Jun.-Prof. Lisa Biber-Freudenberger

Research themes
  • Science Policy
  • Governance
  • Knowledge
  • New Technologies
  • Macroeconomic Issues
  • Innovation, knowledge and science policy
  • Governance, conflicts and natural resources
Research countries
  • Germany
  • Brazil
  • Ethiopia
  • Kenya
  • Philippines
  • Tanzania
  • Vietnam
  • Bolivia
  • Cameroon
Working groups

Head of the Junior Researcher Group "At the Science Policy Interfaces: Land Use, Synergies, and Conflicts within the framework of the 2030 Agenda (LANUSYNCON)

Teaching

Since 2020: Crop Production Systems in the Tropics as part of the Masters Program for Agricultural Sciences and Resource Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ARTS), 4 weeks afternoon block course, in English

 

Since 2019: R Course for Doctoral Studies Support Program (DSSP): Environmental peace-building and development in Colombia, 4 day workshop with practical tasks, since 2020 with flipped classroom approach, in English

 

Since 2019: Biodiversity Assessments and Methods as part of the Bonn International Graduate School for Development Research (Doctoral Program), 1 half day lecture and workshop in English

 

Since 2015: Biodiversity, Ecology and Sustainable Human Development as part of the Bonn International Graduate School for Development Research (Doctoral Program), 1 day lecture and workshop in English

 

Since 2014: Hands-On Module for Scientific Writing, Literature and Plagiarism, as part of the Bonn International Graduate School for Development Research (Doctoral Program), 1 half day lecture with practical exercises in English

 

Since 2014: Introduction to R for Data Analysis, Modelling and Visualization using GIS as part of the Bonn International Graduate School for Development Research (Doctoral Program), one week workshop with practical exercises in English 

 

2018: Term paper seminar, supervision and guidance of interdisciplinary doctoral researcher teams during the elaboration of scientific term papers as part of the Bonn International Graduate School for Development Research (Doctoral Program), 4 half day seminar in English

 

2017: Think Landscape: International course on how to think and act landscape, course, 7-day course in collaboration with the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) open to international applicants

 

2015: Impacts of Climate Change on Biodiversity as part of Cooperation with the Pan African University - Institute of Water and Energy Sciences (PAUWES, Master Program), half day lecture in English

 

2010: Biodiversity, Nature Conservation and Ecosystem Management, as part of the Bachelor Program International Forest Ecosystem Management and the Bachelor Program Forestry at the University for Sustainable Development Eberswalde, lecture for 2 hours per week in German

 

2010: Practical Exercises in Nature Conservation, exercises and excursions, as part of the Bachelor Program International Forest Ecosystem Management and the Bachelor Program Forestry at the University for Sustainable Development Eberswalde, 4 half day seminars and excursionsin German

 

Additional Information:

ORCID 0000-0001-8106-5372

Twitter @lfreuden_lisa

Google Scholar

Member of the Transdisciplinary Research Area Innovation and Technology for Sustainable Futures (TRA6)

Associated Member of the Collaborative Research Centre Future Rural Africa (CRC 228)

Advisor to the capacity building Project West African Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services (WABES)

Member of the Biodiversity Network BION

Member of the Roadless Initiative

 

Tutorship of doctoral candidates

Rizza Karen Veridiano“Policy, practice and people: towards science-based climate-resilient forest management in the Philippines”, member of the ZEF doctoral program since 2018, tutor

Yacine Barry: “Bird Species trends in protected and unprotected tropical coastal lagoons in Senegal, Doctoral Student of the WASCAL Science Service Center on Climate Change”, co-tutor since 2018

John Mwaniki Ndungu:“Productivity, profitability and sustainability of organic and conventional farming system,” member of the ZEF doctoral program since 2017, tutor

Candan Ergeneman: “In-kind biodiversity offsetting framework for Bolivian Environmental Impact Assessments”, member of the ZEF doctoral program since 2015, co-tutor

Dr. Juliet Wanjiku Kamau:“Sustainability of organic and non-organic smallholder farms in Kenya”, part of the ZEF doctoral program (2014-2018), tutor

 

Supervision of
ongoing doctoral theses

Philipo Jacob: “Assessing the impact of infrastructure development on biodiversity and local livelihoods”, member of the ZEF doctoral program since 2020, first supervisor

Hannah Nyakio Kamau“Conflicts and synergies between biodiversity conservation and food production in Kenya”, member of the ZEF doctoral program since 2020, first supervisor

Fabio Pruss“Land use conflicts due to bioenergy investments and increasing bioenergy demand in Tanzania”, member of the ZEF doctoral program since 2020, first supervisor

Sara Velander: “Assessing the role of Science-Policy-Interfaces in land use conflicts and synergies”, member of the ZEF doctoral program since 2020, second supervisor

Qambemeda Masala Nyanghura: "Optimization of conservation and livelihood development in wildlife corridor by assessing preferences of farmers on different resettlement options and land use scenarios", member of the ZEF doctoral program since 2020, first supervisor

Fatima Ali: "Modelling and valuing forest ecosystem services under the pressure of agricultural expansion in Sudan", member of the ZEF doctoral program since 2020, first supervisor

Thi Thu Giang Luu: “Ex-ante evaluation of agricultural climate information services in Vietnam”, doctoral student at the agricultural faculty since 2019, second supervisor

Fernanda Martinelli:“Measuring bioeconomy's contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals achievement”, member of the ZEF doctoral program since 2018, tutor and second supervisor

 

Degrees

Bachelor of Science (Biology)

Master of Science (International Nature Conservation)

Doctoral Degree (Biodiversity Research)

Contacts

Jun-Prof. Dr. Lisa Biber-Freudenberger Senior Researcher Center for Development Research (ZEF) Dept. Ecology and Natural Resources Management University of Bonn Genscher Allee 3 53113 Bonn, Germany

2020

Biber-Freudenberger, L., C. Ergeneman, J.J. Förster, T. Dietz and J. Börner.  2020.  Bioeconomy futures: Expectation patterns of scientists and practitioners on the sustainability of bio‐based transformation.  Sustainable Development, https://doi.org/10.1002/sd.2072   : 1-16   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Guimapi R.A., S.A. Mohamed, L. Biber-Freudenberger, W. Mwangi, S. Ekesi, C. Borgemeister and, H.E.Z. Tonnang.  2020.  Decision Support System for Fitting and Mapping Nonlinear Functions with Application to Insect Pest Management in the Biological Control Context.  Algorithms, 13(4)   : 104   . Further Information
Guimapi, R.A., S.A. Mohamed, S. Ekesi, L. Biber-Freudenberger, C. Borgemeister, H. Tonnang.  2020.  Optimizing spatial positioning of traps in the context of integrated pest management.  Ecological Complexity, 41   .
Jan Janosch Förster, Linda Downsborough, Lisa Biber-Freudenberger, Girma Kelboro Mensuro, Jan Börner.  2020.  Exploring criteria for transformative policy capacity in the context of South Africa’s biodiversity economy.  Policy Sciences, : 1-29   . Further Information
Nascimento, N., T.A.P. West, L. Biber-Freudenberger, E.R. de Sousa-Neto, J. Ometto and J. Börner.  2020.  A Bayesian network approach to modelling land-use decisions under environmental policy incentives in the Brazilian Amazon.  Journal of Land Use Science, : 1-15   . Further Information

2019

Duguma, M.S., Feyssa, D. H., Biber-Freudenberger, L..  2019.  Agricultural Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services of Major Farming Systems: A Case Study in Yayo Coffee Forest Biosphere Reserve.  9(3)   : 48   .
Kamau, J.K., L. Biber-Freudenberger, J.P.A. Lamers, T. Stellmacher and C. Borgemeister.  2019.  Soil fertility and biodiversity on organic and conventional smallholder farms in Kenya.  Applied Soil Ecology, 134   : 85-97   . Further Information

2018

Hoff, H., Johnson, F. X., Allen, B., Biber-Freudenberger, L. and Förster, J. J..  2018.  Sustainable Bio-Resource Pathways towards a Fossil-Free World: The European Bioeconomy in a Global Development Context. 
JW Kamau, T Stellmacher, L Biber-Freudenberger, C Borgemeister.  2018.  Organic and conventional agriculture in Kenya: A typology of smallholder farms in Kajiado and Murang'a counties.  Journal of Rural Studies, 57   : 171-185   . Further Information
L Biber-Freudenberger, A Basukala, M Bruckner, J Börner.  2018.  Sustainability Performance of National Bio-Economies.  Sustainability, 10(8)   : 2705   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Lisa Biber-Freudenberger, Cory Whitney, Manfred Denich.  2018.  More inter- and transdisciplinary research needed in agroecology.  Further Information
Mathewos, M., K. Hundera and L. Biber-Freudenberger.  2018.  Planting Fruits and Vegetables in Homegarden as a Way to Improve Livelihoods and Conserve Plant Biodiversity.  Agriculture, 8(12)   : 190   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Melaku, M. , Hundera, K., Biber-Freudenberger, L..  2018.  Planting Fruits and Vegetables in Homegarden as a Way to Improve Livelihoods and Conserve Plant Biodiversity.  Agriculture , 8(12)   : 190   .

2017

Rodríguez Osuna V., Navarro Sánchez G., Sommer J. H., Biber-Freudenberger L..  2017.  Hacia la integración de la biodiversidad en la Evaluación de Impacto Ambiental en Bolivia/General situation of Bolivian biodiversity and its conservation status.  Download [PDF]
Tonnang, H.E.Z., B.D.B. Hervé, L. Biber-Freudenberger, D. Salifu, S. Subramanian, V.B. Ngowi, R.Y.A. Guimapi, B. Anani, F.M.M. Kakmeni, H. Affognon, S. Niassy, T. Landmann, F.T. Ndjomatchoua.  2017.  Advances in crop insect modelling methods—Towards a whole system approach.  Ecological Modelling, 354   : 88-103   . Further Information
Wüstemann H., A. Bonn, C. Albert, C. Bertram, L. Biber-Freudenberger, A. Dehnhardt, R. Döring, P. Elsasser, V. Hartje, D. Mehl, J. Kantelhardt, K. Rehdanz, L. Schaller, M. Scholz and D. Thrän.  2017.  Synergies and trade-offs between nature conservation and climate policy: Insights from the ‘‘Natural Capital Germany – TEEB DE” study.  Ecosystem Services, 24   : 187-199   . Further Information

2016

Biber-Freudenberger, Lisa; Ziemacki, Jasmin; Tonnang, Henri E. Z.; Borgemeister, Christian.  2016.  Future Risks of Pest Species under Changing Climatic Conditions.  PLOS ONE, : 17   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Ibisch, P. L., M.T. Hoffmann, S. Kreft, G. Péer, V. Kati, L. Biber-Freudenberger, D. DellaSala, M.M. Vale, P.R. Hobson, and N. Selva.  2016.  A global map of roadless areas and their conservation status.  Science, 354(6318)   : 10.1126/science.aaf7166   . Further Information

2015

Ring, I., Wüstemann, H., Biber-Freudenberger, L., Bonn, A., Droste, N., Hansjürgens, B..  2015.  Naturkapital und Klimapolitik: Einleitung.  In: Volkmar Hartje, Henry Wüstemann und Aletta Bonn (eds.): Naturkapital Deutschland – TEEB DE: Naturkapital und Klimapolitik – Synergien und Konflikte. Technische Universität Berlin, Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung – UFZ. Berlin, Leipzig.   12-19.  (Open Acess)  Further Information
Vohland, K., Doyle, U., Albert, C., Bertram, C., Biber-Freudenberger, L., Bonn, A., Brenck, M., Burkhard, B., Förster, J., Fuchs, E., Galler, C., Von Haaren, C., Ibisch, P. L., Laphengs, T., Klassert, C., Klenke, R., Klotz, S., Kreft, S., Kuhn, I., Marqu.  2015.  Ökosystemleistungen, Biodiversität und Klimawandel: Grundlagen.  In: Volkmar Hartje, Henry Wüstemann, Aletta Bonn (eds.): Naturkapital Deutschland – TEEB DE: Naturkapital und Klimapolitik – Synergien und Konflikte. Technische Universität Berlin, Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung – UFZ. Berlin, Leipzig.   66-99.  (Open Acess)  Further Information

2014

Dolgener, N., L. Freudenberger, M. Schluck, N. Schneeweiss, P. L. Ibisch, R. Tiedemann.  2014.  Environmental niche factor analysis (ENFA) relates environmental parameters to abundance and genetic diversity in an endangered amphibian, the fire-bellied toad (Bombina bombina).  Conservation Genetics, 15(1)   : 11-21   . Further Information
Dolgener, N., L. Freudenberger, N. Schneeweiss, P. L. Ibisch, R. Tiedemann.  2014.  Projecting current and potential future distribution of the Fire-bellied toad Bombina bombina under climate change in north-eastern Germany.  Regional Environmental Change, 14(3)   : 1063-1072   . Further Information
Freudenberger, L; Ibisch, P. L..  2014.  Priorisierungsansatz zur Erhaltung der Biodiversität nach den Prinzipien der ökosystembasierten Anpassung.  In: Feit, Ute; Korn, Horst (eds.): Treffpunkt Biologische Vielfalt XIII. Bundesamt für Naturschutz.   173-180. 
Freudenberger, L; Sommer, Jan Henning.  2014.  Biodiversity: Climate Change.  Encyclopedia of Natural Resources: Land.. Taylor and Francis, New York.   51-58.  Further Information

2013

Freudenberger, L. P. R., Hobson, S., Rupic, G., Pe’er, M., Schluck, J., Sauermann, S., Kreft, N., Selva and P. L., Ibisch.  2013.  Spatial Road Disturbance Index (SPROADI) for conservation planning: a novel landscape index, demonstrated for the State of Brandenburg, Germany.  Landscape Ecology, 28   : 1353-1369   . Further Information
Freudenberger, L., P. R., Hobson, M., Schluck, S., Kreft, K., Vohland, H., Sommer, S., Reichle, C., Nowicki, W., Barthlott and P. L. Ibisch.  2013.  Nature conservation: priority-setting needs a global change.  Biodiversity and Conservation, 22   : 1255-1281   . Further Information
Freudenberger, L.; Ibisch, P. L..  2013.  What to conserve? Where and how much? Ecosystem-based adaptation of nature conervation to global change.  In: Arno Fischer, Marcel Oesterreich, Tobias Scheidat (eds.): NWK 14: 14. Nachwuchswissenschaftlerkonferenz Tagugnsband Brandenburg an der Havel 18. April 2013. Fachhochschule Brandenburg.   133-138. 

2012

Freudenberger L., M. Schluck and P.L. Ibisch.  2012.  Ökosystemen im Klimawandel– neuartige Prioritätensetzung auf der Grundlage aktueller Ökosystemforschung.  In: Ibisch P.L., S. Kreft and V. Luthardt (eds.): Regionale Anpassung des Naturschutzes an den Klimawandel: Strategien und methodische Ansätze zur Erhaltung der Biodiversität und Ökosystemdienstleistungen in Brandenburg. Hochschule für nachhaltige Entwicklung Eberswalde .   144-155.  Further Information
Freudenberger. L., P.R. Hobson, M. Schluck, P. L. Ibisch.  2012.  A global map of the functionality of terrestrial ecosystems.  Ecological Complexity, 12   : 13-22   . Further Information
Sauermann J., L. Freudenberger, J.-P. Mund, and P. L. Ibisch.  2012.  Naturschutzpriorisierung von Waldflächen am Beispiel des Landkreises Barnim, Brandenburg.  In: Ibisch P. L., S. Kreft and V. Luthardt (eds.): Regionale Anpassung des Naturschutzes an den Klimawandel: Strategien und methodische Ansätze zur Erhaltung der Biodiversität und Ökosystemdienstleistungen in Brandenburg. Hochschule für nachhaltige Entwicklung Eberswalde.   156-167.  Further Information

2010

Freudenberger L., M. Schluck, P. Hobson, H. Sommer, W. Cramer, W. Barthlott and P. L. Ibisch.  2010.  A view on global patterns and interlinkages of biodiversity and human development..  In: Ibisch, P.L., A. Vega E. and T.M. Herrmann (eds.): Technical Series No. 54: Interdependence of biodiversity and development under global change. Convention on Biological Diversity.   37-56.  Further Information

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Lisa Biber-Freudenberger

Senior Researcher

Phone:
+49-228-73-1726

Department :
ZEF C: Department of Ecology and Natural Resources Management

E-Mail:
lfreuden(at)uni-bonn.de