Peter Cronkleton

Peru Country Coordinator
English, Portuguese, Spanish

Peter Cronkleton is Senior Scientist (Anthropologist) at the Center for International Forestry Research conducting research on smallholder forestry, forest policy and governance. 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 21 years, concentrating on the western Amazon but also conducting research in Central America and Africa. A graduate of the University of Florida (M.A. 1993, Ph.D. 1998) he has recently focused his research on institutional change in forest communities during periods of policy reform.