Category: People and Society

Rob Finlayson

Rob Finlayson

Robert Finlayson is the Southeast Asia program's regional communications specialist and currently interim head of communications global. In his role as regional communications specialist, as well as writing stories for the Centre's website, he devises and supervises strategies for projects and the four countries in the Southeast Asia region, including scripting and producing videos, supervising editors and translators and also assisting with resource mobilization. As interim head of communications, Rob manages communications staff in Latin America, Africa and Asia and is overseeing implementation of ICRAF's Global Communications Group restructure.

watershed, environmental services, ecosystem services, Indonesia, Sulawesi

Indonesia prepares to expand schemes that pay for environmental services

 Indonesia has been a leader in legislating for schemes that pay for environmental services such as clean and plentiful water supply. The implementing regulations that will encourage expansion are now being prepared and some important points need to...

Female farmer processing sugar palm for sugar, Batang Toru, North Sumatra

Sugar, women, wine, money, men and orangutan

By Meine van Noordwijk and Endri Martini   We need a sophisticated understanding of how socio-ecological systems interact with markets,  policies and cultural norms before we can identify potential improvements to agroforestry systems that have provided livelihoods for...