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.

Muhammad Askary

Muhammad Askary is a senior officer in the Directorate General of Pollution Control and Environmental Degradation, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Indonesia. He has spent 29 years of his career in the field of Environmental Protection and Management, both in policy development and technical implementation, including environmental laboratory, environmental impact assessment and strategic environmental assessment, hazardous waste management, and pollution and environmental degradation control. In the last 7 years (2015-2022), he has led his team to restore the hydrological function of more than 3,6 million hectares of degraded peatlands ecosystem in Indonesia which significantly contributed in alleviating global climate changes.