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Livelihoods from forests and trees

Livelihoods from forests and trees

CIFOR is helping countries find ways to lower poverty while building resilience, using landscape-based research into all the ways forests provide for rural communities.

Getting ahead of climate change

Getting ahead of climate change

CIFOR works at the nexus of climate change, energy and low-carbon development to support countries as they ramp up to meet their commitments under the...

Wetlands for the future

Wetlands for the future

Wetlands - including peatlands, mangroves, swamps and seagrass - store more carbon than any other tropical forest. CIFOR is a leader in putting these little-known...

Rights and resources for all

Rights and resources for all

Solving complex social and environmental problems takes a collaborative approach that aims to give everyone a voice. This approach is central to CIFOR’s research on...

Keeping trees in the ground

Keeping trees in the ground

CIFOR targets the social and economic causes of deforestation, working with communities, government and private companies to find ways to restore and sustain tropical forests.

Protect Our Species

Protect Our Species

From honeybees to elephants, CIFOR researchers have covered biodiversity through their forestry research. Spend some time exploring CIFOR's collection of stories, publications and multimedia which...

Bamboo

Bamboo

In addition to being known as a source of food, fiber, firewood and construction material, bamboo can also play a role in land restoration. The...

Bosques del Perú y comunidades tradicionales:  Evidencia sobre derechos y tenencia

Bosques del Perú y comunidades tradicionales: Evidencia sobre derechos y tenencia

En todo el mundo, existe cada vez más consenso de que asegurar los derechos al territorio de las comunidades forestales tradicionales puede beneficiar tanto a...

Restoration

Restoration

The UN recently declared 2021-2030 to be the “Decade of Ecosystem Restoration,” but what does that entail? Learn more about this important topic with CIFOR’s...

Women & Land Rights

Women & Land Rights

In celebration of International Women’s Day on 8 March, CIFOR has created a special feature spotlighting the issue of women and land rights. Securing tenure...

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