Elke Verhaeghe

Elke VerhaegheElke Verhaeghe is a doctoral research fellow with the Flanders Research Foundation (FWO), affiliated with Ghent University and the United Nations University on Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS). She researches the European Union’s actions against global deforestation, with a specific focus on the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Voluntary Partnership Agreements (VPAs). Geographical areas of interest are Vietnam and Honduras.

Research interests

environmental justice, political ecology, environmental participation, discourse


  • Thematic Specialisation in EU Politics – Forest Politics in the EU (previous)


Work address : Korte Meer 1, 9000 Ghent
Mailing address : Universiteitstraat 8, 9000 Ghent
Telephone : +32 9 264 69 50
E-mail : etiverha.verhaeghe@ugent.be