Tag: CIFOR

Global forestry and agroforestry research organizations CIFOR and ICRAF merge

Global forestry and agroforestry research organizations CIFOR and ICRAF merge

February 10, 2019 |

In Germany, the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and International Centre for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF), also known as World Agroforestry, the two leading organizations focused on forestry and agroforestry research, policy and development agreed to merge to strengthen capacity, provide the evidence needed to scale up investment in sustainable development, and accelerate impact. […]

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CIFOR highlights report published

CIFOR highlights report published

February 3, 2019 |

In Indonesia, scientists at the Center for International Forestry Research have been contributing to global discussions and research on forest-related issues for about 25 years and have published their 2018 report highlighting major achievements. Maintaining its commitment to advancing human wellbeing, equity and environmental integrity, in 2018 CIFOR continued to advance research on, and action […]

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Bamboo for bioenergy a viable option in Indonesia

Bamboo for bioenergy a viable option in Indonesia

December 2, 2018 |

In Indonesia, bamboo is being looked at as a sustainable alternative bioenergy source, especially considering the country’s palm oil for biofuel being attached for deforestation and other impacts. Researchers from Australia’s RMIT University and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) consider bamboo a viable alternative since it grows fast, has a long root system, […]

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Researchers looking at how biofuels can reverse deforestation in Indonesia

Researchers looking at how biofuels can reverse deforestation in Indonesia

November 26, 2018 |

In Indonesia, the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), the Korean National Institute of Forest Science (NIFOS) and Indonesia’s University of Muhammadiyah Palangkaraya (UMP) are working together to study increasing biofuel plantations on a 7.2 million hectare tract of mostly degraded land in the province of Central Kalimantan that could help reduce deforestation in the […]

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