Johannes Christian Haas

Programme: Mercator Fellowship on International Affairs
Year: Jahrgang 2018
Project Title: Custodians of the climate? Climate change, conservation and the participation of indigenous groups
Organization: World Wildlife Fund (WWF), GIZ Quito
During his fellowship year, Johannes Haas works on culturally inclusive solutions for climate change in the Amazon rainforest. Focusing on the intersection of development and international conservation, he gained experience with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in Ethiopia, Friedrich-Ebert Foundation in Pakistan and as a consultant with joyn-coop in Munich. Most recently, he conducted research on market-based conservation in Vietnam with the Center for International Forestry (CIFOR) and WWF. Johannes holds a MSc in Natural Resource Management and a BA in Political Science and Geography after studying at Technical University Munich, in Bremen and in Bergen, Norway.