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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

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