Yale Himalaya Initiative

environment | livelihood | culture

Robert Bailis

Assoc Prof Sch of For & Env Stu
205 Prospect St, New Haven, CT 06511-2106

Rob Bailis is an Associate Professor at F&ES with research interests in sustainability, resource use, and environmental change in the developing world. His recent research has explored the social and environmental sustainability of novel biofuel crops such as Jatropha curcas and Salicornia bigelovii in Brazil, India and Mexico. He also supervises doctoral students researching a range of related topics including climate change adaptation in forest-dependent communities India, indigenous opposition to petroleum concessions in Peru, and benefit flows in carbon offset markets.