• Call for applications: FTA seeks Independent Steering Committee members

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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.

FTA News

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  • FTA in 2017: A bumper crop of research, articles and presentations

    19 January 2018

    During the first year of the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry’s (FTA) Phase 2, which runs from 2017 to 2022, the program strengthened its global presence by participating in international events, continuing to produce extensive research...

  • Defining critical issues in forest ecosystem services in Bhutan

    18 January 2018

    In Bhutan, a small Buddhist kingdom in the Himalayas, it is often the middle road that is chosen. A new paper, part of the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA), looks at the connections between forests and...

  • 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...

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...

  • Planet for sale

    Planet for sale

    January 19, 2018

    World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) Director General Tony Simons presents Planet for sale at the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) in...

  • Adopting a new perspective on landscapes and water

    Adopting a new perspective on landscapes and water

    January 19, 2018

    Agricultural Research for Development (CIRAD) scientist Bruno Locatelli presents Adopting a new perspective on landscapes and water at the...

  • Why care about peatlands?

    Why care about peatlands?

    January 19, 2018

    Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) Senior Scientist Daniel Murdiyarso presents Why care about peatlands? at the Global Landscapes...

  • Integrated landscapes approaches: From theory to practice

    Integrated landscapes approaches: From theory to practice

    January 19, 2018

    Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) Principal Scientist Terry Sunderland presents Integrated landscapes approaches: From theory to practice at...

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