Researcher & Project Manager
Lina Staubach is a political scientist specialized at the interface of governance, law, and sustainable agricultural development. She holds a master’s degree in political science from the Free University of Berlin as well as a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in public international law from the University of Leiden.
Lina’s scientific consultancy focuses on the analysis and impact assessment of agricultural, environmental, and rural policies and laws. Also, she has been working on agroecological and other nature-based solutions as well as on participatory research approaches in the context of climate change adaptation. Furthermore, Lina has experience in implementing OECD/DAC evaluations, and is particularly interested in social innovations during agricultural and related societal transformation processes.
Before, Lina worked as an advisor for the GIZ on projects dealing with civil society participation, anti-corruption, and decentralization in Zambia and Mauretania. Through her additional work for the Berlin-Office of the ILO as well as the German Permanent Mission to the UN and other International Organizations in Geneva, she gained practical work experience in international cooperation on global labor standards.
During her interdisciplinary academic education, Lina contributed to scientific projects of the Kalshoven-Gieskes Forum on International Humanitarian Law, the WZB Berlin Social Science Center, as well as the Collaborative Research Centre 597 Transformations of the State. As such, she has profound analytical skills and knowledge regarding qualitative research methods and design.
Lina is a German native speaker, is also fluent in English, and has a good working level of French.