Speaker's Profile

Luis Waldmueller

Luis Waldmueller is a planning officer of GIZ’s (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) Rural Development and Agriculture Division. He's in charge of agriculture and climate change within the division and responsible for technical advice to projects, carrying out project appraisal missions, project progress reviews, and coordinating activities regarding agriculture and climate change (thematic team on climate change and rural development).

Before he worked as GTZ’s principle officer for the commission of the EU co-financed project ‘Sustainable Agro-biodiversity Management in the Mountain Areas of Southern China’, based in Beijing, China. With two Master’s degrees, one in Soil and Water Engineering and one in Agriculture, he has worked with GTZ for over 25 years and has gathered rich experience in the implementation of projects in the field of sustainable management of natural resources in rural areas in countries such as Bangladesh, Kenya, and Tanzania.