Muhammad ZAHRUL Muttaqin

Muhammad ZAHRUL Muttaqin is a researcher at the Centre for Socio-economic, Policy and Climate Change Research and Development (P3SEKPI) within Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Republic of Indonesia. His expertise and interests are forest economics and policy.

He graduated from Bogor Agricultural University for his Bachelor in Forestry and Master of Management in Agribusiness. He also obtained Master of Forestry and PhD in Environment and Development from the Australian National University. His PhD work was related to designing payments for environmental services to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in Indonesia.

He has been involving in several research and development projects related to Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) including: (1) REDD+ Research Projects funded by Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR); (2) Forest Carbon Partnership Facility for the development of Carbon Fund-based Emissions Reduction Program in East Kalimantan; (3) Research on Climate Change Mitigation conducted by Forestry Research and Development Agency (FORDA); and (4) Research on the role of protected areas for climate change mitigation supported by IJ-REDD+. He published international and national journal articles and participated in national and international fora for seminars, workshops and negotiations.