Elisee Bahati Ntawuhiganayo
Elisée Bahati Ntawuhiganayo is a Biodiversity Conservation Scientist with a MSc in Biodiversity Conservation and Natural Resources Management from the University of Rwanda. He has seven years of experience in research in tropical forests, agroforestry and biodiversity. His main research interests have been the (1) physiological response of tropical tree species to global warming, (2) biodiversity and circularity in agricultural landscapes, and (3) the role of agroforestry in the restoration of ecosystem services in agricultural landscapes. Since 2015, he has conducted research under collaborative projects between the University of Gothenburg and the University of Rwanda including “Tropical montane forests in a warming world.” He worked with International Centre for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF) where he technically supported the implementation of projects including "Trees on Farms for Biodiversity" and "Regreening Africa". He has recently joined African Leadership University as a Circular Economy Research Associate on a mission to explore the transition to circular agriculture in Africa.