Student Profile: John R.S. Tabuti, Graduate Certificate in Forest Carbon Science, Policy, and Management

The Graduate Certificate in Forest Carbon Science, Policy, and Management equips participants with the interdisciplinary tools and conceptual background to plan, implement, manage, and evaluate forestry-based, climate change mitigation projects.

June 23, 2017

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John R.S. Tabuti, participant in the Graduate Certificate in Forest Carbon Science, Policy, and Management
John R.S. Tabuti, participant in the Graduate Certificate in Forest Carbon Science, Policy, and Management
  • Name:
    • John R.S. Tabuti
  • Current location:
    • Kampala, Uganda
  • Current position:
    • Professor, Makere University
  • Previous education:
    • PhD, Ethnobotany
  • What specific knowledge and skills did you strengthen with this program?
    • To list a few:
      • Social and human dimensions that regulate human behavior and conservation of biological resources
      • Concepts of tenure, participation, property rights
      • Financing of carbon projects and carbon economics
      • Elements of stakeholder engagement
  • How has your marketability increased as a professional?
    • I can now act as a potential consultant and educator on issues of climate change mitigation and especially REDD+. My capacity for supervising graduate social research projects has greatly improved.

Contact Forest Carbon and Climate Program Coordinator Lauren Cooper to find out more information about the Graduate Certificate in Forest Carbon Science, Policy, and Management.

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