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Curan Bonham

Director, Project Monitoring and Evaluation, Conservation Finance Division

Location
U.S. (Arlington)
Languages
English, Spanish

Curan Bonham

Director, Project Monitoring and Evaluation, Conservation Finance Division

Curan Bonham is responsible for assessing the impacts of investments within the Global Conservation Fund and Verde Ventures portfolios. Curan is the person to turn to for questions about monitoring and evaluation, impact assessment, impact investing, and conservation finance.

Curan Bonham is the Director of Project Monitoring and Evaluation with Conservation International's Conservation Finance Division, responsible for impact assessment of investments within the portfolio of two funds in Conservation International’s Ecosystem Finance Division: Global Conservation Fund and Verde Ventures. Prior to joining the Conservation, Priorities, and Outreach Unit in 2011, Curan worked for Bioversity International in India and Italy.  He also worked as a forestry technician in the Intermountain West for the U.S. Forest Service and as an agricultural extension agent for Cornell Cooperative Extension. He was a Fulbright Scholar in Chile and served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Guatemala. Curan holds an MS in Forestry and International Conservation and Development from the University of Montana and a BS in Natural Resources from Cornell University.  Curan is the person to turn to for questions about monitoring and evaluation, impact assessment, impact investing, and conservation finance.

Selected scientific papers

  • Bonham, C., Gotor, E., Beniwal, B.R., Blundo Canto, G., Dulloo, M.E., and P. Mathur. 2012. The Patterns of Use and Determinants of Crop Diversity by Pearl Millet (Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.) Farmers in Rajasthan. Indian Journal of Plant Genetic Resources 25(1).
  • Bonham, C., Dulloo, E., Mathur, P., Brahmi, P., Tyagi, V., Tyagi, R.K., and H. Upadhyaya. 2010 Plant Genetic Resources and Germplasm Use in India. Asian Biotechnology and Development Review 12, no. 3: 17-34.
  • Bonham, C., Briones, R., and Jerez, V. 2008. Diversidad de Coleópteros Epigeos y Estructura Forestal de los Componentes Paisajísticos en la Cordillera Nahuelbuta, Chile. Informe Técnico para consultoría de Forestal Mininco.
  • Bonham, C., Briones, R., and Jerez, V. 2008. Catastro de Coleóptera en el Fundo Trongol (Cordillera Nahuelbuta, Chile). Informe Técnico para consultoría de Forestal Mininco.
  • Bonham, C., Sacayon, E., Barrios, M., Pérez , S., Vásquez , C., Cajas, J., Ordoñez, N., Cano, E., Veliz, M., and F. Archila. 2010. Biodiversity and biogeographic significance of the Sierra Chinajá in Alta Verapaz, Guatemala: a first look, 115-131. International Journal of Biodiversity Science & Management 5 (3).

Curan Bonham is the Director of Project Monitoring and Evaluation with Conservation International's Conservation Finance Division, responsible for impact assessment of investments within the portfolio of two funds in Conservation International’s Ecosystem Finance Division: Global Conservation Fund and Verde Ventures. Prior to joining the Conservation, Priorities, and Outreach Unit in 2011, Curan worked for Bioversity International in India and Italy.  He also worked as a forestry technician in the Intermountain West for the U.S. Forest Service and as an agricultural extension agent for Cornell Cooperative Extension. He was a Fulbright Scholar in Chile and served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Guatemala. Curan holds an MS in Forestry and International Conservation and Development from the University of Montana and a BS in Natural Resources from Cornell University.  Curan is the person to turn to for questions about monitoring and evaluation, impact assessment, impact investing, and conservation finance.

Selected scientific papers

  • Bonham, C., Gotor, E., Beniwal, B.R., Blundo Canto, G., Dulloo, M.E., and P. Mathur. 2012. The Patterns of Use and Determinants of Crop Diversity by Pearl Millet (Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.) Farmers in Rajasthan. Indian Journal of Plant Genetic Resources 25(1).
  • Bonham, C., Dulloo, E., Mathur, P., Brahmi, P., Tyagi, V., Tyagi, R.K., and H. Upadhyaya. 2010 Plant Genetic Resources and Germplasm Use in India. Asian Biotechnology and Development Review 12, no. 3: 17-34.
  • Bonham, C., Briones, R., and Jerez, V. 2008. Diversidad de Coleópteros Epigeos y Estructura Forestal de los Componentes Paisajísticos en la Cordillera Nahuelbuta, Chile. Informe Técnico para consultoría de Forestal Mininco.
  • Bonham, C., Briones, R., and Jerez, V. 2008. Catastro de Coleóptera en el Fundo Trongol (Cordillera Nahuelbuta, Chile). Informe Técnico para consultoría de Forestal Mininco.
  • Bonham, C., Sacayon, E., Barrios, M., Pérez , S., Vásquez , C., Cajas, J., Ordoñez, N., Cano, E., Veliz, M., and F. Archila. 2010. Biodiversity and biogeographic significance of the Sierra Chinajá in Alta Verapaz, Guatemala: a first look, 115-131. International Journal of Biodiversity Science & Management 5 (3).
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Biodiversity Science, Food Security, Innovative Financing, Metrics and Monitoring, Protected Areas, Sustainable Agriculture
Location
U.S. (Arlington)
Languages
English, Spanish