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.

Robert Nasi

Managing Director, CIFOR-ICRAF; Director General, CIFOR; Director, Global Landscapes Forum; Managing Director, Resilient Landscapes

Robert Nasi was born in 1959 in Nice, France. He graduated as a forest engineer from the French National Forestry School and achieved a PhD in the field of ecology from the University of Paris Sud – Orsay. Since 1982, he has been living and travelling extensively in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, undertaking research activities in the fields of ecology and management of tropical forests. He joined in August 1999 and held several research and management positions in the organization (Principal Scientist, Biodiversity Programme Leader, Programme Director). In January 2014, he became the Deputy Director General for Research, and in November 2017 assumed the role of Director General of CIFOR.