Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit in Brunei, Global Landscapes Forum, the rise of fintech, tenure in the Amazon, and more…
The Summit will bring together governments, private sector executives, leading practitioners from non-governmental organizations, and world-class researchers to exchange knowledge and highlight best practices to slow, halt and reverse deforestation in the Asia-Pacific region.
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We explore what’s next after Paris, discuss innovative climate finance, share success stories for restoration and community forestry models, and ask how to secure inclusive and sustainable supply chains. Get involved:

Land Tenure
AMAZONIAN LANDSCAPES
CIFOR scientists receive the top award from the journal Society & Natural Resources for a groundbreaking study on land tenure in a variety of forest communities across Ecuador and Peru.
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Land tenure and livelihoods: What’s the connection?

Climate Change
BONN CONFERENCE
An analysis on the importance of balancing transparency and the role of non-state actors in the current climate negotiations.
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Paris Agreement: Now that the Agreement is signed, what’s next?

Global Landscapes Forum: The Investment Case
6 June 2016, Royal Society, London
Trillions of dollars, 320 finance thinkers
and 5 ways forward
While the momentum for green finance is growing, both investors and project developers face the problem of a “missing middle”. In the words of Mark Burrows, Vice Chairman of Global Investment Banking at Credit Suisse: “How do we get this large bulk of money to trickle down to those who need it the most – the smallholders?”
Outcome statement: Read all about the 5 areas for action, as identified by the Forum participants.
White Papers: Catch up on all the science and read about the practical examples presented at the Forum.
Watch the highlights video here.
Sustainable Development
THE RISE OF FINTECH
Technological innovations like blockchains are opening up new frontiers – for land rights, supply chain governance and more.
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Evolution of the “Landscape Approach”: How did we get here?

Biogeography
MAPPING EBOLA
A new method for tracking the virus could help prevent outbreaks.
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Bushmeat: ‘Let them eat cake’: A dangerous approach to bushmeat and Ebola

Annual Report 2015

A NEW LANDSCAPE FOR FORESTRY

CIFOR's 2015 Annual Report is now available, relaying our continuing efforts to demonstrate the contribution of forests to the global development agenda.

Access online version of report here, or download full pdf.

FEATURED PUBLICATIONS
JOURNAL ARTICLE
What drives the vulnerability of rural communities to climate variability? Consensus and diverging views in the Congo Basin
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Information exchange in swidden communities of West Kalimantan: lessons for designing REDD+
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Fire carbon emissions over maritime southeast Asia in 2015 largest since 1997
INFOBRIEF
Company-community conflict in Indonesia’s industrial plantation sector
JOURNAL ARTICLE
REDD+, transformational change and the promise of performance-based payments: a qualitative comparative analysis
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JOBS
Associate Specialist, Resource Development and Partnerships
Senior Research Officer
Team Leader, Forests and Human Well-Being
Resource Development Coordinators
General Call for Applications – Consultant Roster
UPCOMING EVENTS
Mangrove and Macrobenthos Meeting (MMM4)
18-22 July, Flagler College, United States.
Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit
3 - 5 August, International Convention Centre, Brunei Darussalam.
15th International Peat Congress, 2016
15 - 19 August, Pullman Kuching, Malaysia.
5th International Ecosummit : Ecological sustainability, engineering change
29 August - 1 September, Le Corum, Montpellier, France.
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