christian hülsebusch

Senior Scientist

Email:  c.huelsebusch[at]
Phone:  +49 (0) 5542 607 29
Skype:  christian.huelsebusch

Curriculum Vitae
Further Information

German Institute for Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture, Germany


Christian Hülsebusch (Dr.)

Research Interests:

Climate change adaptation and mitigation in extensive livestock systems.
Job creation, income diversification and improvement of working conditions in livestock based value chains.Reconciling wildlife conservation with rural development

Research Methods:


Current Projects:

  • GrassNet - Sustainable adaptation of grassland systems to climate change" (DAAD, Argentina, China, Kenya)
  • Adaptation of agro-pastoral systems to climate change in West and Southern Africa (BMZ, Mali, Mozambique)
  • CarbonQuest - Carbon sequestration options in extensive and smallholder livestock systems (BMZ, Ethiopia, Burkina Faso)
  • ClimaLearn: Mutual learning of livestock keepers and scientists for adaptation to climate change in pastoral areas (BMZ, Kenya)
  • SuLaMa - Participatory research for sustainable land management on the Mahafaly Plateau in southwestern Madagascar (BMBF, Madagaskar)
  • UrbanFood - Increasing the efficiency of urban agriculture in West Africa (VolkswagenFoundation, Mali, Burkina Faso, Nigeria)
  • ICDD - International Center for Development and Decent Work (DAAD, Mexico, Brazil, Kenya, South Africa, India, Pakistan)
  • Watercope: Coping with increasing land use intensity, dwindling water resources and threats to ecosystem services in Altay-Dzungaria (IFAD, Mongolia, China)