Here’s to creating sustainable harvests of Cameroon’s national delicacy: weevil grubs.

  • EATING CARBON: Drive across the USA or a shrimp-and-steak dinner? The carbon cost is about the same.

We’re looking forward to some great knowledge exchange with our colleagues from around the world, at the World Forestry Congress next month.

See our full WFC2015 line-up here


Setting out to count the world’s tropical tree species – chaos…and success!

How well can you capture abstract landscape interactions in a picture? Entries for the 2015 Global Landscapes Forum photo competition are open now!

  • TELL YOUR STORY: Scientists, innovators and young talents: Apply now to present at the Forum’s Pecha Kucha-style Night.
  • LANDSCAPES LABORATORIES: Showcase new tools and technology: Apply by 28 September.
  • YOUTH SESSION: Calling all youth who want to use their skills to solve sustainability challenges.

An expert’s assessment of the long-term solutions to the fire and haze in Indonesia.

  • POLICY DIALOGUE: CIFOR’s Director General shared his thoughts on solutions to fire and haze in a dialogue with the Indonesian government.

How resolving timber disputes can help make the Congo Basin more stable and productive.

Cycles in sea temperatures synchronize with western Amazon rainfall.

  • REDD+ in BRAZIL:  What’s needed if REDD+ is to slow deforestation and maintain development goals.

Think Forests Video Competition

Two weeks left to enter!

Global Landscapes Forum

Registration Now Open


Jobs at CIFOR

Director, CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees, and Agroforestry (FTA)

IT Application Operations Officer

Consultant Editor, Forests News



The potential of Indonesian mangrove forests for global climate change mitigation

Nut Production in Bertholletia excelsa across a Logged Forest Mosaic: Implications for Multiple Forest Use

FTA Annual Report 2014

Carbon stocks of mangroves and losses arising from their conversion to cattle pastures in the Pantanos de Centla, Mexico

All You Need Is Cash (for REDD+)?

More Trees, More Poverty? The Socioeconomic Effects of Tree Plantations in Chile, 2001-2011


Upcoming events

International Course: Governance of landscapes, forests and people
24 Aug - 4 Sep 2015
CIFOR HQ, Bogor, Indonesia

XIV World Forestry Congress
7 Sep 2015 - 11 Sep 2015 Durban, South Africa

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