Steven Lawry

Senior Associate
Center for International Forestry Research Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

Steven Lawry is a CIFOR Senior Associate. He has published studies and scholarly articles on the social, economic and ecological effects of forest rights devolution; the impacts of land rights formalization on agricultural investment and productivity; and tenure factors affecting adoption of forest landscape restoration practices in Africa, among other topics. He served as Research Director of CIFOR’s Forests and Governance program (September 2014 to January 2016) and subsequently as Director of Equity, Gender and Tenure research (January 2016 to September 2018).