George Banez, Ph.D.

George Banez brings years of experience working with grassroots, national, and international organizations on biodiversity conservation. His current research interests include landscape restoration using phytotechnologies, economic valuation, resilience, and environmental refugees. He is now working as an independent consultant, assisting non-profit and governmental organizations access funds from private foundations and international funding agencies.

Science Crucial to Global Environment Facility (GEF) Action

The Science and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP), establishing a sense of urgency, deployed scientific analysis to set priorities to guide the investment of newly replenished funds allocated to solve our persistent and worsening global environment woes. At the Global Environment…