Clients, studies, projects...

Benjamin works as a consultant on various projects and commissioned studies (in very different constellations - sometimes as a lead consultant, sometimes as a member of a team). The focus has mostly been on the nexus between climate/environmental change, human mobility and sustainable development. Here is a small selection of recent project participations/studies and the respective clients:


International Organization for Migration (IOM) United Kingdom - Multi-country case study on the opportunities and challenges in engaging diaspora in climate action

European Commission - Directorate General for International Partnerships (DG-INTPA) via IBF consulting - Technical assistance for addressing environmentally induced displacement in the European Commission’s external cooperation 

International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) - Khartoum Process Thematic Meeting on Climate Change and Migration (short-term consultancy)

IOM Regional Office South-Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia - Inclusion of Migration and Migrants in climate-resilient Development Pathways in the context of the European Green Deal

German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) African-German Leadership Academy (hosted and organised by IDOS) - Evauation of the Academy

IOM Sierra Leone - Capacity and Needs Assessment on Human Mobility in the context of Disasters Climate Change and Environmental Degradation

German Expert Council on Migration and Integration/ Sachverständigenrat für Integration und Migration (SVR) - In-depth analysis of the current (policy) initiatives in the field of climate change and human mobility and features among other institutions the PDD and the European Union (expertise for the forthcoming Experts Council’s flagship report 2023) 

IOM Turkey - Improved Awareness on Migration, Environment and Climate Change (MECC) amongst stakeholders in Turkey

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UNESCWA) - The Syrian Diaspora in Germany and Remittance Flows between Germany and Syria

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) - Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change in Mali, Burkina Faso and Benin

World Bank – Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD) - Rural-Urban Migration in West Africa: Contexts, Trends, and Recommendations

GIZ - Climate change impacts on human (im-)mobility in Sub-Saharan Africa: recent trends and options for policy responses