Institute of



Anna Frerck
Institute of Forestry

Leuschnerstraße 91
21031 Hamburg-Bergedorf
Phone: +49 40 739 62 301
Fax: +49 40 739 62 399

New international cooperation-partners:


Further Memoranda of Understanding for the collaboration within the project LaForeT have been signed with local partners from Ecuador and the Philippines.

(© Thünen-Institut; Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau; Technische Universität Louis Vargas Torres in Esmeraldas; Isabela State University; Visayas State University; College of Forestry and Natural Resources; Universidad Estatal Amazónica)

For cooperation with local institutions in Ecuador and the Philippines in the frame of the project LaForeT „Towards policy approaches for improving livelihoods, sustainable forest management and conservation” different Memoranda of Understanding have been signed.  

The following partners of cooperation support the execution of the LaForeT project in their countries:


  • Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau (ERDB), of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) College, Los Baños, Laguna, Republic of the Philippines Represented by its Director, Dr. Henry A. Adorando  


  • Technical University Louis Vargas Torres in Esmeraldas, Rector Dr. John Anton Faculty for Agriculture and Environment, Project leader Dr. Digmar Lajonez

Link to project website