Elisa Grieco is a research fellow at CNR Institute of Bioeconomy (CNR-IBE) based in Italy and she is currently involved in PPAT&RD project for strengthening communication in support of research and technology transfer in agriculture and rural development in Senegal. She has a PhD in Forest Ecology and is graduated in Forest and Environmental Science. She worked on H2020 project, SEACRIFOG for supporting EU-Africa cooperation on research infrastructure for food security and greenhouse gas observations, she was part of the coordination office of ClimAfrica project and she was also involved in Africa GHG project for deforestation assessment and field data collection to validate LIDAR data. She worked in CARBOAFRICA project for the installation Eddy Covariance Flux Tower in the Ankasa Conservation Area (Ghana) and she analyzed the dynamic of carbon stock after deforestation and the impact of land use change in the region. Her field of experience is focused on land use change and carbon stock dynamics in Africa, climate change adaptation and sustainable development.