Plinio Sist

Director, Research Unit BSEF, CIRAD

Plinio Sist is the Director of the Research Unit Biens et Services des Ecosystèmes Forestiers tropicaux (BSEF, engl. Goods and Services of tropical forest ecosystems) at Cirad and the coordinator of the unit “Tropical and subtropical silviculture » of Division 1 at IUFRO. He is a tropical forest ecologist with more than 25 years of experience in South America (Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Costa-Rica) and South East Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia). His main interest is to understand the impact of forest harvesting on the ecology of tropical forests in order to recommend sustainable forest management practices.