• 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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  • 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...

  • Women improve food security through land-restoration technology in Kenya

    1 March 2018

    Despite challenges from both the land and society, women in Kenya are taking control of their farms, with impressive results. Following a previous article on the topic, we delve deeper into a farming technique that is alleviating food shortages...

  • Woman on a mission: Pushing for rights and a seat at the decision-making table

    28 February 2018

    Rural women face a range of challenges across the environmental sector, including in forestry and agriculture. This has motivated the African Women’s Network for Community Management of Forests (REFACOF) to improve the situation by securing women’s tenure rights to...


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