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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, INBAR, Tropenbos International and the World Agroforestry Centre.

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  • ‘Black gold’ for climate mitigation

    27 May 2017

    Measuring the wealth of carbon stocks in peatlands. Indonesia – New tools and new discoveries are drastically altering our knowledge of peatlands. Scientists have recently discovered the existence of huge, previously unknown areas of peatland in central Africa and South...

  • Green growth in Indonesia meets the Bonn Challenge

    25 May 2017

    At the First Asia Bonn Challenge High-level Meeting in Palembang, South Sumatra province, Indonesia’s first Masterplan for Renewable Resources-Driven Green Growth was launched thanks to the technical support of the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), a CGIAR Research Program on...

  • Interview: Leveraging peat to beat the heat in Peru

    19 May 2017

    FTA researchers are working to recognize the potential of Peru’s rich peatlands in tackling climate change. Peru – Peruvian peatlands are of huge environmental importance, not only locally but also globally. They not only house enormous stores of carbon,...

  • Smart Tree-Invest spurs local administration to begin farmers’ learning groups

    19 May 2017

    The success of the Smart Tree-Invest project’s farmers’ learning groups has caught the eye of Indonesia’s Buol District Agricultural Office. It has now begun to fund and replicate the approach itself. In early March 2017, the Buol district administration in...


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Event Information:

  • The Second General Assembly of the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020

    Brasilia, Brazil
    18 Mar 2017 - 22 Mar 2017

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