lennart.olsson@lucsus.lu.se


Personal

Full name

Lennart Olsson

Institution / Affiliation

Lund University

Short biography

Lennart Olsson is Professor of Geography at Lund University and the founding Director of LUCSUS as well as coordinator of the Linnaeus Centre LUCID. His research fields include human-nature interactions in the context of land degradation, climate change and food security/sovereignty in Africa and globally. His current research focuses on the politics of climate change in the context of poverty, food insecurity and ill-health in sub-Saharan Africa. He has had research positions in Australia, USA and Hong Kong and participated in several international assignments including the IPCC and UNEP-GEO assessment reports. He was coordinating lead author for the chapter on livelihoods and poverty in IPCC’s 5th Assessment Report 2011-14.

Work address

LUCSUS

Zipcode

22100

City / location

Lund

Country

Sweden

Public telephone number

46462220511

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