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)
  •     Andrew Rothman (American Bird Conservancy) 
  •     Celia Harvey (CI)
  •     Christian Mata Bonilla (Fucore)
  •     Debie Hanh (AFWA)
  •     Evert Thomas (Biodiversity International) 
  •     Fabiola Lopez Barrera (Instituto de Ecologia A.C.)
  •     IRIS Banda (Pronatura Noreste 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)
  •     Paul Ramirez (AIDER)
  •     Sandra Vasquez (Fundacion Pro Eco Azuero)
  •     Sylvia Mayta (AIDER)

Iris Banda, Pronatura Noreste, ibanda@pronaturane.org

Rene Zamora, WRI, rene.zamora@wri.org