About CIFOR

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Since it was founded 20 years ago, the Center for International Forestry Research has become known for its high-quality research, knowledge exchange and global reach.

Throughout 2013, CIFOR continued to put tropical forests on the map, as a critical part of the global landscape.

Our Reach

CIFOR has projects and partners across the world, and works at all levels, from village to global.

World Map

  • Countries where we work
  • Decentralized office
  • Head office, Bogor, Indonesia

Our Mission

As a member of the CGIAR Consortium, CIFOR shares the mission of reducing poverty and hunger, improving human health and nutrition, and enhancing ecosystem resilience through high-quality international agricultural research, partnership and leadership.

Our Goals

CIFOR’s work contributes to CGIAR’s system-level outcomes:

  • Reduced rural poverty
    Reduced rural poverty
  • Improved food security
    Improved food security
  • Improved nutrition and health
    Improved nutrition and health
  • Sustainably managed natural resources
    Sustainably managed natural resources

Our 2013

31Countries
Countries

67Active projects
Active projects

23Funding partners
Funding partners

113Partners
Partners

352Publications
Publications

50Events with a major CIFOR presence
Events with a major CIFOR presence

254Total number of staff
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