Forest Services & Forest Tending Section

Section responsibilities

  • Providing a basis for safeguarding and valorising forest services
  • Analysing chances, risks and measures for near-natural silviculture that arise from climate change
  • Promoting forest education
  • Coordinating research and knowledge transfer on forests and timber
  • Arranging for the practical application of the results from monitoring
  • Providing a technical and strategic basis for international forestry and timber policy

Section topic:

Personnel

Clémence Dirac Ramohavelo

Clémence Dirac Ramohavelo
Position:
Co-head of Section
Responsibilities:
Safeguarding and valorising forest ecosystem services (leisure and recreation), education, forestry research, urban forestry
Tel.: +41 58 469 79 28
E-Mail: clemence.dirac@bafu.admin.ch

Christoph Dürr

Christoph Dürr
Position:
Co-head of Section
Responsibilities: International forestry and timber policy, domestic implementation of international commitments, silviculture and adaptation to climate change
Tel.: +41 58 464 76 89
E-Mail: christoph.duerr@bafu.admin.ch

Pierre Alfter
Responsibilities:
Securing, evaluating and valorising forest ecosystem services (carbon sequestration, drinking water), silviculture (adaptation to climate change)
Tel.: +41 58 481 05 76
E-mail: pierre.alfter@bafu.admin.ch

Keith Anderson
Responsibilities: Global and regional forest-related negotiations, such as UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF), FAO, Forest Europe
Tel.: +41 58 464 77 93
E-mail: keith.anderson@bafu.admin.ch

Thomas Bettler
Responsibilities: Forest monitoring, Forest geodata unit
Tel.: +41 58 465 58 27
E-mail: thomas.bettler@bafu.admin.ch

Gerda Jimmy
Responsibilities: Promotion of forest-related competence: Forestry education, knowledge transfer, courses on safety at work, forests and health
Tel.: +41 58 463 38 12
E-mail: gerda.jimmy@bafu.admin.ch

Nele Rogiers
Responsibilities: Climate reporting with greenhouse gas balance of forests, certified UNFCCC reviews, support for national forest research
Tel.: +41 58 464 70 75
E-mail: nele.rogiers@bafu.admin.ch

Contact
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Contact

Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
Forest Division

Postal address:
CH-3003 Bern

Location of our offices:
Worblentalstrasse 68, 3063 Ittigen

Tel.: +41 58 469 69 11

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