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.

Viridiana Alcantara-Shivapatham

Dr Viridiana Alcantara-Shivapatham is Senior Program Officer for Agriculture Innovations in the
organization Verra. She supports her team to advance Verra’s work in the agriculture sector,
specifically through the development and implementation of new agricultural methodologies and
projects for verified carbon standards, as well as by exploring opportunities to promote regenerative
agriculture within Verra’s other frameworks. Dr Alcantara-Shivapatham provides technical guidance
to Program Team colleagues and to users of Verra programs in the agriculture sector, including on
the use of emerging measurement, reporting and verification technologies and approaches.