Hartmut Behrend

Project Leader - GIZ
About Hartmut Behrend

Hartmut Behrend is a project leader of 2 projects on adaptation to climate change, executed by GIZ in Mali, which aim at mainstreaming measures for adaptation to climate change in development planning and improving living conditions in rural areas to mitigate conflicts in West Africa. He is climatologist who has worked on the politics of climate change since 1988, starting in the German Parliament, later in the European Commission and in NATO. He led four projects on the subjects of environment and climate change in Turkey, Hungary, Romania and currently in Mali.