Elizabeth Kahurani

Elizabeth Kahurani is a Communications Specialist with the Landscapes Theme at ICRAF. She has ten years of communication experience and strong communications background. In addition to science writing, she leads research teams to develop and execute effective communications strategies and plans. She has worked on health, population, environment, climate change research and development programs at national, regional and international level. She holds a BA in Language and Literary Studies where she majored in Media Communication, and an MA in International Relations.

Opinion: Here’s how agroforestry can help the world reach climate goals

Emerging evidence indicates that, at roughly 1 billion hectares of land coverage worldwide, agroforestry offers a tremendous opportunity to store carbon — up to 34.2 petagrams of carbon — the equivalent of holding 20 years of emissions from deforestation in agroforestry systems worldwide.