Dr Dirk Embert
Program Officer Latin America / WWF Deutschland
A specialist in the protection of habitat, especially the Amazon rainforest, Dr. rer. nat. Dirk Embert´s work focuses on the development and implementation of projects in the Amazon including Indigenous REDD +, Designation of Protection Areas and Indigenous Territories, Sustainable use of natural resources, species protection and environmental education.
After finishing his studies in the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität in Bonn, Germany, Dr. rer. nat. Embert has been specialized on Latin America, and has run various projects in the Amazon rainforest for protection and conservation of natural habitat through education and training of local population.