Dr. Annabelle Houdret

Function: Senior Researcher

Specialization: Political Scientist

Work areas:

  • Water management und water policy
  • Conflict and cooperation over water and other natural resources
  • Climate change
  • Environmental policies in developing countries
  • Development cooperation
  • MENA region

Responsibilities in education and training:

  • Since 2012: Seminars on environmental and water policies for the DIE postgraduate programme
  • 2013: Supervisor of Master theses at the Universities of Kassel an of Paris 8
  • 2005-2007: Conducted seminars in international relations and development policy at the Institute for Political Science, University of Duisburg-Essen
  • 2003: Trainer in conflict management and peacebuilding, Swiss Development Cooperation, Kathmandu/ Nepal

Refereed Publications

Non-refereed Publications

Opinion Pieces



E-mail Annabelle.Houdret@remove-this.die-gdi.de
Phone +49 (0)228 94927-180
Fax +49 (0)228 94927-130

In the media

Weniger Entwicklungshilfe für den Maghreb: Gabriels "schädlicher Populismus"
Annabelle Houdret (2016)
euractiv.de on 19 January 2016


Soziale Unruhen in Nordafrika: die Rolle von Wasser- und Landpolitik

Houdret, Annabelle (2014)
in: Ulrich Schneckener, Arnulf von Scheliha, Andreas Lienkamp, Britta Klagge (Hrsg.), Wettstreit um Ressourcen: Konflikte um Klima, Wasser und Boden, München: Oekom Verl., 209-222


The institutionalization of River Basin Management as politics of scale – Insights from Mongolia

Houdret, Annabelle / Ines Dombrowsky / Lena Horlemann (2014)
in: Journal of Hydrology, Available online 4 December 2013

In the media

Tunesiens Angst vor dem Volk
Annabelle Houdret on Zeit Online
2 August 2013