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Daphne Yin

Junior Fellow, Fall 2015

Daphne Yin is a consultant at Indufor North America, where she specializes in finance and policy at the intersection of climate change, natural resource management, and development. She has co-developed methods of natural capital and social capital valuation for common lands in India, with a focus on silvopasture.

She first developed her interest in climate change while working under Richard Sandor, the father of carbon markets, and through her work at Forest Trends, where she produced industry-wide carbon market analysis for land use and other sectors. She has also previously provided research and consulting support to UNIQUE forestry and land use GmbH, The International Small Group Tree Planting Program (TIST), the California Natural Resources Agency, and the Sierra Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Partnership on projects spanning forests and rangelands.

Daphne has a Master’s in Environmental Management (MEM) from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Prior to her Master's, Daphne received a BA in Political Science with a minor in Environmental Studies from the University of Chicago.

Research Focus: 
Managed Grazing
Specialties: sustainable land use finance and policy, environmental markets, forest governance
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