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CIFOR envisions a more equitable world where forestry and landscapes enhance the environment and well-being for all.
CIFOR envisions a more equitable world where forestry and landscapes enhance the environment and well-being for all.

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While Peru has pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, oil palm plantations are currently under expansion in the Peruvian Amazon at the risk of forest conversion. This study aimed to characterize the structure and composition of remnant disturbed…
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While Peru has pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, oil palm plantations are currently under expansion in the Peruvian Amazon at the risk of forest conversion. This study aimed to characterize the structure and composition of remnant disturbed…
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Minimum tillage (MT) is a key component in the promotion of conservation agriculture (CA). This paper asks whether MT reduces cropland expansion and thus deforestation. We develop a theoretical household model of land expansion, and test hypotheses by…
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On September 27, it was my honor and privilege to introduce President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono as keynote speaker of the CIFOR-sponsored conference “Forests Indonesia: Alternative futures to meet demands for food, fiber, fuel and REDD+” in Jakarta. And…
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When is the right time to talk publicly about new findings from a research project? This is subject I have been thinking about a lot recently. This past month, I have participated in a number of events designed to disseminate research results to relevant…
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“Deforestation is relatively low in the Congo Basin, but it is likely to increase in the coming years. Urbanization, agricultural changes and mining expansion are likely to drive an increase in deforestation and forest degradation, according to two recent…
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Le développement rapide de la culture du palmier à huile alimente de nombreuses questions de société : biodiversité, déforestation, malbouffe, etc. Comment une même culture peut-elle être considérée comme une plante miracle par les agro-industries du Nord…
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