• Call for applications: FTA seeks Independent Steering Committee members

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  • Latest FTA newsletter highlights research on landscapes

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  • Climate change atlas presents suitability maps for agroforestry species in Central America

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  • Eighteen institutions sign up to Tropical managed Forests Observatory

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  • Global commitment growing for gender equality in climate action

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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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  • Good investments in agriculture and forestry can benefit smallholders and landscapes

    16 January 2018

    With companies increasingly being seen as key partners in scaling-up efforts to achieve sustainable landscapes, a growing number of private actors are moving from ‘do no harm’ to a ‘do good’ approach. In light of this, Tropenbos International (TBI)...

  • Orphan crops for improving diets

    12 January 2018

    Orphan crops, so-called because they are considered neglected and underutilized, are typically overlooked in terms of resources for their promotion. But they are now being brought out of the shadows, along with their potential health and environmental benefits. At...

  • The Global Landscapes Forum is ‘a movement worth building’

    10 January 2018

    Bioversity International participated in several activities during this year’s Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) in Bonn, Germany, where the President of Mauritius emphasized the need for an Agrobiodiversity Index.  While Christmas spruces, firs and pines decorated the festive center of...

  • How are China, Nepal and Ethiopia restoring forest landscapes?

    8 January 2018

    Comparative study launched on sidelines of the Global Landscapes Forum finds success in devolving property rights. Forest landscape restoration has gained a high political profile internationally, but still faces the challenge of how best to involve local communities to...


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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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  • International Day of Forests

    21 Mar 2017

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