Lara Lundsgaard-Hansen

PhD Candidate

Sustainability Governance Cluster

+41 31 631 88 22
CDE Myanmar Country Office
Postal Address
Lara Lundsgaard-Hansen
CDE - Myanmar Country Office
18D, Sein Lei May Avenue
Yankin Township

Areas of professional focus at CDE

  • Staff representative at CDE
  • Coordination of the International Graduate School (IGS) North-South
  • Research and coordination of projects and networks on “Education for Sustainable Development” at the University of Bern
  • Co-organisation of the yearly Sustainable University Day
  • Organisational development
  • Support of CDE Directorate and Education Cluster
  • Small teaching assignment at the Bachelor Minor in Sustainable Development
  • Development support of the Master Minor in Sustainable Development


  • Gender equality, compatibility of work and family / private life, career planning and advancement of employees (project leader)
  • Education for Sustainable Development (research scientist and coordinator)

Further professional interests

  • International Development Cooperation
  • China in Africa – The challenges and possibilities for sustainable development
  • Company organisation (process, structure & quality management, change management, project management)
  • Teaching

Field experience

Tanzania, Thailand, China, Russia


German, English, French, Spanish
Jump to: 2019 | 2018


Schneider, Flurina; Lundsgaard-Hansen, Lara Maria; Zähringer, Julie Gwendolin; Myint, Win; Tun, Nwe Nwe; Oberlack, Christoph; Feurer, Melanie; Nydegger, Katharina Barbara; Messerli, Peter (2019). Sustainable and Just Development in Myanmar: Land disputes in Tanintharyi Region between commercial interests, nature conservation and human well-being (Unpublished). In: Global Land Project 4th Open Science Meeting (GLP-OSM). Bern, Switzerland. 24-26 April 2019.

Oberlack, Christoph; Lundsgaard, Lara; Bastide, Joan (2019). Governance innovations for sustainability transformations: the case of multi-stakeholder platforms on oil palm in Myanmar (Unpublished). In: Leverage Points conference. Lüneburg, Germany. 06-08 February 2019.


Lundsgaard-Hansen, Lara Maria; Nuam, Cing Don; Nydegger, Katharina Barbara; Tun, Nwe Nwe; Tun, Aung Myin; Myint, Win; Schneider, Flurina (2018). Voices of Land from Southern Myanmar: Ein Da Rar Zar – A Karen Village in Yebyu Township about Land Use Change and Wellbeing (Voices of Land from Southern Myanmar 2). Bern, Switzerland: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern