Milton Kanashiro

Board Member

Dr. Milton Kanashiro holds a Master’s degree in Forestry from North Carolina State University (NCSU) and a Doctorate from the same institution. His areas of interest include silviculture, genetics, forest management and species diversity. He has served on numerous international committees, boards and projects, and is currently based at the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa Amazônia Oriental, Belém-PA).

Dr. Kanashiro has served as a member of the steering committee for the international project, Identification of Timber Species and Origins (2012-2014), is president of the steering committee for Native Forestry Resources Portfolio of Embrapa from May 2013, and president of the International Cooperation Committee for Embrapa Amazônia Oriental from April 2015. He has also been a member of the steering committee of Amazonia's Research Partnership Platform of Cirad/Embrapa/Federal University of Pará.

Dr. Kanashiro has authored and co-authored over 80 publications.