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Tennenbacherstr. 4
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Dr. Benno Pokorny

Academic senior counselor

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Tennenbacherstr. 4
79085 Freiburg im Breisgau     

 


Tel. 0761/203-3680
Fax 0761/203-3781

 

 

 

Routine tasks

 
  • Involvement in the institute administration

  • Supervision of PhD, Master and Diplom students

  • Supervision of participative studies

 

Teaching

Summer semester
  • Participatory concepts in research and development -Vertiefungsblock 622d

  • Ecosystem Management (M. Sc. FEM)  -compulsory module (2nd semester FEM/MEG)


Winter semester

  • Forest Utilisation Systems -B. Sc. minor subject "International Forestry"

  • Forest Utilisation and Rural Development  -B.Sc. minor subject "International Forestry"

  • Agro- and Farm forestry  -elective module  M.Sc. FEM

  • Rural Development (Integrated Case Study II)  -compulsory module 3rd semester M.Sc. MEG

  • Global Societal Change -compulsory module 1st semester M. Sc. MEG
  • Plantation Forestry  -elective module M.SC. FEM



Research projects

 
 

Curriculum vitae

 

 

Publications

 

2012

Godar, J., Tizado, E. J., Pokorny, B., Johnson, J. (2012): Typology and Characterization of Amazon Colonists: A Case Study Along the Transamazon Highway. Human Ecology, 40 (2): 251-267. :http://DOI: 10.1007/s10745-012-9457-8

Godar, J., Tizado, J., Pokorny, B. (2012): Who is responsible for deforestation in the Amazon? A spatially explicit analysis along the Transamazon Highway in Brazil. Forest, Ecology and Management, 267, 58-73.

Hoch, L., Pokorny. B., De Jong, W. (2012): Financial attractiveness of smallholder tree plantations in the Amazon: bridging external expectations and local realities. Agroforestry System.  DOI: 10.1007/s10457-012-9480-1 ISSN 0167-436.

Medina, G., Pokorny, B. (2012): Avaliação financeira do manejo florestal comunitário. Novos Cadernos NAEA, 14(2), 25-36.

Pokorny, B., Johnson, G., Medina, A., Hoch, L. (2012): Market-based conservation of the Amazonian forests: Revisiting win–win expectations. Geoforum 43 (3), 387-401.   doi:10.1016/j.geoforum.2010.08.002

 

2011

De Jong, W., Borner, J., Pacheco, P., Pokorny, B., Sabogal, C. (2011): Los bosques amazónicos en la encrucijada: presiones, respuestas y desafíos. In: de Jong, W. and Mery, G. (eds.) 2011. Desafíos de los bosques amazónicos y oportunidades para el manejo forestal comunitario. Finnish Forest Research Institute, IUFRO Occasional Paper No. 25, 2-30.

De Jong, W., Pokorny, B., Cornejo, C., Stoian, D. (2011): Oportunidades y desafíos para el manejo forestal comunitario: lecciones de América Tropical. In: de Jong, W. and Mery, G. (eds.) 2011. Desafíos de los bosques amazónicos y oportunidades para el manejo forestal comunitario. Finnish Forest Research Institute, IUFRO Occasional Paper No. 25, Finland. 31-55.

Herrero-Jàuregui, C., Pokorny, B., Casado, M. A. (2011):  Coming down to Earth: a critical analysis of a project for the commercialization of non-timber forest products in a community of the Eastern Amazon. Brazilian Journal of Forestry Research, 31/66,  131 – 142.

Pokorny,  B., Godar,  J., Hoch, L., Johnson, J., De Koning, J., Medina, G., Steinbrenner, R., Vos, V.,Weigelt,  J. (2011): La producción familiar como alternativa de un desarrollo sostenible para la Amazonía: Lecciones aprendidas de iniciativas de uso forestal por productores familiares en la Amazonía boliviana, brasilera, ecuatoriana y peruana. CIFOR, Bogor. 178p.             


2010

De Jong, W., Borner, J., Pacheco, P., Pokorny, B., Sabogal, C. (2010): Amazon forests at the crossroads: pressures, responses, and challenges. In.:  Mery G.; Katila, P.; Galloway, G.;  Alfaro, R.I.; Kanninen, M.;  Lobovikov, M.; Varjo, J. (eds.). Forests and society – responding to global drivers of change. IUFRO World Series, 25, 283-298.

De Jong, W., Cornejo, C., Pacheco, P., Pokorny, B., Stoian, D. (2010): Opportunities and challenges for community forestry: Lessons from tropical America. In.: Mery G.; Katila, P.; Galloway, G.;  Alfaro, R.I.; Kanninen, M.;  Lobovikov, M.; Varjo, J.; (eds.). Forests and society – responding to global drivers of change. IUFRO World Series, 25, 299-314.

Meza, V., Navarro, G. , Pokorny, B. (2010): Percepción y decisión económica de productores locales: el rol del pago por servicios ambientales para dos tipos de bosque en la región Huetar norte, Costa Rica”.  Ambientales,  40, 44-54.

Pokorny, B., Godar, J., Hoch, L., Johnson, J., De Koning, J., Medina, G., Steinbrenner, R.,Vos, V.,Weigelt, J. 2010): a produção familiar como alternativa de um desenvolvimento sustentável para a amazônia. Lições aprendidas de iniciativas de uso florestal por produtores familiares na amazônia boliviana, brasileira, equatoriana e peruana. Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, 174p.    www.cifor.cgiar.org

Pokorny, B., Hoch, L., Maturana, J. (2010): Smallholder plantations in the tropics – local people between outgrower schemes and reforestation programmes. In: Jürgen Bauhus, Peter J. van der Meer and Markku Kanninen (Edts): Ecosystem Goods and Services from Plantation Forests. London – Washington, DC; Earthscan publishing for a sustainable future, 140-170. (http://earthscan.co.uk)


Pokorny, B. Sabogal, C., de Jong, W., Pacheco, P., Porro, B., Louman, D., Stoian, D. (2010):  Challenges of community forestry in tropical
America.  Bois et Forêts des Tropiques, 303 (1), 43-66.


2009

Hoch, L., Pokorny, B.,  De Jong, W. (2009): How successful is tree growing for smallholders in the Amazon? International Forestry Review, 11(3), 299-310.

Medina, G., Pokorny, B., Campbell, B.M. (2009): Community forest management for timber extraction in the Amazon frontier. International Forestry Review, 11(3), 408-420.

Medina, G., Pokorny, B., Weigelt, J. (2009): The power of discourse: Hard lessons for traditional forest communities in the Amazon. Forest Policy and Economics, 11, 392–397.

Olegário, J. P. C., Silva, J. N. M., Pokorny, B., Sabogal, C., Zweede, J. (2009): Systems for Sustainable Forest Management. Tropical Forest Update 18(4), 9-11.

2008
De Jong, W. , Pokorny, B., Sabogal, C., Louman, B., Stoian, D. (2008): Antecedentes, realidad y oportunidades del manejo forestal comunitario en América Latina. - In: Sabogal C., De Jong, W., Pokorny, B.,  Louman, B., (ed.):  Manejo forestal comunitario en América Latina. Experiencias, lecciones aprendidas y retos para el futuro; Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, Indonesia, 35-76.

Medina, G., Pokorny, B. (2008): Avaliacao financeira do manejo florestal comuniário. Policy Brief. IBAMA/Universidad de Freiburg, 6 p.

Medina, G., Pokorny, B. (2008): O uso da floresta por comunidades amazônicas. Jornal do Brasil, Domingo.

Pokorny, B., Bauhus, J., Seebauer, M., Dai, C., Schmitt, J., Frei, H. J., Butler-Manning, D., Gärtner, S. (2008): Sustainable Forest Management in Western China: A manual for the Xiaolongshan Forest Burea. Ed.: Institute of Silviculture, Faculty of Forest and Environmental Sciences University of Freiburg, 98 p.

Pokorny, B., Johnson, B. (2008): Community forestry in the Amazon: The unsolved challenge of forests and the poor. ODI Natural Resource Perspectives, 112, 4 p.

Pokorny, B., Johnson, J., (2008): Estrategias de acompanamiento al manejo forestal comunitario. - In: Sabogal C., De Jong, W., Pokorny, B.,  Louman, B., (ed.) 2008. Manejo forestal comunitario en América Latina. Experiencias, lecciones aprendidas y retos para el futuro.  Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, Indonesia, 229 – 278.

Pokorny, B., Sabogal, C., De Jong, W., Stoian, D., Louman, B., Pacheco, P., Porro,  N. (2008): Experiencias y retos del manejo forestal comunitario en América Tropical. Recursos Naturales y Ambientales, 54, 81-98.

Sabogal, C., De Jong, W., Pokorny, B., Louman, B. (2008): Síntesis y recomendaciones. In: In: Sabogal C., De Jong, W., Pokorny, B.,  Louman, B., (ed.):  Manejo forestal comunitario en América Latina. Experiencias, lecciones aprendidas y retos para el futuro. Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, Indonesia, 279 – 294.

2007

Medina, G., Pokorny, B., Cambell, B. (2007):  Institutional restrictions faced by Amazonian communities for managing their forests.  EFTRN News 47, 50-52.

Pokorny, B., Cayres, G., Nunes, W. (2007): Community level work with C&I: Assessing limits and opportunities. In: Guijt I. (ed). Negotiated Learning: Collaborative Monitoring in Resource Management. Resources for the Future, Washington DC.

Sabogal, C., Lentini, M., Pokorny, B., Silva, J. N. M., Zweede, J., Verissimo, A. and Boscolo, M. (2007): Manejo forestal empresarial en la Amazonía brasileña. Restricciones y opportunidades para la adopción de buenas prácticas de manejo. Recursos Naturales y Ambientales, 49, 81-89

2006
Pokorny, B., Sabogal, C., Galvão, C.A., Mendoça, R., Silva, J .N. M.,  De Carvalho, J. O. P., Puerta, R. and Zweede J. (organizers) (2006): Manual de vistoria de campo para planos de manejo florestal madeireiro na Amazônia. Cooperation IBAMA/EMBRAPA, Brasilia, 105 p.

Sabogal C., Lentini,  M., Pokorny, B., Silva, J. N. M., Zweede, J., Veríssimo, A. and Boscolo, M. (2006): Manejo Florestal Empresarial na Amazônia Brasileira. Restrições e Oportunidades. Relatório Síntese. Cifor, Imazon, Embrapa e IFT, Belém, 29 p.

Silva, N. J. M., Pokorny, B., Sabogal, C., De Carvalho, J. O. P. and Zweede, J. (2006): Partnership for good forest management. A joint initiative of researchers and timber industries in the Brazilian Amazon. Tropical Forest Update, 4, 10-13.

2005
Pokorny, B.; Cayres, G., Nunes, W. (2005): Improving collaboration between outsiders and communities in the Amazon. In: Colfer C. (ed.). The Equitable Forest:  Diversity, Community and Resource Management. (229-241). Resources for the Future (RFF), Washington DC.

Pokorny, B.; Cayres, G., Nunes, W. (2005): Participatory extension as basis for the work of rural extension services in the Amazon. Agriculture and Human Values, 22, 435-450.

Pokorny B., Merry, F. (2005): Contabilidade de custos e eficiência de produção da indústria madeireira na Amazônia Brasileira. Final Report. Cifor/IPAM/EMBRAPA/BASA. 128p.

Pokorny, B., Steinbrenner, M. (2005); Collaborative Monitoring of Production and Costs of Timber Harvest Operations in the Brazilian Amazon Ecology and Society (online), 10 (1): http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/voll0/iss1/art3/

Pokorny, B., Sabogal, C., Silva, J. N. M., Bernado, P., Souza, J. and Zweede. J. (2005): Compliance with reduced-impact harvesting guidelines by timber enterprises in terra firme forests of the Brazilian Amazon International Forestry Review, 2005; 7 (1), 9-20.

Sabogal, C., Pokorny, B., Silva, N., Bernado, P., Massih, F.,Boscolo, M., Lentini, M., Sobral, L.,Verissimo, A. (2005):  Manejo florestal empresarial na Amazônia brasileira. Restrições e oportunidades para a adoção de boas práticas de manejo. Final Report. Cifor/Embrapa, Belém. 199 p.    http://www.mma.gov.br/pnf

2004
Pokorny B., C. Sabogal C., J.N.M. Silva, J. Lima and P. Bernardo. 2004. C&I para el monitoreo de operaciones forestales. Un caso en Brasil. Revista Forestal Centroamericana..abstract

 

Sabogal C., F. Carrera, V. Colán, B. Pokorny and B. Louman. 2004. Manual para la planificación y evaluación del manejo forestal operacional en bosques de la Amazonía Peruana. Proyetcto INRENA-CIFOR-FONDEBOSQUE, Lima. 279p  ..abstract

 

Pokorny B., C. Sabogal and F. Krämer (eds.). 2004. Fórum sobre florestas, gestão e desenvolvimento: opções para Amazônia. CIFOR, Belém. 188p

 

Pokorny B., C. Sabogal and F. Krämer (eds.). 2004. Forum sobre bosques, gestión y desarollo: opciones para la Amazonía. CIFOR, Belém. 192p  ..abstract

 

Hurtienne T. and B. Pokorny. 2004. Prêto e branco ou bem colorido: discrepâncias na percepção sobre florestas entre pesquisadores e agricultores familiares. IN: Pokorny B., C. Sabogal and F. Krämer (eds.). Fórum sobre florestas, gestão e desenvolvimento: opções para Amazônia. CIFOR, Belém. 62-72

 

Hurtienne T. and B. Pokorny. 2004. Blanco e negro o bien colorido: discrepancias en la percepción de los bosques por investigadores y agricultores familiares. IN: Pokorny B., C. Sabogal and F. Krämer (eds.). Forum sobre bosques, gestión y desarollo: opciones para la Amazonía. CIFOR, Belém. 63-73  ..abstract

 

Pokorny B. and H. Desmond. 2004. Networking and information management for enhancing the implementation of criteria and indicators for sustainable forest management. Discussion Paper presented at the International Conference on the Contribution of Criteria and Indicator in Cebu City. FAO, Rome

 

Pokorny B. and H. Desmond. 2004. Constitution de réseaux et gestion de l’information pour renforcer la mise en oeuvre de critères et indicateurs de gestion durable des forêts.

 

Pokorny B., Prabhu R., McDougall C. and Bauch R. 2004. Local Stakeholders’ Participation in Developing Criteria and Indicators for Sustainable Forest Management. Journal of Forestry 102 (1), 35-40  ..abstract

 

2003
Pokorny B, Cayres G. and Nunes W. 2003: Participatory analysis of heterogeneity, an approach to consolidate collaborative initiatives at community level. Forests, Trees and Livelihoods 13 (2). 161 - 175   ..abstract

Pokorny B. and Schanz H.: Empirical determination of political cultures as basis for effective coordination of forest management systems. Society and Natural Resources 16 (10). 887 – 908  ..abstract

Prabhu R., P. Abbot, D. Blay, K. Buchanan, F. Castañeda, A. Danso, M. Dudley, J.M. Kim, A. Marjokorpi, M. Nkosi, B. Pokorny, R. Prasad, H. Seppanen, H. Thiel, D. Wijewardena, P. Wright 2003. Strengthening institutional capacity and stakeholder partnerships for implementing criteria and indicators and facilitating the exchange of information between all stakeholders. Background Paper presented at the International Conference on the Contribution of Criteria and Indicator in Guatemala City. FAO, Rome.

Merry F, Amacher G.S., Pokorny B., Lima E., Scholz I., Nepstad D.C. and Zweede C.J. 2003: Some doubts about concessions in Brazil. Should Brazil shelve its proposed system of forest concessions? Tropical Forest Update 13 (3). ITTO: Yokohama. ..abstract
 

Pokorny B, Cayres G., Nunes W., Segebart D., Drude R. and Steinbrenner M. 2003: Adaptive Collaborative Management. Criteria and indicators to assess sustainability. Manejo Colaborativo Adaptativo. Criteria e indicadores para avaliar sustentabilidade. CIFOR: Bogor. 35p ..abstract

 

Pokorny B. and Adams M. 2003: Compatibilidade de conjuntos de critérios e indicadores para avaliar a sustentabilidade do manejo florestal na Amazônia Brasileira. CIFOR: Bogor. 135 p. ..abstract

 

Pokorny B., Cayres G., Nunes W., Segebart D. and Drude R. 2003: First experiences with Adaptive Co-Management in Pará, Brazilian Amazon. In: Sabogal C., Silva N. (eds.) Integrated Management of Neotropical Rain Forests by Industries and Communities. Embrapa, Belém. 258-280. ..abstract

 

Pokorny B. and Adams M. 2003: What do criteria and indicators assess? An analysis of five C&I sets relevant for forest management in the Brazilian Amazon. International Forestry Review 5 (1). 20-28.  ..abstract

Pokorny B., Sabogal C., Prabhu R. and Silva J.N.M. 2003: Introducing criteria and indicators for monitoring and auditing forest management in the Brazilian Amazon. In: Sabogal C., Silva N. (eds.) Integrated Management of Neotropical Rain Forests by Industries and Communities. Embrapa: Belém. 390-409. ..abstract

 

Merry F.D., Amacher G.S., Lima E., Nepstad D.C., Pokorny B. and Scholz I. 2003. A Risky Forest Policy in the Amazon? Science 299, 1843. (Correction published in the 18 April 2003 issue on page 431) Siehe unter 13.

 

2002
Pokorny B., Vasconcelos L. (eds.) 2002: Curuá-Una. 50 anos de pesquisa. CD-ROM. ISBN 85-7295-025-7 . FCAP: Belém. ..abstract

 

2001
Pokorny B., Sabogal C., de Camino R. 2001: Metodologías para evaluar la aplicación de criterios e indicadores para el manejo forestal en bosques tropicales de América Latina. Revista Forestal Centroamericana 36. 14-19.  ..abstract

 

2000
Pokorny B., Bauch R. 2000: Estudo aplicativo de critérios e indicadores para avaliar sustentabilidade em uma empresa florestal em Tailândia, Pará, na Amazônia brasileira. Documentos 34. Embrapa Amazônia Oriental: Belém. 117p.  ..abstract

 

Pokorny B. and Sousa R. 2000: Diagnóstico sócio-econômico da indústria madeireira Peracchi no Tailândia, Estado do Pará. Documentos 33. Embrapa Amazônia Oriental: Belém. 105p.   ..abstract

Emrich A., Pokorny B. and Sepp C. 2000. The Significance of Secondary Forest Management for Development Policy. GTZ, Eschborn. 102p

 

1998
Pokorny B. 1998. Conversion of second-growth Nothofagus Forests in Chile into managed stands. Plant Research and Development 47/48, 145-165

 

1997
Pokorny B. 1997. Stand der Sekundärwaldforschung. Forstarchiv 68, 228-237 

Pokorny B. and Brassiolo M. 1997. Aptitud del sistema tradicional de extracción de madera con bueyes para raleos selectivos en Renovales de Raulí-Roble-Coigüe en Chile central. Quebracho 5, 10-25 

Pokorny B. 1997. Zur Überführung mittelchilenischer Nothofagus-Sekundärwälder in Wirtschaftswälder. Forstarchiv 68, 109-117

 

1996
Pokorny B. 1996. Zur Überführung von mittelchilenischen Nothofagus-Renovalesbeständen in Wirtschaftswälder. PhD Thesis. Forestry Faculty, University of Freiburg, Freiburg. 199p

Hradetzky J. and Pokorny B. 1996. Zuwachsermittlung auf Grundlage von Winkelzählproben mit Probestammaufnahme. Allgemeine Forstzeitschrift 51 (15), 14-20

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