Elena Lazutkaite

Research Associate

Dr Elena Lazutkaitė is an interdisciplinary researcher focussing on agriculture, environmental sustainability, pest control, and governance. Elena obtained a BSc in Veterinary Science, MSc in Animal Welfare and Conservation and a PhD in Critical Theory and Cultural Studies. Elena coordinates the implementation of TMG’s workstream on desert locusts as foreseen under the project Strengthening Urban and Peri-Urban Agriculture.

Elena Lazutkaite
Climate Change Brings New Pest & Disease Pressures Previously Unimaginable
Media Coverage

Climate Change Brings New Pest & Disease Pressures Previously Unimaginable

Harnessing technological advances to strengthen transboundary governance of early warning-early action systems
Our food system needs crisis proofing. Start with windfall tax
Media Coverage

Our food system needs crisis proofing. Start with windfall tax

A call for a more adequate global response to the current crises
Desert locust and climate change: a call for improved global governance
Blog Post

Desert locust and climate change: a call for improved global governance

A response to the latest IPCC climate report
Building better resilience to desert locust and other transboundary threats amid the climate crisis
Blog Post

Building better resilience to desert locust and other transboundary threats amid the climate crisis

A plaidoyer for a paradigm shift on handling crises
Scientific Linkages Between Climate Change and (Transboundary) Crop Pest and Disease Outbreaks

Working Paper

Scientific Linkages Between Climate Change and (Transboundary) Crop Pest and Disease Outbreaks

Alexander Müller, Adam Prakash, Elena Lazutkaite, Mark Davis, Ahmed Amdihun and Jully Ouma

Paving the way forward for improved crisis governance

A Scoping Paper on the Ongoing Desert Locust Crisis 2019-2021+

Working Paper

A Scoping Paper on the Ongoing Desert Locust Crisis 2019-2021+

Alexander Müller, Swantje Nilsson, Adam Prakash and Elena Lazutkaite

A call to instill and coordinate innovative early warning and outbreak prevention systems both at the global and regional level to increase resilience in times of the climate crisis

An unfolding global hunger crisis?

Working Paper

An unfolding global hunger crisis?

Alexander Müller, Adam Prakash and Elena Lazutkaite

The developed world must share their grain reserves with countries in need instead of producing biofuels and meat!

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