CIFOR Germany, CIFOR-ICRAF
CIFOR Principal Scientist, Bonn Hub Leader and Managing Director
Christopher Martius works on climate change and sustainable development involving forests, land use, and ecosystems. He is the Managing Director of the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Germany office. He worked on sustainable development options in the Amazon region and Central Asia and supervised CIFOR’s Global Comparative Study on REDD+. He coordinates the ‘Flagship Program’ on climate change mitigation and adaptation in the CGIAR research program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA). Chris published 175 articles on climate change, tropical ecology, soil ecology, and agriculture in scientific journals, he co-edited 8 books, and co-authored 120 policy briefs.