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.

Papa Garba Salifou

Holder of a water and forest engineering degree and certificates in sustainable resource management/climate change, Mr. Salifou Garba is a Departmental Director of the Environment in the commune of Illéla, in the Tahoua region -Niger. With more than 25 years of experience in rural development, Mr. Garba’s expertise lies in strengthening the resilience of rural populations in the face of climate change, fostering restoration of degraded lands, and monitoring and evaluating FLR activities in rural areas. In 2019, Mr. Garba was decorated with the rank of Chevalier in the National Order of Niger and Officer in the Order of Agricultural Merit by the President of the Republic of Niger.