Mathias Gurtner

Research Scientist

Land Resources Cluster

+41 31 631 54 38
Mathias Gurtner
Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)
Universität Bern
Hallerstrasse 10
CH-3012 Bern
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Liniger, Hanspeter; Mekdaschi Studer, Rima; Providoli, Isabelle; Gurtner, Mathias (2015). Recent advances in the development and application of tools to share and use local and scientific knowledge related to sustainable land management - the WOCAT network. In: Hubert, Bernard; Broin, Melanie (eds.) UNCCD 3rd Scientific Conference. Book of Abstracts. Cancún, Mexico. 09.03.-12.03.2015.


Mekdaschi, Rima; Zähringer, Julie; Gurtner, Mathias (2014). Diagnostic and evaluation of the agricultural potentials and examples of good soil and water conservation and soil defence and restoration practices adapted to the MENA desert zones: Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Desert ecosystems and livelihoods knowledge sharing and coordination project (DELP) for the benefit of Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia Bern, Switzerland: World Overview of Conservation Approaches and Technologies (WOCAT)


Liniger, Hanspeter; Critchley, William; Gurtner, Mats; Schwilch, Gudrun; Mekdaschi Studer, Rima (eds.) (2007). Where the land is greener: Case studies and analysis of soil and water conservation initiatives worldwide. Wageningen et al.: World Overview of Conservation Approaches and Technologies (WOCAT)


Gurtner, Mats; Goitom, Zewenghel; Henok, Eyassu; Tesfaalem, Zerai; Yonas, Hadgu; Stillhardt, Brigitta; Roden, Paul (2006). Land Management in the Central Highlands of Eritrea: A Participatory Appraisal of Conservation Measures and Soils in Afdeyu and its Vicinity. SLM Eritrea Report: Vol. 6. Bern, Switzerland: Geographica Bernensia