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Blaser Jürgen


Dozent für internationale Waldwissenschaften und Klimawandel


Abteilung Masterstudien

Curriculum vitae

Akademische Ausbildung

1974-1987PhD Ecology and Silviculture of Tropical Mountain Oak Forests in Costa Rica; Institute for Tropical Silviculture, Prof. Dr. H. Lamprecht, University of Göttingen, Germany
1976-1981Studies of Forestry Sciences with Major in Forest Engineering, ETH Zürich


Berufliche Tätigkeiten

since 2011Professor for International/Tropical Forestry and Climate Change, Bern University of Applied Science School of Agricultral, Forest an Food Sciences
2002-2011Head Forest and Environment Program, Head Advisory Services and Vice Director of the Swiss Organisation for Cooperation and Development (Intercooperation), Bern
1996-2011Senior Forest, Environment and Rural Development Departments, World Bank Washington DC
1992-1996Senior Program Manager, Tropical Forestry, Intercooperation
1982-1992Research and advisor in various international and national research and educational organizations in CostaRica, Peru and Madagascar on behalf of the Swiss Development Cooperation
1991-1992Research Assistant, University of Göttingen, Germany


Weitere Tätigkeiten

  • Tropical forest management with emphasis on ecology and silviculture of tropical natural foretes

  • Forest and climate change mitigation and adaptation

  • Forest restoration: strategies and tools development

  • Role of forests and trees in landscapes, agroforestry

  • International forest policy development

  • Strategic planning, project development, project management, evaluation, backstopping

  • Focal regions and countries: Tropical America, Africa and Asia; countries in economic transitions

  • Global Forestry Advisor of the Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC), Advisory mandates for the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) in the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility and the Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN)

  • Member of the Swiss Foresters’ Association, member of the board of the Programme for Forests of the World Bank and the Tropical Forest Foundation, Technical Advisor Panel of Precious Woods S.A., former member of BoD of the Center for International Forestry Research, Member of IUFRO



Forschungsgruppe Internationale Waldwissenschaften


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