Dr. Jonas Hein

Function: Researcher

Specialization: Geographer

Work areas:

  • Political Ecology
  • Property relations and access to land in rural Indonesia
  • Climate and environmental justice
  • REDD+ and market-based conservation
  • International forest and climate politics

Responsibilities in education and training:

  • Person in charge of the training module „Study Design“ of DIE’s Postgraduate Training Programme (since 2016)
  • Teaching in the modules “Environment and Development” and “Rural Development” of the DIE’s Postgraduate Training Programme (since 2012)

Teaching for the University of Göttingen (Geography)

  • Ressourcenwahrnehmung, -bewertung und -management (SS 2017)
  • Kulturräumliche Regionalanalyse: Naturschutzkonflikte (WS 2016/ 2017)

Refereed Publications

Non-refereed Publications

Opinion Pieces



E-mail Jonas.Hein@remove-this.die-gdi.de
Phone +49 (0)228 94927-152
Fax +49 (0)228 94927-130

In the media

Trees alone don't make a forest
Ruth Krause (2015)
Deutsche Welle, 17 September 2015


Rescaling of access and property relations in a frontier landscape: insights from Jambi, Indonesia
Hein, Jonas / Soeryo Adiwibowo / Christoph Dittrich / Rosyani / Endriatmo Soetarto / Heiko Faust (2015)
published on The Professional Geographer DOI:10.1080/00330124.2015.1089105


Ambiguous involvement: Civil-Society Actors in Forest Carbon Offsets. The case of the Climate Community and Biodiversity Standards (CCB)

Hein, Jonas / Heiko Garrelts (2014)
in: Garrelts, Heiko/ Matthias Dietz (eds.) Routledge Handbook of the Climate Change Movement.