P.C. Abhilash is a Senior Assistant Professor in Sustainability Science at the Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development, Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi, India, and Lead of the Agroecosystem Specialist Group of IUCN-Commission on Ecosystem Management. He is a fellow of the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, India. His research interest lies in exploring ecological solutions for UN-Sustainable Development Goals. Specifically, he is interested in the restoration of marginal and degraded lands for regaining ecosystem services and supporting a bio-based economy, land system management, sustainable utilization of agrobiodiversity, nature-based solutions and ecosystem-based adaptations for climate-resilient and planet-healthy food production, and sustainable agriscape management for food and nutritional security. He also interested in sustainability analysis, system sustainability, sustainability indicators, circular economy principles, policy realignment, and the localization of UN-SDGs for the sustainable development of India. He serves as a subject expert for UN-IPBES, IRP-UNEP, UNDP- BES Network, IPCC, UNCCD, APN, GLP, and IUCN Commissions (CEM, CEC, CEESP, & SSC) for fostering global sustainability.
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