• FTA to discuss ‘rainfall recycling’, tenure security, landscape restoration and more at GLF Bonn

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  • Farm-forestry in the Peruvian Amazon and the feasibility of its regulation through forest policy reform

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  • What can countries do to help make forest and landscape restoration climate-smart?

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  • Webinar presents prospects and challenges facing rural youth

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  • FTA’s latest newsletter focuses on gender research and mainstreaming

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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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  • Eighteen institutions sign up to Tropical managed Forests Observatory

    19 December 2017

    The Tropical managed Forests Observatory (TmFO) was recently formalized by a collaboration agreement signed by 18 institutions, including Agricultural Research for Development (CIRAD). The confirmation of this unique network will enable it to continue monitoring the world’s logged tropical...

  • Tree plantations could help Peru meet forest restoration goal

    18 December 2017

    Peru has set a goal of restoring forest on some 3 million hectares of degraded land, but the country still lags behind its neighbors when it comes to scaling up tree plantations to meet both environmental and societal needs....

  • FTA at GLF: From rainfall recycling to landscape restoration

    16 December 2017

    Following the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry’s (FTA) successful involvement in the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) Peatlands earlier this year, FTA is anticipating productive involvement once again in the upcoming GLF Bonn on Dec. 19-20, 2017....

  • Are ‘no deforestation’ commitments working?

    14 December 2017

    In 2014, many of the world’s major companies buying, trading or producing palm oil and pulp and paper made a joint commitment to stop clearing natural forests by 2020. As the deadline draws near, how are these ‘no deforestation’...


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  • Intersectionality


    October 20, 2017

    Presentation by Markus Ihalainen of the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) at the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) in...


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