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Charlotte Kottusch joined the Ecosystems Services and Management Program (ESM) at IIASA in March 2017, to work for the RESTORE+ project. As the RESTORE+ Project Officer, she coordinates with project partners, takes care of project administration, project-specific communication, and provides research assistance.
Ms. Kottusch obtained her BA degree in Development Studies at the University of Vienna. She also holds a master's degree in Social Ecology from Alpen-Adria-University Klagenfurt. After studying one semester at the University São Paulo in 2012, she returned to Brazil in 2015 for three months of field research on the social and ecological impacts of oil palm plantations in the Amazon region. Her research focused on an analysis of regional material flows, changes in land use and land cover as well as impacts on local communities.
Ms. Kottusch also worked as an assistant to the department of development policy at AG Global Responsibility (Austrian Platform for Development and Humanitarian Aid, Vienna), and she is a board member of FIAN Austria, a human rights organization for the right to adequate food.
Last update: 29-MAR-2017
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