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Sandra Velarde



MSc. Ecological Economics (2002, U. of Edinburgh)
BSc. Forest Sciences (2000)
Diploma Agribusiness Management and Forest Engineer (2001, U. La Molina, Peru)

Contact details

PhD programme

Resources, Environment and Development (READ)

Topic title

Biofuels and Carbon Economics for Regional Self-sufficiency: Land-use change, tradeoffs and carbon offsets under different climate change scenarios


  • Reducing Emissions from All Land Uses in Peru. RELU Peru Project report Phase 1. Velarde SJ, Ugarte-Guerra J, Rugnitz Tito M, Capella JL, Sandoval M, Hyman G, Castro A, Marin JA y Barona E. 2010. ICRAF Working Paper No. 110. ASB - World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF). Lima, Peru. [English and Spanish]
  • The Conditions for Functional Mechanisms of Compensation and Reward for Environmental Services. Swallow B, B Leimona, T Yatich, SJ Velarde. 2010. _Ecology and Society. _
  • Environmental Services and the Precautionary Principle: Using Scenarios to Reconcile Conservation and Livelihood Objectives in Upper Catchments. German L, G Villamor, E Twine, S J Velarde, B Kidane. 2009. Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 28:1-24.
  • Integrative science in practice: Process perspectives from ASB, the Partnership for the Tropical Forest Margins. Tomich TP, D Timmer, SJ Velarde, JC Alegre, V Areskoug, D Cash, A Cattaneo, P Ericksen, L Joshi, J Kasyoki, C Legg, M Locatelli, D Murdiyarso, C Palm, R Porro, A Rescia Perazzo, A Salazar-Vega, M van Noordwijk, S Weise and D White, 2007. Agriculture Ecosystems and Environment, 121 (3): 269-286.
  • Valuing the impacts of climate change on protected areas in Africa. Velarde SJ, Y Malhi, D Moran, J Wright and S Hussain, 2005_. Ecological Economics_ 53 (1): 21-33.

Scholarships and fellowships

Energy Transformed Scholarship (CSIRO) for living expenses Special one-off grant for first year tuition.

Employment history

  • August 2010 - present: Crawford School, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia Tutor for Environmental Communications
    • July 2009 - May 2010: World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)/ASB-Partnership for the Tropical Forest Margins, **Resea

Mailing address

Crawford School of Public Policy
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
J.G. Crawford Building No. 132
Lennox Crossing
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 0200 Australia

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