Robert Nasi was born in 1959 in Nice, France. He graduated as a forest engineer from the French National Forestry School and received a PhD in the field of ecology from the University of Paris Sud – Orsay. Since 1982, he has been mainly located in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, undertaking research activities in the fields of ecology and management of tropical forests. He joined CIFOR (Centre for International Forestry Research) in August 1999 and held several research and management positions in the organization (principal scientist, biodiversity program leader, program director). Since November 1st, 2017, he holds the position of Director General at CIFOR. In January 2014, he was appointed as CIFOR’s Deputy Director General for Research.
- Bonn 2017
- Digital summits
In addition to our annual global conferences, we host regular thematic and regional events, national policy dialogues and online Digital Summits to sustain conversations sparked at the conferences.Digital summits
Join the world’s leading experts for presentations and conversations on the most pressing issues for human well-being and the environment.
- Food and Livelihoods
- Measuring Progress
Connect organizations and governments involved in global restoration initiatives that uphold indigenous rights and livelihoods through holistic landscape restoration efforts.Finance
Develop innovative financial instruments to fund restoration and strengthen the role of certification and accountability.Food and Livelihoods
Balance nutritional security with biodiversity, forests, climate, ensuring that enhancing food security and reducing environmental degradation are not seen as mutually exclusive entities.