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Dr. Astrid BJÖRNSEN GURUNG Scientific Program Manager, MRI Mountain Research Initiative Europe, Institute of Geography, University of Bern

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1989-1990 School of Art And Design Zurich, Zurich 1990-1995 Study of Environmental Sciences, ETH Zurich 1996-1998 Master of Advanced Studies ETH in Development And Cooperation, Mas Eth Eza 1998-2002 Ph.D. Research on "Indigenous Knowledge Of Storage Pest Management In Nepal", ETH Zurich/Icimod, Nepal 1993-1994 Internship with IUCN Nepal on "Insect Biodiversity And Education" since 1995 Scientific Illustrator (FH Aarau, ETH, And others) and free-lance writer (Newspaper) 1996 Preparatory study on "Indigenous Knowledge of Pest Management in Nepal" Hosted By ICMOD/NARC, funded by SDC 1997 Module development for integrated Pest Management for Jiri Technical School, SDC Nepal 1997-1998 Evaluation and monitoring of Farmer Field Schools, CIP Indonesia 1997-1999 Teaching german language for foreigners, Switzerland 2003-2005 Scientific Project Coordinator Glochamore (EU FP6), Bern 2005-2007 Scientific Project Manager, Mountain Research Initiative, ETH Zurich since 2007 Scientific Program Manager MRI - Europe, University Of Berne/ IGF Innsbruck 2009 Project Coordinator University Of Central Asia, Bishkek and Centre for Development and Environment, Bern 2011 Mountain Research and Development, Centre for Development and Environment, Bern since 2013 Federal Research Institute for Forest, Landscape and Snow Research, Birmensdorf

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