• FTA’s livelihood systems research receives highest possible rating

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  • Cocoa program showcases innovation and excellence from chocolate producers

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  • FTA and IUFRO highlight cooperation at Global Landscapes Forum

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  • Women left on sidelines of decisions about forest management

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  • FTA scientists feature in innovative series of talks on landscapes

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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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  • The power of science to halt deforestation

    23 March 2018

    Science and research can offer significant contributions to halting deforestation and increasing the area of healthy forests around the world in a sustainable manner.  With halting and reversing deforestation seen as key to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)...

  • What does restoring the world’s forests mean for women’s rights?

    22 March 2018

    Around the world, millions of hectares of land are being reforested as part of global efforts to combat climate change, restore ecological integrity and improve human well-being. But it’s not just a matter of planting trees on empty lands....

  • Halting deforestation is ‘everyone’s fight’ 

    21 March 2018

    Halting and reversing deforestation are key to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the objectives of the Paris agreement on climate change. Within SDG 15 on life on land, Target 15.2 calls for halting deforestation by 2020, while...

  • Gender integration and gender-responsive research

    1 March 2018

    The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) has been furthering gender integration and gender-responsive research by deepening conceptual and methodological capabilities to undertake nuanced and relevant gender analyses, and by synthesizing and disseminating current gender research, distilling lessons and...


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