Peter Cronkleton

Peter Cronkelton

Senior Scientist, Center for International Forestry Research

Peter Cronkleton is an Anthropologist with the Forest and Livelihoods Program of Center for International Forestry Research and leads of CIFOR’s global research on smallholder forestry and markets.  Dr. Cronkleton is a specialist in community forestry development, forest tenure, social movements and participatory approaches to research.  Currently based in Peru, he has worked as a researcher and development practitioner in Latin America for more than 15 years, concentrating on the western Amazon.  A graduate of the University of Florida (M.A. 1993, Ph.D. 1998) he has recently focused on institutional change in forest communities during periods of policy reform.