This paper seeks to reconceptualize climate services in light of the prevailing inability of existing climate information to spur needed policy and action. It focusses on the transdisciplinary knowledge co-production process rather than the output of a climate services product.
Senior Research Fellow, Head of Knowledge Management
Åsa Gerger Swartling (PhD) is Senior Research Fellow and Head of Knowledge Management at SEI. Åsa has broad experience combining research, scientific leadership, project and programme management in the sustainable development sphere. Her main areas of interest and experience include participatory research, environmental governance, science-stakeholder collaboration and learning, with focus on climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction and natural resource management.In her role as Head of Knowledge Management, Åsa is responsible for enhancing and supporting SEI’s organizational learning process, including knowledge platform development, content management, as well as implementing supporting processes and activities related to SEI’s monitoring, evaluation and learning efforts. In previous years, Åsa has served as SEI’s Capacity Development Director (2016-2018) and theme leader of the global SEI research theme Transforming Governance (2010-2015).She has spent over six years as affiliated researcher at the Stockholm Resilience Centre (2008-2014), which included a co-leader role of three research themes.