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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.

CIFOR and FOERDIA renew collaborative relationship with Memorandum of Understanding

26 Feb 2019

The long history between the Forestry and Environmental Research Development and Innovation Agency of the Government of Indonesia (FOERDIA) and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) stretches back to 1997, when the two organizations began their partnership, and now a new chapter is added.