Svenja Fox graduated from the Environmental Policy Research Centre with a master’s degree in Environmental Management in 2012. Her main research interests include biodiversity policy and management, agricultural policy and (irrigation) water issues. She is interested in the governance of common goods and institutions for collective action. In preparation of a PhD proposal, Svenja will work in the Himalayan region during her stay in India. She will engage in the study of mountain ecosystems and biodiversity. Her research project will address regional cooperation in transboundary biodiversity conservation in mountainous regions.