The Chair is experienced in policy consultancy at the regional, national and international level. Examples include:
- Development of the software-based decisions support DSS-Ecopay to design effective and cost-effective agri-environment schemes jointly with responsible authorities in Saxony and Brandenburg ( DSS-Ecopay)
- Frank Wätzold is a member of the scientific advisory board "Biodiversity and genetic resources" at the German Ministry of Food and Agriculture ( advisory board "Biodiversity and genetic resources")
- Consultancy work for the OECD in the field of the policy instrument of "offsetting/biobanking"
- Contribution by Frank Wätzold to the global TEEB-Report "TEEB in Local and Regional Policy" as a chapter co-author ( TEEB in Local and Regional Policy)