Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
Research Program Manager, Social Systems
Clemens holds a PhD in Social and Cultural Anthropology from the University of Vienna and has 20 years of expertise in sustainable resource use, climate adaptation, and social development. His expertise includes participatory rural and community development, social impact assessment, institutional analysis and scenario building. Clemens has been the team leader of over ten projects as well as the technical advisor to over 30 projects. At ACIAR, Clemens manages a research portfolio covering women empowerment, inclusion, farmer decisions, and integrated rural livelihoods.