The project management
"Adaptation for Smallholders to Climate Change" (AdapCC) was a Private Public Partnership between
Therefore, there was one coordinator from each company: Wolfgang Weinmann from Cafédirect and Kathleen Schepp from GIZ. Together with
Kerstin Linne as technical advisor, the team steered, monitored and evaluated the planning and implementation of the PPP.
The project's secretariat was based at the headquarters of the GTZ office in Eschborn, near Frankfurt.
Department for Rural Development and Natural Resources Management
PPP Adaptation for Smallholders to Climate Change
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Kerstin Linne (1022)
P.O. Box 5180
Wolfgang Weinmann is project coordinator for the
private PPP partner. At Cafédirect he manages the implementation of the Producer Partnership Program.
Tel. +44 (0)20 7490 9526
Kathleen Schepp (formerly Jährmann)
is the AdapCC project manager and responsible for implementing project activities. She studied Business
Administration and Environmental Sciences. Her previous responsibility in GTZ was to develop and administrate
Public-Private-Partnerships (PPP) in the Central American region, Mexico and the Caribbean.
Kerstin Linne Kerstin Linne supported the
implementation of the AdapCC project with a focus on the Mexican and Kenyan pilot groups, financing mechanisms and
mitigation aspects. Furthermore she was the project manager of the "Sangana PPP" on Climate Change Adaptation and
Mitigation in the Kenyan Coffee Sector. Now she is working as an independent consultant regarding climate change
issues in agriculture.
Sophie Grunze was project intern from September till
December 2009 in Eschborn, Germany.
She is currently finishing her Diploma in Geography at the University of Bonn.
Susanne Link was from the beginning of February to the
end of April 2008 the project intern in Eschborn, Germany. Currently, she is studying Economics at the University of
Munich and is focussing on development economics and economic policy.
Anita Augustin was from July - October 2008 project
intern and supported the project in Lima/Peru. She obtained her degree in Environmental Sociology and International
relations at the University of Trier.
Britta Kunze was project intern from July - October 2008
and supported Cepicafé in Piura/Peru. She is currently finishing her Bachelor in International Forest Ecosystem Management
at the University of Applied Sciences Eberswalde.
Eva Ringhof was project intern from July - October 2008
and supported the project in Piura/ Peru. She is currently finishing her Diploma in Urban and Spatial Planning at the
University of Kaiserslautern.