Corporate news

Looking for the latest updates on CIFOR partnerships, projects and events? Scan the list below, and don’t forget to check Forests News for research stories and interviews.

Kenyan farmers can bank on tree seeds

26 Oct 2020

World Agroforestry germplasm conserves genetic diversity Tree genebanks can make a valuable contribution to the food security and incomes of smallholder farmers in developing countries, a new study suggests. The study, published in the journal Food Security, examined the experiences of farmers in Kenya who had requested seeds for multipurpose tree species from the World […]

The COVID-19 challenge: Zoonotic diseases and wildlife – A CPW Joint Statement

16 Oct 2020

Amid the massive fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, the human fear of zoonotic diseases is on the rise, fueling an international movement to ban harvesting, trade and consumption of wild meat.

Working in the COVID-19 era: An unfailing commitment to forested landscapes

22 Sep 2020

Some offices and hubs have partially and cautiously re-opened, but the majority of our colleagues – both staff and consultants – are working remotely.

Amid multiple global crises, global forestry and agroforestry centres “reset” with engagement landscapes

15 Jul 2020

New people-and-nature approach eschews one-size-fits-all By Cathy Watson As COVID-19 heaps further damage upon a world already reeling from crises such as climate change and biodiversity loss, two centres focused on nature-based solutions are building “engagement landscapes” for more durable resilience. Leaders at the Center for International Forestry Research and World Agroforestry describe these engagement […]