EDUCATION AND TRAINING

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University

Sep 1974 – Dec 1981

State University Leiden, the Netherlands, MSc Biology (majors in Biology and Society, and Animal Ecology)

1977

State University Leiden, the Netherlands, seminar International aspects of environmental problems

1981

State University Leiden, the Netherlands: Teacher’s degree (Biology)

1989

Open University Heerlen, the Netherlands. Course in environmental sciences

Notable additional training, workshop participation, and seminars

1987

Asian Wetland Bureau / ICBP, Melaka, Malaysia: technical workshop on tropical wetland management

2002

Participation Second Regional Workshop on Review of Protected Areas and Development in the four countries of the Lower Mekong River Region, organized by a/o Mekong River Commission. Workshop to discuss the results of an investigative process of placing the role and function of protected areas

2003

Participation workshop on a proposal to establish Pu Xai Leng protected area, with community based protected area and resource management, in Nghe An province. Presentation of critical comments on proposal, with emphasis on legal, institutional and study requirements and needs in feasibility study phase

2009

Focus seminar Balancing the needs of conservation, poverty reduction, equity and governance; Federal Agency for Nature conservation (BfN), Deutsche Gesellschaft für technische Zusammenarbeit mbH (GTZ), KfW Entwicklungsbank, German Development Service (ded);Vilm, Germany