The LICCI Consortium


Vitoria Reyes GARCIA

Victoria Reyes


ICREA Research Professor
ICREA Research Professor and LICCI director
Field site: Bolivia

Andre braga

André Braga

Braga Junqueira

Postdoctoral researcher
Postdoctoral researcher interested in ethnoecology, historical ecology and indigenous resource management systems
Field site: Brasil

Petra benyei



Postdoctoral researcher
Rural sociologist interested in the interface between science and technology studies and political agroecology
Field site: Bolivia and Spain

Mouna Chambon

Mouna Chambon


Ph.D. researcher
Tropical ecologist and social scientist interested in gendered perceptions of climate change Impacts.
Field site: Kenya

David Garcia del Amo

David García

García del Amo

Postdoctoral researcher
Postdoctoral researcher interested in climate change and Indigenous and kocal knowledge
Field site: Spain

Xiaoyue Li

Xiaoyue Li


Postdoctoral researcher
Applied environmental anthropologist
Field site: China

Laura Calvet Mir

Laura Calvet


Research coordinator
Environmental scientist interested in biocultural diversity, agroecology, and political ecology.

Encarna Fernandez

Encarna P. Fernández

P. Fernández

Project manager

Vincent Porcher

Vincent Porcher


Ph.D. researcher
Tropical ecologist interested in ethnobotany and children’s ecological knowledge
Filed site: Madagascar

Anna Porcuna

Anna Porcuna Ferrer

Porcuna Ferrer

Ph.D. researcher
Environmental biologist interested in agroecology, ethnobotany, and local ecological knowledge
Field site: Senegal

Anna Schlingmann

Anna Schlingmann


Ph.D. researcher
Environmental scientist investigating local climate change impacts and adaptation strategies
Field site: Argentina

Ramin Soleymani

Ramin Soleymani


Software engineer
Computer scientist interested in open science, citizen science, environmental activism and art

Santiago Alvarez

Santiago Alvarez Fernandez

Álvarez Fernández

Data Scientist
Marine biologist and expertise in data handling and statistical analyses.

Ouerle Chao

Ouerle Chao


Ph.D. researcher
Anthropologist interested in climate change impacts on Mongolian culture, traditional knowledge.
Field site: China

Adrien Tofighi Niaki

Adrien Tofighi-Niaki


M.Sc. in International Development, University of Amsterdam.
Adrien is a researcher and strategist in environmental and climate change justice. He coordinates the Local Indicators of Climate Change Impacts Observation Network (LICCION) and the Research on Indigenous Data Governance Protocols (RIDAGOP) projects.


Abazeri Mariam

Mariam Abazeri

Field site: Iran

Torrents Tico Miquel

Miquel Torrents Ticó

Field site: Kenya

Avila Julia

Julia Ávila

Field site: Brazil

Ayanlade Ayansina

Ayansina Ayanlade

Field site: Nigeria

Babai Daniel

Dániel Babai

Field site: Gyimes region, Romania

Ulambayar Tungalag

Tungalag Ulambayar

Field site: Mongolia

Bulamah Rodrigo

Rodrigo Bulamah

Field site: Haiti

Campos Silva Joao V

Joao V. Campos-Silva

Field site: Brazilian Amazon

Carmona Rosario

Rosario Carmona

Fields site: Lonquimay, Chile

Caviedes Julian

Julián Caviedes

Field site: Chile

Chakauya Rumbidzayi

Rumbidzayi Chakauya

Fields site: Zimbabwe

Chen Zhuo

Zhuo Chen

Field site: China

Chengula Fasco I

Fasco I. Chengula

Field site: Mafia island

Conde Esther

Esther Conde

Field site: Bolivia

Cuni Sanchez Aida

Aida Cuni-Sanchez

Field site: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Dudina Evgeniya

Evgeniya Dudina

Field site: Russia

Galappaththi Eranga

Eranga Galappaththi

Field site: Sri Lanka

Geffner Fuenmayor Claudia

Claudia Geffner Fuenmayor

Field site: Solomon Islands

Gerkey Drew

Drew Gerkey

Field site: Siberia

Glauser Marcos

Marcos Glauser

Field site: Paraguay

Hirsch Eric

Eric Hirsch

Field site: Arequipa Region, Peru

Izquierdo Andrea

Andrea Izquierdo

Field site: Puna, Argentina

Jungsberg Leneisja

Leneisja Jungsberg

Field site: Greenland

Lanker Marisa

Marisa Lanker

Field site: Guatemala

Wu Rihan

Rihan Wu

Field site: Mongolia

Lopez Maldonado Yolanda

Yolanda Lopez-Maldonado

Field site: Yucatan, Mexico

Mariel Juliette

Juliette Mariel

Field site: Madagascar

Mattalia Giulia

Giulia Mattalia

Field site: Bukovina, Romania

Miara Mohamed Djamel

Mohamed Djamel Miara

Field site: Algeria

Attoh Emmanuel

Emmanuel M.N.A.N Attoh

Field site: Ghana

Salimi Maedeh

Maedeh Salimi

Field site: Iran

Samakov Aibek

Aibek Samakov

Field site: Kazakhstan

Seidler Reinmar

Reinmar Seidler

Field site: India

Victoria Sharakhmatova

Victoria Sharakhmatova

Field site: Siberia

Sharma Alpy

Alpy Sharma

Field site: Himachal Pradesh, India

Shrestha Uttam Babu

Uttam Babu Shrestha

Field site: Nepal

Sidi Zakari Ibrahim

Ibrahim Sidi Zakari

Field site: Niger

Singh Priyatma

Priyatma Singh

Field site: Fiji l

Simona Lippi

Simona Lippi

Field site: Albania

Vicenza Ferrara

Vicenza Ferrara

Field site: Italy

Christophe Demichelis

Christophe Demichelis

Field Site: Gabon


Michael Schonhuth

Michael Schönhuth

Dr. phil in Cultural Anthropology, 1989, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg i.Br.

Vanesse Labeyrie

Vanesse Labeyrie

Ph.D. in Population Biology, 2013, Montpellier SupAgro. She is a researcher at the GREEN research unit in CIRAD, Montpellier, working at the interface between agroecology and ethnoecology.

Sandrine Gallois

Sandrine Gallois

Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Ethnoecology, 2016, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain and National Museum of Natural History, France. She is a ethnoecologist based at Leiden University, Netherlands.

Sonia Graham

Sonia Graham

Ph.D. in Sociology, 2012, Charles Sturt University, Australia. She is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the School of Geography and Sustainable Communities, University of Wollongong, Australia.

Christoph Schunko

Christoph Schunko

Ph.D. in Natural Resources and Life Sciences, 2016, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) Vienna. He is Assistant Professor at the Department for Sustainable Agricultural Systems, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) Vienna.

Alvaro Fernandez- Llamazares Onrubia

Álvaro Fernández - Llamazares Onrubia

Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences, 2015, Autonomous University of Barcelona. He is an ethnoecologist based at the Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science, the University of Helsinki, Finland.

Jane Mbolle Chah

Jane Mbolle Chah

Ph.D. in Agricultural Extension, Rural Sociology. She has a position in the Department of Agricultural Extension, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

Minarro Sara

Sara Miñarro

Field site: Solomon Islands

Albert Cruz

Albert Cruz Gispert

Joey Ngunu

Joey Ngunu

Marine biologist interested in marine biodiversity, adaptation of marine ecosystems to climate change, science communication and marine photography.

Pasang Dolma

Pasang Dolma Sherpa

Executive Director of CIPRED in Nepal. For over a decade, she has worked with Indigenous peoples, women, and local communities to recognize their knowledge, cultural values, and customary institutions in light of environmental sustainable management and climate resilience.She has served in leading roles in several international forums, such as IIPFCC, FWG-LCIPP, UN-REDD, FCPF-World Bank, SPICEH.

Kittisak Rattanakrajangsri

Kittisak Rattanakrajangsri

Kittisak is the current Executive Director of IPF in Thailand. Since 1989, he has promoted and advocated for indigenous peoples’ issues and supported communities in climate change assessments and adaptation planning.His organization (IPF) is a partner of the LICCION initiative.

Vu Thi Hien

Vu Thi Hien

Director of CERDA in Vietnam. With 22 years of experience as a researcher and lecturer at Hanoi Agricultural University, she transitioned to international NGOs, specializing in development and climate change. At CERDA, she spearheads REDD+ projects, while also training and facilitating for vulnerable groups, particularly ethnic minorities in Vietnam.

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The LICCI project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (ERC Consolidator Grant No 771056 LICCI)