Forestry experts have called for a new approach to managing land and tackling climate change – challenging the ongoing debate that forests have to be sacrificed for the sake of rural development and food security.
World’s top climate change, forestry & REDD+ experts to attend Forest Day in Doha
Hundreds of forestry experts, activists, policymakers, global leaders and climate change negotiators will gather on the sidelines of U.N. climate talks in Doha this Sunday for the sixth annual Forest Day to discuss how forests can be better harnessed to slow the pace of global warming and help communities adapt to the changing environment.
Protecting the Congo Basin Voices of the Forest
MEDIA ADVISORY Feature package of Congo Basin Forest photos, stories & videos available in both English and French on www.forestsnews.cifor.org/congo…
Can forests and agriculture work together to tackle climate change & food insecurity?
November 16th, 2012: MEDIA ADVISORY. With food prices soaring and land available to grow new crops scarce, experts will gather on the side-lines of the U.N. climate summit to debate one of the most pressing issues facing policymakers: Can the world’s forests and farms work together to tackle pressing food security challenges and climate change?
New Director General takes helm of global forestry research center
12 September 2012 BOGOR, Indonesia — Food security, forestry and climate change leading expert Peter Holmgren took the reins at…
REDD+ as an idea is a success but implementing it is fraught with challenges, new global study says
June 18, 2012: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Implementation of a UN-backed scheme that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by protecting tropical forests is fraught with challenges but these can be overcome with technical solutions and increased political will, according to the authors of a new publication from the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR).
CIFOR director general Frances Seymour’s welcome speech to Indonesian President
In the event of a global policy address by Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono at the Center for International Forestry Research in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia, on 13 Jun 2012.
Indonesian President calls for fundamental reinvention of society in creating a global green economy & protecting world’s forest
Indonesia’s President today said that the sustainable management of the world’s forests is critical for equitable economic growth and he called for a “fundamental reinvention and reorganisation of societies throughout the world.”
President Yudhoyono to give global policy address on future of Indonesia’s forests ahead of Rio+20 summit
MEDIA ADVISORY Broadcast live Wednesday 13 June at 2pm Jakarta time (EST+12) (GMT+7) (CET +6) Watch live video stream online:…
CIFOR taps FAO expert as new Director General
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dr Peter Holmgren selected to lead the Center for International Forestry Research Bogor, Indonesia (8 June, 2012)—As…