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Independent experts nominated by country party

Mark Schauer

Title
Mr.
First name
Mark
Last name
Schauer
Gender
Male
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
Forestry
Biodiversity and ecosystem sciences
Environmental economics
Environmental sciences/ecology
Thematic Areas
Biodiversity
Economic development
Ecosystem services
Environmental degradation
Environmental policy analysis
Integrated natural resources management
Land-use change
Land-use planning
Reforestation
Science policy analysis
Sustainable development
UN languages spoken

English

Spanish

Geographical Focus
India
Nepal
South Africa
Job function
Senior Advisor
Division
Coordinator for the Economics of Land Degradation Initiative
Email
mark.schauer@giz.de
Telephone number
0049 15154317898
Work experience
15 years of experience in coordinating science/policy interface projects in the context of valuation of ecosystem services, linking economic and economic approaches with development issues. Initiating and coordinating both international initiatives of Economics of Land Degradation (ELD)" creating related communication materials and scientific information for political and private sector decision making support on nation (regional focus on Africa and Asia) and international (UN) level. Previous multiyear practical implementation experience in forestry/land management/soil conservation in Germany/Namibia/Nepal in gender sensitive land management approaches.
Institutional working experience on government agency/ministerial/UN level
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
MSC Forestry Management, University of Göttingen, Germany, 1998
Number of Publications
3
Publication titles
1. Tilahun, M., Singh, A., Kumar, P., Apindi, E., Schauer, M., Libera, J., Lund H.G. (2018). "The Economics of Land Degradation Neutrality in Asia: Empirical Analyses and Policy Implications for the Sustainable Development"
2. ELD Initiative (2015). The value of land: Prosperous lands and positive rewards through sustainable land management. Available from www.eld-initiative.org.
3. Modernization of wood energy in northern Madagascar. Nov 2014 ETFRN News 56
4. TEEB (2012), The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity in Business and Enterprise Edited by Joshua Bishop. Earthscan, London and New York.
5. TEEB (2011) - The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity in national and international policy making. Routledge, London
A total of 8 relevant publications reviewed as (co-author)
Other activities
1. Desert Net International, Advisory Board
2. https://www.downforce.tech/team
3. The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) association
Organisation name
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit
Organisation street address
Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 32+36
Organisation city
Bonn
Organisation post code
53113
Organisation country
Germany