Amy Duchelle

Senior Scientist in the Climate Change, Energy & Low Carbon Development Team
CIFOR

Amy Duchelle is a Senior Scientist in the Climate Change, Energy & Low Carbon Development Team at the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) in Indonesia. Her research interests include forest-based climate change mitigation, impact evaluation, and smallholder and community forest management. Prior to moving to Indonesia, Duchelle was based at CIFOR’s office in Brazil, where she lived and worked for many years. She holds a B.A. in Biology from Colorado College, a M.S. in Conservation Biology and Sustainable Development from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and a Ph.D. in Tropical Forestry from the University of Florida. She currently leads CIFOR’s work on analyzing the effectiveness, efficiency, equity, and co-benefits of subnational REDD+ initiatives through the Global Comparative Study on REDD+.