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.

Niken Sakuntaladewi

Dr. Ir. Niken Sakuntaladewi, M.Sc is a researcher with strong experience and background in forestry. She obtained her Ph.D. from the North Carolina State University, the United States majoring in Social Forestry, M.Sc from Wageningen University, the Netherlands majoring in Social Forestry, and Bachelor degree from Gadjah Mada University majoring in agroforestry. She was stationed in Kalimantan for seven years, where she directly learned and worked on forestry and environmental issues on the ground. She is a researcher at the Center for Standardization of Disaster Resilience Instruments and Climate Change (formerly at the Center for Research and Development of Socio-Economic Policy and Climate Change). She has been a coordinator for the ACIAR program, a collaboration between the Indonesian and Australian Government titled ‘Improving Community Fire Management and Peatland Restoration in Indonesia’. She was also a coordinator for the World Bank Forest Carbon Partnership Facility for REDD+ in Indonesia. Before joining the Center, she worked with ICRAF (World Agroforestry Center), Indonesia, and European Union project in South Kalimantan and Central Kalimantan.