Carmen Richerzhagen is a senior researcher at the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) in Bonn, Germany. Her research areas are international environmental policy, in particular biodiversity and climate policies, green and inclusive development and Post-2015. She holds a Diploma in Agricultural Economics and a Ph.D. in Environmental Economics. Prior to joining DIE she worked at the University of Bonn and the United Nations University – Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) in Japan. Her latest publication on Post-2015 is “Post-2015: why is the water-energy-land nexus important for the future development agenda?” (with Clara Brandi and Katharina Stepping).