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Agroforestry and Carbon (Free Webinar Series)


Join us for the four-part webinar series:

Agroforestry and Carbon: Addressing climate change through tree-based agriculture in tropical regions
Hear from ELTI alumni and other experts on agroforestry, carbon, and how the topics interact in the tropics

April 4 - 25, 2024
Free and open to the public

Register today to attend one or more of the sessions:

This series is hosted by the Environmental Leadership & Training Initiative at Yale University, with support from the Yale Center for Natural Carbon Capture and the Tropical Forest Landscapes online certificate program.


The recordings of each session of the Agroforestry & Carbon webinar series are available on our YouTube Channel.

1. April 4, 2024, 9:00am EDT: Tropical agroforestry as a climate solution

  • Florencia Montagnini, Senior Research Scientist, Yale School of the Environment, United States
  • Sarika Sarika, Ph.D. Student, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and Environment, India
  • Robert Zomer, Senior Research Scientist, Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change, Italy

Moderated by Fredrick Addai, Post-Graduate Associate, ELTI-YSE

2. April 11, 2024, 9:00am EDT: Designing agroforestry for carbon sequestration

  • Azaria Kilimba, Operations Manager, Carbon Tanzania, Tanzania
  • Daniel Piotto, Universidade Federal do Sul da Bahia, Brazil
  • Sicco Stortelder, Head of Agroforestry Hub, Rabobank - Acorn, Netherlands

Moderated by Airi Gavan, Communications and Alumni Stories Student Fellow, ELTI-YSE

3. April 18, 2024, 9:00am EDT: Connecting agroforestry projects to the carbon market

  • Emma van de Ven, Head of Strategy, Knowledge & Networks, Rabobank - Acorn, Netherlands
  • Peter Umunay, Senior Environmental Specialist, Global Environmental Facility, United States

Moderated by Emi Nicholson, Online Training Associate, ELTI-YSE

4. April 25, 2024, 9:00am EDT: Final Q&A with all panelists

Moderated by Fredrick Addai, Post-Graduate Associate, ELTI-YSE