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.

Lessons from the Amazon

Can you protect forests and enhance people's livelihoods at the same time? The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) is conducting research across the Amazon that aims to find a sustainable future for people and forests. To learn more, and for more stories of CIFOR's work in the Amazon, visit http://blog.cifor.org/amazonFor photos of Brazil: http://bit.ly/11H7DxxMUSIC: Special thanks to composer Oscar Alberto Macedo Mejia of Puerto Maldonado for allowing us to use his songs "Hermano Nativo" and "Pueblo Viejo", from an album composed for the centenary of Madre de Dios.Email: omacedo63@hotmail.comPhone (Peru): 966382109And to Carlos Alberto Benjamin from Acre for allowing us to use his song "Rainha da Floresta" from the album "Sete Luas."

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