Bastiaan Louman

Programme Coordinator
Tropenbos International

Bas Louman is program coordinator at Tropenbos International (TBI), coordinating the CGIAR Forest-Trees-Agroforestry program on innovative finance for sustainable landscapes. He is focusing now on finance mechanisms that support sustainability and climate actions in landscapes in Indonesia, Vietnam and Ghana, and supporting TBIs work in DRC, Surinam, Bolivia and Colombia. Before joining TBI in 2018 he worked at the Tropical Agriculture Center for Research and Higher Education (CATIE) in Costa Rica, where he led their climate change program for seven years and provided advice to many Latin American governmental and NGOs. Since 2013, he has been working with Climate Smart Landscape approaches.