Bruno Locatelli - CIFOR

Current Position (2011): Scientist with CIRAD and CIFOR, Leader of CIFOR Research Domain on Adaptation to Climate Change

with CIRAD (French research institute specialized in development-oriented research for the tropics)
> Tropical forest ecosystem services and global change unit
> Montpellier, France.

currently seconded to CIFOR (Center for International Forestry Research), member of the CGIAR

> ENV Programme (Environmental Services)
> Bogor, Indonesia.

from 2002 to 2007, seconded to CATIE (Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza)
> Global Change Group
> Turrialba, Costa Rica.

Scientific Interests: Forest Ecosystem Services and Climate Change

Adaptation to climate change. Role of ecosystem services in the adaptation of society. Vulnerability of tropical forests and their ecosystem services to climate change. Adaptation policies and practices (forests for adaptation, adaptation for forests). Linkages between adaptation and mitigation.

Ecosystem services. Payment for ecosystem services. Ecosystem services and mitigation of climate change (carbon sequestration, Clean Development Mechanism). Local development and global environmental issues. Stakeholders' decision process. Complex system modeling.

More info:

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Climate Change and Forests in the Congo Basin: Synergies between Adaptation and Mitigation (COBAM)

The COBAM project aims to provide stakeholders with the information, analysis and tools they need to adapt to climate change and reduccarbon emissions in the forests of the Congo Basin

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COBAM Project

Tri-National de la Sangha (TNS) Landscape. Photo by Tahia Devisscher (2011)

A baseline vulnerability assessment has been conducted in the Tri-National de la Sangha (...

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Participatory multi-level vulnerability assessment in northern Mali

Forests as safety nets: fodder

Using a participatory approach across levels and genders, this project explored the vulnerability of livestock- and forest-based...

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Forests and synergies between adaptation and mitigation

What are mitigation and adaptation?

Mitigation and adaptation are the two strategies for addressing climate change. Mitigation is an intervention to reduce the emissions sources or enhance the...

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honduras - climate adaptation.

Forests and climate change in Latin America

Forest ecosystems play an important role in both adaptation and mitigation and there is a need to explore the linkages between these two options in order to understand their trade-offs and synergies

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Bruno is a member of the following Themes, Networks or Projects

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Synergies between Adaptation and Mitigation

Exploring the co-benefits of adaptation and mitigation.
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Ecosystem-based Adaptation

Enhancing ecosystem services to support climate adaptation.
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Forests and Climate Change

Exploring the role of forests for the adaptation of people to climate change.
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