Arild Angelsen

Professor of Economics, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)

Arild Angelsen is a Professor of Economics at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), and Senior Associate at the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Indonesia. He has for more than two decades done extensive research and published on causes of tropical deforestation, and its interaction with poverty, tenure and government policies. Recent work deals with how REDD+ can be included in a global climate regime, and the national strategies and policies needed to achieve REDD+. He has edited three CIFOR books on REDD+, and been a member of several REDD+ expert committees.