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  • IUFRO and FTA to cohost session on research for sustainable development

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  • New publication: The Earthscan Reader on Gender and Forests

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  • Read FTA’s latest newsletter, with a focus on climate change issues

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  • Fighting fires with academic narrative

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  • Why should China include a gender perspective in its climate change policies?

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The CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) is the world's largest research for development program to enhance the role of forests, trees and agroforestry in sustainable development and food security and to address climate change. CIFOR leads FTA in partnership with Bioversity International, CATIE, CIRAD, ICRAF, INBAR and TBI.

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  • Gender and forestry gain increasing attention worldwide

    22 September 2017

    A new reader launched on Sept. 21 brings together 30 years of scholarship on a topic that is gaining increasing attention worldwide: gender and forestry.  The Earthscan Reader on Gender and Forests brings together an accessible collection of theory, analysis,...

  • FTA gender scientists to launch ‘The Earthscan Reader on Gender and Forests’ during IUFRO congress

    19 September 2017

    During the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) 125th Anniversary Congress, CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) scientists Bimbika Sijapati Basnett of the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and Marlène Elias of Bioversity International...

  • Challenges and opportunities for the restoration of Andean forests

    15 September 2017

    Views on ecological restoration in the Andes of Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia. The tropical forests of the Andes in Latin America are key global ecosystems that make an extraordinary contribution to the world’s biodiversity and livelihoods. Andean forests...

  • Are Brazil nuts the saviors of the Amazon basin?

    12 September 2017

    Study reexamines the Amazon region’s ‘cornerstone of conservation’. Want to invest directly in the preservation of the Amazon? Buying Brazil nuts might well be your simplest strategy, says Peter Cronkleton, coauthor of a new study that assesses Brazil nut exploitation from...


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