About 11 Results found. From 1997 - 2015
News - 11 Apr 2017In complex palm industry, “certified sustainable” falls short
Study assesses the social, economic and environmental impact of palm oil certification
10 May 2016What will it take to make sustainable palm oil the norm?
New study examines the factors driving commitments to responsible production of a controversial global commodity.
Analysis - 18 Sep 2015Gender: It’s about men, too
Five key factors for the successful participation of both men and women in value chains for forest and tree products.
Video - 7 Jul 2015Watch and read: Making timber plantations attractive for smallholders
Why don't smallholders plant more trees?
Event Coverage - 30 Sep 2014New York Declaration on Forests elicits praise, concerns
“This broad support is really something good that has come from Climate Week,” said CIFOR Director General Peter Holmgren.
Analysis - 11 Sep 2014Carving a place for women’s rights in Indonesia’s furniture trade
Women of Jepara's furniture industry typically earn US $1.50 each day.
News - 11 Apr 2014Weather patterns, urbanization add to pressures on Zambia’s forests
Agricultural hardships turn local people toward unsustainable charcoal production in search of income.
Video - 24 Mar 2014Research leads to certification, more trade for Indonesian furniture-makers
Wood furniture association gains improved access to markets and bank credit, enhanced design skills and boosted furniture quality.
Video - 1 Oct 2013Edible vine improves women’s livelihoods in Cameroon
CIFOR research has shown that Okok is the third most valuable NTFP in the country, with an annual value of $12 million.
News - 18 May 2012Carving a new future: Jepara furniture industry bounces back after global financial crisis
"The only solution is for suppliers to diversify their markets," explains CIFOR scientist Herry Purnomo.