Scholar Biography

Scholar Biography

Christopher Schulz

A Multi-Stakeholder Perspective on the Value of Water in the Brazilian Cuiaba River Basin and in the Pantanal to Inform Water Goverance Across Brazil and Scotland

Study dates: 01/09/13 - 31/08/2017

Christopher Schulz is a Hydro Nation Scholar and PhD candidate in Geography at the University of Edinburgh, the James Hutton Institute (Aberdeen) and Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), Edinburgh. His work aims at identifying multiple dimensions of water values and their connection to water governance in the Brazilian Cuiabá River Basin and in the Pantanal wetland, engaging a wide variety of stakeholders from the local water sector in his research. He holds an MSc (distinction) in Environment and Development from the University of Edinburgh, as well as a B.A. in Politics and Public Administration from the University of Konstanz.

To view Christophers's latest knowledge exchange outputs please click on relevant links below:

  • Exploring Water Values and Water Governance in the Upper Paraguay River Basin, Mato Grosso, Brazil (Presentation)
  • Water Values, Water Governance, and Public Opinion on the Paraguay-Paraná Waterway, Mato Grosso, Brazil (Abstract)
  • Applying a 'Value Landscapes Approach' to Conflicts in Water Governance: The Case of the Paraguay-Paraná Waterway (Journal Paper)
  • Values and Water Governance in the Upper Paraguay River Basin, Mato Grosso (Abstract)
  • Values and water governance in the upper Paraguay River Basin, Mato Grosso, Brazil (Poster)
  • Propspects for Payments for Ecosystem Services in the Brazilian Pantanal: A Scenario Analysis (Journal Article)
  • A Multi-Stakeholder Perspective on the Value of Water in the Brazilian Cuiabá River Basin and in the Pantanal to Inform Water Governance Across Brazil and Scotland (Poster)
  • Comparing Stakeholders' Perceptions of Water Values in Mato Grosso, Brazil: The Link to Water Governance (Abstract) and (Poster)
  • "Enjoy the Beaches" Perceptions and Reality of Social Science Research (Blog Entry)
  • Doing Research on the World's Biggest Freshwater Wetland: The Brazilian Pantanal (Blog Entry)
  • Water Values and Water Governance in the Cuiaba River Basin and in the Pantanal, Brazil: Connecting Theory and Expoloratory Fieldwork (Abstract) and (Presentation)
  • The Value Base of Water Governance: A Multi-Disciplinary Perspective (Abstract)
  • Applying a 'Value Landscapes Approach' to Conflicts in Water Governance: The Case of the Paraguay-Paraná Waterway (Journal Article)