Videos: Interviews

Why traditional knowledge matters: GLF in conversation with Janene Yazzie

27 Dec 2018

Janene Yazzie is a community organizer and human rights advocate that has worked on development and energy issues with Indigenous communities across the United States for the past 12 years. Co-founder of Sixth World Solutions LLP., and co-founder of the Navajo Nation Little Colorado River Watershed Chapters Association (LCRWCA), she has built expertise in infrastructure […]

Interview with Jingyan Jiang – GLF Bonn 2018

27 Dec 2018

Jingyan Jiang, The first PHD of Bamboo furniture design and manufacture in domestic China. The national senior furniture designer. The vice director in furniture specification of national light industry instructor committee of the ministry of education. The dean of 618 innovative department of bamboo branches. The dean of Bamboo industry research area of Yongan city. […]

Interview with Tony Simons – GLF Bonn 2018

27 Dec 2018

Tony Simons has worked for over 30 years on issues at the agriculture/forestry interface. This experience has been gained in over 50 countries in the private sector (Shell), academia (University of Oxford), official development assistance (ODA/DFID) and research (CGIAR). He has a PhD in tree genetics from Cambridge University (UK) as well as an Honorary […]

Interview with Katherine Mana-Galido – GLF Bonn 2018

27 Dec 2018

KATHERINE MANA-GALIDO is currently working as Advocacy Program Coordinator of NTFP-EP Philippines, a non-government organization working to improve the quality of life of forest dependent communities and on NTFP development in the context of sustainable forest management. Her work entails her active participation in multi-stakeholder engagements including policy technical working groups that promote sustainable forest […]

Interview with Fe Cortez – GLF Bonn 2018

27 Dec 2018

Fe Cortez is an environmental activist and founder of Menos 1 Lixo, an educational platform that advocates for responsible consumption to reduce sea litter in Brazil and beyond. In 2017, the UN Environment Programme appointed her champion of the Clean Seas campaign following five years of her work to reduce marine litter. Cortez recalls the […]

Interview with Christopher Stewart – GLF Bonn 2018

27 Dec 2018

Dr. Christopher Stewart heads the Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability function for Olam International, a global “seed-to-shelf” agricultural business with operations in 70 countries. Christopher has more than 20 years of experience in various aspects of tropical ecology, natural resource management, and sustainability in farming, forestry and processing, including 17 years in the private sector. His […]

Interview with Jefferson Hall – GLF Bonn 2018

27 Dec 2018

Jefferson Hall is a scientist researching the ecosystem services provided by tropical forests and how land use decisions can affect these forests. Jefferson works in forest ecology for the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) and is the Direcor of the Agua Salud project, which seeks to understand and quantify the ecological, social, and economic services […]