Lena Weingartner

Lena Weingartner

Research Officer
Lena's areas of interest include climate change adaptation, integrated disaster risk management, risk transfer approaches, sustainable livelihoods, and knowledge management in the context of disaster risk reduction. Her previous research and work experience mainly focused on sub-Saharan Africa.

Lena holds a MSc in International Development Studies from the University of Amsterdam. Prior to joining ODI she worked as a Consultant for the UN University’s Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) and Kimetrica, and as a Research Assistant for the German Institute for Human Rights on various topics including knowledge platforms, risk pooling mechanisms, contingency planning, and food security. 

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