Koen Kusters


Since 2017, Koen Kusters has been based in Toronto working as independent writer and researcher. Formerly a partner in WiW – Global Research and Reporting, a consortium of journalists
writing about environmental conservation and international development. Also worked as a lecturer at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands, and as a researcher at the Center for International Forestry Research in Indonesia. Earned a Ph.D. in environmental science, and a master’s degree in human geography at the University of Amsterdam.

By this writer
A 4-step plan for spatial planning
14 Jan 2019

Better ways to ‘space out’

Supergrass: The many benefits of bamboo
17 Dec 2018

How the woody grass can advance restoration and economies

Retaining forests benefits African farmers, new study finds
12 Jul 2018

Forest proximity beneficial