CIFOR-ICRAF is the world’s leader on harnessing the power of trees, forests and agroforestry landscapes to address the most pressing global challenges of our time – biodiversity loss, climate change, food security, livelihoods and inequity.
CIFOR-ICRAF has partnerships in 64 countries, 159 funding partners, and 192 active projects, alongside over 2200 completed projects across 92 nations. CIFOR-ICRAF currently has 700+ staff worldwide, of which around 40% are women, in 25 office locations, mostly in the Global South. The organization carries a combined annual budget of USD 100 million, alongside a combined legacy investment of USD 2 billion in research and technology policy and development. On average, CIFOR-ICRAF research is cited nearly 137 times a day, and appears in global media more than 3,000 times per year.
The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and World Agroforestry (ICRAF) merged in 2019. CIFOR and ICRAF are members of CGIAR – a global research partnership for a food-secure future – and share its focus on poverty reduction, increased food and nutritional security, and sustainable natural-resource systems. CIFOR-ICRAF’s work is aligned with and contributes to implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, the Paris Agreement, the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
Learn more at: www.cifor-icraf.org