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.

Anirban Akhand

Dr. Anirban Akhand is a Visiting Researcher in Coastal and Estuarine Environment Research Group, Port and Airport Research Institute, Japan. His research interests are carbonate chemistry and carbon cycle (inorganic and organic) in the estuaries and coasts, the air–water flux of the greenhouse gasses in the marine and freshwater systems, and blue carbon (mangrove, seagrass, salt marshes, macrophytes) and coral ecosystem dynamics concerning climate change. He is also interested in phytoplankton ecology, aquatic pollution, colored dissolved organic matter (CDOM), broadly marine biology, and biogeochemistry.

He obtained his Ph.D. degree from the faculty of Science, Jadavpur University in 2014 and completed his postdoctoral research in the same school. For his postdoctoral research, he joined Port and Airport Research Institute, Japan, started from May 2016 to March 2021.

Dr. Akhand has more than forty research publications, participated and delivered presentations in the national and international seminars and conferences.