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.

Erizal Sodikin

Erizal Sodikin is a Program Manager with the Center of Excellence for Peatland Conservation and Productivity Improvement (CoE-PLACE) and also an Associate Professor in the Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, Sriwijaya University, South Sumatra, Indonesia with 25 years’ experience in lecturing and research relating to weed ecology and crop production in the tropics, especially related to perennial crops. In the last five years he has been active in peatland restoration in South Sumatra through a farming and paludiculture approach. He also has research interests in producing biomass for energy production on degraded lands and peatlands. He is a Doctor of Agriculture from the University of Kassel in Germany and was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Bonn.