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Education/Academic qualification

Development Studies, PhD, social sciences, University of Helsinki

Silviculture, M.Sc. forestry, University of Helsinki

External positions

councellor, natural resources, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

11 Jan 201231 Jul 2015

Associate expert, World Agroforestry Ctr, World Agroforestry Centre

1 Aug 200910 Jan 2012

Fields of Science

  • 4112 Forestry
  • Forest Governance
  • Biodiversity Conservation
  • Natural resources
  • Tropical Forests
  • 512 Business and Management
  • Institutions
  • Policy analysis
  • 5203 Development Studies
  • Natural resources
  • Rural development
  • Forest policies
  • 5200 Other social sciences
  • Environmental Policy

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 2005 2019

Ecological and Social Outcomes of a New Protected Area in Tanzania

Hall, J. M., Burgess, N. D., Rantala, S. E., Vihemäki, H. M., Jambiya, G., Gereau, R. E., Makonda, F., Njilima, F., Sumbi, P. & Kijazi, A., 2014, In : Conservation Biology. 28, 6, p. 1512-1521 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Sustainable agricultural intensification: the role of cardamom agroforestry in the East Usambaras, Tanzania

Bullock, R. M., Mithöfer, D. & Vihemäki, H. M., 2014, In : International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability. 12, 2, p. 109 129 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Projects 2016 2020

Activities 2007 2019

Kestävä puurakentaminen kaupungeissa

Heini Vihemäki (Speaker)
24 Jan 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Tulevaisuuden teollinen puurakentaminen

Heini Vihemäki (Member of organizing committee), Ritva Marketta Toivonen (Speaker: Chair), Anne Toppinen (Speaker: Presenter), Anna Lilja (Member of organizing committee)
13 Feb 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Social innovations in construction & housing as a means to support of urban sustainability transitions

Heini Vihemäki (Speaker), Anne Toppinen (Speaker), Pasi Mäenpää (Speaker)
9 May 201910 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Wood Construction in Chile

Heini Vihemäki (Speaker: Presenter), Anna Lilja (Speaker: Presenter)
3 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

Agency of intermediaries in the push for policy transition towards increased use of wood in urban construction.

Heini Vihemäki (Speaker)
11 Apr 201912 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation