Dr. Wehenpohl, Guenther


Urban and Infrastructure planner

  • Brasilia, Brazil
Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH / German Development Cooperation

Language skills

German
Native or bilingual proficiency (I have a speaking proficiency equivalent to that of an educated native speaker)
English
Professional / Full working proficiency (I can speak fluently on a range of topics and can deliver public presentations at a normal rate of speech)
Spanish
Professional / Full working proficiency (I can speak fluently on a range of topics and can deliver public presentations at a normal rate of speech)
Portuguese
Professional / Full working proficiency (I can speak fluently on a range of topics and can deliver public presentations at a normal rate of speech)

Last updated: 2018/03/07

Personal

Actual position: 

Programme Director of the "Support to the Nacional Agenda of Sustainable Development - ANDUS" in Brasil on behalf of the Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Main fields of experiences

Participatory Urban Development with focus on slums and squatter
Urban policy considering the New Urban Agenda, SDGs, Smart City Concept etc.
Adaptation and Mitigation of Climate Change
Integrated Solid Waste Management
Environmental Impact Studies
Management

Case studies from Guenther Wehenpohl

Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP)

Cairo, Egypt

Award-winning project

Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP)

This project advises concepts and methods of participatory community development and grass roots based waste management in informal urban areas. more