Category: Knowledge Sharing

Yessi Agustina

Yessi Agustina

Yessie Dewi Agustina is the World Agroforestry Centre’s LUWES Communications Officer, based in Bogor, Indonesia. She coordinates communications about the Land-use Planning for Low-emissions Development Strategies (LUWES) method, which is deployed in various projects, including Participatory Monitoring by Civil Society of Low-emissions Development Strategies (funded by the European Union) and Locally Appropriate Mitigation Actions in Indonesia (funded by the Danish International Development Agency).

From a desk to a Vietnamese agroforest: biography of a scientist

The guiding principle of Indonesian scientist Rachmat Mulia is to never stop learning and to try to help others. This has driven him along a professional path to become a researcher with the World Agroforestry Centre working in...

The winning combination for scaling up sustainable intensification in farming

Around the world, farmers are conservative by nature, and with very good reason. A rich farmer who makes a serious mistake risks losing his farm to the bank. A smallholder risks much worse: famine for her children. Anyone...

Farmer, Thai, tree management, Northwest Viet Nam, Mai Thanh Tu

Farmers in Viet Nam committed to developing agroforestry systems

Despite challenges, farmers in the northwest of Viet Nam are persisting with agroforestry trials to claim the long-term benefits   Spending time taking care of their young agroforestry systems is one of the challenges faced by farmers in...

Kurniatun Hairiah, Ibu Cho

ICRAF partner ranked in top ten of Indonesia’s scientists

The best scientists in the three most populous countries of the world—China, India and the USA—don’t necessarily work on agroforestry but in the fourth-most populous country—Indonesia—ICRAF is proud to have a direct relationship with the second highest-ranking scientist,...

Robert Finlayson, Mai Thanh Tu, Tran Ha My, Yessie Dewi Agustina

How a scientist furthered his communication skills

The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe Gustave Flaubert   ‘There are many ways of telling stories to many different audiences or readers’, said Robert Finlayson, regional communications specialist, at a CGIAR Research...