Background: General Biology, Environmental Sciences
Affiliation: Forestry Development Authority, Tropical Biology Association (TBA)


Country: Liberia

Motivation: The SPIBES Program is a new approach aimed at breeding experts capable of effectively linking science with politics to influence decision making. The need for a paradigm shift in humanity view of nature and its related services makes SPIBES even more attractive and interesting. With a background in research and a passion for capacity building and human development, knowledge gained through SPIBES can be used to provide informed opinions to positively impact policies at national, regional and global levels.

David Diggs DENNIS