Dr Jonathan Davies
Dr Jonathan Davies is the Coordinator of the Global Drylands Programme at IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature. He holds a PhD in Agricultural Economics and has over 20 years’ work experience in the fields of livestock development, pastoralism and Sustainable Land Management. He has expertise in building local governance, strengthening institutional arrangements for ecosystem management, linking science and policy, integrating local knowledge and science for sustainable rangelands management, and strengthening markets that support the multifunctionality of rangeland ecosystems. Jonathan is the IUCN Focal Point to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification and represents IUCN on the UNCCD Science Policy Interface.