Individual presentations and Q&A sessions - Forests, Trees and Agroforestry

Individual presentations and Q&A sessions

Individual presentations and Q&A sessions

Following the Cool insights for a hot world: trees and forests recycle water and modify climate virtual symposium, relive the discussions by watching each speaker’s presentation.

The sessions also resulted in four thought-provoking question and answer exchanges involving the speakers and participants. As FTA Director Vincent Gitz stated in his presentation: “The understanding starts with clearly sharing the problems before sharing the solutions.”

View the opening and closing remarks below, as well as the individual recordings from the event lineup, followed by the complete Q&A sessions.

Opening and closing remarks

Peter Holmgren

CIFOR Director General

Opening remarks

Tony Simons

ICRAF Director General

Closing remarks

Speakers' presentations

Aster Gebrekirstos

ICRAF, Erlangen University

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Cindy Morris

France’s National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)

Biological rainfall triggers

Daniel Murdiyarso

CIFOR, Bogor Agricultural University

Relevance for global climate policies

David Ellison

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)


Douglas Sheil

Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Theories of an even more direct agency of forests

Jan Pokorný

ENKI, Czech Republic

Earth surface temperature imagery

Meine van Noordwijk

ICRAF, Wageningen University

Rainbow water and teleconnections

Question and answer sessions