Jürgen Pretzsch

Prof. Dr. rer. na. Jürgen Pretzsch © Pretzsch
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Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Jürgen Pretzsch

Professur für Tropische Forstwirtschaft

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Professur für Tropische Forstwirtschaft

Professur für Tropische Forstwirtschaft

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Besucheradresse:

Cotta Bau, Zimmer 2.24 Pienner Straße 7

01737 Tharandt

Academic and research experience
 

  • Since 1993 Full Professor in Tropical forestry, Technische Universität Dresden in Tharandt, dealing with lecturing and research in the socio-economics and policy of tropical forestry. 2002-2009 Vice Dean of the Faculty of Forest-, Geo- and Hydrosciences.

  • Establishment and headship of the international MSc course Tropical Forestry and Management with participants of many tropical coun­tries (since 1994).

  • Field experiences, international research co-operation (mainly on the base of PhD studies) and university lecturing in Latin America (Brazil, Paraguay, Venezuela, Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala, Chile, Bolivia), Africa (Ivory Coast, Madagascar, South Africa, Ethiopia, Sudan), and Asia (Thailand, Laos, Myanmar, India, Vietnam, China).

  • Assistant professor at the Institute of Forest Management and Eco­nomics in Freiburg; establishment of a teaching and research unit on Socio-Economics of Forestry in the Tropics; field research in Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Paraguay (1990 – 1992)

  • Specialisation in the field of development policy and international forest policy, socio-economics of forestry, application of FSA/FSR on forestry systems, forest extension, social forestry and joint forest management

Memberships and tasks

Dept. Head and Vice Dean Forestry; Faculty Council of TUD, 2002-2009
Member of ATSAF, 1992
Board of the BFH Hamburg, 2000-2008
Member of the Curriculum Committee of the International Postgraduate Program on Environmental Management for Developing and Emerging Countries (UNEP, UNESCO, BMU), 1995
Chairman of the Association of Development Oriented Academic Post-Graduate Courses in Germany, 2009

Ausgewählte Publikationen

Pretzsch, J.; Darr, D.; Uibrig, H.; Auch, E. (2014): Forests and Rural Development. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

Domke, M.; Pretzsch, J. (Hg.) (2014): Scientific Cooperation Network on Climate Change Adaptation. DAAD Program "Welcome to Africa"; Proceedings of the Summer-School Workshop 2013. Institut für Internationale Forst- und Holzwirtschaft. Tharandt: Technische Universität Dresden Faculty of Environment Sciences Institute of International Forestry and Forest Products Professorship for Tropical Forestry.

Lindner, A.; Pretzsch, J. (Hg.) (2013): Understanding adaptation and mitigation strategies of Andean people. International Network on Climate Change; Project Results & Rroceedings of Summer-School 2012. Institut für Internationale Forst- und Holzwirtschaft. Tharandt: Technische Universität Dresden Faculty of Environment Sciences Institute of International Forestry and Forest Products Professorship for Tropical Forestry.

Abtew, A. A., Pretzsch, J., Mohmoud, T. E. and Adam, Y. O. (2012): Commodity Chain Analysis of Frankincense in Dry Woodlands of Nuba Mountains, South Kordofan State, Sudan. Small-scale Forestry. Doi: 10.1007/s11842-011-9189-4.

Adam, Y. O. Pretzsch, J. (2011): Contribution of local trade in ziziphus spina-christi L. fruits to rural household’s economy in Rashad locality, Sudan. In: Forestry Ideas, 2010, vol. 16 No. 1 (39): 19-27

Adam, Y. O. Pretzsch, J., Daldoum, M. A. D. and Abtew, A. A. (submitted) (2011): Political Ecology of Conflicts over Natural resources in Sudan. Journal of Political Geography. Publisher: Elsevier.

Pretzsch, J.; Pohris, H. (2011): Perspektiven der tropenforstlichen Ausbildung und Forschung an der Technischen Universität Dresden. In: Bonn, St.; Erler, J.; Herzog, S. (Hrsg.): Tharandt 2011-200 Jahre Ideen für die Zukunft. Selbstverlag der Fachrichtung Forstwissenschaften der TU Dresden, Tharandt

Skodawessely, C., Pretzsch, J.; Bemmann, A. (2010): Beratungshandbuch zu Kurzumtriebsplantagen: Entscheidungsgrundlagen zur Etablierung von Kurzumtriebsplantagen in Deutschland. Eigenverlag TU Dresden

Wang, Y.; Pretzsch, J.; Li, Z. (2010): (Forthcoming) Social impact assessment in forestry field: Case studies of the Natural Forestry Protection Program impacting on local communities and households in Western China. Paper has been accepted by Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management, and is currently under revision. Print ISSN: 1464-3332, online ISSN: 1757-5605.

Wang, Y.; Pretzsch, J.; Li, Z. (2010): (Forthcoming) Conflicts and interrelations between the local traditional use rights to forests by local households and governmental forest project in China. Paper has been accepted by Journal of Forest Policy and Economics, and is currently under revision. ISSN: 13899341.

Abtew, A. A., Pretzsch, J., Mohmoud, T. E. and Adam, Y. O. (2010): Population Structure, Density and Natural regeneration of Boswellia papyrifera (Del.) Hochst in Dry Woodlands of Nuba Mountains, South Kordofan State. Journal of Agriculture and Forestry, 54(1-4): 40-50.

Skodawessely, C.; Pretzsch, J. (2009): Akzeptanz des Energieholzanbaus bei Landwirten. S. 217 – 226, in: Reeg et al (Hrsg.): Anbau und Nutzung von Bäumen auf landwirtschaftlichen Flächen. Weinheim (reviewed)

Darr B.;  Pretzsch J. (Hrsg.) (2009): Development of innovative teaching modules for higher education in tropical forestry in Ethiopia, Germany, Kenya and Sudan, Tharandt

Pretzsch, J. (2009): Forest Organisations in Change: Examples from the Tropics and Subtropics. In: Spathelf, P. (ed.): Sustainable Forest Management in a Changing World: A European Perspective. Springer, Berlin. p.

Pretzsch, J.; Skodawessely, C. (2009): Sozio-ökonomische und ethische Aspekte der Kurzumtriebswirtschaft. In: Bemmann, A.; Knust, C. (Hrsg.): AGROWOOD – Kurzumtriebsplantagen in Deutschland und europäische Perspektiven. Weißensee Verlag. Berlin

Darr , B.;  Pretzsch J. (2008): Influence of culture on forest perception and use among the Okiek in Kenya. Poster presentation. Tropentag 7.-9.10.2008, Hohenheim

Skodawessely, C.;  Pretzsch, J. (2008): Beratungsinstrumentarium zur Etablierung von Kurzumtriebsplantagen. Cottbuser Schriften zur Ökosystemgenese und Landschaftsentwicklung, Band 6, Großräschen: 1-14.

Bemmann, A.;  Pretzsch, J.; Schulte, A. (2008):  Baumplantagen weltweit – eine Übersicht, Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Forstwesen 6(2008): 124-132 (reviewed)

Skodawessely, C.;  Glaser, T.;  Pretzsch, J.;  Schmidt, P. A. (2008): Einstellungen von Landwirten und Naturschutzverbänden zu Kurzumtriebsplantagen,  Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Forstwesen 6 (2008): 158-164a (reviewed)

Weber, N.; Pretzsch, J. (2008): Zwischen Nord und Süd, heute und morgen: Welche Beiträge leistet das internationale Waldregime zum Abbau von Ungleichheiten? S. 91 – 96, in Wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift der TU Dresden 57, Heft 3 – 4

Darr, D.; Pretzsch, J. (2008): Mechanisms of Innovation Diffusion Under Information Abundance and Information Scarcity – On the Contribution of Social networks in Group Vs. Individual Extension Approaches in Semi-Arid Kenya. Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, Vol. 14, No. 3, 231 – 248 (reviewed)

Wang, Y.; Pretzsch, J. (2008): Assessing the social impacts of the China’s ecological oriented forestry policy on local forest-dependent communities in Mountainous Regions: Comparative analysis of Case Studies in Western China. Paper presented to and published in the Annual International Conference on Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture and Natural Resource Management for Sustainability (Tropentag 2008) with subject of “Natural Resources Management in a Changing World”. Stuttgart (Hohenheim)/Germany 7-9 October 2008.

Taubert, B.;  Pretzsch J. (2007):  Cultural influence of forest perception and forest use among the Tiriki Community in West Kenya. Oral presentation. Tropentag 9.-11.10.2007, Witzenhausen

Darr, D.; Pretzsch, J. (2007): The influence of structural and functional network properties on the spread of agroforestry innovations within farmers’ groups – Evidence from Eastern Africa. Paper presented to the International SUNBELT Social Network Conference, May 1-6, 2007, Corfu/Greece.

Pretzsch, J. (2006): Methodological Aspects of Tropical Forest management Research. Contribution to the World Forest Congress, 9 p., http://www.fao.org/DOCREP/Article/WFC/XII/0791-C4.HTM

Darr, D.; Pretzsch, J. (2006): Participatory, Farmer-to-farmer and other contemporary extension approaches in Eastern Africa – Are there any lessons for forestry extension in Europe? Paper presented to the international conference Forest-X-Change, October 25th -27th, 2006, Freiburg/Br.

Darr, D.; Pretzsch, J. (2006): The Spread of Innovations Within Formal and Informal Farmers Groups: Evidence from Rural Communities of Semi-arid Eastern Africa. Paper presented to the Deutscher Tropentag, October 11th -13th, 2006, University of Bonn.

Frattini, M.; Uibrig, H.; dos Santos, W.; Pretzsch , J. (2006):  Dauerhafte Naturwaldbewirtschaftung in Amazonien: Perspektive für Holz verarbeitende Unternehmen?  Institut für Internationale Forst- und Holzwirtschaft, 251 p. Schriftenreihe des Instituts für Internationale Forst- und Holzwirtschaft, Tharandt

Taubert, B.;  Pretzsch J. (2006): Cultural aspects of stakeholder attitudes and acting - the case of forest management in Kenya. Poster presentation. Tropentag 11.-13.10.2006, Bonn

Tuan, D. A. ; Pretzsch, J.; Uibrig, H. (2005): Governance structures for managing community forests in Vietnam - an introduction and case study of Hoa Binh province. 
Pretzsch, J. (2005): Forestry production systems in change: Myth and Realities, in: Tielkes, E.; Hülsebuch, C.; Häuser, I.; Deininger, A.; Becker Klaus (ed.) Tropentag 2005, Book of Abstracts, MDD Media Digitaldruck, Stuttgart

Pretzsch, J. (2005):  Forest Related Rural Livelihood Strategies in National and Global Development. Forests, Trees and Livelihoods, pages 115 - 127. Academic Publishers (reviewed)

Wang, Y.; Pretzsch, J. (2005): How much environmental costs the farmers bear? – Socioeconomic analysis of the Natural Forest Protection Program and its influences on local households in Xiaolongshan State-owned forest area in China. Paper presented to the Sino-German Forestry dialogue on Sustainable Forestry. Beijing 25-27 October 2005.

Pretzsch, J.; Uibrig, H.; Frattini, M.; Santos, W. N. M. dos; Sousa, R. J. (2004) Vergleichende Analyse von Waldnutzungssystemen in Amazonien – Waldnutzende Haushalte, konventionelle Holzbetriebe und zertifizierte Holzunternehmen. GTZ-Tropenökologisches Begleitprogramm, Eschborn.

Pretzsch, J. (2004) Forest related rural livelihood strategies in national and global development. Forests, trees and livelihoods, Great Britain, Vol. 15, pp. 115-117

Pretzsch, J.; Elsasser, P. (2004) A socio-political dialogue to promote sustainable forest management. Forests and forestry products. Brussels, COST Action E19, pp 113-126

Pretzsch, J. (2003) Cultural approaches to forestry: Germany and Europe. Contribution to the Conference “The nature and culture of forests: Implications of diversity for sustainability, trade and certification” from 10.-13.5.2001 in Vancouver/Canada, Institute for European Studies, University of British Columbia

Pretzsch, J.; Hofmann, F.; Liss, B. (2001) Analyse und Bewertung: Der gesellschaftspolitische Dialog zur Erarbeitung eines nationalen Waldprogramms auf Bundesebene. AFZ/Der Wald 6, 287-290

Pretzsch, J.; Uibrig, H.; Frattini, M.; Sousa, R. de J.; Santos, W. N. M. dos; Thümmler, C.; Kretzschmer, M.; Geringer, U. (2001) Constraints and opportunities for the management of tropical rainforest in the Amazon. Wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift der TU Dresden

Pretzsch, J. (2000) Forestry between participation and state management. Case studies from Mexico, Guatemala, India. Pleading for a change in paradigms. Proceedings Forum Forests and Society, 26-28. Nov. 1999, NNA Reports, Vol. 12, Special Issue 5

Pretzsch, J.; Aicher, C. (1999) Rahmenbedingungen von Waldschutz und Waldbewirtschaftung in den Tropen: Einflüsse und Rückkopplungen anderer Politikfelder. Eschborn/Tharandt

Pretzsch, J.; Brandl, H. (1998) Country Report Germany. In: Koch; Rasmussen Eds. Forestry in the context of rural development. Final report of COST Action E 3. Horsholm, Denmark

Pretzsch, J. (1998) Chances and limits of tropical forest management from socio-economic view: Status and perspectives. In: Plant research and development, Vol. 47/48, p. 88-97

Pretzsch, J. (1997) Möglichkeiten und Grenzen der Bewirtschaftung von Tropenwald aus sozio-ökonomischer Sicht: Status quo und Perspektiven. In: Forstarchiv No. 68, p. 223-228

Pretzsch, J.; Uibrig, H.; Mies, E. (1996) Förderung der Forstwirtschaft in Laos. In: AFZ/Der Wald, 6

Pretzsch, J.; Herkendell, J. (1995) Die Wälder der Erde. Bestandsaufnahme und Perspektiven. Beck’sche Reihe No. 1127, München

Pretzsch, J.; Butter, M. (2001) Modelos de gestión forestal – base para la planificación forestal. In: Informe para la Conferencia de Participación en Coyhaique desde 28.03.2001 hasta 30.03.2001. Gobierno regional de Aysén/Chile y la Universidad Técnica de Berlin, Coyhaique

Pretzsch, J.; Tuan, Nguyen van (2000) Curriculum on forestry policy for Vietnam Forestry University. Xuan Mai/Tharandt

Pretzsch, J.; Uibrig, H. (1999) Vietnam Forestry University & National University of Laos. Curriculum development Forest Policy and Social Forestry. Report for the DSE, Tharandt


 

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