Co- founder of the Indonesian Green Action Forum (IGAF) 


Achmad Solikhin is a young researcher from Jepara, Central Java, Indonesia, who co-founded the Indonesian Green Action Forum (IGAF) in 2013 with two fellow young colleagues. Through his platform, about 10,000 children and youths have been engaged to fight environmental destruction. His research interests span from new technologies for food, agriculture, forestry, and environment, to studying the Southeast Asian region. For more than ten years he worked as a consultant in various institutions, such as WHO, UNEP, UNDP, CIFOR-ICRAF, APEC, ASEAN Secretariat, ERIA, WRI, and other agencies, on ecological projects. Based on the principles of Islam, he believes that conserving and restoring nature are human beings' responsibility – as the custodian of nature, humans must live in harmony with other creatures. 

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