The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) will present some of its research highlights at the seventh biennial World Conference of the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER Conference), scheduled from 27 August to 1 September 2017 in Foz do Iguassu (Brazil) and expected to draw over 1,500 delegates, including researchers, practitioners, policymakers and community leaders. […]
The Cameroon branch of the Network of Parliamentarians for the Sustainable Management of the Forests Ecosystems of Central Africa (REPAR) organized a plenary session on political science to garner insight into the value of biodiversity in the country in order to better tailor laws to actual needs. It was also an opportunity for lawmakers CIFOR […]
Delving into such thorny topics as the need to monitor landscape restoration, what happens to diets when forest cover changes and remote sensing and what it can and cannot tell us, CIFOR scientists and researchers offered distinct perspectives to engaged audiences at the Annual Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation Meeting in Merida, Mexico. CIFOR’s […]
A national policy dialogue co-hosted by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) on 13 July brought together more than 200 policy makers, scientists, business owners, craftsmen and more to discuss the potential benefits of FLEGT (Forest, Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade) licenses for small and medium enterprises in Jakarta, Indonesia. Read the press release […]
CIFOR-USAID study abroad program supports development of Indonesia’s next generation of forestry experts
Young Indonesian leaders in forestry management, biodiversity conservation and land-use policy have been given the opportunity to develop expertise through a master’s program managed by CIFOR and funded by USAID that places students in masters degree programs at four US universities with leading forestry and environmental studies programs.
CIFOR’s Water Towers project is focusing on two landscapes: the Mau Forest in Kenya and the Mount Elgon Forest across the Kenya and Uganda border. CIFOR is exploring the integration of forestry and water stakeholders involved in the management of water towers.
The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) has been named the Top Climate Think Tank in 2016 outside of Europe and North America, and was ranked third worldwide for performance per capita, in a new ranking compiled and assessed by the International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG).
This event description is also available in French. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, education initiatives are transforming the classroom experiences of aspiring researchers D. Andrew Wardell and Gabrielle Lipton Among the innumerable casualties of the decades-long series of conflicts and instability in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), education is one of the most […]
On 19 August 2017, the Climate-Trail will take place in Herbeumont (Belgium), an event that provides a unique opportunity to combine environmental awareness with outreach and tree planting. With 1,000 runners spreading climate change messages, Climate-Trail organizer Resources and Synergies Development (R&SD) aims to plant 100,000 trees. Hoping to make a positive difference in the […]