Abdul Waheed

Doctoral Student
+49 30 / 64 181 690

Müggelseedamm 310, 12587 Berlin

Research group


  • 2002-2003, Bachelor of Arts, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan
  • 2004-2005, Masters of Arts (Sociology), University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan
  • 2019-2022, Masters of Arts (Development, Environment, Society, and History of South Asia), from the Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg, Germany.
  • Since 2023, PhD candidate in Community and Ecosystem Ecology, Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB), Berlin

PhD Topic

The political ecology of Indus delta: Analysing Policy Paradigms for Climate-Resilient Pathways.

Research Objectives

Objective 1: To investigate the origins of water and climate policy paradigms in Pakistan by analysing the interplay of endogenous and exogenous factors within the context of the Indus delta.

Objective 2: To assess the existing government policies and adaptation strategies implemented in managing the ecosystems of the Indus delta.

Objective 3: To investigate the socioeconomic impact of coastal environmental changes on Indus deltaic communities.

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