Programme Lead - Land Governance
Frederike's thematic interests include the governance of natural resources, social accountability tools, and participatory development approaches. She has previously worked as a researcher and adviser with diverse organizations in Africa, Europe and Central Asia. Frederike obtained a PhD from the Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies for her work on water and land governance in Tajikistan.
Land Rights and Gender Responsive Climate Action Seminar
Harnessing Synergies and Mobilizing Joint Action: A Historic First Workshop on Women’s Land Rights with all Three Rio Conventions
Women's rights ARE human rights
The power of human rights to protect tenure rights
Commemorating the 10th Anniversary of the Voluntary Guidelines on Tenure (VGGT)
How should we apply the Voluntary Guidelines on Tenure? Takeaways from a training session ahead of the 10th anniversary of the VGGT
Developing a human rights approach to land governance: a workshop report
Safeguards for Carbon Markets – Prioritizing Local Communities’ Tenure Rights
As carbon markets continue to gain traction, we need to look into the impact they will have on rural communities who currently rely on the lands where these projects will be implemented.
Written by Moritz Hauer, Washe Kazungu, Frederike Klümper
Published on Oct 12, 2023
The role of community forests in national LDN and land restoration programmes: A case study of community forest parcels in Taita Taveta County, Kenya
Examining the contribution of community forests to national Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) and land restoration targets: a follow-up to the implementation of the UNCCD Decision 26/COP.14 on land tenure.
Written by Washe Kazungu, Frederike Klümper, Check Abdel Kader Baba
Published on Sep 19, 2023
Responsible land governance in LDN programmes: The risks of decoupling forest conservation from legitimate tenure rights in Madagascar
Examining the challenges to safeguard and integrate legitimate tenure rights in management and policy decisions: a follow-up to the implementation of the UNCCD Decision 26/COP.14 on land tenure.
Written by Check Abdel Kader, Baba, Frederike Klümper, Harifidy Rakoko Ratsimba, Washe Kazungu, Jes Weigelt
Published on Sep 19, 2023
Responsible land governance in LDN programmes - Malawi Case Study
Monitoring the impact of Land Degradation Neutrality measures on legitimate tenure rights of forest-adjacent communities: a follow-up to the implementation of the UNCCD Decision 26/COP.14 on land tenure.
Written by Washe Kazungu, Check Abdel Kader Baba, Frederike Klümper, Jes Weigelt
Published on Aug 3, 2023
Technical Guide on the Integration of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security into the Implementation of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification and LDN
TMG contributed to this technical guide that aims to inform policy and decision makers on the potential and means whereby which legitimate and secure tenure can accelerate progress towards LDN and other restoration commitments.
Written by FAO, UNCCD, TMG Research
Published on Jun 1, 2022
Concept Note: Human Rights-Based Land Governance Monitoring
Short paper outlines the rationale behind project in Malawi linking land rights to human rights
Written by Frederike Klümper
Published on Nov 26, 2021
Strengthening Accountability for Responsible Land Governance: Linking Governance of Tenure to Human Rights
Making a case for adopting human rights-based monitoring approaches to strengthen the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure
Written by Anna Katharina Kramer, Frederike Klümper, Alexander Müller, Francesca Thornberry
Published on Oct 8, 2021