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Pia van Ackern

Pia van Ackern was an Advisor at adelphi. Her research and advisory activities focused on foreign policy and diplomacy, climate and security as well as extractive resources management, natural resources and conflict. Pia is experienced in the design and implementation of national and international research and consultation projects. A particular focus of her work lied on developing and conducting interactive workshops and training formats.



Climate change and resilience in the Central Sahel


This policy paper summarises the main findings from research conducted under CASCADES on the Central Sahel, covering Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger. This research focused on key climate related challenges in the region, notably with regards to livelihoods, food security, human mobility and human security, including communal conflicts and violent extremism.