Johanna Wehkamp


Mercator Fellowship on International Affairs

Period of the Fellowship


Project title

REDD+ as component of a sustainable market economy


UNDP, New Economics Foundation

Short biography

Johanna Wehkamp has studied Political Sciences in Nancy (Sciences Po), Environmental Sciences in Granada (UGR) and International Affairs with a focus on Environmental Protection in Paris (Sciences Po). As a Mercator fellow, she concentrates on the potential of the financial mechanism for forest protection REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation). Her aim is to assess the feasibility of the mechanism from a public and a private perspective.