Saving the Pacific's coconuts

Coconut-producing countries and international organizations will meet in Fiji from 31st October to 4th November 2017 to discuss the future of coconut...

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Round two of the Gender Research Fellowship Programme takes off in Nairobi

Building on a successful first phase, the Gender Research Fellowship Programme is back for round two. This programme has been designed to strengthen...

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Women are vital tenants of both livelihoods and landscapes. Photo credit: CIFOR

Latest Reader on Gender and Forestry

A new book amalgamates 30 years of accumulated knowledge on gender and forestry into one volume. 

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Shea tree (Vitellaria paradoxa) in agroforestry parkland. Credit: Bioversity International/H.Gaisberger

A threat-mapping approach to guide conservation of food tree species in Burkina Faso

In a recent article on PLOS ONE, Bioversity International researchers and partners have analyzed 16 food tree species in Burkina Faso and 6 key...

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30 years of gender and forests

Currently, there is much interest in mainstreaming gender in natural resource management, including forestry. The new Earthscan Reader on Gender and...

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Revealing the benefits of gender-responsive participatory research for sustainable forest management

The special issue of Forests, Trees and Livelihoods explores the prospect of gender-responsive participatory research on forests. The five...

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Can local participation in community forestry foster social inclusiveness and gender equity?

Community forestry approaches that aim to form a partnership between governments and communities have gained popularity around the world. These...

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Different stages of restoration of seasonally dry tropical forest in Colombia. credit: Luis Gonzalo Moscoso Higuita

A tool to guide species and seed selection for the restoration of seasonally dry tropical forest in Colombia

Making sure that native species and seed sources are site-adapted requires a certain degree of scientifically-based decision making capacity, which...

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Mahogany tree after 10 years, Mexico. Credit: Bioversity International/L. Snook

Restoring productivity and biodiversity in tropical forests by mimicking natural disasters

Laura Snook, Coordinator of Management and Conservation of Forest and Tree Resources, CGIAR Research Programme on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry,...

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Restoring lands and livelihoods in Burkina Faso: The business of one association

Mr Alain Traoré, Director of tiipaalga, shares insights from his long-term efforts in fostering farmer-led restoration initiatives in Burkina Faso as...

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