CIFOR targets the soial and economic causes of deforestation, working with communities, government and private companies to find ways to restore and sustain tropical forests.
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 link the importance of biodiversity and our forests.
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 fast-growing perennial can be grown on degraded land with poor and shallow soil and minimal water and fertilizer. CIFOR explores the restoration aspects of bamboo with a curated collection of […]
Presentación En todo el mundo, existe cada vez más consenso en que asegurar los derechos al territorio de las comunidades forestales tradicionales es una estrategia que puede beneficiar tanto a las personas, como a los bosques. El Estudio Comparativo Global sobre Diseño e Implementación de Reformas de Tenencia en Tierras Forestales de CIFOR analizó entre […]
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 exclusive feature highlighting selected publications, stories and multimedia focused on restoration around the world.
Gender inequality is among the biggest challenges the world faces in creating a more sustainable future. Across the planet from the tropics of Southeast Asia to the drylands of Africa, women play key roles in land-use decisions. They make up almost half of the world’s farmers and in many parts of the world women have […]