Ida Meyenberg is a Researcher at Ecologic Institute in Berlin. Her work focuses on water management, agriculture as well as climate and adaptation policy in the EU and Germany. Ida Meyenberg is a native German speaker and is fluent in English and French. She also has knowledge of Spanish, Dutch, and Arabic.
For Ecologic Institute, Ida Meyenberg is involved in the project Integrating Nature into Urban Ecology, Hydrology and Society (NICHES), a three-year BiodivERsA and Water JPI project that aims to demonstrate how nature-based solutions can be better utilized to transform cities sustainably. She primarily supports the governance analysis. She is also involved in the project Sustainable Management of the Landscape Water Balance to Increase Climate Resilience (KliMaWerk), which creates coupled climate and land use scenarios in the Lippe catchment area.
Before joining Ecologic Institute, Ida Meyenberg worked for the Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in Eschborn (Germany). In the sector project for international forest policy, she worked in depth on forest and landscape restoration, carbon credits, and the forest-water nexus. Furthermore, she supported the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) with political advice in the field of participation of (indigenous) civil society in forest conservation.
During her MSc studies at Wageningen University (The Netherlands), Ida Meyenberg worked as a student assistant for the course Climate Smart Agriculture. During her master thesis research in the West Bank (Palestine), she gained experience in conducting international and transdisciplinary research projects with a focus on transboundary wastewater management and stakeholder integration (DUPC2). She completed her bachelor’s degree in political science at the University of Passau (Germany), with a year abroad at Science Po Grenoble (France).