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Nathalie Jean-baptiste

Nathalie Jean-baptiste


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Dr. Nathalie Jean-Baptiste is an expert in analyzing the vulnerability of the urban infrastructure and the relationship between infrastructure, society and the environment in low-income countries. Her field of research has allowed her to bridge science and practice particularly in mainstreaming adaptation and risk reduction in local development plans. 

She is an architect graduated from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City, holds a Master of Science in Urban Studies from the Bauhaus University of Weimar and a Doctorate in Urban Planning with focus on waste management.  Currently, she works as a Research Fellow at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research in Leipzig, Germany. 

Dr. Jean-Baptiste has extensive international experience. Her work includes environmental education with a focus on organic waste management in Mexico and Australia; analysis of vulnerability and adaptation in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia and Tanzania; and transdisciplinary work in Germany. She is a member of the Union of European Geosciences, Coordinator of the Housing Network of the International Association People-Environment Studies (IAPS) and Lead Coordinating Author of the Chapter on Housing and Informal Settlement of the second report ARC3-2 on Climate Change and cities UCCRN. She has also taught different courses at the Faculty of Architecture at the Bauhaus University and has published in journals, book chapters and international reports.


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Nathalie Jean-baptiste joined the Climate CoLab communityJun 20, 2014