CIFOR-ICRAF aborda retos y oportunidades locales y, al mismo tiempo, ofrece soluciones a los problemas globales relacionados con los bosques, los paisajes, las personas y el planeta.

Aportamos evidencia empírica y soluciones prácticas para transformar el uso de la tierra y la producción de alimentos: conservando y restaurando ecosistemas, respondiendo a las crisis globales del clima, la malnutrición, la pérdida de biodiversidad y la desertificación. En resumen, mejorando la vida de las personas.

CIFOR-ICRAF produce cada año más de 750 publicaciones sobre agroforestería, bosques y cambio climático, restauración de paisajes, derechos, políticas forestales y mucho más, y en varios idiomas. .

CIFOR-ICRAF aborda retos y oportunidades locales y, al mismo tiempo, ofrece soluciones a los problemas globales relacionados con los bosques, los paisajes, las personas y el planeta.

Aportamos evidencia empírica y soluciones prácticas para transformar el uso de la tierra y la producción de alimentos: conservando y restaurando ecosistemas, respondiendo a las crisis globales del clima, la malnutrición, la pérdida de biodiversidad y la desertificación. En resumen, mejorando la vida de las personas.

CIFOR–ICRAF publishes over 750 publications every year on agroforestry, forests and climate change, landscape restoration, rights, forest policy and much more – in multiple languages.

CIFOR–ICRAF addresses local challenges and opportunities while providing solutions to global problems for forests, landscapes, people and the planet.

We deliver actionable evidence and solutions to transform how land is used and how food is produced: conserving and restoring ecosystems, responding to the global climate, malnutrition, biodiversity and desertification crises. In short, improving people’s lives.

R. Ramasubramanian

After completing his doctorate in the Centre of Advanced Study in Botany, University of Madras, he joined M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation in 1996 as a scientist-mangrove biologist. As a mangrove biologist, he has carried out extensive bio-physical surveys in the Godavari and Krishna mangrove wetlands of Andhra Pradesh. He is instrumental in executing the mangrove restoration activities jointly with the stakeholders such as the local community, forest department staff and the NGOs in Andhra Pradesh and restored about 900 ha of mangroves. His books on mangrove identification manual, mangrove nursery and mangrove restoration techniques were utilized by the forest department field staff. He has trained a large number of community members, PRIs, NGOs and forest department staff on the mangrove sylviculture practices. Recently, he established a mangrove genetic garden with 25 mangrove saplings collected from East and West Coasts of India jointly with the AP Forest Department in the Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary. He is also working on halophytes and has established agronomic practices to grow halophytes in saline soils using saltwater. He is a member of the wetland management committee and REDD+Cell committee of the State of Andhra Pradesh. He has participated in several national and international training programmes/seminars and presented the work of the foundation. He has over 20 peer-review publications in journals and coauthored in 5 books and 10 chapters to his credit.