Ingrid Visseren-Hamakers is an assistant professor at the Forest and Nature Conservation Policy Group (FNP) at Wageningen University & Research Centre (WUR) in the Netherlands. Her research is focused on international forest, nature & biodiversity governance, with a specialization in forest policy, partnerships, certification, the relationship between tourism and conservation, international biodiversity-related conventions and REDD+.
Recent key publications include:
Visseren-Hamakers, I.J. and Pattberg, P. 2013. We can’t see the forest for the trees: The environmental impact of global forest certification is unknown. Gaia 22(1): 25-28.
Visseren-Hamakers, I.J., Gupta, A., Herold, M., Peña-Claros, M., and Vijge, M.J. 2012. Will REDD+ work? The need for interdisciplinary research to address key challenges. Current Opinion on Environmental Sustainability 4(6): 590-596.
Visseren-Hamakers, I.J., McDermott, C., Vijge, M.J. and Cashore, B. 2012. Trade-offs, co-benefits and safeguards: current debates on the breadth of REDD+. Current Opinion on Environmental Sustainability 4(6): 646-653.
Visseren-Hamakers IJ, Arts, B. and Glasbergen, P. 2011. Interaction Management by Partnerships: The Case of Biodiversity and Climate Change. Global Environmental Politics 11(4):89-107.