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.

Birguy Lamizana Diallo

Dr Birguy Lamizana Diallo is a broad-based development professional with over 25 years working in the environmental services institutions. Skilled in Sustainable Development, Environmental Issues, Water Quality, Biodiversity, and Environmental Impact Assessment, she is a strong community and social services professional.  Birguy hold an Engineer degree in Water Resources Management and PhD in Freshwater Ecology. Currently, Birguy leads the Sahel Initiatives at the Global Mechanism at UNCCD based in Bonn. Prior to joining UNCCD, she was managing the Wastewater portfolio in UNEP.  Birguy has also worked with IUCN, coordinating the West Africa Regional wetlands and water resources programme; with Global Water Partnership as the regional coordinator for Africa Water Development and with the African Development Bank (AfDB) as Technical Advisor for their Water Partnership Programme Trust fund.  Dr Lamizana Diallo is a steering committee member of the CEM/IUCN in charge of Wetlands, drylands and urban ecosystems.