Dr. Grace Villamor

Country of current residence

Germany

Current position

Senior Researcher

Current institute employer

Center for Development Research

Since

2012

Website current institute
Profession

Forester

Specialisation

Tropical Foresty

Degrees / expertise

MSc. in Tropical Forestry and Management (with Distinction)

Institute of International Forestry and Forest Products, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

 

Thesis title: Forest Policy Change in the Philippines: An Analysis from the perspective of Advocacy Coalition Framework (ACF)

 

2017

Badmos BK, Adenle AA, Agodzo SK, Villamor GB, Asare-Kyei DK, Amadou LM, Odai SN. 2017. Micro-level social vulnerability assessment towards climate change adaptation in semi-arid Ghana, West Africa. Environment, Development and Sustainability, : doi:10.1007/s10668-017-9988-7. Further Information
Villamor GB, van Noordwijk M, Leimona B, Duguma L. 2017. Tradeoffs (Chapter 3). In: Namirembe S, Leimona B, van Noordwijk M, Minang P (eds.): Co-investment in ecosystem services: global lessons from payment and incentive schemes. World Agroforestry Centre. 1-10. (Open Acess) Further Information
Villamor, GB, Catacutan, DC, Truong, VAT, Thi, LD. 2017. Tree-cover transition in Northern Vietnam from a gender-specific land-use preferences perspective. Land Use Policy, 61: 53-62. Further Information

2016

Catacutan, DC and Villamor, GB. 2016. Chapter 6.2 - Gender Roles and Land Use Preferences—Implications to Landscape Restoration in Southeast Asia. In: Chabay, I., Frick, M., Helgeson, J (eds.): Land Restoration: Reclaiming Landscapes for a Sustainable Future. Academic press. 431-440.
Dah-gbeto, A and Villamor GB. 2016. Gender and land use under climate variability in Northern Benin. Ambio, 45: 297-308. (Open Access) Download [PDF | 1.65MB]
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Djanibekov U., G.B. Villamor, K. Dzhakypbekova and J. Xu. 2016. Adoption of Sustainable Land Uses in Post-Soviet Central Asia: The Case for Agroforestry. Sustainability, 8 (10): 1030.
Djanibekov, U and Villamor, G.B. 2016. Market-based instruments for risk-averse farmers: rubber agroforest conservation in Jambi Province, Indonesia. Environment and Development Economics, https://doi.org/10.1017/S1355770X16000310: 1-23.
Djanibekov, U., Villamor, G.B., Dzhakypbekova, K., Chamberlain, J. and Xu, J. 2016. Adoption of sustainable land uses in post-Soviet Central Asia: the case for agroforestry. Sustainability, 8(10): 1030. (Open Access) Download [PDF | 429.04KB]
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Iniesta-Arandia, I., F. Ravera, S. Buechler, I. Dıaz-Reviriego, M.E. Fernandez-Gimenez, M.G. Reed, M.Thompson-Hall, H. Wilmer, L. Aregu, P. Cohen, H. Djoudi, S. Lawless, B. Martın-Lopez, T. Smucker, G.B. Villamor, E.E. Wangui. 2016. A synthesis of convergent reflections, tensions and silences in linking gender and global environmental change research. Ambio, 45 (Suppl. 3): 383-393.
Iniesta-Arandia, I., Ravera, F., Buechler, S., Díaz-Reviriego, I., Fernández-Giménez, M.E., Reed, M.G., Thompson-Hall, M., Wilmer, H., Aregu, L., Cohen, P., Djoudi, H., Lawless, S., Martín-López, B., Smucker, T., Villamor, G.B., Wangui, E.E.. 2016. A synthesis of convergent reflections, tensions and silences in linking gender and global environmental change research. Ambio, 45: 383-393. (Open Access)
Sanogo K, Gebrekirstos A, Bayala J, Villamor GB, Kalinganire A, Dodiomon S. 2016. Potential of dendrochronology in assessing carbon sequestration rates of Vitellaria paradoxa in southern Mali, West Africa. Dendrochronologia, 40: 26-35.
Sanogo, K, Binam, J, Bayala, J, Villamor, GB, Kalinganire, A, and Dodiomon, S. 2016. Farmers’ perceptions of climate change impacts on ecosystem services delivery of parklands in southern Mali. Agroforestry Systems, : DOI: 10.1007/s10457-016-9933-z.
Su Y, Hammond J, Villamor GB, Grumbine RE, Xu J, Hyde K, Pagella T, Sujakhu NM, Ma X. 2016. Tourism leads to wealth but increased vulnerability: a double-edged sword in Lijiang, South-West China. Water International, 41(5): 682-697. Further Information
Villamor, G.B. and Badmos, B.K. 2016. Grazing game: a learning tool for adaptive management in response to climate variability in semi-arid areas of Ghana. Ecology and Society, 21(1): 39. (Open Access) Download [PDF | 2.17MB]
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Villamor, GB and van Noordwijk, M. 2016. Gender specific land-use decisions and implications for ecosystem services in semi-matrilineal Sumatra. Global Environmental Change, 39: 69-80. Further Information
Yang, H, Villamor, GB, Su, Y, Wang, M and Xu, J. 2016. Land-use response to drought scenarios and water policy intervention in Lijiang, SW China. Land Use Policy, 57(30): 377-387.

2015

Aleza, K., Villamor, G.B., Wala, K, Dourma, M., Atakpama, W., Batawila, K., Akpagana, K. 2015. Woody species diversity of Vitellaria paradoxa C.F. Gaertn traditional agroforests under different land management regimes in Atacora district (Benin, West Africa). International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation, 7(4): 245-256.
Aleza, K., Wala, K., Bayala, J., Villamor, G.B., Dourma, M., Atakpama, W., Akpagana, K. 2015. Population structure and regeneration status of Vitellaria Paradoxa (C. F. Gaertner) under different land management regimes in Atacora department, Benin. Agroforestry Systems, 89(3): 511-523.
Amadou M. L., Villamor, G.B., Attua, E.M., and Traore, S.B. 2015. Comparing Farmers’ Perception of Climate Change and Variability with Historical Climate Data in the Upper East Region of Ghana. Ghana Journal of Geography, 7(1): 47-74. (Open Access)
Badmos, B., Agodzo, S., Villamor, G.B., Odai, S. 2015. An approach for simulating soil loss from an agro-ecosystem using multi-agent simulation: a case study for semi-arid Ghana. Land, 4(3): 607-626. (Open Access)
Badmos, B.K., G.B. Villamor, S.K. Agodzo and S. N Odai. 2015. Heterogeneous farm household perception about climate change: a case study of semi-arid region of Ghana. The International Journal of Climate Change: Impacts and Responses, 7 (3): 67-79.
Mbosso, C., Degrande, A., Villamor, G.B., Van Damme, P., Tchoundjeu, Z., Tsafack, S. 2015. Factors affecting the adoption of agricultural innovation: the case of a Ricinodendron heudelotii kernel extraction machine in southern Cameroon. Agroforestry Systems, 89: 799-811.
Opdam, P., C. Albert, C. Fürst, A. Grêt-Regamey, J. Kleemann, D. Parker, D. La Rosa, D., K. Schmidt, G. Villamor, G., A. Walz. 2015. Ecosystem services for connecting actors–lessons from a symposium. Change and Adaptation in Socio-Ecological Systems , 2: 1-7. (Open Access) Further Information
Villamor GB, Dagh-beto PA, Bell A, Pradhan U, van Noordwijk M. 2015. Gender-specific spatial perspectives and scenario building approaches for understanding gender equity and sustainability in climate-smart landscapes. In: Minang P, van Noordwijk M, Freeman OH, Mbow C, de Leeuw J and Catacutan D (eds.): Climate-Smart Landscapes: Multifunctionality in Practice. World Agroforestry Centre. 211-224. (Open Acess) Download [PDF | 4.12MB]
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Villamor, G. B., Akiefnawati, R., Van Noordwijk, M., Desrianti, F. and Pradhan, U. 2015. Land-use change and shifts in gender roles in central Sumatra, Indonesia. International Forestry Review , 17 (2): 61-75. Download [PDF | 722.36KB]

2014

Badmos, B.K., Villamor, G.B., Agodzo, S.K., Odai, S.N., Guug, S.S. 2014. Examining agricultural land-use/cover change options in rural Northern Ghana: A participatory scenario exploration exercise approach. International Journal of Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies , 8(2): 15-35. Further Information
Bernard, F., M. van Noordwijk, E. Luedeling, G.B. Villamor, G.W. Sileshi, and S. Namirembe. 2014. Social actors and unsustainability of agriculture. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, : 155-161 doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2014.01.002. (Open Access) Download [PDF | 267.77KB]
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van Noordwijk, M, Bizard, V, Wangpakapattanawong, P, Lestari, HT, Villamor, GB, and B Leimona. 2014. Tree cover transitions and food security in Southeast Asia. Global Food Security, 3: 200-208. (Open Access) Download [PDF | 1.05MB]
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Van Noordwijk, M. and G.B. Villamor. 2014. Tree cover transitions in tropical landscapes: hypotheses and cross-continental synthesis. GLPnews, 10: 33-37. (Open Access) Download [PDF | 5.53MB]
Villamor GB, Desianti F, Akiefnawati R, Amaruzaman, S and M van Noordwijk. 2014. Gender influences decisions to change land use practices in the tropical forest margins of Jambi, Indonesia. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, 19: 733-755. (Open Access) Download [PDF | 667.81KB]
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Villamor, G.B. 2014. Analyzing gendered patterns of tree cover transition through agent-based modelling. In: D. Catacutan, E. McGraw & MA Llanza (eds.): In equal measure: a user guide to gender analysis in agroforestry. 93-98. Download [PDF | 15.77MB]
Villamor, G.B. 2014. Gender, land use and role playing games. In: D. Catacutan, E. McGraw & MA Llanza (eds.): In equal measure: a user guide to gender analysis in agroforestry. www.worldagroforestry.org. 85-92. Download [PDF | 15.77MB]
Villamor, G.B., Pontius, R.G., and M van Noordwijk. 2014. Agroforest's growing role in reducing carbon losses from Jambi (Sumatra), Indonesia. Regional Environmental Change, 2(14): 825-234. Further Information
Villamor, G.B., van Noordwijk, M., Djanibekov, U., Chiong-Javier, M.E., and Catacutan, D. 2014. Gender differences in land-use decisions: shaping multifunctional landscapes?. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 6: 128-133. (Open Access) Further Information
Villamor, GB, Le, QB, Djanibekov, U, van Noordwijk, M and Vlek PLG. 2014. Biodiversity in rubber agroforests, carbon emissions, and rural livelihoods: An agent-based model of land-use dynamics in lowland Sumatra. Environmental Modelling and Software, 61: 151-165. (Open Access) Download [PDF | 1.97MB]
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Villamor, GB, Palomo, I, Lopez Santiago, CA, Oteros-Rozas, E, and J. Hill. 2014. Assessing stakeholders' perceptions and values towards social-ecological systems using participatory methods. Ecological Processes, 3:22: 1-22. (Open Access) Download [PDF | 1.03MB]
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2013

Mulyoutami, E., Catacutan, D., Martini, E., Khususiyah, N., Janudianto, Villamor, G.B., and M. van Noordwijk. 2013. Gender roles in land use and value chains (GroLUV). In: van Noordwijk, M., Lusiana, B., Leimona, B., Dewi, S., and D. Wulandari (eds.): Negotiation-support toolkit for learning landscapes. World Agroforestry Centre. 55-60. Further Information
van Noordwijk M, Agus F, Dewi S, Purnomo H, Lusiana B, and GB Villamor. 2013. Reducing emissions from all land uses in Indonesia: motivation, expected funding streams and multi-scale policy instruments. Download [PDF | 645.67KB]
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Villamor, G.B., Djanibekov, U., Le, Q.B., and P.L.G. Vlek. 2013. Modelling the socio-ecological system dynamics of rubber agroforests to design reward mechanisms for agro-biodiversity conservation. In: Piantadosi, J., Anderssen, R.S. and Boland J (eds.): 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation . Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand. ISBN: 978-0-9872143-3-1. 1861–1867 . Download [PDF | 1.14MB]
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Villamor, G.B., Leimona, B., and M. van Noordwijk. 2013. RUPES role-playing game (RPG). In: van Noordwijk, M., Lusiana, B., Leimona, B., Dewi, S., and D. Wulandari (eds.): Negotiation-support toolkit for learning landscapes. World Agroforestry Centre. 245-248. Further Information
Villamor, G.B., Troitzsch, K.G., and M. van Noordwijk. 2013. Validating human decision making in an agent-based land-use model. . Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand. ISBN: 978-0-9872143-3-1. Download [PDF | 1.20MB]
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2012

van Noordwijk, M., Leimona, B., Jindal, R., Villamor, G.B., Vardhan, M., Namirembe, S., Catacutan, D., Kerr, J., Minang, P.A., and Tomich, T.P. 2012. Payments for ecosystem services: evolution toward efficient and fair incentives for multifunctional landscapes. Annual Review for Environmental Resources, 37: 389-420. Further Information
Villamor, G.B. 2012. Flexibility of multi-agent system models for rubber agroforest landscapes and social response to emerging reward mechanisms for ecosystem services in Sumatra, Indonesia. Ecology and Development Series No. 88 at Faculty of Math. & Nat. Science, University of Bonn. Ecology and Development Series No. 88 Further Information
Villamor, G.B., M. van Noordwijk, K.G. Troitzsch, and P.L.G. Vlek. 2012. Human decision making in empirical agent-based models: pitfalls and caveats for land-use/change policies. In: Troitzsch, K.G., Möhring, M., Lotzmann, U (eds.): Proceedings 26th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation . ECMS, http://dx.doi.org/10.7148/2012. 631-638. Further Information
Villegas, K., Ambal, R.G., Boyd, C., Brooks, T.M., Coroza, O., De Silva, N., Duya, M., Lasco, R.D., Schroth, G., and G.B. Villamor. 2012. Quantitative landscape management targets for biodiversity conservation: method development with an example from the Philippines. Asia Life Sciences, 21 (2): 1-19. Further Information

2011

van Noordwijk, M., B. Lusiana, G. Villamor, H. Purnomo and S. Dewi. 2011. Feedback Loops Added to Four Conceptual Models Linking Land Change with Driving Forces and Actors. Ecology and Society, 16 (3). Further Information
Villamor, G. and van Noordwijk, M. 2011. Social Role-Play Games Vs Individual Perceptions of Conservation and PES Agreements for Maintaining Rubber Agroforests in Jambi (Sumatra), Indonesia. Ecology and Society, 16(3):27. Further Information
Villamor, G.B., M. van Noordwijk, Q.B. Le, B. Lusiana, R. Matthews and Pl.G. Vlek. 2011. Diversity deficits in modelled landscape. Ecological Informatics, 6(1): 73-82. Further Information

2010

Akiefnawati, R., Villamor, G.B., Zulfikar, F., Budisetiawan, I., Mulyoutami, E., Ayat, A. and van Noordwijk, M. 2010. Stewardship agreements to reduce emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD) in Indonesia. ASB Policybrief , : No. 18. Further Information
Akiefnawati, R., Villamor, G.B., Zulfikar, F., Budisetiawan, I., Mulyoutami, E., Ayat, A., van Noordwijk, M. 2010. Stewardship agreement to reduce emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD): Lubuk Beringin's hutan desa as the first village forest in Indonesia. International Forestry Review, 4: 349-360. Download [PDF]
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Catacutan,D., Villamor, G.B. and Duque-Piñon, C. 2010. Local Government-Led PES for Watershed Protection: Cases from the Philippines. Mountain Forum Bulletin, X1: 37-40p. Download [PDF | 213.76KB]
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Lasco, R.D. and Villamor, G.B. 2010. Payments for Ecological Services: Experiences in Carbon and Water Payments in the Philippines. In: Roumasset, J., Burnett, K.M., Balisacan, A.M. (eds.): Sustainability Science for Watershed Landscapes. Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. pp.103-126.
Lasco, R.D., Abasolo, E. and Villamor, G.B. 2010. Payments for Carbon Sequestration in the Philippines: Lessons and Implications. Mountain Forum Bulletin, X1: 55-58. Further Information
Villamor. G.B., N. Pampolina, R. Forcadilla, N. Bugtong, D. Pulan, J. Alano, and D. Rice. 2010. Rapid Carbon Stocks Appraisal in Ikalahan Ancestral Domain, the Philippines. Further Information

2009

German, L., Villamor, G., Twine, E., Velarde, S., and B. Kidane. 2009. Environmental service and the precautionary principle: using scenarios to reconcile conservation and livelihood objectives in upper catchments. Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 28(3): 369-394. Download [PDF | 312.63KB]
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Villamor, G.B. and R.D. Lasco. 2009. Rewarding upland people for forest conservation: Experience and lessons learned from case studies in the Philippines. Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 28 (3-5): 304-321.

2008

Huettner, M., Villamor, G., Huberman, D., Ebeling, J., Lehmann, S., and E. Mannigel. 2008. How to get REDD right - Navigating the winding road towards sustainability. Download [PDF | 162.13KB]
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Lasco, R., Villamor, G., Pulhin, F., Catacutan, D., & Bertomeu, M. 2008. From principles to numbers: approaches in implementing payments for environmental services (PES) in the Philippines. In: Snelder, Denyse J.; Lasco, Rodel D. (Eds.) (eds.): Smallholder Tree Growing for Rural Development and Environmental Services: Lessons from Asia. Springer. pp.379-391. Further Information
Lasco, R.D., Pulhin, F.B., Sanchez, P.A., Villamor, G.B., and K.A. Villegas. 2008. Climate change and forest ecosystems in the Philippines: Vulnerability, Adaptation and Mitigation. Journal of Environmental Science and Management, 11(1): 14. Download [PDF | 162.06KB]
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Leimona B, van Noordwijk M, Villamor GB and Galudra G. 2008. National Policy Dialogue on Environmental Services Supply through Regulation, Voluntary Agreements and Markets. Bogor, Indonesia. World Agroforestry Centre - ICRAF, SEA Regional Office. Further Information
Leimona B, van Noordwijk M, Villamor GB, Fauzi A, Upadhyaya S and Farida. 2008. Social Mobilization and Local Awareness of Rights and Opportunities for Environmental Services Market. Bogor, Indonesia. World Agroforestry Centre - ICRAF, SEA Regional Office. Further Information
van Noordwijk M, Leimona B, Hoang MH, Villamor G, and Yatich T. 2008. Payments for Environmental Services. ETFRN News, No. 49 (Sept. Issue): 95-99pp. Download [PDF | 2.25MB]
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Villamor GB and Lasco RD. 2008. Biodiversity and Climate Change: Restoring the Connectivity for Globally Threatened Species requiring landscape level conservation. World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) and Conservation International. Download [PDF | 311.05KB]
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Villamor GB and Pindog M. 2008. Participatory Poverty and Livelihood Assessment Report, Kalahan, Nueva Vizcaya, The Philippines. Further Information
Villamor, G., van Noordwijk, M., Agra, F., & D. Catacutan. 2008. Buyers' Perspectives on Environmental Services (ES) and Commoditization as an Approach to Liberate ES Markets in the Philippines. In: Bhatnagar, M. (eds.): Environmental Service Markets. Icfai University Press. 135-164.
Villamor, Grace B., Ruth Grace Ambal, Jean-Marc Boffa, Thomas Brookes, Angelito Cereno, Oliver Coroza, Rodel D. Lasco, Goetz Schroth and Merlijn van Weerd. 2008. Setting landscape conservation targets and promoting them through compatible land use in the Philippines. Download [PDF | 663.97KB]
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2007

Breganza, E. and G. Villamor. 2007. Characterization of the Roosting Sites of the Golden Crowned Flying Fox (Acerodon jubatus) and Philippine Giant Fruit Bat (Pteropus vampyrus) and their effects on Dipterocarp forests. Journal of Tropical Biology and Conservation, No.1: pp. 98-108. Further Information
Jaranilla-Sanchez PA, Lasco RD, Villamor GB, R Gerpacio , G Nilo and Villegas KL.. 2007. A Primer on Climate Change Adaptation in the Philippines. World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF). Philippines. Further Information
Villamor GB, van Noordwijk M, Agra F and Catacutan D. 2007. Buyers’ Perspectives on Environmental Services (ES) and Commoditization as an Approach to Liberate ES Markets in the Philippines. Further Information
Villamor, G. and B. Banatao. 2007. Towards a pro-poor reward mechanism with the Bago-Kankanaey indigenous peoples in Bakun, the Philippines. Insight: Notes from the Field, No (Issue)2: pp 65-71. Further Information
Villamor, G.B. and Lasco, R.D. 2007. Water levy as financing scheme for watershed protection – a city government initiative to rehabilitate the Baticulan Watershed, Philippines. Download [PDF | 1.57MB]
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Villamor, G.B., van Noordwijk, M., Agra F. and D. Catacutan. 2007. Buyers’ perspectives on environmental services (ES) and commoditization as an approach to liberate ES markets in the Philippines. ICRAF Working Paper No. 51. Further Information

2006

Villamor, G. 2006. The rise of protected area policy in the Philippine forest policy: An analysis from the perspective of advocacy coalition framework (ACF). International Journal on Forest Policy and Economics, Vol. 9, Issue: 2: pp 162-178. Further Information
Villamor, G. 2006. A survey and study on food habits of migratory waterbirds along Naujan Lake, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines. Journal of Tropical Biology and Conservation, No. 2 (1): pp 1-8. Download [PDF | 1.96MB]
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Villamor, G. 2006. A survey and study of migratory waterbirds along Naujan Lake, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines. Journal of Tropical Biology and Conservation, No. 2 (1). Download [PDF | 1.96MB]
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Villamor, G. and R.D. Lasco. 2006. Case study 7: Ikalahan ancestral domain, the Philippines. In: Murdiyarso, D and Skutsch, M (eds.): Community forest management as carbon mitigation option: case studies. Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR). 43-50. Further Information

2004

MacKinnon, J.R. and G.B. Villamor. 2004. ASEAN’s greatest parks. ASEAN Regional Centre for Biodiversity Conservation (ARCBC). Los Banos, Philippines. Further Information
Texon, G.I. and G.B. Villamor. 2004. ASEAN Heritage Parks. ASEAN Regional Centre for Biodiversity Conservation (ARCBC). Los Banos, Philippines.

Forthcoming

Amadou, L., Villamor, G.B., and N. Kyei-Baffour. Simulating agricultural land-use adaptation decisions to climate change: an empirical agent-based modelling in northern Ghana. Agricultural Systems, .

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
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Research themes
  • Knowledge
  • Institutions
  • New Technologies
Research countries
  • China
  • Ghana
  • Indonesia
  • Philippines
  • Vietnam
  • Benin
Research projects

WP. 6.2: Agent-based modeling for integrated analysis of the Social-Ecological System at watershed scale (WASCAL)

Teaching

CCA 622 (WASCAL Graduate Program on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use): Land use dynamics and modelling, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria

WASCAL Graduate Program on Climate Change and Agriculture: Socio-ecological systems modelling, University of Cape Coast, Ghana

Erasmus Program: Land use dynamics Modeling and Netlogo Tutorials, AgroCampus, France

Additional Information:

Online game simulation tools:

grazing.bavarfaraz.net

 

 

 

Review Editor:

Frontiers in Agroecology and Land Use Systems

Reviewer:

Ecology and Society

IEEE Systems Journal

Global Environmental Change

Forest Policy and Economics

Environmental Conservation

Agricultural Systems

Ecological Economics

Journal of Environmental Management

Climatic Change

Mitigation and Adaptation of Strategies for Climate Change

Journal of Small-scale Forestry

Land use policy

Environmental Modelling & Software

Water Alternatives

Tutorship of doctoral candidates

Mr. Kapoury Sanago, WASCAL PhD Student (Mali), Universite Felix Houphouet Boigny, Republique de Cote D’Ivoire, Research Topic: Carbon dynamics of Parkland Agroforestry in Mali

 

Ms. Aleza Koudjoukalo WASCAL PhD Student (University of Lome, Togo), Research topic: Management and Dynamics of Shea Parkland Agroforestry, Benin

 

Mr. Michael Mensah, WASCAL PhD Student (University of Bonn, Germany), Research topic: Impact of gender differences and land tenure to the resilience of Vea Catchment in Northern Ghana

 

Mr. Daniel Tutu Benefoh (Ghana), Research topic: Land use dynamics in Cocao landscape mosaics in Ghana

Supervision of
ongoing doctoral theses

Master students (University of Lome, WASCAL GSP):

Mawulolo Yomo (Togo), Research topic: Role of local institutions in shaping the response of farming household to climate change and variability: a case study of bongo district, Ghana.

Elvire Goubalan (Benin), Research Topic: Science-Policy interface of Climate Change Policy in Ghana: An Advocacy Framework Coalition Approach

Supervision of
completed doctoral theses

Amadou M. Laouali (Niger), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana;

Thesis title: Simulating agricultural land-use adaptation under changing climate using multi-agent system modeling in the Upper East Region of Ghana

 

Badmos Biola WASCAL (Nigeria), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana;

Research topic: Modelling impacts and adaptation strategies of climate change on land use/cover change in Vea Catchment, Ghana

 

Ms. Afiavi Dagbeto (Benin), Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria

Research topic: Gender and land-use decision-making in response to climate variability in Dassari watershed (Materi), Benin

Additional information

ORCID: 0000-0003-1532-9004

Degrees

MSc. in Tropical Forestry and Management (with Distinction)

Institute of International Forestry and Forest Products, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

 

Thesis title: Forest Policy Change in the Philippines: An Analysis from the perspective of Advocacy Coalition Framework (ACF)

 

Research partners

World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) www.worldagroforestry.org

Research affiliation

WASCAL (www.wascal.org )

CRP 6.3 - Forest, trees and agroforests and

Gender integration in landscapes

Grace Villamor

Former Senior Researcher

Former Department:
ZEF C: Department of Ecology and Natural Resources Management