Roger Leakey


Roger Leakey D.Sc., Ph.D., B.Sc., FRGS., FIBiol., NDA was born and brought up in Kenya and is an agricultural botanist by training, with over 400 publications. He was a former Director of Research at the International Centre for Research in Agroforestry (1993-1997); Head of Tropical Ecology at the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology in Edinburgh, UK (1997-2001) and Professor of Agroecology and Sustainable Development of James Cook University, in Cairns, Australia (2001-2006). In 2006-2008 he was a Coordinating Lead Author in the International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development. He is Vice President of the International Tree Foundation.

Author's Books

Living with the Trees of Life Edition 2

A Practical Guide to Rebooting the Planet through Tropical Agriculture and Putting Farmers First