International Research Institutions

If we got you interested in international forest research institutions, here are a few more institutions you’ll want to see:

The Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF) is an informal, voluntary arrangement among 14 international organizations and secretariats with substantial programs on forests. These agencies share their experiences and build on them to produce new benefits for their respective constituencies. They collaborate to streamline and align their work and to find ways of improving forest management and conservation and the production and trade of forest products.


The European Forest Institute – EFI is an international organisation and has 29 European member states. They use their own conducted research to support decisions for forest policies.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations logo

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations – FAO supports nations with sustainable forest management.

Visit the Global Forest Information Service (GFIS) webpage to find worldwide or promote information out about events, meetings, conferences, workshops and much more.

Forest Trends

Forest Trends is a small non-profit organisation with the mission to conserve forests and other ecosystems through creation of incentive mechanisms.


The International Tropical Timber Organization – ITTO is an intergovernmental organisation with more than 70 (timber producing and consuming) member states. They focus on sustainable management and conservation of tropical forests and tropical timber production.


The International Union of Forest Research Organizations – IUFRO is the global network for forest science cooperation with almost 700 member organisations. Their mission is to advance research and share knowledge to overcome the challenges of the future.

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World Agroforestry – ICRAF is a science centre focused on agroforestry research and in January 2019 they merged with the Center of International Forestry Research – find CIFOR at our world map


The World Wildlife Fund – WWF is an independent foundation with more than 30 national organisation offices worldwide. Their mission is to prevent more damage to the environment. One of their main goals: Safeguarding and Restoring Forests. Have a look at their “Living Forest Report”

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