Ahmad Beiranvand


  • Advisor on Natural Resources Policy and on Participatory Development

Ali Asghar Didari

  • In charge of Public Relations
  • Communication with Indigenous Peoples and Traditional Local Communities
  • Expert on Combatting Desertification and on Rural Development

Ali Razmkhah

  • Legal Advisor
  • International Law
  • Indigenous Peoples’ and Farmers’ Rights

Fahimeh Seifi

  • Sustainable Livelihoods Specialist
  • Community Facilitator
  • Investigation of the IPs/LCs in the Restoration of the Silk Road
  • Climate-friendly and Environmentally-adapted Indigenous Livestock Farming
  • Climate and Environmental Planning

Farnaz Afshar

  • Indigenous Peoples and Traditional Communities Rights Advisor
  • Environmental rights
  • PhD in Law

Ghanimat Azhdari

  • Senior Expert in Participatory GIS
  • Natural Resource Conservation and Management
  • Community Facilitator
  • Rangeland Ecologist
  • National Tribal Herbarium
  • ICCA Consortium Steering Committee Member with special responsibility for Central and West Asia and the Caucasus

Koosha Dab

  • Marine Ecologist
  • Coral Reef Expert
  • Wildlife and Underwater Photographer
  • ICCA Consortium co-coordinator for Marine and Coastal Areas for Central and West Asia and the Caucasus

Leila Vaziri Zanjani

  • Associate Ecologist
  • ICCA Consortium coordinator for Central and West Asia and the Caucasus
  • Master of Science “Landscape Ecology and Nature Conservation” from University of Greifswald, Germany

Maedeh Salimi

  • Programme Manager for Participatory Agricultural Research
  • Agroecology, Agricultural Heritage Systems, Evolutionary Plant Breeding
  • Community Facilitator and Participatory Methods Specialist
  • PhD Candidate in Agroecology

Mina Torki

  • Administration and Accounting Officer

Nahid Naghizadeh

  • Senior Research Associate, CENESTA
  • Member of the UNCCD CSOs Panel, Asia,
  • Member of the Board, DRY NET,
  • PhD Candidate, Human Geography and Land Use Planning

Sepideh Shakeri-Nasr

  • Expert in Environmental Sciences and Participatory GIS
  • ICCA Consortium Co-Coordinator for Marine and Coastal Areas for Central and West Asia and the Caucasus

Tiphaine Dalmas

For the ICCA Consortium and Cenesta:

  • Web and Mobile Developer
  • System Administrator
  • Web Content Management
  • PhD in Natural Language Processing

Yashar Hasannezhad

  • Information Technology Manager
  • Computer Networking Specialist
  • Graphic Designer