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    Curriculum Vitae

    Proposed role in the project:

    Category: Senior

    Staff of: Independent consultant mandated by NCG

    1. Family name: KRONIK

    2. First names: Jakob

    3. Date of birth: 21 May 1966

    4. Passport holder: Danish

    5. Residence: Copenhagen, Denmark

    6. Education:

    Institution [Date from - Date to] Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:

    Department of Environmental, Social and Spatial Change, Roskilde PhD. Social Science (18 months

    University From June 1995 to September 1999 ; Awarded Sept. 2001 field work with indigenous peoples)

    Department of Environment, Technology and Social Studies, Roskilde M.Sc. Socio-Technological and

    University From September 1989 to September 1993 Environmental Planning

    Department of Environment, Technology and Social Studies, Roskilde B.Sc. Socio-Technological and

    University From September 1985 to July 1988 Environmental Planning

    7. Language skills: Indicate competence on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 - excellent; 5 - basic)

    Language Reading Speaking Writing

    Danish Mother tongue

    English 1 1 1

    Spanish 1 1 1

    Portuguese 2 3 3

    French 3 3 3

    German 2 3 3

    8. Membership of professional bodies: Association of Lawyers and Economists of Denmark; Chairman of the NGO

    Forests of the World” Project Comm; member of: the Danida WG on Poverty and Environment; MS Action Aid, IWGIA 9. Other skills: Dr. Kronik has strong negotiation and communicative skills and fully computer literate within word

    processing, spreadsheets, and graphical software.

    10. Present position: Freelance Consultant, Director of F7 (, Co-owner of Sueños (,

    Associate Partner to Mannaz (

    11. Years of professional experience: 20 years

    12. Key qualifications:

    Relevant practical experience: Dr. Kronik has worked since 1991 on the analysis of climate and environmental

    change and adaptation issues, including rural development planning and monitoring, agricultural sector

    programmes and with mainstreaming of environmental concerns into national planning and policy advice,

    including Strategic Environment Assessment og the Mozambique PRSP, Country Environmental

    Assessments (in mountanious, landlocked Bolivia, and Nicaragua), Strategic Action Plans, etc.. He was

    project leader of major disaster risk reduction, rural productivity and climate change mitigation and adaptation

    projects. He is the lead author of recent high profile international policy and operational guidance on climate change

    and indigenous peoples publications and adaptation studies for the World Bank, and has focused on rural

    development livelihood strategies in 10+ countries, including gender, age and ethnic crosscutting analysis.

    He has worked with participatory planning methodologies in 200+ communities, as well as in his research.

    >20-year experience in a similar field: Dr. Kronik has 20 years of professional experience as a socio-technological

    planner with natural resources, indigenous peoples, environmental change and rural development issues in

    developing countries with bi- and multilateral organisations, governments (including the European Union), NGOs and

    CSOs. He has extensive experience in governance, institutional development, sustainable development, climate

    change, biodiversity, community based land and forest management.

    a. programme / project identification, preparation / formulation,

    b. implementation,

    c. preparation of TOR for services) and evaluation of offers (Procurement),

    e. evaluations (ex-ante, interim, ex-post etc.), monitoring of (cross-) sectoral policies / regulations, institutional building,

    training / research, awareness-raising, (incl. information / communication)

    Sustainable management, protection of natural resources or Ecosystems (forests, lakes etc.). Climate change

    vulnerability, adaptation, mitigation. Nature protection, and Bio-diversity, management of coastal areas. Water

    management inclusive planning (e.g. integrated river basin management). Environmental risks/disaster management

13. Specific experience in the region (…..):

    Country Date from - Date to

14. Professional experience

    Company & reference Date from - Location Position Description 1Date to person

    Oman, France, Mar 2012 Mannaz, Ms. Anette Bach, Associate Partner, International project leadership and management courses for Private companies, incl. Denmark, Jun 2012 course instructor CGG-Veritas, Ramboll and open courses. Mexico

    Mid-term review of Latin America Program and development of climate change focus for the Forests of the World, Dir. Honduras, entire NGO, incl. strategic partnerships, climate change financial mechanisms such as Feb 2012 Karin E. Lind. Panama, Principal Consultant existing payment for ecosystem services/Investment in environmental sustainability, Apr 2012, Nicaragua mitigation/REDD+, identify actions and measures to enhance adaptation capacity, increase +45 29 680883 local resilience. Strengthen communication & political agency in Denmark 6 internationally.

    Kenya (Lake Regional Case Studies on Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change: Traditional Knowledge Charapa Consult, Ms International Turkana & Mau and Adaptation Strategies in three eco-geographical regions of Africa. In charge of Dec. 2011 Birgitte Feiring consultant, Socio-Forest), participatory methodology, incl. climate change scenarios, gender, ethnic and livelihood Jan. 2013 economist and climate Namibia, Congo strategy dimensions of vulnerability, assets, institutional constraints and opportunities, +4530292030 change expert Brazzaville operational guidance. Charapa Consult for the World Bank.

    Socio-economic study of vulnerability, impact, governance and the mainstreaming of Tunisia and World Bank, Ms. Dorte Lead consultant, Socio-Nov. 2011 Climate change and environmental degradation issues in Syria, in particular on the rural potentially Verner, economist and climate Apr. 2012 poor men and women and their livelihoods, rights, institutions etc. Also a contribution to Egypt change expert major flagship report in collaboration with League of Arab States.

    Indigenous peoples and UN programming and planning specialist for the Mid-term International consultant NORAD Review of the “Maya Program for the full exercise of indigenous peoples rights of September, specialized in Finn Arne Moskvil Email: Guatemala”, executed through the UNDP, OHCHR, and the UNICEF for the Royal October Guatemala indigenous people, UN, Finn.Arne.Moskvil@norad.Norwegian Embassy. Field work was undertaken in communities and with indigenous 2011 and program no peoples organisations in the Guatemalan mountain regions with particular emphasis on the development. effects on gender and sustainability issues.

    Cuba: Havana,

    January Guira de INYPSA EU FWC: anne-Formulating the Climate Change Adaptation In Cuba: Environmental Bases For Local 2011 to Melena, sophie.houee Team Leader Sustainability Of Food Production Project for the EU Delegation of Cuba, the April 2011 Camaguey, Environmental Agency and the Ministry of Agriculture.

    Pinar de Rio

    September, Social Impact of Climate change and Environmental Degradation in Middle East and World Bank, Ms. Dorte Lead consultant, Socio-November North Including study of social impact of climate change to Bedouin and rural poors, Tunisia, Syria Verner, dverner anthropological and December livelihoods, rights, institutions etc. Country studies in Tunisia and Syria and contribution to climate change expert 2010 major flagship report in collaboration with League of Arab States.

    Formulating Full-Size GEF Program on “Integrated Watershed Management in Lakes

    IADB - Inter-American Apanás and Asturias, Nicaragua” to foster biodiversity conservation and climate change

    Development Bank, Team Leader mitigation in the Lakes Apanás and Asturias Watershed through: (i) the implementation of March to Gomez, Jose Ramon, Program Formulator, sustainable forest and land management (SFLM) activities that will improve income October Nicaragua, Global Environment generation of female and male lead households of rural communities; increase forest 2010 Carolina Jaramillo, Facility (GEF) Expert carbon sequestration, reduce gg emissions, and protect fragile ecosystems; and (ii) the establishment of a payment scheme for eco-system services (PES) directed to farmers

    and private owners of forested reserves.

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    Company & reference Date from - Location Position Description 1Date to person

    W. Amazon

    Peru, Brazil,


    Bolivia; Xingu Review of the Rainforest Foundation Norway (RFN) program “Rights based sustainable NORAD / Norwegian Brazil; North management of adjacent indigenous protected areas in the Amazonas”. The program Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Team Leader April to Corridor Brazil, aims to increase the capacities of indigenous peoples communities, organisations, CSOs Ms. Turid Arnegaard, Principal International June 2010 Colombia, and NGOs to cope with external pressure on natural resources, including pressure from Turid.Arnegaard@norad.nEvaluator Venezuela; climate change (drought, floods, changes of the precipitation regime and of the agricultural o, Guyana shield calendar)


    Guyana, Brazil;


    Formulating Full-Size GEF Program on Conservation and Sustainable Use of IADB - Inter-American Team Leader July to Biodiversity and Land in the Andean Vertical Ecosystems of Bolivia. Based on a Development Bank, Ms. Program Formulator, October Bolivia sustainable livelihoods approach and indigenous peoples ecosystem knowledge to Helena L.Piaggesi, Global Environment 2009 increase resilience and adapttive capacity. Natural disaster risk management tecnologies Facility Expert to mitigate climate change water pressure (floods, droughts)

    RIMISP Julio Berdegue RIMISP Latin American Centre for Rural Development: Study and report on measuring April 2009 Chile Principal researcher natural capital within rural territorial dynamics in Latin America. CIDA.

    State of the art article “Kronik Jakob and Dorte Verner 'The role of indigenous World Bank, Robin January to knowledge in crafting adaptation and mitigation strategies to climate change in Washington, DC Mearns, Main author March 2009 Latin America', in Robin Mearns and Andrew Norton, Social Dimensions of Climate Change: Equity and Vulnerability in a Warming World”.

    Formulating Full-Size GEF Program on Indigenous people knowledge, Agro-Team Leader January to UNDP/GEF, biodiversity in Colombia (Pacific Coast, Andes and Amazon), coordinated with Ministries Program Formulator, August Colombia santiago.carrizosa@undp.(Environment, Agriculture, Interior, Culture and Education), Indigenous people a.o. Global Environment 2009 org community based and regional institutions (inc. ONIC), research and development Facility Expert institutions (Tropenbos, Sinchi IIAP, Humboldt).

    November Mannaz, Ms. Anik Lærke, Evaluation of the management of project portfolio of climate change ao research projects, and Denmark Mikkelsen, Chief Evaluator project, planning model, project management capacity program and electronic project December mgmt tools. Geological Survey for Denmark and Greenland, GEUS. 2009

    Bolivia, Brazil, Specialist on social Social Impact of Climate change and Environmental Degradation in Latin America. Main Colombia, impact of climate author and Co-editor of a book presenting case studies in Caribbean (hurricanes & sea Ecuador, World Bank, Ms. Dorte change to Indigenous level rise), Amazonian (die-back, drought, precipitation periodicity), Sub Andean and high 2008-2009 Mexico, Verner, People, livelihoods, altitude Andean (glacier retreat, water imbalances, drought and precipitation Nicaragua, rights, institutions, patterns) Eco-regions with country case studies in Bolivia, Colombia, Mexico, Nicaragua Peru, gender, etc. and Peru. Washington

    Associate Partner, Public administration departments, research institutions and private company leaders and 2008- Mannaz, Ms. Anik Lærke, course instructor employees, including The Geological Survey for Denmark and Greenland, GEUS, (3-4 days Denmark Mikkelsen, project leadership and Rambøll, UNICEF, Denmark, Aarhus Business School, Denmark, the Technical and courses) management courses Environmental Department of the Municipality of Copenhagen, Denmark, and Open

Company & reference Date from - Location Position Description 1Date to person

    Project Management course for Danish companies Grontmij | Carl Bro, Senior/Chief Latin America Consulting Engineers & Consultant, Expertise Permanent staff: Responsible for Latin American Projects. Serve clients as consultant, 2001-2008 and HQ, Planners, jens.lillebaek Centre Leader (NRM), project manager and negotiate contracts and legally represent the company. Denmark Project Manager

    IADB, R. Quiroga 2007-2008 Bolivia Team Leader Country Environmental Assessment for Bolivia

    Bolivia, Technical Note on Lessons Learnt on Support to Biodiversity Management and Indigenous 2007-2008 Nicaragua, TAS, Danida, Team leader and Peoples Rights and the emerging impact of Climate Change of mountain and lowland (3man. Tanzania, henrik.tornblad@grontmij.cprincipal writer communities incl. capacity building, integrated resource management, rights among months) Bangladesh, om mountain people of fx the Chittagong Hill Tracts, the Bolivian Andes Denmark

    Malaysia/DenmDanida, jens.lillebaek Environmental Planning and Strategy Component of Environmental Sector Programme in 2006-2008 PM ark Malaysia. (Recommendation available)

    Due Diligence Social and Environmental audits, EIAs and assessments of EKF projects. Environmental Auditor Democratic Export Credit Fund. Compliance with World Bank Group and OECD standards & guidelines, including all and quality assurance. 2007 Republic of soren.hvilshoj@grontmij.cocrosscutting issues such as gender, indigenous peoples safeguards issues. *Estonia, Social impact and Congo, etc* m Latvia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, Brewery, biodiversity specialist, Republic of Congo, Colombia, England, Dubai, Panama Private Sector Commissioned report and training on key environmental, social, health and safety and Department, PRI, of the Team leader, principal labour issues in the agribusiness sector for Latin America. Pinpoint of the opportunities 2006-2007 Washington DC IADB, Envir. and Social writer and trainer of key and risks related to the lending of min. USD 250 million loans, and provision of technical Unit, /IDB E. Monter Flores staff guidelines for this endeavour.

    Resource person for World Bank, IADB, ADB- Optimizing the Use of Country Environmental Assessments in Bank Programming & this policy and case-Dec. 2006 Washington DC R. Quiroga Projects. Strengthening the harmonization and alignment effort between multilateral studies-based Development Banks. High level and technical staff. workshop

    Country Environmental Assessment. The work involved analysing the development Inter-American Team Leader and strategies of Nicaragua and the involved agencies, and proposing a portfolio for IDB 2006-2007 Nicaragua Development Bank (IDB) Poverty env. mgmt financing for the next 5 years, incl analysis used for the National Adaptation Programme mainstreaming expert of Actions (NAPA).

    Review of the Sector Programme Support for Indigenous Peoples? Rights in Bolivia. Danish Ministry of Foreign Indigenous peoples, capacity building, integrated resource management, and land tenure 2006 Bolivia Affairs, John Nielsen, Consultant issues expert, BFT, reviewing progress, developing recommendations for future setup incl. a new framework document, given recent institutional and political developments.

    QA and on-site process Strengthening of the Environmental Management of the Ministry of Environment and 2006 Guatemala IADB, manager Natural Resources of Guatemala (MARN) and institutional capacity assessment Funded by World Bank Regional Environmental and Social Assessment of the Nueva Guinea - Bluefields road, 2006 Nicaragua Socio-economist and Danish Embassy Nicaragua. Scoping phase of social and cultural analysis.

    Danida’s support to Protected Areas 2006-2010: Second Phase of the Environmental Royal Danish Embassy, Team Leader for the Sector Program in Nicaragua (PASMAll); Sustainable management of forest and the 2004-2005 Nicaragua Margrethe Holm Andersen, Component conservation and community use of ecosystem resources of protected areas and buffer Formulation Mission for zones by supporting indigenous peoples sustainable livelihoods strategies

    Company & reference Date from - Location Position Description 1Date to person

    INAFOR - NDF Team Leader, Env. Physical, Financial and Environmental Planning, Administration and Evaluation System 2004-2006 Nicaragua Monitoring Consultant (PLAN EVA), Nicaragua

    Socio-environmental and Forestry Development Program ll (POSAF ll) in Nicaragua

    Natural Disaster Preparedness, Prevention, Adaptation and Mitigation. Design and

    operationalise a system (SIMOSE) for the planning, monitoring and implementation of

    Environmental 100+ projects funded through the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and managed MARENA - Funded Monitoring Consultant by POSAF ll, including 70 co-implementers (NGOS), territorial delegations and a central through a loan from NDF, 2004-2006 Nicaragua and Project Manager planning unit. SIMOSE also covers infrastructure development to prevent natural disasters, jens.lillebaek for Carl Bro in with emphasis on providing rural farmers and communities with improved natural association with HCGE resource practices, sustainable livelihoods development, and enhanced decision

    making capacities. The SIMOSE is coordinated with the parallel assignment of

    redesigning MARENA’s decentralised Physical, Financial and Environmental Planning,

    Administration & Evaluation System (PLAN EVA) for 14 territorial delegations.

    Danida, Andreas Brogaard Socio-economic and Joint Annual Review of the Environmental Sector (PASMA) Reviewed work plans, budgets 2004 Nicaragua Buhl Institutional Advisor. and programme and stakeholder performance.

    January Danida, jens.lillebaek Egypt Supervisor & Trainer Decentralisation of the Environmental Institutions Supervision and training 2004

    March-April Danida Andreas B Buhl Institutional & Mozambique Environmental Strategic Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Plan 2003 Environment Specialist

    Funded through Danida’s Course Leader and

    2002 Denmark Advance Pledge Scheme, developer of the International Consultancy Course on Integrated Environmental Management

    DFC training course

    2001-2003 Egypt EU Gulf of Aqaba Project Gulf of Aqaba Project (EU) Environmental management report and final report

    Technical Creating Knowledge Networks for Implementing Integrated Coastal Management: A Pilot 2002 Ghana World Bank Backstopping / QA Approach in Ghana Technical backstopping and QA

    Atlantic Biological Corridor Project Planning and Monitoring Component. ICZM project 4

    subcomponents: Regional Development Planning, Community Development Planning,

    Project Manager & sustainable livelihoods development, Environmental Information and Monitoring April 2001 Nicaragua (24 Nordic Development Fund International Project System, and 6 Sectoral Studies. Special responsibility for the Community Development September work months in & Government of Coordinator, and Environmental Planning Sub-Component strengthening local, municipal and 2004 Nicaragua) Nicaragua Community regional planning capacities including the co-development and appropriation of 100

    Development Planner community plans and 20 pilot projects. Managing a team of 12 international consultants,

    and managing and training 20 national consultants and 25 technical staff covering the

    Atlantic Region of Nicaragua.

    2000 -2001 Nicaragua CDR Socio-economist Elaborating poverty profiles of farmers with respect to their NRM practices.

    November IWGIA and the multi-ethnic Institutional strengthening program for bilingual education & capacity building regarding Colombia Facilitator & fundraiser 2000 council for Araracuara natural resource management, rural territorial planning, rights etc.

    Research (see PhD publications below), major policy studies on the international Denmark, Latin Sept. 1993 Center for Development Researcher, editor, environmental management, including the World Bank, EU and also leading an America and to Jan 2000 Research (CDR), Denmark author & team leader interdisciplinary study of 11 consultants and researchers on development needs and Africa constraints within tropical forest management.

    Company & reference Date from - Location Position Description 1Date to person

    HQ in Cali,

    Colombia & Guest researcher at July 1994 CIAT, Dr. Jaqueline Andes, Amazon the Hillsides Eco-Applied basic research, policy formulation and negotiation. March 1998 Ashby, Regions & Region Programme

    Central America

    March 1995 SINCHI Bogotá, Colombian Institute for Associated expert Contribution to the national policy debate on Production & Biological Resources March 1998 Colombia Amazonian Studies

    Kenya, Jan 1994 Tanzania, Danida Junior consultant Evaluation of support to the agricultural sector in Africa April 1994 Zimbabwe

    Commission of the Advisory position on Funding strategies and financial mechanisms like the GEF. World Bank & European Union international April 1992 the GEF, environment and Washington DC development issues

    New York, UN PrepCom4, the fourth and last preparatory meeting to the United Nations Conference on March 1992 HQ and EU Commission of the Environment and Development. Responsible for negotiating texts on behalf of the Delegate April 1992 Represent-European Union European Community in particular on transfer of technology, forestry and

    ational Offices deforestation issues, global climate change and the Rio Declaration

    Octobe1991 Commission of the Bruxelles Internship Environmental guidelines, international environmental policy & funding mechanisms. March 1992 European Union

    January DINAMA, Ministry of Capacity building and government institutional reforms in collaboration with State 1991 to Quito, Ecuador Internship Energy and Mines representatives and the World Bank task officer. August 91

    15. Other relevant information: Publications and Seminars

    Selected peer reviewed publications

    ; Kronik Jakob and Dorte Verner, 2010, Indigenous Peoples and Climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean (Book of 205pp) Washington, DC - The World Bank. ; Kronik Jakob, 2010, Living Knowledge The making of Knowledge about Biodiversity among Indigenous Peoples in the Colombian Amazon (Book of 207pp),

    Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrücken.

    ; Kronik Jakob and Dorte Verner, 2009, The role of indigenous knowledge in crafting adaptation and mitigation strategies to climate change in Latin America, in Robin

    Mearns and Andrew Norton, Social Dimensions of Climate Change: Equity and Vulnerability in a Warming World. New Frontiers of Social Policy journal. Wash. World Bank. ; Kronik Jakob, 2009. Indigenous peoples cultural institutions and climate change What can we learn developing adaptation and mitigation strategies? Danish

    Journal for International Development - Danish Institute for International Development, Copenhagen. ; Kronik Jakob and David Bradford, 2009, Análisis de la Dimensión Ambiental en las Dinámicas Territoriale, RIMISP: Latin Am. Centre for Rural Development. ; Kronik Jakob, 1996, Investigating Indigenous Knowledge on Biodiversity - Some Methodological Aspects, CESPEDESIA Vol. 21 No. 67 pp 219-245, Cali, Colombia. ; Friis-Hansen E. & J. Kronik, Financial Mechanisms and Biotechnology Transfer, in: Sánchez, V. & Juma, C. Biodiplomacy

     Selected edited publications

    ; Kronik Jakob, 2003, Do Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) Take Environmental Concerns? (in Danish) p.63-77 in Possing, S. Ed. November 2003. DIIS. CPH. ; Kronik Jakob, 2001, Living Knowledge Learning Institutions and Biodiversity in the Colombian Amazon, PhD. Dissertation, Roskilde University Center. ; Kronik Jakob and Stig Jensen Ed. 1999a. Tropical Forests - Between Felling and Conservation (in Danish) Den Ny Verden Vol. 4, Center for Development Research. ; Jensen S. and Kronik J., 1999b., To See the Forest from Trees - Central Hypotheses For The Contested Forest. (in Danish) p.1-23 in Kronik, Jakob and Stig Jensen Ed. 1999.

    Den Ny Verden Vol. 4, Center for Development Research, Copenhagen.

    ; Kronik Jakob, 1999c, To Learn Is to Live - Institutionalizing Knowledge of Biological Diversity (in Danish) p.23-43 in J. Kronik and S. Jensen, Ed. 1999, Den Ny Verden Vol. 4,

    Center for Dev. Research, Copenhagen.

; Kronik Jakob et al., 1999e, Féejahisuu - Palms of the Grand Children of the Center of the World Copenhagen, CDR.

    ; Kronik Jakob and M. Kruse Kristiansen, 1994c, World Bank Environmental Policy and Actions - Before and After Rio, with Marianne. CDR Research Series, Denmark ; Kronik Jakob, 1993a, Exploring Strategic Alliances - The Indigenous Population, the World Bank and Biodiversity in Amazonas - The Case of Ecuador. M.Sc. Thesis

    ; Kronik Jakob and M. Kruse Kristiansen, 1992b, The Global Environment Facility, Financial Options and Complications after Rio, Center for Development Research Paper; Selected research papers presented for conferences and seminars

    ; 2009, The World Bank: Final review and posterior presentation for World Bank management and staff of book on the Social impact of Climate change for the Indigenous

    Peoples of Latin America. April. Study discussed also by Danish Development Minister, two World Bank Vice-Presidents a.o.

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