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Institute of

WF Forestry

Dr. Anastasia Yang

Scientist at the Thünen Institute until March 31, 2019

Working Area

  • Forestry Worldwide

Regional Expertise

  • Southeast Asia, Malawi and Madagascar, Europe, global

Specialized in       

  • Tropical forestry
  • REDD+ benefit sharing
  • Multilevel governance
  • Qualitative and quantitative research  

Research Projects

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2001 – 2005:  BSc (Hons) Ecology, School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, UK
  • 2003 – 2005: Forest Field Researcher on a dry forest survey Expedition, University of East Anglia Madagascar
  • 2008- 2009: MSc Environment and Development, School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh, UK
  • 2010- 2013: PhD in evaluating the effectiveness of Rural Development Policy to meet environmental objectives, School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh, UK
  • 2013 – 2016: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow for EU project ‘Opportunities and Challenges to Developing REDD+ Benefit Sharing Mechanisms in Developing Countries’ CIFOR, Indonesia and Vietnam
  • 2013 – 2016: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, DFID Know-For project on trends in migration, urbanization, and remittances and their effects on tropical forests and forest-dependent communities, CIFOR, Indonesia
  • 3/2016 - 3/2019: Interdisciplinary research Scientist at the Institute of International Forestry and Forest Economics, Hamburg, Germany
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