Landscape Game

Did you know that almost a billion people in the world have played the game Monopoly and millions of people are playing SimCity? Did you know that neither Monopoly or SimCity consider ecosystem sustainability and global warming? The Landscape Game offers a more intelligent game that is ...

CIFOR Annual Meeting 2014

The CIFOR Annual Meeting is fast approaching — 8-12 September 2014 is less than two months away. Please save the date in preparation for our yearly gathering. You can find the latest draft agenda of this year’s Annual Meeting from here. Please note that some of the sessions might still ...

Annual Meeting Presentations

Monday, 7 October 2013 CIFOR Research Priorities 2013-14 Overview by Peter Holmgren Landscapes: Solutions for Sustainable Development by Peter Holmgren CIFOR's Global Comparative Study on REDD+ by Christopher Martius Evaluation of FTA by Markus Palenberg ...

Food systems, forests and landscapes

Focal point: Terry Sunderland Summary There has been recent widespread acceptance and enthusiasm for landscape level approaches to integrate the integration of conservation, agriculture and development. Such landscape approaches are more conducive with landscape management that will ...

IRS-RRS Association meeting

Focal point: Aaron Russell Summary Updates on key staff concerns previously brought to the IRS-RRS Association; IRS-RRS Association policies on petitioning and staff representative selection to be discussed and voted upon; Additional HQ-based staff representative to be elected to ...

Session on Finance and Administration

Focal point: Kumar Tumuluru Summary Finance will discuss the changes in the coding structure recently introduced.The session will also cover and clarify what is covered under Research Support and Institutional Costs. Subject to availability of time, we will try to cover the above from ...

Mapping the June 2013 Sumatra Fires

Focal point: David Gaveau Summary The recent fires on the Indonesian island of Sumatra made news headlines worldwide as they generated record-breaking air-pollution levels over neighboring Singapore and Malaysia. We research the causes of the fires. We present a detailed remote ...

Strengthening the Evidence Base

Focal point: Peter Kanowski (for Gill Petrokofsky & EBF support team) Summary As discussed in the ‘Science Quality & Impact’ session, CIFOR’s standing and value as a research organization rests on the salience, legitimacy and credibility of its research. Strengthening ...