Learn about CIFOR’s work in 2018 with our annual report, catch up on rights and climate at GLF Bonn and find out about Sumatran elephants
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CIFOR 2018 Annual Report
Earth Day: Can Sumatran elephants and humans coexist?
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CIFOR releases its 2018 annual report

For 25 years, CIFOR has raised the profile of tropical forests and of people who depend on them. Learn more about CIFOR’s work with our latest annual report celebrating a quarter century of forest research and outreach.

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FORESTS NEWS
Can Sumatran elephants and humans cooexist?
A sobering release of the IPBES report this week warned the world that a staggering one million species face extinction because of humans. One of the million is the majestic Sumatran elephant. This beautiful photo essay and video explores the demise of the forest giant, and CIFOR’s work in testing alternative crop species with palm oil smallholders. Can bioenergy secure a future for the Sumatran elephant?
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People at the heart of restoration
Remember how REDD+ started life as REDD? CIFOR DG Robert Nasi, thinks forest landscape restoration (FLR) should be given a ‘+’ too. Without gender equity, indigenous rights and tenure, restoration efforts are off to an unstable start, he says.
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Collaborative monitoring from the get-go
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EVENTS

20 – 22 May: World Agroforestry Congress
Join CIFOR-ICRAF, the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) and partners to advance agroforestry science and practice.
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17 – 21 June: Asia-Pacific Forestry Week: Forests for Peace and Well-being
Explore "Forests for peace and well-being" at one of the largest and most important forestry gatherings in the Asia-Pacific region in 2019. Incheon, Republic of Korea 
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INBAR Garden at International Horticultural Exhibition 2019
29 April - 07 October 2019, Yanqing District, Beijing, China
 
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PUBLICATIONS
Sustainable development of the palm oil sector in the Congo Basin: The need for a regional strategy involving smallholders and informal markets
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The Gender Equality in Research Scale: A tool for monitoring and encouraging progress on gender integration in research for and in development
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What future direction for forest tenure reform implementation in Indonesia?: Perspectives of national-level stakeholders
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