Center for International Forestry Research

Letter from the Director General

Peter Holmgren

Forests hold the keys to solving some of the world’s greatest challenges, such as climate change, food security and sustainable development. They lie at the heart of what we do here at CIFOR and they are at the heart of the communities who live in and rely on forested landscapes. more

Letter from the Board of Trustees

M. Hosny El Lakany

In 2013, CIFOR will mark 20 years of working for forests and people. During that time, the organisation has made significant contributions to research and practice in the field. For example, CIFOR’s early research on areas such as underlying causes of deforestation, alternatives to slash and burn, more