Assistant Professor, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Jelle Behagel is Assistant Professor at the Forest and Nature Conservation Policy Group (FNP) at Wageningen University, the Netherlands. His expertise is in the democratic governance of nature as well as relations between political discourse and nature conservation practices. He currently works on emerging practices of conservation, for example on Atlantic rainforest as water source protection in the Metropolitan region of São Paulo. He is also involved in projects that focus on institutional practices of REDD+ and Sustainable Forest Management, indigenous knowledge and land use practices, and the nature-society divide in agroecology and beyond.