Areas of Expertise

It is our cluster’s integrated, interdisciplinary, and inter-sectoral research that allows us to contribute to resolving some of the most challenging global goals and wicked problems of the next half century.

Our cluster is comprised of experts working on:

  • Indigenous rights
  • natural resource governance
  • forests for food and nutrition security
  • alternative forest tenure and business models
  • resource conflicts;
  • violence and conservation
  • environmental finance
  • sustainable forest management (SFM)
  • forest landscape restoration (FLR)
  • ecosystem services and payments for ecosystem services (PES)
  • landscape ecology
  • illegal logging
  • corruption
  • rural livelihoods
  • zero deforestation policies
  • impact evaluation
  • biocultural design
  • politics of tropical deforestation