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.

Christopher Martius

Team Leader for Climate Change, Energy and Low-Carbon Development (CCE)

Christopher Martius is the Team Leader for Climate Change, Energy and Low-Carbon Development (CCE). He is a Senior Scientist in CIFOR’s Climate Change, Bioenergy and Low-Carbon Deveopment Team. Chris holds a Ph.D. in Biology (Ecology) from the University of Göttingen, Germany, and has over 25 years of leadership experience in in interdisciplinary approaches to development and climate change. Between 2013 and 2019 he supervised CIFOR’s Global Comparative Study on REDD+, a research partnership in 15 countries. From 2013 to 2021, he also coordinated the Flagship Program on climate change mitigation and adaptation in the CGIAR research program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA). Currently he coordinates the work on strategy development in the One-CG project on Low-Emission Food Systems. Chris has published 210 scientific articles on climate change, forestry, tropical ecology, soil ecology, and agriculture in scientific journals, he co-edited eight scientific books, and he co-authored over 120 policy briefs and communications to the public.