Panel Activities

The assessment was carried out by the following scientists acting as the members of the Global Forest Expert Panel on Forests and Poverty:

Daniel C. Miller - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States - Panel Chair

Arun Agrawal - University of Michigan, United States
Mónica Gabay - National University of San Martin, Argentina
Reem Hajjar - Oregon State University, United States
Markus Ihalainen - Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR-ICRAF), Senegal
Pamela A. Jagger - University of Michigan, United States
Gillian Kabwe - The Copperbelt University, Zambia
Judith Kamoto - Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR), Malawi
Doris N. Mutta - The African Forest Forum (AFF), Kenya
Peter Newton - University of Colorado Boulder, United States
Johan A. Oldekop - University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Nitin D. Rai - Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), India
Laura Vang Rasmussen - University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Onja H. Razafindratsima - South Dakota State University, United States
Casey Ryan - University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Priya Shyamsundar - The Nature Conservancy, United States
Erin O. Sills - North Carolina State University (NCSU), United States
Conghe Song - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States
Terry Sunderland - University of British Columbia, Canada
Joleen Timko - Sylvae Research & Consulting/UBC, Canada
Jennifer Zavaleta Cheek – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States

A number of contributing authors have supported the scientific work of the Panel. A list of all authors and reviewers is highlighted in the report

In addition to the members of the Expert Panel, the assessment was supported by the following members of the GFEP team:

Christoph Wildburger – GFEP Programme Coordinator
Andre Purret, Magdalena Lackner, Nelson Grima – GFEP Project Managers
Stephanie Mansourian – GFEP Editor
Eva-Maria Schimpf – GFEP Administrative Manager
Gerda Wolfrum – GFEP Communications Manager


Terms of Reference of the Panel

Scoping Meeting for the GFEP assessment on Forests and Poverty
Rome, Italy; 23-24 May 2019.
Draft Agenda - Minutes

1st meeting of the Expert Panel on Forests and Poverty
Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA; 27-29 August 2019.
Draft AgendaMinutes

2ndmeeting of the Expert Panel on Forests and Poverty
Nairobi, Kenya; 29-31 January 2020.
Draft AgendaMinutes

3rd Meeting of the Expert Panel on Forests and Poverty
Virtual; 15-17 April 2020.
Draft AgendaMinutes