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.

Kalifa Traoré

Dr. Kalifa Traore is a principal researcher and head of Institut d’Economie Rurale (IER). His research focuses on agronomic and natural resources management works in the Sahelian region of Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso. Dr. Kalifa partnered with several agricultural research projects in the region and contributed well to the advancement of scientific understanding related to plant, soil and water.