Staff and post-doctoral researchers

Professor emeritus

Teaching and research areas

Tropical forest ecology
Tropical silviculture and forest management
Plantation forestry in the Tropics
Climate change mitigation and adaptation
Methods and policies for sustainable management of Tropical landscapes

Projects

Research

Environmental vulnerability, social resilience and multi-scale governance (ENV-GOV)
Green Economy Transitions in the Least Developed Countries: Multi-Scale Analysis of Energy and Forest Use in Laos and Cambodia (GET-LDC)

Education

Developing Finnish Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation between Europe, Africa, Asia and the LAC Region FinCEAL+
Forest Landscape Rehabilitation in the Mekong River Basin (FORMEB)

Development – societal interaction

Building Biocarbon and Rural Development in West Africa (BIODEV)

Further information

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University Lecturer

Research area

Biodiversity, Restoration Ecology, Agroforestry

Teaching

TROP120, TROP130, TROP210, TROP220

On-going activities

Special issue in Silva Fennica Journal: Drought and Dryland Managemen 
Supervision of students, teaching, and research

Publications

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Professor emeritus

Teaching and research areas

Ecophysiology and genetics of forest trees

Tropical forest ecology

Silvicultural systems and ecosystem rehabilitation

Agroforestry

Community-based forest management

Non-wood forest products

Geographical focus on East and West Africa, Sudan, and Southeast Asia.

Further information

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Docent

Re­search area

Ecosystem carbon, forest biomass, structure and size of trees

Teach­ing

TROP110

On-go­ing activ­it­ies

Project on ecosystem carbon in tropical landscapes

Member of the editorial board of Functional Ecology

Pub­lic­a­tions

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Docent

Research area

Dryland (landscape management, rehabilitation, agroforestry, silviculture)

Teaching

ME454 Agroforestry in the tropics and developing countries

On-going activities

Senior Researcher Academy Project: Carbon sequestration and Soil Fertility on African Drylands: Implications for Food and Woodfuel Production, Land Rehabilitation and Community Development (CASFAD)
Team member Ministry for Foreign Affairs project: Landscape management Planning and Training for the Environment in Southern Sudan (LAMPTESS)
Tutoring students in the course National Forest Programme and other courses and theses work.

Publications

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Docent

Teaching and Research Areas

Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation
Sustainable Forest Landscape Management
Agroforestry in the Tropics
Natural Resource Policy and Governance
Green Economy / Low-Emission Development Strategies and Plans
Nationally Determined Contributions (UNFCCC NDC)
UNFCCC process and negotiations

Projects and Activities

Building Biocarbon and Rural Development in West Africa (BIODEV)
Green Economy Transitions in the Least Developed Countries: Multi-scale Analysis of Energy and Forest Use in Laos and Cambodia (GET-LDC)
PhD supervision

Publications

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Post-Doc Researcher

Education

PhD. Forests and livelihoods. Charles Darwin University, Australia.

M.Sc. Environmental research & management. Charles Darwin University, Australia.

Grad.Dip.Sc. Plant Biology (Botany). University of Western Australia.

Research area

Forests and livelihoods, planted forests/reforestation, forest landscape restoration, plantation forestry, bamboo, Geographical focus: China, Indonesia, Laos, Cambodia.

On-going activities

Green Economy Transitions in the Least Developed Countries: Multi-scale Analysis of Energy and Forest Use in Laos and Cambodia (GET-LDC) (Project 2014-2018).

Supervising Masters Students.

Teaching: Lecturer for ‘Introduction to tropical forestry’ course (TROP170).

Member of Steering Group ‘Developing a Forestry Module in the World Bank’s LSMS’.

Member of Systematic Review team: ‘The socioeconomic effects of large-scale tree plantations on local people’.

Publications

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Post-Doc Researcher

Education

M.Sc. Agriculture & Forestry, University of Helsinki

D.Sc. Agriculture & Forestry, University of Helsinki

Research area

Social forestry and livelihoods, plantation forestry, silviculture, forestry and climate change (REDD+)

On-going activities

Green Economy Transitions in the Least Developed Countries: Multi-scale Analysis of Energy and Forest Use in Laos and Cambodia (GET-LDC) (Project 2014-2018)

Environmental vulnerability, social resilience and multi-scale governance (ENVGOV) (Project 2015-2016)

Publications

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