The African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative: Achievements and Uncertainties

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1155 Observatory Drive Madison, WI 53706, 206 Ingraham Hall
@ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Africa at Noon

Speaker: Bernadette Arakwiye

Time: 12:00 pm- 1:00 pm

Venue: 206 Ingraham Hall


Dr. Bernadette Arakwiye manages World Resources Institute (WRI)’s contributions to the African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR100). Previously at WRI, she supported forest restoration monitoring activities in African countries. Before joining WRI, Dr. Arakwiye conducted environmental research in African landscapes, working as a Research Associate with Conservation International in the USA and as a Research Assistant with the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International in Rwanda. Dr. Arakwiye earned her Ph.D. in Geography from Clark University in Massachusetts; where she received a NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship to research the dynamics, drivers and ecological outcomes of forest cover change in Western Rwanda. She received an MSc in Environmental Studies from Antioch University New England and a BSc in Biology from the University of Rwanda.