Terry Sunderland is currently a Principal Scientist at the Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR). He coordinates CIFORâ€™s work on forests and food security and integrated landscape management. Prior to joining CIFOR in early 2006, Terry was based in West Africa for over fifteen years and worked on numerous conservation and livelihood-focused projects. Having both a field practitioner and academic background gives him a wide perspective on conservation, livelihoods and related issues. Terry has a Masters degree in Forestry from the University of Oxford and a PhD from the University of London. He has published more than 120 research papers, book chapters and books. Terry is an active blogger and engages regularly with the media on disseminating research.