecosystem services (CES): A catalyst for ecosystem conservation and poverty alleviation? (InfoResources Focus 3/04). Zollikofen, Switzerland: InfoResources

2002

Wymann von Dach, Susanne (2002). Integrated Mountain Development: A Question of Gender Mainstreaming. Mountain Research and Development, 22(3), pp. 236-239. International Mountain Society

  • Mountain Forum
  • SAGUF Working group Innovation for Sustainable Development
  • Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (WOCAN)
  • International Mountain Partnership (Gender Initiative)
  • Communication for Development (C4D)