Irene Wangari Mukure – PhD Candidate

Irene Wangari Mukure
Photo: L. Raatz

Contact

University of Potsdam

Biodiversity Research/Systematic Botany
Maulbeerallee 1, R. 2.08
14469 Potsdam, Germany

E-mail: mukure@uni-potsdam.de

Irene Wangari Mukure
Photo: L. Raatz

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Research Interests

 

  • Socio-ecological systems research
  • Ecosystem services in savannah vegetation
  • Rangeland biodiversity
  • Climate change impacts on dryland vegetation and ecosystem services
  • Land-use change and impacts on biodiversity and ecosystem services

 

 

Education and Experience

 

since 2022 PhD candidate at University of Potsdam under Prof. Linstädter

2018 – 2021 MSc Landscape Ecology and Nature Conservation at Universität Greifswald (Determinants of Rural Households' Collection and Utilisation of Non-Timber Forest Products in the Mahafaly Region, Madagascar)

2019 – 2020 Graduate Research Assistant at department of Applied Zoology and Nature Conservation at Universität Greifswald

2017 – 2018 Admin Officer at Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust in Kenya

2016 Conservation Intern at Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust in Kenya

2012 – 2016 BSc in Environmental Science at Kenyatta University, Kenya

2015 Forest Research Intern at Kijani Forests for Change in Kenya

2011 Marine and Forest Research volunteer at Global Vision international, Kenya