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  • CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) Annual Report 2016

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  • What are the priorities for relevant, legitimate and effective forest and tree research?

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  • Gender and forestry gain increasing attention worldwide

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  • A socioecological assessment of Brazil nut exploitation

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

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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.

FTA News

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  • Gender Research Fellowship’s second round kicks off in Kenya

    20 October 2017

    Building on a successful first phase, the Gender Research Fellowship Programme is back for round two. This unique program has been designed to strengthen the capacity of researchers and partners working within the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees...

  • Integration is name of the game that forests and agriculture need to play

    20 October 2017

    Sustainable development of agriculture cannot be reached without acknowledging the important role forests have in landscapes and in value chains. Agroforestry systems include not only traditional but also modern land-use systems where trees are managed together with crops and/or...

  • Why good policies and public funding (only) won’t change the world

    19 October 2017

    We have been cutting trees to plant food crops since the beginning of time. Forest cover loss is a major contributor to climate change – the biggest challenge of our times. So, we won’t save the world without saving...

  • Webinar: Rural youth and livelihood change

    16 October 2017

    Join us for a webinar on “Rural youth and livelihood change” Wednesday October 18 from 3.30 – 4.30PM CEST. This webinar is jointly organized by The CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) and the CGIAR Collaborative Platform...

Publications

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Presentations

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  • Intersectionality

    Intersectionality

    October 20, 2017

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

  • Rural women left behind in Nepal

    Rural women left behind in Nepal

    October 24, 2017

    Sita Pariyar, a 27-year-old mother of two living in the village of Nalma, Nepal, has balanced housework, childcare and...

  • Fire and haze: Community action

    Fire and haze: Community action

    October 9, 2017

    How volunteers, researchers and communities are making a difference. Residents of Pekanbaru in Riau, Indonesia, have not forgotten the...

  • Fire and haze: Better business practices

    Fire and haze: Better business practices

    October 6, 2017

    Taking responsibility for sustainability in the private sector. The damaging practice of clearing land by burning has spread across...

  • Fire and haze: Laws and regulations

    Fire and haze: Laws and regulations

    September 29, 2017

    Local laws and regulations banning the clearing and burning of peatlands have sprung up across Indonesia since President Joko...

Events

  • Bonn, Germany
    19 Dec 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
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