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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.

CIFOR-ICRAF: Building resilient landscapes

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In January 2019, the most trusted international research organizations on forests and trees – the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and World Agroforestry (ICRAF) – decided to merge to support resilient terrestrial landscapes across the planet. The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and other key partners provided critical support.
Three years later, CIFOR-ICRAF is positioned to respond to the greatest crises of our time, with a single governing Board and leadership team and harmonized internal processes guided by the CIFOR-ICRAF Strategy 2020–2030. This 44-page report outlines the why, when and how of the merger and the creation of Resilient Landscapes, CIFOR-ICRAF’s new private-sector-facing arm, which is catalysing investments in nature-based solutions from the private sector and financial institutions.
Detailing three new innovative approaches – Transformative Partnership Platforms, Engagement Landscapes and Flagship Products, it describes undertakings and impacts in agroecology, restoration, food and nutrition security, improved tree genetic resources, and more, from sustainable oil palm in Brazil to cocoa agroforestry in Cameroon to agroforestry on sloping land in Northwest Viet Nam.
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    Publication year

    2022

    Authors

    CIFOR-ICRAF

    Language

    English

    Keywords

    landscape conservation, agroecology, ecological restoration, food security, genetic resources, agroforestry, forest management, sustainable development

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