04 March 2012
A major step in the fight against hunger as CGIAR Consortium attains International Organization Status
PRESS RELEASE EMBARGOED UNTIL 2 MARCH AT 13:00 GMTPARIS, FRANCE (2 March 2012) – The CGIAR Consortium, representing the world's largest global agriculture research partnership aimed at reducing rural poverty and hunger was...
14 December 2011
As preparations for Rio+20 continue at the 2nd Inter-sessional Meeting of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) in UN Headquarters and the International Year of Forests draws to a close, members of the...
05 December 2011
DURBAN (4 December 2011) — A new wave of deforestation is sweeping across Africa decimating wildlife and threatening the resilience of its ecosystems to withstand the effects of climate change — especially in the area food...
04 December 2011
Ambitious 10-Year global research program aims to protect forest-carbon stocks, reduce risks for millions of farmers and forest communities
DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA (4 December 2011)—With declining conditions in forests looming as a threat to climate health and the wellbeing of a billion impoverished people, the world’s largest consortium of agricultural researchers...
29 November 2011
DURBAN, South Africa (30 November, 2011) _ Despite being heralded as a green alternative to fossil fuels, a new study by the Center for International Forestry Research has found that carbon emissions generated from land...
29 November 2011
BOGOR, Indonesia (29 November, 2011) _ Frances Seymour, Director General of the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), announced that she will leave the organization next June after leading it during six years of...
25 November 2011
The Center for International Research (CIFOR) will have a team of experienced writers covering issues related to forests and REDD+ at the UN climate change talks in Durban next week. Media worldwide are welcome to use these...