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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.


CIFOR scientists at ATBC 2016 to talk tropical landscapes, bushmeat

10 Jun 2016

The upcoming 53rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation in Montpellier, France from 19 to 23 June will feature a number of CIFOR scientists speaking about such issues as bushmeat, tropical landscapes and deforestation. Director of the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry Robert Nasi will be giving the […]

EBF initiative announces new grant recipients for systematic reviews

09 Jun 2016

Following its call for proposals for new systematic maps and reviews, the Center for International Forestry Research’s (CIFOR) Evidence-Based Forestry Initiative is pleased to announce the selection of the following research teams based in Finland, Australia and the United States to receive grants of USD 35,000 each to undertake research on key forestry and landscapes […]

CIFOR side event at Bonn Climate Change Conference to focus on results-based finance for REDD+

12 May 2016

The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) will host a side event at the Bonn Climate Change Conference, which starts next week in Bonn, Germany. The session, ‘Measuring national REDD+ performance for the promise of results-based finance’ will take place from 18:30 – 20:00 on 18 May 2016. CIFOR, Friedrich Schiller University Jena and partners […]

CIFOR’s DG wins Sweden’s ‘Golden Twig’ award

21 Mar 2016

CIFOR’s Director General, Peter Holmgren, has been awarded the ’Golden Twig’ by the Swedish Forestry Association, on the occasion of International Day of Forests 2016. The Golden Twig, one of the most prestigious awards within the Swedish forestry sectory, is awarded to individuals deemed, on a national or international level, to have made a valuable […]

Follow CIFOR at World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty

11 Mar 2016

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 […]

CIFOR steps up to global development agenda with new 10-year strategy

29 Feb 2016

The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) is pleased to release its 2016–2025 strategy, focused on “stepping up to the new climate and development agenda”. The Strategy, which is the result of 18 months of deliberation and consultation, both within CIFOR and with partners, sets out CIFOR’s mission, vision and values, all founded on the […]

CIFOR leads climate change program at Asia-Pacific Forestry Week

24 Feb 2016

The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) opened its ‘Climate Change’ program at the Asia Pacific Forestry Week (APFW) 2016 on Monday, in Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga, Philippines. The event is the first opportunity since the historic Paris Agreement to explore how the new climate agenda is relevant to forest management in the Asia-Pacific, and […]

Palm oil and migrants: Learn from The Guardian chat

16 Feb 2016

CIFOR’s Pablo Pacheco joined a panel of experts in a live online chat on migrants and oil palm, hosted by The Guardian Sustainable Business, on 17 February. The palm oil industry depends on migrant labor, but migrant workers are vulnerable to exploitation and abuse, pointed out Pacheco, a Principal Scientist whose research examines various aspects […]

Last days to apply for landscapes governance course

04 Feb 2016

Only a few places remain for Wageninen University’s course on “Governance of landscapes, forests and people”, held in Indonesia on 4-15 April 2016. Forested landscapes worldwide are increasingly integrated in global processes of trade, market development, resource exploitation and climate change. The course challenges forest and nature management professionals to adopt an integrative perspective, to […]