Herry Purnomo

Project Leader ‘Political Economy of Fire and Haze in Indonesia’, CIFOR

Herry Purnomo is Project leader of CIFOR’s DFID-funded program ‘Political Economy of Fire and Haze in Indonesia’ (2015-2017). As a scientist with the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), he conducts research on criteria and indicators of sustainable forest management, adaptive collaborative management of forest, company–community partnership, forest governance, mitigation (REDD+), adaptation to climate change and furniture value chains. He also holds a position as Professor of forest management and governance, Bogor Agricultural University. Mr. Purnomo has a PhD in forest management and policy (2002) and a BSc in agricultural meteorology from Bogor Agricultural University, as well as an MSc in computer science from a joint programme between the University of Indonesia and the University of Maryland, USA.