Forestry experts have called for a new approach to managing land and tackling climate change – challenging the ongoing debate that forests have to be sacrificed for the sake of rural development and food security.
Hundreds of forestry experts, activists, policymakers, global leaders and climate change negotiators will gather on the sidelines of U.N. climate talks in Doha this Sunday for the sixth annual Forest Day to discuss how forests can be better harnessed to slow the pace of global warming and help communities adapt to the changing environment.
MEDIA ADVISORY Feature package of Congo Basin Forest photos, stories & videos available in both English and French on www.forestsnews.cifor.org/congo To request media interviews, contact: Michelle Kovacevic at email@example.com Cell: +62-811-104-6012 Katie Start c/o Glasshouse Partnership firstname.lastname@example.org Office: +44 (0)20 7908 6484 Cell: +44 (0)78 17923 375 Stretching across central Africa, the Congo Basin forest […]
November 16th, 2012: MEDIA ADVISORY. With food prices soaring and land available to grow new crops scarce, experts will gather on the side-lines of the U.N. climate summit to debate one of the most pressing issues facing policymakers: Can the world’s forests and farms work together to tackle pressing food security challenges and climate change?
12 September 2012 BOGOR, Indonesia — Food security, forestry and climate change leading expert Peter Holmgren took the reins at the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) this week amid growing awareness worldwide of the critical role forests play in sustainable development and global warming. Holmgren’s tenure comes at an important time for the organization […]
June 18, 2012: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Implementation of a UN-backed scheme that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by protecting tropical forests is fraught with challenges but these can be overcome with technical solutions and increased political will, according to the authors of a new publication from the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR).
In the event of a global policy address by Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono at the Center for International Forestry Research in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia, on 13 Jun 2012.
Indonesian President calls for fundamental reinvention of society in creating a global green economy & protecting world’s forest
Indonesia’s President today said that the sustainable management of the world’s forests is critical for equitable economic growth and he called for a “fundamental reinvention and reorganisation of societies throughout the world.”
President Yudhoyono to give global policy address on future of Indonesia’s forests ahead of Rio+20 summit
MEDIA ADVISORY Broadcast live Wednesday 13 June at 2pm Jakarta time (EST+12) (GMT+7) (CET +6) Watch live video stream online: www.cifor.org/live or www.metrotvnews.com/read/streaming BOGOR, Indonesia (12 June 2012) _ Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is scheduled to give a global policy address themed “Forests in the future we want” at the headquarters of the Center […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dr Peter Holmgren selected to lead the Center for International Forestry Research Bogor, Indonesia (8 June, 2012)—As forest conservation and sustainable development take centre stage in the lead up to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (known as Rio+20), the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) announced today the appointment of […]