Doctoral student

Education

MSc: Forest Economics, University of Helsinki
BSc: Tropical Forestry, Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica

Research area

REDD+, community forestry
Vulnerability and adaptation
Sustainable forest management

On-going activities

Environmental vulnerability, social resilience and multi-scale governance (ENV-GOV)
Teaching
Students co-supervison
Social media management

Publications

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Doctoral Student

Education

MSc in Forest Economics and Marketing, University of Helsinki

Research areas

Plantation forestry; Local communities; Social-ecological resilience; Governance networks; Uruguay; South Africa

On-going activities

The socioeconomic impacts of large-scale tree plantations on local communities. Examining the empirical evidence. (UH-CIFOR 2016-17)

The impacts and governance of tree plantation landscapes in South Africa. (2017-18) [this is my own PhD project and not directly linked to any other on-going project at the department, but I guess its worth mentioning as it tells what I'm currently working on]

Teaching courses in the ecosystem service approach, plantation forestry in the tropics, and quantitative methods in social sciences, among others.

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Doctoral Student

Education

MSc (Agri & For), Forest Products Marketing and Management, University of Helsinki, Finland

BSc (honors), Forestry, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh

Research area

Value Chain Analysis, Livelihood analysis, Community Forest Management, Sustainable Management of Non-Timber Forest Products.

On-going activities

Coordinating the Forest Landscape Rehabilitation in the Mekong River Basin (FORMEB) cooperation project: (VITRI – Dept. Forestry, National University of Laos).

Research topic: The role of non-timber forest products in rural livelihoods and enhance their
resiliency and adaptive capacity to climatic uncertainties: case Lao PDR

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Doctoral Student

Education

M.Sc. Agr. & For. (Major: Tropical Foresst Ecology and Management), University of Helsinki

B.Sc. Environmental Management and Engineering, Tampere University of Applied Sciences

Research area

Dryland resources management. Sustainable utilization of natural resources. Poverty alleviation.Biodiversity restoration and rehabilitation of degraded land.

On-going projects

The role of Boswellia and Commiphora species in rural livelihood security and climate change adaptation in the Horn of Africa: Case study north-eastern Kenya.

Doc­toral stu­dent  

Edu­ca­tion

MSc: In Forestry, University of Khartoum, Sudan
MSc entitled : “Phytochemical and Antifungal Analysis of Extracts of Terminalia brownii“

Research areas

- Ethnobotany and ethnopharmacology of forest trees
- Wood sciences and chemistry
- Extraction, chromatography and phytochemistry
- In vitro antimicrobial activities  of medicinal plants from African forests

- Non-wood forest products

On-go­ing activ­it­ies:

African medicinal plants as sources of antimicrobial compounds

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DOC­TORAL STU­DENT

Education

MSc:  Computer Science, Columbus State University, Georgia, USA

BSc:   Computer Science, Columbus State University, Georgia, USA

Research Area:

Climate change, Carbon dynamics in semi-arid land-uses;

Deforestation and land degradation in the Sahel;

Climate smart agriculture; Rehabilitation of degraded lands;

Sahel; West-Africa

ON-GOING ACTIVITIES

Systematic quantitative review of the drivers of deforestation in the Sahel

Assessment of participatory action learning activities involving methods of fodder tree propagation, planting and restoration of degraded pasture (ICRAF)

Doctoral Student

Education

MSc: Social Sciences, Catholic University of West Africa, Burkina Faso

Research area

Forest governance, Climate change, Policy, local democracy, Gender

On-going activities

Involve in the Building Biocarbon and Rural Development in West Africa (BIODEV) Project

PhD courses and research activities.

Publications

Arinloye, A.D.D., Karambiri, M., Binam, JSavadogo, P., Kalinganire, A., Bayala, J. 2016. Gender in decision making, access to and control over labor and extension services: A Perception survey in Burkina-Faso. Dryland Systems CGIAR.  pp1-72

Karambiri, M., Elias, M., Vinceti, B., Grosse, A., 2016, Exploring local knowledge and preferences for shea (Vitellaria paradoxa) ethnovarietiesin Southern Burkina Faso through a gender and ethnic lens. Forests, Trees and Livelihoods, Special issue

Karambiri, M., 2015. Démocratie locale « en berne » ou péripéties d’un choix institutionnel « réussi » dans la gestion forestière décentralisée au Burkina Faso, Working Paper 20, In Responsive Forest Governance Initiative (RFGI), eds. Murombedzi, J., Ribot, J., Walters, G., CODESRIA Serie.

Doctoral researcher

Education

BSc. in Forestry Science (2003), Sudan.

MSc. Forestry Science (2009), Sudan.

Research area

Community-based acacia forests management for improved land productivity and livelihood in Sudan.

On-going activities

I’m doing research in the project titled: Carbon sequestration and Soil Fertility on African Drylands: Implications for Food and Woodfuel Production, Land Rehabilitation and Community Development (CASFAD).

Working on the data analysis for my PhD. study.

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Doctoral student

Research area

Carbon stocks in biomass and soil, water balance.

On-going activities

Research: Carbon dynamics in dryland ecosystems in Sudan.

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