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Personal profile

Curriculum vitae

My research focuses mainly on human aspects of sustainable agricultural production, with current and prior work on agroecology and environmental topics including: high nature value farming, results-based payments for biodiversity and ecosytem services, agri-environmental policy, heritage landscapes (traditional rural biotopes), innovation for farmland nature management,local foods, ecosystem services.

I completed my doctoral dissertation in 2017. Post-doctoral activities include: Report series on results-based payments (2020 National Trust, UK); Grasslands, biodiversity and business report (2019 Latvian Fund for Nature), Horizon 2020 project HNV-Link (2018); Finnish inventory of demonstration farms for (2017 Horizon2020 project Plaid Peer to Peer project. I am vice-chair of Cultural Landscapes Association, Finland and represent the organistion in PerinneELO Finnish Expert Group of Semi-natural Grasslands.

My teaching experience includes supervision of final projects at bachelor and master's levels, HENVI course in food loss and food waste, and bachelor-level courses in restoration and management of cultural landscapes.

Other experience includes Millennium Ecosystem Assessment follow-up programme and other activities at United Nations Environment Programme in Kenya, approximately five years organic/biodynamic farming including as a herd manager, and farm-based field research.

External positions

Deputy member, Perinnebiotooppien päivitysinventointien ohjaus- ja arviointityöryhmä (Advisory and Steering Working Group for the National Cultural landscapes Inventory 2019-2021)

Member representing Cultural Landscapes Association, Finland, Perinnebiotooppien hoidon asiantuntijaryhmä PerinneELO

Vice Chair, Perinnemaisemayhdistys (Cultural Landscapes Association, Finland)

Fields of Science

  • 119 Other natural sciences
  • agroecology
  • cultural landscapes
  • high nature value farmland
  • agri-environment
  • farmer-oriented research

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

Publications

Grasslands of Northern Europe and the Baltic States

Dengler, J., Birge, T., Bruun, H. H., Rašomavičius, V., Rūsiņa, S. & Sickel, H., Jun 2020, Encyclopedia of the World's Biomes. Goldstein, M. & DellaSala, D. (eds.). 1. ed. Elsevier, Oxford, p. 689-702 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Grasslands, biodiversity and business

Birge, T., Dec 2019, Riga: Latvian Fund for Nature. 116 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportProfessional

Open Access

Lisää hoidettuja perinnebiotooppeja ja laadukasta elinympäristöä hyötyhyönteisille

Translated title of the contribution: More managed traditional biotope and quality habitat for beneficial insectBirge, T., Karhunen, A. & Mussaari, M., Dec 2019, In : Ketonoidanlukko. 2019, p. 7-8 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

Lisää hoidettuja perinnebiotooppeja ja laadukasta elinympäristöä hyötyhyönteisille: Varsinais-Suomen perinnemaisemayhdistyksen ehdotukset tulevalle CAP ohjelmalle.

Translated title of the contribution: More managed traditional biotopes and habitat for insects: Cultural Landscapes Association's recommendations to Finnish Ministry of Agriculture for the next CAP periodLundström, E., Birge, T., Yli-Renko, M., Karhunen, A., Mussaari, M., Söderlund, S. & Hagelberg, E., 2019, In : Ketonoidanlukko. 2019, p. 8-9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

Yhteinen maatalouspolitiikka pähkinänkuoressa

Translated title of the contribution: CAP in a nutshellBirge, T. & Karhunen, A., Dec 2019, In : Ketonoidanlukko. 2019, p. 6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

Projects

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Birge, T.

15/09/201715/04/2018

Project: Research project

Activities

Ehdotuksia ja näkemyksiä perinnebiotooppien tuesta seuraavalle rahoituskaudelle. (“Recommendations for Finland’s traditional rural biotopes for the new CAP period”)

Traci Birge (Member of organizing committee)

1 Feb 2019

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

Ecology and Society (Journal)

Traci Birge (Reviewer)

28 Jan 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

2nd seminar NCM project in supporting grasslands from RDP measures

Traci Birge (Attendee)

10 Oct 201812 Oct 2018

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