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.

Mamou Dembele

Mamou Dembele, is the vice-president of a cooperative “saving for change called Gnabene”. She is a woman who is committed to the preservation of the environment and the empowerment of rural women. Under her leadership, the GNABENE cooperative has carried out many regreening practices (Assisted Natural Regeneration, tree planting, direct seeding among others.) and the transformation of non-timber forest products. As a talented woman she affirms that the improvement of our well-being is premised on the preservation of the environment. Mamou lives in Beresso, commune of Katangana, Circle of Yorosso in Mali.