Task Force on Biodiversity

The task force on biodiversity aims to conduct research and provide technical guidance to country officials and private sector partners on how to restore degraded land to boost biodiversity.

Research activities
The task force on biodiversity seeks to research and coordinate activities by addressing the following questions:

  • How can restoration improve biodiversity?
  • Which seed production and supply systems help create biodiverse restoration outcomes at scale?

Active Members

  • Alexandre Ferrazoli Camargo (Funbio)
  • Andres Anchondo (American Bird Conservancy)
  • Becky Stewart (Instituto Humboldt)
  • Marcela Piñones (CONAF)
  • Mike Par (American Bird Conservancy)
  • Amy Upgren (American Bird Conservancy)
  • Celia Harvey (International Consultant)
  • Amanda Rodewald (Cornell University)
  • Christian Mata Bonilla (Fucore)
  • Evert Thomas (Biodiversity International) 
  • Fabiola Lopez Barrera (Instituto de Ecologia A.C.)
  • John Mario Rodriguez (Bosque Modelo Risaralda)
  • Jose M Rey Benayas (FIRE)
  • Katerine Mena Rodríguez (Fucore)
  • Lucrecia Masaya (United States Forest Service)
  • Miles Silman (Wake Forest University/CINCIA)
  • Marie Ange Ngo Bieng (CIRAD/CATIE)
  • Paola Isaacs (Instituto Humboldt)
  • Sandra Vasquez (Fundacion Pro Eco Azuero)
  • Sylvia Mayta (AIDER)
  • Daniel Ariano Sanchez (UVG-CEAB)
  • Gabriela Fuentes Braeuner (UVG-CEAB)
  • Gabriela Alfaro (UVG)
  • Michelle Szejner (International Consultant)
  • Ana Lello-Smith (Cornell University)
  • Stephany Perez (Fondo para la Paz)
  • Rabith Sagahon (Fondo para la Paz)
  • Matthew Reiter (Point Blue)
  • Mauro Gonzalez (UACH)
  • Elliot Powell (Sustainable Harvest)