Biography

Edmundo is a Senior Soil Ecosystem Scientist at the World Agroforestry Centre based in Nairobi, Kenya.  His work focuses on applying soil ecological knowledge to restore ecosystems services in agricultural landscapes, and the contribution of local knowledge systems to the capacity to adapt to disturbance and to shape change in natural resource management. He leads the Living Soil Laboratory which studies the role of agroforestry trees in restoring and sustaining ecological functions that underpin soil-mediated ecosystem services. He also leads the development of participatory tools to blend local and scientific knowledge on soils and their management to enhance research relevance, credibility, and legitimacy.

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