Scholarship African Forest Forum - HAFL 19/20

The African Forest Forum and HAFL will team up to identify and promote young professionals in Africa, who will do master’s studies and undertake research on forest policies and sustainable forest management.

Fiche signalétique

  • Département HESB|Haute école des sciences agronomiques,forestières et alimentaires
  • Pôle de recherche Systèmes de production agricole économes en ressources
  • Champ de recherche Agriculture internationale et développement rural
  • Durée (prévue) 01.01.2019 - 31.12.2020
  • Responsable du projet Urs Scheidegger
  • Direction du projet Urs Scheidegger
  • Équipe du projet Karent Paola Kupferschmied
    Mélanie Feurer
    Jürgen Blaser
    Laura Kuonen
    Urs Scheidegger
  • Partenaires - secteur privé African Forest Forum
  • Mots-clés Forest policy, climate change, forest conservation, forest management

Contexte initial

A call for proposals is launched jointly to identify candidates for master’s studies and research proposals in the following thrusts: • Policies, responses to and impacts of climate change. • Forest governance, livelihoods and trade in forest products and services • Stakeholder capacity to respond to climate change AFF and HAFL jointly evaluate the proposals. HAFL supports winning proposals in designing and implementing the research projects.

But

To build African capacity in forest-related policy and management in African countries by providing opportunities for young professionals from Africa to undertake master’s degree studies at HAFL and by supporting research.

Compétences clés

Policy analysis, climate change mitigation and adaptation, forest governance, ecosystems services, livelihood approach