Dr. Mélanie Feurer

Profil

Dr. Mélanie Feurer Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin

  • Adresse Berner Fachhochschule
    Haute école des sciences agronomiques, forestières et alimentaires HAFL
    Fachbereich Waldwissenschaften
    Länggasse 85
    3052 Zollikofen

Activités

  • Project administration and implementation

  • Field research, analysis and dissemination

  • Support mandates on global forest policy

  • Administer scholarship program for international students

  • International collaboration

  • Assistance teaching

Enseignement

  • BSc in Forest Sciences

  • MSc in Forest Sciences

  • BSc in Agricultural Sciences

  • Agroforestry in tropical landscapes

  • Community forestry

  • Ecosystem services

  • FLEGT

Recherche

  • Tropical landscapes, forests and agroforestry

  • Ecosystem services

  • Role of local communities in managing natural resources

  • Livelihoods of small-scale farmers and forest-dependent people

  • Climate change mitigation and adaptation

  • Global forest policy

Parcours professionnel

  • 10/2021 - present Research Associate / Postdoc University of Freiburg, Germany
  • 07/2018 - present Research Associate BFH-HAFL
  • 04/2014 - 07/2018 Research Assistant BFH-HAFL
  • 12/2016 - 05/2017 Consultant FAO, Italy
  • 01/2015 - 08/2015 Research Intern RECOFTC, Myanmar
  • 04/2013 - 10/2013 Intern Forestry Research Institute of Ghana, Ghana
  • 08/2018 - 06/2021 PhD in Geography and Sustainable Development University of Bern
  • 08/2017 - 07/2018 MSc in Geography University of Bern
  • 02/2014 - 01/2017 MSc in Agriculture and Forestry Bern University of Applied Sciences
  • 09/2010 - 12/2013 BSc in International Agriculture Bern University of Applied Sciences

Projets

  • Policy scenarios for ecosystem services in Myanmar

  • Modelling ecosystem services in a forest frontier landscape in Tanintharyi Region

  • Pinoy Tannin - Extracting tannins from tree biomass of locally adapted agroforestry systems for application in the plywood industry and enhanced livelihoods of local communities in the Philippines

  • Forest landscape restoration - Updating the global Forest Landscape Restoration guidelines

  • Promoting smallholder forest landscape restoration in West Africa

  • AFF-HAFL scholarship program - Supporting scholarships for MSc students in International Forestry and building a network of young professionals engaged in the African Forest Forum

Publications

Affiliations

  • Hugo P. Cecchini Institute

  • Young Ecosystem Services Specialists (YESS)

Connaissances linguistiques et connaissances de pays

  • German - Native or bilingual proficiency
  • English - Full professional proficiency
  • French - Professional working proficiency
  • Spanish - Elementary proficiency
  • Myanmar
  • Philippines
  • Ghana
  • Togo
  • Uzbekistan
  • Switzerland