Helena Wehmeyer

Helena Wehmeyer
Doktorandin
International Rice Research Institute
Sustainable Impact Platform
Los Baños
4031 Laguna, Philippines
und Universität Basel


Curriculum vitae

Akademischer Hintergrund

Seit 09/2017:          PhD in Geography, University of Basel
                               Research scholarship by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and
                               International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)
08/2014 - 07/2017: Master of Science in Geosciences, Major in Physical and Human Geography, University of Basel
08/2011 - 07/2014: Bachelor of Science in Geosciences, Major in Geography and Minor in Geology, University of Basel
08/2010 - 07/2011: Studies in Geography and History, University of Basel


Berufserfahrung

06/2015 - 07/2018: Global Ambassador at Thought For Food TFF
01/2016 - 09/2017: Supply Chain Support at Mepha/Teva Schweiz
01/2016 - 01/2017: Web and Editorial Intern at Arbeitskreis Tourismus und Entwicklung akte
06/2015 - 10/2015: Editorial Intern at Landwirtschaftlicher Informationsdienst LID
05/2014 - 10/2014: Public Policy and Sustainability Trainee at Syngenta AG
11/2012 - 10/2014: Research Assistant at the Department of Environmental Sciences, Geography / Urban and Regional Studies, University of Basel
06/2013 - 09/2013: Sustainability Intern at Erlebniszentrum Naturgewalten Sylt


Forschungsschwerpunkte

Thematic focus: Development geography, rural development, agricultural economics
Regional focus: South-East Asia – China, Indonesia, Myanmar and Vietnam


Konferenzvorträge und Workshops

2019

  • TROPENTAG 2019: Filling gaps and removing traps for sustainable resources management, Universities of Kassel and Göttingen, Kassel, Germany, 18-20/9/19
    Rice Farmers’ Perception of the Three-Controls Technology (3CT) in Guangdong Province, China, oral presentation
  • CommCare Workshop " Survey data collection with CommCare through the lens of the CORIGAP Project", International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Los Baños, Philippines, 15/5/19
  • CORIGAP-PRO: Closing Rice Yield Gaps in Asia with Reduced Environmental Footprint (Phase 2), 3rd Annual Review and Planning Meeting, Kandy, Sri Lanka, 22-24/1/19
    Socioeconomic structure matters: Case study: CORIGAP in Myanmar and next steps for 2019, oral presentation

2018

  • Sustainability and Development Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, 9-11/11/18
    Farmers’ socio-economic structure in Myanmar with regard to closing rice yield gaps, oral presentation
  • 5th International Rice Congress, Singapore,15-17/10/18
    Farmers’ socio-economic structure in Myanmar with regard to closing rice yield gaps, oral presentation
  • CORIGAP-PRO Impact Pathways Workshop, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Los Baños, Philippines, 3-4/5/18
  • CORIGAP-PRO: Closing Rice Yield Gaps in Asia with Reduced Environmental Footprint (Phase 2), 2nd Annual Review and Planning Meeting, Ayutthaya, Thailand, 13-15/3/18
    Socio-economic structure matters: Impact analysis of the CORIGAP project in Myanmar and Vietnam, oral presentation

2017

  •  Rice Outlook and Launching of PPP Rice Task Force, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 16/11/17

Mitgliedschaften

AFSTRI (Association of Fellows, Scholars, Trainees and Resident of IRRI)