Jonathan Cornelius

Jonathan Cornelius specializes in agroforestry genetic resources, counting more than 25 years of experience in research, education and research management in Latin American and the Pacific. He became regional director for ICRAF Latin America in 2012, coming from James Cook University in Australia, where he led the Agroforestry and Novel Crops Unit. He previously worked for ICRAF as country coordinator in Peru and held positions at CATIE in Costa Rica and the UK Overseas Development Administration (now DFID) in both Honduras and Costa Rica. Born in the United Kingdom, he received his PhD in forest biology and management from the University of Alberta, Canada.

Collective effort toward more sustainable forestry management in Viet Nam

Viet Nam steps up efforts to put smallholders’ forest communities at the forefront of its sustainable forest management program through UN REDD+ and partnerships with the private sector.   By Anoushka Carter and Johanna Gammelgaard In Viet Nam,...

Resolution on harnessing trees on farms for a green economy in the Philippines

  Government agencies, the private sector, NGOs and universities want a new direction for increasing trees on farms to grow a green economy and strengthen the vulnerable archipelago   It will take 206 years to restore to productivity...