Dr Meine van Noordwijk

Centre for Research in Agroforestry

Email: m.vannoordwijk@cgiar.org

Lead author to the SCOPE Rapid Assessment Project on the Benefits of Soil Carbon

Biography

Meine is Chief Science Advisor across all regions and global research programs, International Centre for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF – World Agroforestry Centre). He also leads the organization-wide environmental services research area. From 2002 to 2008 he was Regional Coordinator for Southeast Asia. Before joining the Centre, Meine was a senior research officer in the Root Ecology Section at the DLO Institute for Soil Fertility Research in Haren, the Netherlands, concentrating on models of the relationships between soil fertility, nutrient use efficiency and root development of crops and trees. He also worked for two years as a lecturer in botany and ecology at the University of Juba in Sudan. Meine has a PhD in Agricultural Science from the University of Wageningen, the Netherlands and an MSc in Biology from the Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht, the Netherlands.