Working group International Forest Regime: Politics and Policies

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- associated projects and research fellows -

Coordinator: N.N
Research within the working group „International Forest Regime: Politics and Policies“ focuses on i) the main parts of the international forest regime and major factors explaining its fragmentation ii) on the national implementation of the international forest regime in selected countries and iii) technical and techno-ecological aspects of forest politics such as the role of forest information, forest management technologies and ecological framework conditions. Download: current overview of the working group’s projects and research fellows Download: Flyer joint DFG research project: fragmentation of the international forest regime complex The Working Group invites research proposals on either focus to be submitted to

Joint research projects

Projects

  • DFG joint research project "Fragmentation of the International Forest Regime-Complex" (PAK 813, coordinator Dr. Lukas Giessen, Chair of Forest and Nature Conservation Policy, Göttingen, 2012-2015;)
  • Subprojects
  • DFG project "The production and utilisation of forest regime fragmentation by bureaucratic politics"; supervised by Prof. Krott, Göttingen
  • DFG project "Discursive fragmentation of the international forest regime complex: Towards a better understanding of multi-level forest policy discourses"; supervised by Dr. Georg Winkel, Freiburg
  • DFG project "Fragmentation and lack of legitimacy of the international and European forest regime in legal perspective"; supervised by Prof. Stoll, Göttingen
  • DFG project "Fragmentation of information procurement from large area forest inventory and the link to the policy-making process"; supervised by Prof. Kleinn, Göttingen
  • Supervisors:

  • Prof. Christoph Kleinn
  • Chair of Forest Inventory and Remote Sensing, Göttingen
  • Prof. Max Krott
  • Chair of Forest- and Nature Conservation Policy, Göttingen
  • Prof. Peter-Tobias Stoll
  • Chair of International Economic and Environmental Law, Göttingen
  • Dr. Georg Winkel
  • Institute of Forest- and Environmental Policy, Freiburg
  • Research Fellows:

  • Sarah L. Burns (Argentina)
  • The influence of the international forest regime in Argentina; Göttingen
  • Scott Cettie (USA)
  • Discourse analysis in the international forest policy arena: discourse coalitions, discursive elites and discursive agency; Freiburg
  • Anja Eikermann (Germany)
  • International law on biodiversity and its fragmentation; Göttingen
  • Almut Jenke (Germany)
  • Forest inventories, reporting of forest information and their contribution to the policy process in decisions on sustainable forest management; Göttingen
  • Johannes Jürging (Germany)
  • European forest governance as part of the EU’s sustainability law; Göttingen
  • Sina Leipold (Germany)
  • Managing a fragmented field? Discourse elites at the crossroads of domestic and global forest policy in the USA, Germany and Sweden; Freiburg
  • Jacqueline Logmani (Germany)
  • Implementation of the international forest regime by bureaucratic politics in Germany, Sweden and Poland; Göttingen
  • Muhammad Alif Kaimuddin Sahide (Indonesia)
  • International regimes relevant for tropical lowland rainforest transformation systems in Indonesia; Göttingen
  • Agung Wibowo (Indonesia)
  • Implementation of the international forest regime by bureaucratic politics in Indonesia; Göttingen
  • Alam Zeb (Pakistan)
  • International forest policy influences in Pakistan: Timber harvesting ban policy as an example; Göttingen
  • Md. Saifur Rahman (Bangladesh)
  • The Bureaucratic Implementation of the International Forest Regime in Bangladesh; Göttingen

    Individual projects

    Projects

    1. Coordination of the joint DFG research project "Fragmentation of the International Forest Regime-Complex" (PAK 813; 2012-2015; by Dr. Lukas Giessen)
    2. DFG project "The production and utilisation of forest regime fragmentation by bureaucratic politics" (2012-2015; by Dr. Lukas Giessen and Jacqueline Logmani) as part of a joint DFG research project
    3. DFG Research Fellowship "International forest policy integration: Who benefits from the interplay of international forest and climate institutions in case of REDD+ formulation" (2011-2013; by Dr. Lukas Giessen )
    4. Implementation of the international forest regime by bureaucratic politics in Indonesia (funded by DAAD/Gov of Indonesia; 2012-2015; by Mr. Agung Wibowo)
    5. International regimes relevant for tropical lowland rainforest transformation systems in Indonesia (2013-2016; DAAD/Gov of Indonesia; by Mr. Muhammad Alif Kaimuddin Sahide)
    6. International forest policy influences in Pakistan: Timber harvesting ban policy as an example (2013-2016; Gov of Pakistan by Mr. Alam Zeb)
    7. The influence of the international forest regime in Argentina (2012-2015, Erasmus Mundus EUROPLATA; by Mrs. Sarah L. Burns)
    8. The Bureaucratic Implementation of the International Forest Regime in Bangladesh (2013-2016, DAAD; by Mr. Md. Saifur Rahman

    Supervisiors:

  • Prof. Max Krott
  • Chair of Forest- and Nature Conservation Policy, Göttingen
  • Dr. Lukas Giessen
  • Chair of Forest- and Nature Conservation Policy, Göttingen

    Research fellows:

  • Alam Zeb(Pakistan)
  • International forest policy influences in Pakistan: Timber harvesting ban policy as an example; Göttingen
  • Agung Wibowo(Indonesia)
  • Implementation of the international forest regime by bureaucratic politics in Indonesia
  • Muhammad Alif Kaimuddin Sahide(Indonesia)
  • International regimes relevant for tropical lowland rainforest transformation systems in Indonesia
  • Jacqueline Logmani(Germany)
  • Implementation of the international forest regime by bureaucratic politics in Germany, Sweden and Poland; Göttingen
  • Sarah L. Burns(Argentina)
  • The influence of the international forest regime in Argentina; Göttingen
  • Md. Saifur Rahman(Bangladesh)
  • The Bureaucratic Implementation of the International Forest Regime in Bangladesh; Göttingen

    Publications

  • Giessen, L. (2013): Reviewing the main characteristics of the international forest regime complex and partial explanations for its fragmentation. In: International Forestry Review, 15 (1), 60-70.