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.

Laksiri Abeysekera

Interim Country Head for Sri Lanka

Laksiri Abeysekera joined ICRAF in 1998, serving as Deputy Director General of Finance and Corporate Services. Prior to this he worked for the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) in Sri Lanka. Laksiri is presently a Senior Fellow of CIFOR-ICRAF. He has over 25 years’ experience in financial planning, management, budgeting, treasury, internal control systems and the reporting needs of development organizations and the donor community. He is a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, United Kingdom.