Energy from forests

12 Apr 2021


25 Jan 2021

Located in the heart of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)’s tropical forest, Yangambi’s vestiges bear witness to its long history as a scientific hub for the study of tropical forestry and agriculture.  The photo exhibit ‘Koyeba Yangambi’ is inspired by the past of this mythical research station, thanks to the unpublished photographic collection of […]

Boyeba Yangambi

21 Jan 2021

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Graduate students researching REDD+

18 Nov 2020

CIFOR and NORAD supporting students embarking on field assessments in three countries Combating deforestation and forest degradation are part and parcel of the efforts to combat climate change. The ambitious global strategy to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation known as REDD+ has been at the top of the climate agenda since the initiative […]

Tree planting

22 Sep 2020

Tree planting is trending globally. Politicians, activists and social media influencers have pledged to plant trillions of trees to curb runaway carbon emissions and restore degraded landscapes. The growing number of ambitious tree planting initiatives is encouraging. How can the world really ensure that tree planting is good for both people and the planet? To […]

Making landscapes more resilient

07 Aug 2020


Indonesian students shape sustainable forestry solutions through U.S. education

29 Jun 2020

USAID and CIFOR support international graduate program Biodiversity conservation in tropical countries such as Indonesia requires protection of natural ecosystems, promotion of the sustainable management of forests, wetlands and other landscapes, and importantly, provision of opportunities for local people to contribute to solutions while enjoying sustainable livelihoods. The creation and management of successful biodiversity policies […]