Corporate policies

  1. Anti-Bribery, Anti-Corrupt Practices and Anti-Money Laundering Policy
    This policy sets out CIFOR’s policy relating to bribery, corrupt practices and money laundering. CIFOR recognizes the adverse effect that such practices could have on its activities and operations and is committed to preventing them and taking appropriate action when they are found to occur.
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  1. CIFOR Policy on the Management of Intellectual Assets (IA)
    This Policy is intended to facilitate and assist in the implementation of best practices in CIFOR’s management of the IAs it generates, consistent with the CGIAR IA Principles.CIFOR is a member of the CGIAR, and therefore regards the results of its research and development activities as international public goods. CIFOR is committed to their widespread diffusion and use to achieve the maximum possible access, scale, scope of impact and sharing of benefits to benefit the poor, especially smallholders and those who depend upon forests in developing countries.
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  1. Research Data Management Policy
    The purpose of this Policy is to ensure that research data generated by CIFOR and its research partners are stored, retained and made accessible for use and reuse, according to legal, statutory and ethical requirements, including those of funding bodies and formal research agreements.
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  1. CIFOR Research Data Management Guidelines and Procedures
    These Guidelines and Procedures follow the principles outlined in the CIFOR Research Data Management Policy (1 July 2013), and explain the implementation of research data management (RDM) practices. This document provides guidelines and procedures on managing research data — from applying for a research grant to depositing the findings into an archive.
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  1. CIFOR Policy on Open Access
    This policy is to support the free flow of information and contribute to the sharing and verification of research findings. It is intended to increase the visibility of CIFOR and its researchers and facilitate the dissemination and recognition of CIFOR research and outputs as widely as possible.
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  1. Research Ethics Review (RER) Policy and Toolkit
    This policy sets out CIFOR’s policy on research ethics and the review process to ensure the ethical conduct of CIFOR field research by CIFOR staff and partners.
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  1. Consulting Services Clearance and Signing
    The document provides guidelines on the process for the recruitment and selection of individuals who provide consulting service to CIFOR. A consultant may be an individual expert who possesses the required qualifications and achievements in a scientific or technical field, contracted to provide a particular type of knowledge or service for a specific period of time to CIFOR.
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  1. CIFOR Anonymous Reporting Hotline
    CIFOR is committed to the highest possible standards of ethical, moral and legal business conduct. In conjunction with this commitment and CIFOR’s commitment to open communication, this policy aims to provide an avenue for employees to raise concerns and reassurance that they will be protected from reprisals or victimization for whistleblowing in good faith. However, if an employee feels that their anonymity is not required then they should follow our existing grievance procedure.
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  1. Safeguarding Policy
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  1. Code of Conduct
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  1. CIFOR-ICRAF Anti-Fraud Policy
    CIFOR and ICRAF having a fraud prevention and detection policy is key in all the processes within and outside both organizations. The policy is established to facilitate the development of controls which will aid in the detection and prevention of fraud.
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