Anne Dahmen is a project manager at adelphi, specialising in the fields of Governance and Local Climate Action from a national and international perspective.
Anne Dahmen has experience in designing and implementing application-oriented projects regarding local strategies for climate mitigation, climate change adaptation, and sustainable urban development. In particular, her work in the latter field has focussed on housing projects and food security. She is familiar with the prevailing challenges in emerging economies and developing countries, especially in India, Ethiopia, and the Philippines. Moreover, she is experienced in project implementation and in using participative research approaches.
Prior to joining adelphi, Anne Dahmen worked at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen for three years as a pilot project coordinator in the project “Sustainable Hyderabad”, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) in India. She specialised in advising local institutions on climate mitigation strategies in the field of food security, especially regarding small businesses in the retail food sector in mega-urban environments. Anne Dahmen had also gained previous work experience through various internships, particularly in the areas of good governance and social housing (GIZ project in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) and human rights advocacy (KNH Project on Mindoro Island, Philippines).
Anne Dahmen completed a Diplom (eq. MSc) in geography, sociology and cultural anthropology at the University of Bonn and at the University of Cologne (both Germany), majoring in geographical development studies.