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Georgy Fomenko

Doctor Science in Geography, Professor, Academician of the RANS, Member of the Scientific and Technical Council of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation.
Current job
Research and Consulting Syndicate Cadaster Institute

Professor, Supervisor of Master program in Yaroslavl State Technical University   
Specialization
Sustainable economic growth, trade and integration, institutional basis of rational nature management and environmental protection, sociocultural aspects of management, indicators of sustainable development, economic assessments of natural resources and ecosystem services, environmental risks management, System of Environmental Economic Accounting.
Years of experience in the area of expertise
38 years
Main projects carried out in recent years

“Development of a methodology for building a system of economic accounts of environment”, 2018-2019, for Foundation “Bureau of Economic Analysis”, on behalf of the Ministry of Finance of Russia and Rosstat

Expert and analytical work related to the analysis of materials in the field of environmental protection for the preparation of systematic analytical materials on the state and protection of environment and environmental safety of the Russian Federation in 2017 and 2018 and forecasts of environmental changes under the influence of natural and anthropogenic factors, 2018 -2019, Ministry of Environment of Russia

Expert and analytical work related to the application of public-private partnership for state funding (co-funding) of activities aimed at eliminating the accumulated harm to the environment, 2017-2018, for the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Russia

Assessment of the economic value of biodiversity and ecosystem services in the coal mining district of the Kemerovo Region, 2017, for UNDP

Expert and analytical work in the field of determining the amount of damage caused to the environment by atmospheric air pollution, 2017, for the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Russia

Development of recommendations for assessment and management of environmental risks created by the objects of PJSC "Orsknefteorgsintez", 2017, Customer - PJSC "Orsknefteorgsintez"

Scientific research work "Scientific research in the field of application of economic stimulation mechanisms to reduce the general anthropogenic load on the environment and preparation of scientifically sound proposals for the transition of the Russian Federation to an economy aimed at increasing the efficiency of consumption of natural resources and reducing the overall anthropogenic load on the environment" 2016-2017, for the Ministry of Natural Resources of Russia

Research work "Scientific research in the field of determining the level and significance of compensation for the alleged damage to objects of flora and fauna listed in the Red Book of the Russian Federation, as well as other objects of the wildlife that do not belong to hunting and fishing facilities and their habitat , as a result of the planned economic or other activities ", 2016, the Customer is the Ministry of Natural Resources of Russia.

Research work "Development of scientifically sound proposals for the development of cognitive tourism in specially protected natural areas of federal significance", 2015, for the Ministry of Natural Resources of Russia

Research work "Development of methodological recommendations for the preparation of medium-term (5-year) management plans for state nature reserves and national parks", 2015, for the Ministry of Natural Resources of Russia.

Improvement of methodological recommendations for determining the volume of solid domestic waste and for disposal (disposal) of solid domestic waste, taking into account international recommendations ", 2015, for Rosstat

Research work "Development of the Environmental Strategy for Territory Development, Conservation of the Environment and Reproduction of Natural Resources of the Yaroslavl Region", 2014-2015, for the Department of Environmental Protection and Nature Management of the Yaroslavl Region.

Research work "Develop scientifically sound proposals to ensure the collection and formation of data on the state and use of natural resources and the environment for environmental and economic accounting in the field of activities of the Ministry of Natural Resources of Russia", 2014, for the Ministry of Natural Resources of Russia

Research work "Development of methodological recommendations for the assessment of non-cultivated biological resources related to flora and fauna at current market value", 2014, for Rosstat.

Preparation of an ecological atlas on the territory of the Yaroslavl Region, 2014, for the Department of Environmental Protection and Nature Management of the Yaroslavl Region

Research work “Develop scientific proposals and recommendations for establishing standards for biotechnical measures and the procedure for their implementation in hunting areas as the basis for increasing economic value of hunting resources of the Russian Federation”, including obtaining estimates that reflect the dependency of economic value of hunting resources in the Russian Federation from biotechnical measures (in accordance with the methodology of SNA / SEEA), 2013-2014, for Ministry of Environment of the Russia

Research work “Develop proposals for the development of legal support for economic incentives for business entities, including improving the system of standards for fees for disposal of production and consumption waste, creating and introducing low-waste and resource-saving technologies and equipment, as well as re-engaging production and consumption into economic circulation" (including the collection, compilation and analysis of data for development of indicators reflecting features of environmental protection activities, including waste management, as well as environmentally-oriented business, etc., in accordance with the international standard SEEA), 2012-2014, for Ministry of Environment of Russia.

Development of reports on the state and protection of the environment of the Yaroslavl region, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, for the Department of Environmental Protection and Nature Management of the Yaroslavl Region.

Products, tools or solutions that expert took part in developing and/or uses

Training course "Sociocultural adjustment of environmental management for sustainable development"

The program complex "Natural Capital". Version 1.0 (Certificate of registration of the program №2006612568)

The program complex "Natural capital. SPNA "(Certificate of registration of the program №2007610083)

The methodology for calculating the compensation for the supposed damage caused to flora and fauna listed in the Red Book of the Russian Federation, as well as to the rest of the wildlife that is not hunting and fishing objects and their habitat, as a result of the planned economic or other activities (project)

Concept and road map of the Ministry of Natural Resources of Russia on transition to green economy (project)

Methodics for determining the amount of damage caused to the environment by air pollution (draft)

Methodological recommendations for the preparation of medium-term (5-year) management plans for state nature reserves and national parks (draft)

Methodology for the development of educational tourism in specially protected natural areas of federal significance (draft)

Methodological recommendations on the economic evaluation of forest and hunting resources (as uncultivated biological resources) in accordance with the methodological principles of the 2008 SNA and SEEA-2012 (approved by the 11th meeting of the Scientific and Methodological Council of the Federal State Statistics Service on March 30, 2015)

Program of researches in state nature reserves and national parks (project)

Unified program of environmental monitoring in state nature reserves and national parks (project)

Methodological recommendations for the assessment of non-cultivated biological resources related to flora and fauna at current market value (draft)    

Countries the expert have worked in or for

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Kyrgyzstan

Costa Rica

Moldova

Russia

Finland

Sweden

22 years of international experience.

Languages spoken

English, Russian, German

Education
2014 г. Training program "Use of international standards in quality management of environmental protection and labor protection" (Folkuniversitet, Sweden).
2011 г. Training program "Knowledge Transfer and Technology" (University of Kassel, Germany).
2008 г. Training program "Training for trainers on compliance and application of environmental legislation" (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development).
2005 г. Тraining on the Environmental Action Program for the countries of Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia "Municipal Investment Planning" (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development).
2003 г. Doctor of Sciences in Geography 25.00.24 (economic, social, political and recreational geography), Institute of Geography of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The theme of the thesis is "Sociocultural methodology of environmental management".

2001 г. Training program "Improving the quality of corporate management in Russia" (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development).
1999-2002 гг. Institute of Geography of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Doctorate study in Economics, Social, Political and Recreational Geography.
1997 г. Training in the Teacher Training Program on Economics in the Field of Environmental Protection (Institute for Economic Development of the World Bank).
1992 г. Ph.D. in Geography, specialty 25.00.24 (economic, social, political and recreational geography), Institute of Geography of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The topic of the dissertation is "Regionalization of environmental management systems in the conditions of transition to the market".
1981-1984 гг. VNIIGim them. Kostyakov (Moscow), postgraduate studies in Economics, Planning and Organization of National Economy Management.
1975-1980 гг. Yaroslavl State Technical University, specialty "Water Management".
Мain monographs
  • Environmental institutional changes and price space. Yaroslavl, 2000.
  • Environmental Management: The Basics of Socio-Cultural Methodology. Moscow: Nauka, 2004.
  • Nature Protection Institutions in Modern Russia. Moscow: Nauka, 2010.
  • Integration of public environmental reports into the management of territories. Moscow, 2013.
  • Economic regulation in the field of environmental protection. Yaroslavl, 2013.
  • Socio-cultural dimension of the development of environmental institutions. Yaroslavl, 2014.
  • System development of research and environmental monitoring in Russian protected areas of federal significance: program documents. Yaroslavl, 2015.
  • Program-Target Territorial Management of Environmental Activities. Yaroslavl, 2015.
  • Ecological Atlas of the Yaroslavl Region. Yaroslavl, 2015.
  • Methodological recommendations on the economic evaluation of forest and hunting resources (as uncultivated biological resources) in accordance with the methodological principles of the 2008 SNA and SEEA-2012. Yaroslavl, 2016.
  • Environmental Management: A Socio-cultural Methodology. Costa Rica: Institute for Sustainable Innovation, 2017.
  • Economic Value of Natural Carital and Strategic Environmental Assessment. A Coal-Mining Region. Yaroslavl, 2018.
  • Economic Transition and Environmental Conservation: Sociocultural Aspects. Costa Rica: Institute for Sustainable Innovation, 2018. 
  • Environmental-Economic Accounting in Sustainable Resource Use. Theory and Practice. Costa Rica: Institute for Sustainable Innovation, 2019. 
Scientific articles over the past 5 years
  • Institutional factors of implementation of economic mechanisms that stimulate a reduction in the production of environmentally unfriendly products. Problemy regionalnoy ecologii. 2013. No. 6. pp. 102-112.
  • Specific features of protected areas development on a sustainable basis. Problemy regionalnoy ecologii. 2013. No. 1. pp. 124-134.
  • Past environmental damage in environmental management. Bulletin of the Yaroslavl Regional Branch of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. 2013. Vol. 7. No. 2. pp. 13-20.
  • Natural capital assessment in subjects of the Russian Federation. Formation and implementation of environmental policy at the regional level: proceedings of the VI All-Russian scientific-practical conference with international participation, October 24-25, 2013. Yaroslavl: Pastukhov Academy Publishing House, 2013. pp. 180-184.
  • Environmental risks in sustainable development and green economy. Formation and implementation of environmental policy at the regional level: Proceedings of the VI All-Russian Scientific-Practical Conference with international participation October 24-25, 2013. Yaroslavl: Pastukhov Academy Publishing House, 2013. pp. 197-202.
  • Environmental institutions: research and management of natural resources. Environmental management in the territory development of modern Russia. Moscow: Media Press, 2014. pp. 131-154.
  • Key issues of reflection of forest resources in the system of complex natural-resource and economic accounting// Statistics issues. 2014. №11, №12.
  • Problems and prospects of the development of a widely available statistical base for accounting and assessment of environmental resources. Strategic resources and conditions for sustainable development of the Russian Federation and its regions. Brief results of the implementation of the Basic Research Program of the Earth Sciences Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences No. 13 in 2012-2014 Moscow: Institute of Geography of RAS, 2014. pp. 144-154.
  • Innovative development of Russia: environmental aspects. New economy: innovative portrait of Russia. Moscow. 2014. pp. 154-159.
  • Sustainable Development Goals as the Basis for Improving Information Support in the Field of Sustainable Natural Resource Use and Environment Protection // Problems of Regional Ecology. (2015). №6, 87-96.
  • Goal-Setting in Management of Nature Protection Activity on the Steady Basis // Problems of Regional Ecology. (2015). № 4, 117-125.
  • Ecosystem Accounting as further development of the System of Integrated Natural Resource and Economic Accounting and the SNA. Voprosy statistiki. 2015. No.5. pp. 11-34.
  • Integrated risk and risks to human health in environmental management in terms of transit to the new economy (for example, the industrial zones of the city of Yaroslavl) // Problems of Regional Ecology. (2016). №1, 66-75.
  • Prevention of Teleological Conflict in Environmental Management in a Sustainable Manner // Earth Charter - a Practical Tool for Solving Fundamental Problems of Sustainable Development: Collection. International conference dedicated to the 15th anniversary of the implementation of the principles of the Earth Charter in the Republic of Tatarstan (Kazan, October 27-28, 2016). Kazan: Tatarstan Book Publishing house. (2016). 63-69.
  • Measuring Inclusive Green Growth: Specific Features and Challenges // Problems of regional ecology. (2016). №5, 131-139.
  • Methodological Problems and Specific Features of Strategic Environmental Assessment of Territory Development Plans and Programs of Regional and Local Levels // Problems of Regional Ecology. (2016). № 6, 78-90.
  • Changing the Approaches to Management of Protected Areas for the Purpose of Their Integration into Socio-Economic Development of Regions // Voprosy Geografii. (2017). № 143 Geographical Bases of the Management of Protected Areas, 171-191.
  • Arctic Russian regions: sustainable development and its measurement. Ecology and environmental management. Strategy of using natural capital for sustainable development of the Arctic and regions: proceedings of the Second All-Russian Scientific and Practical Conference with international participation, Tomsk, November 23-24, 2017. Issue 2. Tomsk: Literary Bureau, 2018. pp. 97-102.
  • Ecosystem approach in environmental management of territories and environmental conservation // Problems of Regional Ecology. (2018). №1,  50-66.
  • Risk-oriented approach to ecological safety management at oil refinery // Strategic decisions and risk management (2018). №2 (107), 102-109.
Public activity
  • Expert in UNDP Database of Russian Experts for International Development since 2018;
  • Speaker at the Section “Model of Circular Economy: Theory and Practice” at the V All-Russian Congress on Environmental Protection (2017)
  • Speaker at the Section “Achieving Sustainable Development Goals: Approaches to Engaging Stakeholders” at the Russian Investment Forum (2017)
  • Speaker at the expert workshop on the development of proposals for the transition of the Russian Federation to green economy and proposals for the draft roadmap of the Ministry of Environment of Russia (2017);
  • Member of the Russian Professors Meeting (since 2017 to present time)
  • Member of the Scientific-Technical Council of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation (since 2010 to present time)
  • Full member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences;
  • Speaker at the foresight session “Economy and nature: Where is the money?” at the IV All-Russian Congress on Environmental Protection (2013);
  • Regular participant of meetings of the UNECE Working Group on environmental reporting (since 2009 to present time)
  • National expert of the Russian Federation of “Environment for Europe” process (2011)
  • Member of the Scientific-Technical Council of the Federal Service of Supervision in the Field of Natural Resource (2006-2010)
  • Consultant of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs on environmental issues (2004-2005)
  • Member of the Working Group on the issues of scientific-technical policy and regulation of environment protection activities of the State Committee on Environment Protection of the Russian Federation (1997-2000)
  • Member of the Council for Environmental Policy of Yaroslavl oblast (1996-2000).
Public recognition:
  • Medal of the Order "For services to the Fatherland II degree" (1998)
  • Sign "Excellence in Nature Conservation" (2007)
  • Order "Labor Glory" of the All-Russian socio-economic project "Elite of the Nation" (2015)
  • Order of the "Russian Land" of the integrated rating program "All-Russian Business Rating" (2016)