LIVE NOW
Now playing! GLF Amazonia 2021 is LIVE When will the Amazon reach its tipping point? How can we avoid it? Join our largest digital conference on protecting the Amazon rainforest. Tickets are FREE for Latin America and Caribbean. Connect and share with 5,000 people from across the Amazon Biome and the world, happening now! Learn from experts, policymakers, Indigenous and local community leaders, activists, youth and more

Milton Kanashiro

Forestry Engineer
Embrapa Amazônia Oriental and President Embrapa Forest Portfolio Management Committee

Milton Kanashiro is a researcher at Embrapa Amazônia Oriental since 1979, integrating the initial forest group at Embrapa, in the humid tropics (Belém, Pará, Brazil). He is a Forestry Engineer from the Luiz de Queiroz School of Agriculture, University of São Paulo (ESALQ/USP, Piracicaba, São Paulo, Brazil), masters and doctorate in forest genetics from the North Carolina State University (NCSU) in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. Milton participates in committees, local, national and international commissions and coordinates research development and innovation (RD&I) projects on the topic of Use and Conservation of Tropical Forests. Currently, he coordinates the ITTO PD 452-07 Project – Sustainable Production of Forest Management in the Amazon and chairs the Management Committee of Embrapa’s Forestry Projects Portfolio.