Anamika Menon is an Erasmus Mundus scholarship holder with a dual master’s degree in MSc. Forest sciences (University of Freiburg, Germany) and MSc. European forestry (University of Eastern Finland). Her interests lie in ecosystem restoration and rural livelihoods. Currently, she works in ATREE as a Research Associate in monitoring and evaluation of restoration projects in the commons of Karnataka. She enjoys reading, singing and travelling in her spare time.