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Charlotte Janssens

Guest Research Scholar

Integrated Biosphere Futures Research Group

Biodiversity and Natural Resources Program


Charlotte Janssens joined the Ecosystems Services and Management program (ESM) as a Guest Researcher Assistant in June 2018. She is an FWO PhD Fellow for strategic basic research at the University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium working on agricultural trade and climate change mitigation and adaptation. Ms. Janssens obtained an interdisciplinary master's degree in Agro- and Ecosystems Engineering: Major Economics from the University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium. During her master thesis research, she worked for three months at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in Ghana, performing quantitative econometric analysis and qualitative field research.

During her PhD research, Ms. Janssens will contribute to the development of international trade in the global economic land use model GLOBIOM in the context of climate change. Her principal research interest is to combine economic, agricultural and environmental sciences to analyze challenges related to climate change, natural resource management and food security.

Last update: 12 MAR 2019


Leclere, D., Palazzo, A. , Janssens, C., Hill, S., Boere, E., & Havlik, P. (2023). Exploring the role of agricultural trade in the future of nature and people. In: GTAP: 26th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis, June 14-16, 2023, Bordeaux, France.

De Vos, K., Janssens, C., Jacobs, L., Campforts, B., Boere, E., Kozicka, M. , Havlik, P. , Hemerijckx, L.-M., Van Rompaey, A., Maertens, M., & Govers, G. (2023). What about human behavior? The case of urbanization and rice in Africa. In: EGU General Assembly 2023, 23-28 April 2023, Vienna.

IBF-IIASA (2023). Global Biosphere Management Model (GLOBIOM) Documentation 2023 - Version 1.0. International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis , Laxenburg, Austria.

De Vos, K., Janssens, C., Jacobs, L., Campforts, B., Boere, E., Kozicka, M. , Havlik, P. , Folberth, C. , Balkovič, J. , Maertens, M., & Govers, G. (2022). On the Rice: Climate Change and the (in)stability of rice in Africa. In: Systems Analysis for Reducing Footprints and Enhancing Resilience, 16-17 November, 2022, Vienna, Austria.