Dr. Gabi Waibel

Country of current residence

Germany

Current position

Geschäftführerin

Current institute employer

Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Entwicklungsdienste e.V.

Website current institute
Profession

Social Scientist

Degrees / expertise

2007 M.A. Human Resource Development, Technical University of Kaiserslautern


1998 Ph.D. Sociology, University of Bielefeld


1991 Diploma (M.A.) in Sociology, University of Bielefeld


1986 Diplôme d’Etudes Universitaires Générales in Sociology, Université de Provence, Aix-en-Provence, France

Professional experience

since 05/2007 Senior Researcher and Coordinator of the WISDOM Project, ZEF


12/05-04/07 Senior Project Manager in the WHO Collaboration Centre for Sexual and Reproductive Health, Federal Centre for Health Education, Cologne


01/05–08/06 Senior Researcher 'Integrated Water Resources Management in the Densu Basin, Ghana', ZEF


10/98-02/04 Gender Advisor, German Development Service, Ghana


10/91–02/93 and 04/94–10/94 Coordinator of the Postgraduate Programme in Development Studies 'Market, State, Ethnicity', Faculty of Sociology, University of Bielefeld

since 1989 various short and longterm consultancies (GTZ, Womankind UK, German Agro Action, InWEnt, Gender Center Ghana)

 

Ongoing

Waibel, G.  Building and developing teams. Concepts and strategies for teamwork in organisations (M.A. Human Resources Development).  Master Thesis at 

2012

Waibel, G. and J. Ehlert.  2012.  Fuzzy reality. Social science research in Vietnam.  D+C, Vol. 39 (5) : 203-205 . Further Information
Waibel, G. and J. Ehlert.  2012.  Sharing WISDOM with Vietnam: Knowledge Transfer as a project strategy.  Zef News, 25 : 4 .
Waibel, G., S. Benedikter, N. Reis, S. Genschick, L. Nguyen, P. Cong Huu and T. Thanh Be.  2012.  Water Governance Under Renovation? Concepts and Practices of IWRM in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam.  In: F.G. Renaud and C. Kuenzer (eds.): The Mekong Delta System. Interdisciplinary Analyses of a River Delta. Dordrecht: Springer.  167-198. 

2011

Waibel, G. and J. Ehlert (Eds).  2011.  Social Science Briefs of the Mekong Delta. 

2006

Waibel, G.  2006.  Von selbst ändert sich nichts: Ghanaische Frauenorganisationen auf dem Vormarsch. 

2005

Waibel, G..  2005.  Fighting against gender-related violence.  D+C, 4 : 162-163 .

2002

Waibel, G..  2002.  Das Thema Geschlechtergleichstellung bleibt auf der Tagesordnung (Keeping gender equality on the agenda. Report of the DED Regional Gender Conference).  ded Brief , 1 : 43-45 .

1998

Waibel, G..  1998.  Seßhaftwerdung und sozialer Wandel bei den Tuareg Zinders, Niger (Sedentarization and social change among the Tuareg in Zinder / Niger).  Institute of African Affairs. Hamburg.

1992

Waibel, G..  1992.  Frauen in Burkina Faso: Lebensverhältnisse, Handlungsperspektiven und Organisationsformen (Women in Burkina Faso: Life experiences, organisational development and opportunities for change).  Breitenbach Publisher. Saarbrücken.

Forthcoming

Waibel, G and S. Benedikter.  Voluntary or State driven? Community based organizations in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam.  .  

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
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Research themes
  • Development Politics
  • Human Rights
Research countries
  • Ghana
  • Vietnam
Research projects

WISDOM Water Related Information System for the Sustainable Development of the Mekong, Vietnam

Civil Society in Cambodia and Vietnam

Working groups

Culture, knowledge and development

Teaching

WS 2012/13 'Development Theory'. MA International Media Studies, Deutsche Welle, Bonn


WS 2012/13 'Gender, Development and Cooperation', MA 'Societies, Globalisation and Development', Faculty of Political Science and Sociology, Bonn University


SS 2011 'Civil Society and Development', MA 'Societies, Globalisation und Development', Faculty of Political Science and Sociology, Bonn University


since 2010 'Qualitative methods in Social Science Research', PhD Program at the African Excellence Centre for Development Studies, University of Ghana, Legon (DAAD), 2 weeks course


since 2005 ZEF Doctoral Program 'Politicial and cultural change', courses on 'Gender and Development', 'Critical data analysis', 'Participatory Research Methods', 'Water resources management research in Vietnam'


WS 2005/06 'Project management', MA Sociology, Faculty of Sociology, University of Bielefeld

Additional Information:

Tutorship of Sarah Glück, MA thesis on 'Gender and water resources management in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam'

Tutorship of doctoral candidates

Lai, Wan Teng, 'Patterns and perceptions of Labour Migrants' Integration in the Penang State, Malaysia'


Tan, Siwei, 'Industrialisation in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam'


Thi Phuong Huynh, Linh, 'Local water management in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam'


Genschick, Sven, 'Management of water quality in aquaculture'


Nguyen, Hanh, 'Diffusion and management of water-related knowledge' (Vietnam)


Ehlert, Judith, 'Local knowledge and adaptation to flooding' (completed)

Professional experience

since 05/2007 Senior Researcher and Coordinator of the WISDOM Project, ZEF


12/05-04/07 Senior Project Manager in the WHO Collaboration Centre for Sexual and Reproductive Health, Federal Centre for Health Education, Cologne


01/05–08/06 Senior Researcher 'Integrated Water Resources Management in the Densu Basin, Ghana', ZEF


10/98-02/04 Gender Advisor, German Development Service, Ghana


10/91–02/93 and 04/94–10/94 Coordinator of the Postgraduate Programme in Development Studies 'Market, State, Ethnicity', Faculty of Sociology, University of Bielefeld

since 1989 various short and longterm consultancies (GTZ, Womankind UK, German Agro Action, InWEnt, Gender Center Ghana)

 

Degrees

2007 M.A. Human Resource Development, Technical University of Kaiserslautern


1998 Ph.D. Sociology, University of Bielefeld


1991 Diploma (M.A.) in Sociology, University of Bielefeld


1986 Diplôme d’Etudes Universitaires Générales in Sociology, Université de Provence, Aix-en-Provence, France

Funding institutions

BMBF, Thyssen Foundation

Research partners

CDLR-DFD German Aerospace Center, German Remote Sensing Data Center

GFZ GeoForschungszentrum Potsdam

UNU-EHS United Nations University - Environment and Human Security (Bonn)

CIDS Institute for Socio-Economic Development Studies, Can Tho City

MDI/CTU Mekong Delta Development Reseach Institute, an Tho University, Vietnam

SISD Southern Institute of Sustainable Development, Vietnam

SIWRR Southern Institute of Water Resources Research, Vietnam

Gabi Waibel

Former Senior Researcher

Former Department:
ZEF A: Department of Political and Cultural Change