Task Force members

Task Force Members

(in alphabetical order)

The Task Force is composed of an international team of experts from various countries and continents covering different fields of knowledge and studying complementary aspects of planted forests among the world's regions. The list of members is open to new additions during the development of the Task Force.

NameInstitution (Country)Position in IUFROExpertise
Almeida Maria Helena   Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Agronomia Departamento de Recursos Naturais, Ambiente e TerritórioSilviculture, tree breeding and genetics
Bailly Alain Institut technologique FCBA, Directeur du Pôle BiotechnologiesSylviculture Avancée
Caldwell BenjaminFAO Headquarters (Italy)Planted Forests Officer

Carnus Jean-Michel       

INRA (France)Coordinator Division 8Forestry, forest research, soils and water management

Dungey Heidi           

Scion (New Zealand)Coordinator WP 2.02.20Tree breeding and genetics

Estraviz Rodriguez Luiz Carlos 

University of Sao Paulo (Brasil) Deputy Coordinator WP 4.04.04Sustainable industrial forests management scheduling, sustainable tropical forests management, forest economics
Fontes  Luis          RAIZ (Portugal)IUFRO memberBreeding, silviculture, climate change, forest protection, soils & water management

Fox Thomas           

VirginiaTech (USA)Coordinator WP 8.01.03Forest soils, tree nutrition; Sustainability of plantation ecosystems

Freer-Smith Peter         

Forest Research (UK) member Climate change, tree health and ecosystem services
Guariguata Manuel R.CIFOR (Peru)IUFRO Board member, President's NomineeTropical plantations
Harris Chris       IUFRO memberPlantation
Ivetic Vladan

University of BelgradeDeputy Coordinator 3.02.00 seed production, nursery operation,  seedling quality,     reforestation afforestation
Jactel HervéINRA (France)Deputy Coordinator 7.03.00forest research, entomology, biodiversity
del Lungo Alberto FAO (Italy)IUFRO partnerPlanted forest, forest policy
Malkamki Arttu            University of HelsinkiIUFRO member Socio-economics
McCarthy NicholasWaterford Institute (Ireland)Deputy Coordinator WP 1.01.04Forest vegetation management
Mori Paolo

Compagnia delle foreste S.r.l.Forest mixed plantations; polyciclyc tree farming
Neves Silva LuisWWF internationalIUFRO partnerNew generation plantations; social forestry, landscape approach
Payn TimScion (New Zealand)Deputy Coordinator WP 9.01.05Sustainable forest management, criteria and indicators, climate change
Pra Alex            University of PadovaIUFRO member Policy and Economics
Tomé MargaridaISA (Portugal)Division 4Modeling, inventory, forest ressources
Wertz SheilaFAO (Italy)IUFRO partnerPlanted forests, SFM
Wu ShuirongCAF (China)Deputy Coordinator WP 9.04.02Forest economics, international forest policy, payment for environmental services
Yameogo JosephineCNRST/NERA/DPF (Burkina Faso)Researcher of Forest Resources Protection Program of INERA/DPF


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