Dr. Nancy Gélinas is an associate professor of forest economics at the Faculté de foresterie, géographie et géomatique of Université Laval. She obtained her PhD in Forest sciences from Université Laval, with an economics specialization. Her research interests cover the range of issues related to the socio-economic aspects of forest management, such as partnership management, economic assessment of ecological services and economic analysis. On the national level, her projects focus on an understanding of the wood value chain, from forest management to wood products, and on demonstrating the economic importance of forest genomics. On the international level, her projects focus on forest communities, their relation with agroforestry practices, forest management and resources conservation, all in the REDD context.
Biography Updated on 1 March 2012