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Atelier de lancement officiel de l’AFFAPT en collaboration avec le CIFOR-ICRAF

21 Aug 2023

Grace à l’appui du projet FORETS II, les fabricants des foyers améliorés dans la province de la TSHOPO décident de se regrouper sur une plate-forme AFFAPT : Association des Fabricants de Foyers Améliorés dans la Province de la Tshopo CIFOR-ICRAF : Centre Internationale de Recherche Forestière – Centre International de l’Agroforesterie ORBAGEN : Organisation de […]

Signing of agreement for restoring Asian drylands: Landscape Partnership for Asia

20 Oct 2020

Date: 22 October 2020 Time: 16:00 – 17:00 UTC +9 Join with Zoom from here Seoul, Republic of Korea, 20 Oct 2020 – Leaders of the Asian Forest Cooperation Organization (AFoCO), World Agroforestry and Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR-ICRAF), Global EverGreening Alliance (Alliance) will sign on 22 October a landmark partnership agreement to restore […]

Brief on Laos’ NDC and forestry sector was launched at a knowledge sharing and closing event on the decade-long ASFCC partnership

04 Mar 2020

Inadequate data, institutional arrangements and methodologies for measuring outcomes could jeopardize achieving NDC targets JAKARTA – (Mar. 3, 2020) At a knowledge sharing and closing event in Jakarta last week, delegates celebrated over a decade of partnership, sharing lessons and results from the ASEAN Swiss Partnership on Social Forestry and Climate Change (ASFCC) funded by […]

Book Launch: Lessons from Community-Based Fire Prevention and Peatland Restoration

17 Jan 2020

In 2015, widespread fires in Indonesia created an air pollution crisis in Southeast Asia. Dry conditions and a delayed rainy season contributed to extensive landscape fires and haze that worsened the air quality in the region and the health of millions of people. CIFOR researchers found that the corresponding carbon dioxide-equivalent emissions totalled 1.2 billion tons. The […]

Youth shape future of U.N. Decade on Ecosystem Restoration at Global Landscapes Forum

03 Oct 2019

UNITED NATIONS, New York (Sept. 30) – Water is a basic human right, said Autumn Peltier, a 15-year-old Indigenous activist from Canada in an address to the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) at the United Nations in New York. “We all need to think about the planet and work together on solutions to reduce the impacts of human negligence,” […]

Fostering collaboration between IRSG and FTA for Sustainable Natural Rubber

08 Aug 2019

The International Rubber Study Group (IRSG) and the Forests, Trees and Agroforestry research program of the CGIAR (FTA) led by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) have decided to collaborate on issues related to the sustainability of natural rubber production in order to support sustainable development of the natural rubber economy.

EFI and CIFOR join forces

24 May 2019

The European Forest Institute (EFI) and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) plan to join forces on research including the role of sustainable forest management in achieving the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals and to better connect science to policy action.

Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) to partner with AFR100 Initiative

26 Mar 2019

Amid preparations for the landmark U.N. Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021-2030, the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) has become the latest partner in the African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR100).

Scientists urge countries to protect peatlands as part of climate strategies

28 Feb 2019

28 February 2019 – A special issue with research from the world’s largest peatlands urges countries to protect these vulnerable wetland ecosystems as part of their climate strategies, and to learn from each other’s experiences to sustainably manage them.

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