Dr. Lini Wollenberg received her B.S. (1980) MSc (1986) and PhD (1991) degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, USA.
Lini is currently Flagship Leader for Low Emissions Agriculture for Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) and Research Associate Professor at the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics and Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, University of Vermont. She was previously the Director of the Center for Sustainable Agriculture at the University of Vermont (2007-2009); Principle Scientist at the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) (1994-2005); and Program Officer for Asia’s Rural Poverty and Resources Program at the Ford Foundation (1991-1994). Lini is a member of the Forest, Trees and Livelihoods editorial board.
Lini’s areas of expertise include mitigation, local governance, environment and rural livelihoods, community-based forest management, participatory action research and adaptive collaborative management. She has worked primarily in Asia, especially Indonesian Borneo.
Lini has produced over 60 publications and assisted in more than 85 publications of research partners.