Jean-Baptiste Forschungsprojekte

Dr. -Ing. Nathalie Jean-Baptiste

Aktuelle Forschungsprojekte  
2015 – 2018
Accelerating Transition in Peri-urban Areas in East Africa (ACTUS), Principal investigator
2015 – 2016
Percepción y Acción Comunitaria para la Reducción de Riesgos de Desastres y Adaptación al Cambio Climático en México (PACMEX), principal investigador (with Dr. Patricia Andreade UNAM)
2014 – 2015
MCA-DAR – Multi-criteria analysis application to respond to flooding at a community level: Case of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Completed Projects
2011 – 2013
Climate change and urban Vulnerability (CLUVA), EU-FP7 program, Task2.3 Social Vulnerability Assessment, Principal Investigator
2009 – 2011 CapHaz-Net, EU-FP7 program, WP-9 Participation in Flood Risk Management: Social Capacity Building in the Frame of the European Floods Directive, (Organization of international workshop)
Session chair and oral presentations (selected)
Panelist – “Climate Knowledge for advancing development in low-income countries” at Symposium Rebuild by Design Munich, Munich 17-218 June 2015, Germany
Co-Speaker – “Integrating Adaptation and Mitigation in the Housing Sector’, at the European Climate Change Adaptation (ECCA) Conference 2015, Copenhagen 12-14 May 2015, Denmark
Poster co-presenter – “Multi criteria analysis approach of adaptation actions in Dar es Salaam” at the Dresden Nexus Conference – DNC2015, Dresden 25-27 March 2015, Germany
Session Chair – ‘Housing in a Changing Environment – Assessing vulnerability and promoting resilience’, at the 23rd IAPS conference on ‘Transition to sustainable societies: designing research and policies for changing lifestyles and communities’, Timisoara 24-28 June 2014, Romania
Speaker – “Partnership in research and education between German and Tanzanian institutions: Challenges, benefits and constraints” at the conference on Higher Education, Mobility and Migration in and out of Africa (HEMMA), Vienna 19- 21 June 2014, Austria
2014 Panelist – “The need for science-policy interactions in Dar es Salaam” at the ICLEI Resilient cities, 5th Global forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation, Bonn 29-31 May 2014, Germany
2013 Speaker – “Review, identification and evaluation of context centred indicators for urban vulnerability assessment in Africa” at the SURE Congress 25-27 July 2013, Berlin, Germany
2013 Speaker – “Assessing social vulnerability in African urban contexts: The challenge to cope with climate change induced hazards by communities and households’ at the EGU 2013 Conference, Vienna 7- 12 April 2013, Austria
2012 Co-Panelist – ‘Climate change and Urban vulnerability in Africa” at the Regional Conference on Capacity Development for Integrating Disaster Risk Reduction in Urban Settings in Africa, Disaster Risk Management and Food Security Sector, Addis Ababa 11-12 October 2012
2012 Speaker – “Urban vulnerability in flood-prone areas in West and East Africa” at the 11th Urban Environment Symposium-HUES, Karlsruhe, 16-19 September 2012, Germany
Organization of International Workshops and Events
2015 Symposium and Exhibition – La Ciudad de México en un Contexto de Transformación Global, Mexican Embassy in Berlin, 26 June 2015
2014 UCCRN Stakeholder workshop – Housing and Informal Settlements in a changing climate, Kinondoni Municipal Council 12 March 2014, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
2014 Thematic workshop on ‘Economics, Finances and the Role of the Private Sector Housing and Informal Settlements’ at the UCCRN events
2013 Thematic Workshop on Panel Session on Research Driving Innovation: Strengthening the science-policy interface in African local governments, at ICLEI LOCS conference, 30 October 2013, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
2012 Moderation in CATALYST Regional Workshop on Capacity Development for Integrating Disaster Risk Management into Urban Settings in Africa, 10 – 11 October 2012, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia
2012 CLUVA Exhibition at the 6th World Urban Forum – UN-Habitat, September 2012, Naples, Italy
2011 CLUVA Workshop on Urban Participatory Climate Change Adaptation Appraisal Methodology, Social Vulnerability, Institutions and Governance, 5-7 December, Leipzig, Germany
2015 Block Seminar “Global Environmental Change and Cities” Chair: Raumplanung und Raumforschung, Bauhaus Universität – Weimar
2014 – 2015 Block Seminar- “Housing in a Global Changing Environment -- Assessing the vulnerability and promoting the resilience of cities”, Raumplanung und Raumforschung, Bauhaus Universität – Weimar
Thesis supervision
2015 Gabriela Torres – “Acciones de adaptación y mitigacion para el manejo de asentamientos irregulares en el contexto del cambio climático”, Bauhaus Universität Weimar (Master Thesis)
2015 Carla Rafaela Ebel – “ Urban Planning and socio- natural hazards: Improving Urban measures to prevent and deal with disasters, Bauhaus Universität Weimar (Master Thesis)
2014 Maria Budnik – Institutional Perceptions of Displacement and Resettlement in the Contexts of Urban Planning and Climate Adaptation – The Case of Addis Ababa, April 2014, University of Leipzig (Master Thesis)
2013 Julia Schäfer – Urbanes Gärtnern als Strategie zur Qualitativen Aufwertung der Ernährung vor den Hintergrund sozialräumlich polarisierter Zugansbedigungen in megastädten – Eine explorative (Diplomarbeit)