CIFOR–ICRAF publishes over 750 publications every year on agroforestry, forests and climate change, landscape restoration, rights, forest policy and much more – in multiple languages.

CIFOR–ICRAF addresses local challenges and opportunities while providing solutions to global problems for forests, landscapes, people and the planet.

We deliver actionable evidence and solutions to transform how land is used and how food is produced: conserving and restoring ecosystems, responding to the global climate, malnutrition, biodiversity and desertification crises. In short, improving people’s lives.

Cavally, Côte d’Ivoire

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  • 60% forest cover, but cocoa production, logging, & immigration contribute to accelerated deforestation, including in public forests
  • Local population is generally aware of the negative consequences of climate change on agricultural production & wants to maintain the remaining forests for future generations
  • 1 of the 5 regions included in the National Emission Reduction Program Idea Note (ER-PIN) for the FCPF Carbon Fund
  • Taï National Park (ER-PIN project area) located partly in the Cavally region — high biodiversity & UNESCO World Heritage site — well-conserved but threatened by human-induced pressure
  • Member of the Assembly of Regions & Districts of Côte d’Ivoire (ARDCI) — multi-level collaboration forum for representation of regions & districts in national & international contexts
  • Immigration since 1970s from other regions of Côte d’Ivoire & abroad has increased land use pressure & conflicts, & provided work force for cacao, rubber, & wood production industries

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    Solano, D.; Simonet, G.




    deforestation, livelihoods, food security, sustainable development, policy, climate change


    Côte d'Ivoire

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