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Justina Tuulikefo Nangolo, MA

Otto-Fischer-Str. 4
Room 1.05
50678 Köln

Telephone 0221 470-8836
E-mail jtuulike(at)

Academic Career

since December 2022 phD Student at the University of Cologne, Working Group Economic Geogrpahy and Global South, Prof. Dr. Javier Revilla Diez, on a DAAD Scholarship

July 2022 – December 2022

Part time Lecturer in Hydrology at the University of Namibia

July 2021 – November 2022

Part time lecturer in Basic Climatology and Weather patterns, community-based adaptation to climate change, climate change vulnerability, Watershed Conservation and Management, Catchment ecosystems and aquatic health, Environmental Governance, GIS and RS for environmental management, and applied GIS and RS for Water Management at the International University of Management.

May 2021 – November 2022

GIS technician at Namibia University of Science and Technology’s Biodiversity Research Centre responsible for coordinating efforts from multi-disciplinary international researchers and projects within the research centre.

November 2020 – April 2021

Census Mapper at the Namibia Statistics agency responsible for collecting household information for census mapping purposes.

April 2018 – June 2018

GIS Technician responsible for producing profile maps for communal conservancies at NACSO, the umbrella organization for Community-based natural resource management in Namibia.

May 2017– December 2017

GIS technician at Wetu GIT responsible for creating WebGIS application for the road’s accidents information

June 2016 –
April 2017

GIS Technician at National Roads Safety Council responsible for creating awareness and mapping roads accidents in Namibia


Research area

Indigenous knowledge, sustainable livelihoods, value chains, gender, communal land, African languages and cultures, rural environments


Since 2020 Pursuing a PhD in Geography at the University of Namibia in collaboration with the University of Cologne
2017 - 2019 MA in Culture and Environment in Africa from the University of Cologne, Germany
2010 - 2012 MSc. in Geographic Information Technologies from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
2006 - 2009 BA in Geography and Sociology from the University of Namibia, Namibia