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Dr Patrick Meyfroidt
Université catholique de Louvain (UCL)
Faculty of Sciences (SC)
Earth and Life Institute (ELI)
Georges Lemaître Centre for Earth and Climate Research (TECLIM)
Place Pasteur 3, bte L4.03.08
B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Tel: +32-10-472992
Fax: +32-10-472877
E-mail: patrick.meyfroidt@uclouvain.be

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Patrick Meyfroidt holds a PhD in geography (2009) and a degree in sociology from Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain) in Belgium.

His main research interests are:

  • Land use and forest transitions;
  • Relations between globalization, international trade and supply chains and land system changes;
  • Social-ecological feedbacks between environmental perceptions and land changes; and
  • Governance of land use frontiers and policy options for sustainable land uses and improving livelihoods and environmental services in the Tropics.

Since 2016 he is Research Associate at the F.R.S-FNRS (the Belgian Research Funds) and Professor at UCLouvain. 







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Place Louis Pasteur 3, mailbox L4.03.08,
1348, Louvain-la-Neuve