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.

Our work

Our work

Global issues

CIFOR-ICRAF focuses on five global issues where trees can make a difference:


Our in-depth demand-driven research in these areas contributes to integrated solutions across all five issues.

World Agroforestry | FEATURE

Trees and forest genetic resources, and biodiversity

World Agroforestry | FEATURE INTERVIEW

Sustainable value chains and investments


Governance, equity and well-being

Forests, Trees and Agroforestry | DATA PORTAL

Climate change, energy and low-carbon development

Forests, Trees and Agroforestry | DATA PORTAL

Soil and land health


Our cutting-edge laboratories and genebanks offer the highest-quality products and services

World Agroforestry |

CIFOR-ICRAF Tree Genebank

World Agroforestry |

Soil-Plant Spectral Diagnostic Lab


Living Soils Laboratory

Forests, Trees and Agroforestry |

Dendroecology Labs


We deliver game-changing solutions to global and
national challenges through three innovative approaches:


Our work addresses these challenges through specific topics, contributing to long-term solutions as well as to global climate, biodiversity and development goals.