Why forests matter to you and your community: a FaceBook Live interview with PROFOR and the World Bank
Watch a conversation between PROFOR's Werner Kornexl and the World Bank's Ellysar Baroudy on the importance of forests.
Happy International Day of Forests! Here are five reasons to celebrate.
2017 revealed new challenges for the world's forests, but we are also learning more about how to address them. Here's a round-up of how PROFOR contributed to the forest knowledge base over the last year.
As an ecosystem, forests provide an astonishing array of benefits, including intangible ones that are often overlooked. A new study in the Philippines highlights just how important forests are for climate resilience and poverty reduction.
The Program on Forests (PROFOR) multi-donor partnership provides knowledge, tools and in-depth analysis to facilitate forests contribution to poverty reduction, sustainable economic development and the protection of global and local environmental services.
Sustainable forest management requires cooperation across many sectors so that good forest practices are not undermined by shifts in macroeconomic policy or other areas. PROFOR’s forest-smart and...Read more
An estimated 1.3 billion people—nearly 20 percent of humanity—rely on forests and forest products for their livelihoods, with the majority living on less than $1.25 a day. In some areas, forest...Read more
Sustainable forest management seeks to balance increasing demand for forest products and benefits, and preserving forest health and diversity. Financing this equilibrium requires new approaches, both...Read more
Strong forest governance is essential for many reasons. Clear regulations can encourage legitimate enterprises to make socially and environmentally sustainable investments in the forestry sector....Read more
Not only are forests and trees essential for capturing the carbon emissions that contribute to climate change, but they can also build peoples’ resilience to climate variability. Forests can be...Read more