Rob Finlayson

Robert Finlayson is the Southeast Asia program's regional communications specialist. As well as writing stories for the Centre's website, he devises and supervises strategies for projects and the countries in the Southeast Asia region, including scripting and producing videos, supervising editors and translators and also assisting with resource mobilization.

oil palm, seedlings, Sulawesi, Photo Nichola Mitakda

Indonesian agriculture isn’t as ‘green’ as planned

Indonesia’s agricultural policies aim to reduce the environmental footprint but actions are incomplete, creating a gap between aspirations and reality   Indonesia has embraced sustainable agriculture through a variety of national strategies, such as National Agenda 21, national...

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...