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.

Noel Gurwick

Noel Gurwick is an ecosystem scientist on the Sustainable Landscapes team. He has conducted research on how streamside soils protect groundwater quality, how climate change affects grasslands, and landowner participation in wetlands permitting programs. Prior to joining USAID, he worked on protocols to reduce GHG emissions from agriculture and on sustainability indexes for growers and food retailers. Earlier, Noel served as a AAAS fellow at the Department of State supporting biofuel economies in Central America. Noel holds Ph.D. in Biogeochemistry and Environmental Change and an M.S. in Natural Resource Policy and Program Evaluation from Cornell University. He is on the editorial boards for Issues in Ecology and Ecosphere, both publications of the Ecological Society of America.