• Publication: Are community forests a viable model for the Democratic Republic of Congo?

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  • Latest newsletter looks beyond restoration pledges and climate commitments

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  • Momentum builds to expand scale of land restoration for regreening of northern Ghana

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  • New book analyzes decade of REDD+ experience

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  • Reshaping the terrain: Landscape restoration in Africa

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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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  • Promoting nature-based solutions for gender equality

    15 February 2019

    As a clean-burning source of energy in the home, and a lucrative means of income, bamboo is helping to bring income and social standing to women across the world....

  • Interwoven landscapes pose complex challenge

    13 February 2019

    Over the past six years, conversations on sustainable forest management activities focused on transforming the way the international community addresses poverty, food insecurity, climate change and biodiversity loss have...

  • Subnational decision-making needed for climate gains

    11 February 2019

    Global climate negotiations take place on the international stage, bolstered by countries’ national policies. But preventing greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and other land-use changes requires work at the...

  • Why peatlands, and why now?

    8 February 2019

    Peatlands are increasingly playing a bigger role in forest conservation thanks to their extraordinary proficiency at carbon sequestration. In November the Center for International Forestry Research’s (CIFOR) Forests News reported that...

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