Follow CIFOR at World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty

The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) will present on a series of sessions at the 17th Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty, held in Washington, DC, all next week.

Join CIFOR scientists as they participate in several sessions throughout the conference, to chair panel discussions and present research findings on:

  • Harnessing the potential of the commons for inclusive growth
    • Watch the live stream from 10.30 – 12.00 EST on 15 March
  • Landscapes and green growth
    • Watch the live stream from 14.45 – 16.15 EST on 16 March
  • Aligning public and private policies and practices for sustainable beef and oil palm production in Brazil and Indonesia
    • Watch the live stream from 13.00 – 14.30 EST on 17 March
  • Gender in large-scale land acquisition
  • The impacts of forest tenure reforms for women’s rights in Indonesia, Peru and Uganda
  • Improving forest tenure to enhance climate resilience
  • Community land and tenure recognition
  • Master Class: Lessons learned in multi-stakeholder land governance and the ways forward

This year’s meeting will focus on ‘Scaling up Responsible Land Governance’ to ensure that inclusive, sustainable land management and secure tenure contribute to broader development objectives and progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

More than 1,000 leaders and experts from government, civil society, academia and the private sector are expected to attend the world’s premier event in the area of land rights and resource governance.

For more information, visit the conference website.