James Henderson

Research themes
  • Land use and food security
  • Agriculture, land use, climate change
Research projects

STRIVE project
CIFOR Bioeconomy project

Professional experience

United States Peace Corps - Caaguazu, Paraguay. Agricultural Extensionist (2010-2012)

International Center for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) - Geneva, Switzerland. Agriculture Junior Associate (2013)

Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) - Stockholm, Sweden. Research Intern (2014-2015)

4C Association/Global Coffee Platform - Bonn, Germany. Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (2015-2016)



University of Wisconsin - Madison (USA) 

BSc. Conservation Biology / International Economics and Global Policy 

Albert Ludwigs Universität Freiburg (Germany)

MSc. Environmental Governance


Land Use Change, Soybean production to consumption systems. Paraguay, Brazil


Henderson, J., J. Godar, G. Ponzoni Frey, J. Börner and T. Gardner.  2021.  The Paraguayan Chaco at a crossroads: drivers of an emerging soybean frontier.  Regional Environmental Change , 12   : 72   . (Open Access)   Further Information

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James Henderson

Junior Researcher outside BIGS-DR

Department :
ZEF B: Department of Economic and Technological Change