The ASB global coordination office (GCO) has pivotal roles in coordinating research, and leading synthesis, communication, and translation of ASB research results into global public goods to be used by a variety of audiences. The ASB GCO is hosted by The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), in Nairobi, Kenya.
ASB global coordination office (GCO) staff
Peter Akong Minang, PhD
Florence Bernard is Associate Scientist with Environmental Services Science Domain at the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) and the ASB Partnership for the Tropical Forest Margins, based in Nairobi, Kenya. She is involved in a number of global action research projects focusing on REDD+ and landscape approaches to reduced emissions from all land uses, low carbon development pathways, policy and institutional options to support REDD+ negotiators and land managers. She holds an MSc in Environmental Sciences from Wageningen University (the Netherlands) with a focus on ecosystem services valuation and financing and an MSc in Agronomy and Rural development from the National School of Agronomy and Food Industries (France). Prior to joining the ASB partnership in 2010, she worked for 4 years as an environmental consultant for multi and bilateral donors in the domains of environmental and water planning, integrated natural resource management, public policy and international cooperation.
Joyce M Kasyoki
Joyce has a Master of Business Administration, MBA (Project Management) from the University of Sunderland, UK. Her major roles and responsibilities include providing innovative projects management and administrative support to Science Domain 5, Environmental Services at the WorldAgroforestry Centre and the ASB-Partnership Global Coordination office. She is the budget focal person for the different projects being implemented under SD5-HQ. She coordinates logistics, organizes and executes highly interactive, regional and international meetings, workshops for the science domain globally.