Mr. Sarker is assigned to the project “Landscape Forestry in the Tropics” with focus on national forest governance in Ecuador, the Philippines, and Zambia.
Before starting his commitment with Thünen, Pradip Kumar Sarker worked with the Bonn Office of the European Forest Institute and the Department of Forest and Nature Conservation Policy and Forest History, University of Göttingen as Junior Researcher and Research Assistant respectively. The assigned project was “Forest and Environmental Policies by Regional Regimes” and main tasks were data collection on selected regional regimes and analyses of those data based on agreed methods.
Mr. Sarker holds a M.Sc. degree in Tropical and International Forestry from the University of Göttingen, Germany where he graduated with a thesis on “The Power of State Agencies in Forest Politics: Insights from National and International Sustainable Forest Management and Community Forestry Policies in Bangladesh”. Simultaneously he has been teaching in the study course “Global Environmental and Forest Policies” since 2016 at the Department of Forest and Nature Conservation Policy of the University of Göttingen.