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Eneko Garmendia


Former BC3 researcher . Current BC3 Associate Researcher

Eneko Garmendia

Main Research Field:
Integrated assessment of complex socio-ecological systems

Was employee in BC3 from 2011-10-03 to 2013-12-31

Short CV

Eneko Garmendia Oleaga holds a PhD in in Ecological Economics and Natural Resource Management (Autonomous University of Barcelona) and is graduated in Economics (University of the Basque Country).

He has over ten years of research experience in developing and applying participatory and integrated assessment frameworks for natural resource management and the resolution of socio-ecological conflicts.

During this period he has work as a post-doc researcher at the University of Cambridge (UK) and the BC3, and as a pre-doc researcher at the Environmental Economics Unit of the University of the Basque Country. He has also visited other research centers in the University of Leeds (UK), Autonomous University of Barcelona, Sussex university (UK) and Basque Biodiversity Centre-Torre Madariaga.

He has participated in various European projects funded by the European Commission. ELME (European Life Styles and Marine Ecosystems), MCDA-RES (Development and Application of a Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis software Tool for Renewable Energy sources) and the Austrian Science Foundation: ARTEMIS “Assessment of Renewable Energy Technologies on Multiple Scales in Austria.

Other national projects include: EKO-Lurraldea (Sustainable Land Use and Planning) and BIORES, which aim is to assess the Impact of the Basque Economy on the Global Biodiversity.

His work has also succeeded in publications in international journals such as BioScience, Global Environmental Change, Ocean and Coastal Management, Fisheries Research or Ecological Economics.

Contact email: eneko.garmendia@bc3research.org

Journal Articles

  • 2022
  • Arto, I., Cazcarro, I., Garmendia, E., Ruiz, I., Sanz, M.J. 2022. A new accounting framework for assessing forest footprint of nations. Ecological Economics. 194. DOI (10.1016/j.ecolecon.2021.107337).
  • Galán, E., Garmendia, E., García, O. 2022. The contribution of the commons to the persistence of mountain grazing systems under the Common Agricultural Policy. Land Use Policy. 117. DOI (10.1016/j.landusepol.2022.106089).
  • Garmendia, E., Aldezabal, A., Galan, E., Andonegi, A., del Prado, A., Gamboa, G., Garcia, O., Pardo, G., Aldai, N., Barron, L.J.R. 2022. Mountain sheep grazing systems provide multiple ecological, socio-economic, and food quality benefits. Agronomy for Sustainable Development. 42. (3) DOI (10.1007/s13593-021-00751-7).
  • 2021
  • Andonegi, A., Garmendia, E., Aldezabal, A. 2021. Social multi-criteria evaluation for managing biodiversity conservation conflicts. Land Use Policy. 109. DOI (10.1016/j.landusepol.2021.105658).
  • Barron, L.J.R., Andonegi, A., Gamboa, G., Garmendia, E., García, O., Aldai, N., Aldezabal, A. 2021. Sustainability assessment of pasture-based dairy sheep systems: A multidisciplinary and multiscale approach. Sustainability (Switzerland). 13. (7) DOI (10.3390/su13073994).
  • 2019
  • Zafra-Calvo, N., Garmendia, E., Pascual, U., Palomo, I., Gross-Camp, N., Brockington, D., Cortes-Vazquez, J.A., Coolsaet, B., Burgess, N.D. 2019. Progress toward Equitably Managed Protected Areas in Aichi Target 11: A Global Survey. BioScience. 69. (3) 191-197-197. DOI (10.1093/biosci/biy143).
  • 2018
  • Alonso, O.G., Etxano, I., Garmendia, E. 2018. The resurgence of commons and the governance of traditional commons systems at risk: The case of Enirio-Aralar. Lurralde: Investigacion y Espacio. 41. 225-248-248.
  • Zabaleta, A., Garmendia, E., Mariel, P., Tamayo, I., Antiguedad, I. 2018. Land cover effects on hydrologic services under a precipitation gradient. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 22. (10) 5227-5241-5241. DOI (10.5194/hess-22-5227-2018).
  • 2017
  • Pascual, U., Palomo, I., Adams, W.M., Chan, K.M.A., Daw, T.M., Garmendia, E., Gómez-Baggethun, E., De Groot, R.S., Mace, G.M., Martín-López, B., Phelps, J. 2017. Off-stage ecosystem service burdens: A blind spot for global sustainability. Environmental Research Letters. 12. (7) DOI (10.1088/1748-9326/aa7392).
  • Phelps, J., Dermawan, A., Garmendia, E. 2017. Institutionalizing environmental valuation into policy: Lessons from 7 Indonesian agencies. Global Environmental Change. 43. 15-25-25. DOI (10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2017.01.004).
  • 2016
  • Garmendia, E., Apostolopoulou, E., Adams, W.M., Bormpoudakis, D. 2016. Biodiversity and Green Infrastructure in Europe: Boundary object or ecological trap?. Land Use Policy. 56. 315-319-319. DOI (10.1016/j.landusepol.2016.04.003).
  • Garmendia, E., Urkidi, L., Arto, I., Barcena, I., Bermejo, R., Hoyos, D., Lago, R. 2016. Tracing the impacts of a northern open economy on the global environment. Ecological Economics. 126. 169-181-181. DOI (10.1016/j.ecolecon.2016.02.011).
  • 2015
  • Azkarraga, L.U., Oleaga, E.G., Olaizola, I.A. 2015. The extraterritorial socio-ecological responsibility of the Basque economy. Lurralde: Investigacion y Espacio. 38. 187-212.
  • Díez, M.A., Etxano, I., Garmendia, E. 2015. Evaluating Participatory Processes in Conservation Policy and Governance: Lessons from a Natura 2000 pilot case study. Environmental Policy and Governance. 25. (2) 125-138-138. DOI (10.1002/eet.1667).
  • Etxano, I., Garmendia, E., Pascual, U., Hoyos, D., Díez, M.Á., Cadiñanos, J.A., Lozano, P.J. 2015. A participatory integrated assessment approach for Natura 2000 network sites. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy. 33. (5) 1207-1232-1232. DOI (10.1177/0263774X15612318).
  • Friess, D.A., Phelps, J., Garmendia, E., Gómez-Baggethun, E. 2015. Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) in the face of external biophysical stressors. Global Environmental Change. 30. 31-42-42. DOI (10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2014.10.013).
  • Urkidi, Leire; Garmendia, Eneko; Arto, Iñaki. 2015. Euskal Autonomia Erkidegoko ekonomiaren lurraldez kanpoko erantzukizun sozio-ekologikoa. Lurralde: Investigacion Y Espacio. 38. 187-212.
  • 2014
  • Llistar, D; Garmendia, Eneko; Urkidi, Leire; Arto, Iñaki. 2014. Responsabilidad global y extraterritorialidad en la pérdida de biodiversidad. Ecología Política. 46. 36-47.
  • Pascual, U., Phelps, J., Garmendia, E., Brown, K., Corbera, E., Martin, A., Gomez-Baggethun, E., Muradian, R. 2014. Social equity matters in payments for ecosystem services. BioScience. 64. (11) 1027-1036-1036. DOI (10.1093/biosci/biu146).
  • 2012
  • Garmendia, E., Gamboa, G. 2012. Weighting social preferences in participatory multi-criteria evaluations: A case study on sustainable natural resource management. Ecological Economics. 84. 110-120-120. DOI (10.1016/j.ecolecon.2012.09.004).
  • Garmendia, E., Mariel, P., Tamayo, I., Aizpuru, I., Zabaleta, A. 2012. Assessing the effect of alternative land uses in the provision of water resources: Evidence and policy implications from southern Europe. Land Use Policy. 29. (4) 761-770-770. DOI (10.1016/j.landusepol.2011.12.001).

Books and Specials

  • 2014
  • Urkidi, L., Garmendia,E., Mantxo,M., Musoles,L.,Arto,I.,Barcena,I., Hoyos,D., Bermerjo,R. y Lago,R. 2014 In: Urkidi, L. y Garmendia, E. In: Justicia Ambiental Global: Impactos Socio-Ambientales de la economía vasca en el Sur. Bilbao. Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea UPV/EHU. ISBN 978-84-9860-924-0.
  • 2013
  • Urkidi, L., Garmendia,E., Mantxo,M., Musoles,L.,Arto,I.,Barcena,I., Hoyos,D., Bermerjo,R. eta Lago,R. 2013 In: Urkidi, L. eta Garmendia, E. In: Euskal Zor Ekologikoa: Ondorio Sozial eta Ekologikoak Hegoaldean. Leioa. Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea UPV/EHU. 90. ISBN 978-84-9860-893-9.

Book chapters

  • 2014
  • Leire Urkidi, Eneko Garmendia, Iñaki Barcena, Rosa Lago . 2014 Educación para la Sostenibilidad con visión Sur. Reflexiones sobre la integración socio-ambiental y la comunicación transformadora . In: Celorio, G., López de Munain, A. In: Cambiar la educación para cambiar el mundo... ¡Por una acción educativa emancipadora!. Vitoria-Gasteiz. UPV-EHU and HEGOA. 302. ISBN 978-84-89916-98-2,.
  • 2013
  • Bermejo, R., Hoyos, D., Garmendia, E. 2013 Bases for the Transition Toward a Sustainable Economy. In: Ayestarán, I., Onaindia, M. In: Sustainable Development, Ecological Complexity, and Environmental Values. 1st ed. Reno (Nevada). Centre for Basque Studies. 111-126. ISBN 978-1-935709-35-0.
  • Bermejo, R., Hoyos,D. and Garmendia, E. 2013 Principles for a transition towards a sustainable economy. In: I. Ayestaran and M. Onaindia . In: Sustainable Development, Ecological Complexity and Environmental Values. Reno. Center for Basque Studies, University of Nevada. ISBN 978-1-935709-35-0.
  • Garmendia, E. and Pascual, U. 2013 A justice critique of environmental valuation for ecosystem governance. In: Sikor, T. In: Justices and Injustices of Ecosystem Services. 1st ed. London. Earthscan. ISBN 978-0-415-82540-5.

Other Publications

  • 2013
  • Pascual, U., Garmendia., Phelps, J., Ojea, E. 2013. Leveraging global climate finance for sustainable forests: Opportunities and conditions for successful foreign aid to the forestry sector. UNU-WIDER.

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