World Agroforestry Centre
Seconded to World Wildlife Fund
Principal Scientist Climate Change
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NGO - International
CV / Bio:
Climate change scientist focused on land use climate change mitigation, adaptation and poverty reduction in the developing world. Work spans the creation of land use carbon projects, the development of landscape carbon measurement methodologies, and climate change policy at the domestic and international levels. Ph.D. in soil science and post-doctoral research on the effect of climate change on agriculture. Helped in the development of the long-term acquisition plan for the Landsat-7 satellite. Peace Corps volunteer in Ecuador working with indigenous communities on soil conservation, agroforestry and the landscape carbon resource. Currently with the World Agroforestry Centre and seconded to the World Wildlife Fund.
- Ph.D. Soil Science with an Ecology concentration - thesis on soil carbon and nitrogen dynamics.
- Modelling the effects of climate change and increased CO2 on agricultural production.
REDD+ areas of interests:
Costs of REDD
Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities
Payments for Ecosystem Services
Peat and Soil Carbon
Standards and Certification
Drivers of Deforestation
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