Professor Andreas Neef


Professor Andreas Neef

 

Professor in Development Studies at the University of Auckland.

 

Andreas Neef has researched and published in the areas of climate change adaptation, climate mobilities, community resilience, post-disaster response and recovery, global land and resource grabbing, development-induced displacement, natural resource governance and the tourism-disaster-conflict nexus.

Andreas has extensive research experience in Mainland Southeast Asia, the South Pacific, West Africa and the Middle East. He served twice as scientific advisor to the German Parliament. He currently leads a collaborative project with German partners on “International Climate Migration and Climatic Poverty Traps in the Asia-Pacific Region (INTERCEPT) funded by the Royal Society of New Zealand and an international research consortium on “Climate-Induced Migration: Global Scope, Regional Impacts and National Policy Frameworks” funded by the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN).

His most recent books include “Tourism, Land Grabs and Displacement: The Darker Side of the Feel-Good Industry” published by Routledge in 2021 and “Climate-Induced Disasters in the Asia-Pacific Region: Response, Recovery, Adaptation” co-edited with Natasha Pauli and published by Emerald in 2020.