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.

CIFOR-ICRAF at GLF Africa Digital Conference

CIFOR-ICRAF at GLF Africa Digital Conference

Restoring Africa’s Drylands: Accelerating Action On the Ground
2-3 Jun 2021

Symphony of Science and Practice: Bringing evidence to bear for land restoration practice and policy in Africa

This session will focus on innovative ways to capture restoration evidence and ensure it is integrated in the planning process, to inform practice and, in turn, inform policy – that is, the creation of the enabling environment.



Mieke Bourne

Programme Manager, Regreening Africa, CIFOR-ICRAF

Leigh Winowiecki

Global Research Leader: Soil and Land Health, CIFOR-ICRAF

Tor-Gunnar Vågen

Senior Scientist and head of the Spatial Data Science and Applied Learning Lab (SPACIAL), CIFOR-ICRAF

Sammy Carsan

Agroforestry Scientist

Judith Oduol

Senior Agricultural Economist

Constance Neely

Stakeholder Approach to Risk-informed and Evidence-based Decision-making (SHARED) Lead, CIFOR-ICRAF

Alex Mugayi

Project Manager
World Vision Rwanda

Bernard Crabbé

Head of the environment mainstreaming & circular economy sector at the European Commission, Directorate General for International Partnerships (INTPA)

Mamadou Coulibaly

Regreening Africa Project Manager
Oxfam Mali