Collaborative Partners on Forests Material

The Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF) is a voluntary arrangement among 14 international organizations and secretariats with substantial programmes on forests. The CPF’s mission is to promote the management, conservation and sustainable development of all types of forest and strenghten long term political commitment to this end.

Visit the Collaborative Partners on Forests (CPF) Press Releases or Events Section to find out about events throughout the year.



Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
Website: http://www.cifor.cgiar.org/


Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Website:http://www.fao.org/forestry

Video: Carl Lewis and FAO [1:26]


International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
Website: http://www.itto.int/


International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Website: http://www.iucn.org/

Newsletter: Arborvitae
Photographs: International Year of Forests
Website: Forest Conservation
Film: “The Plight of Mangrove Forests in Pakistan”


International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO)
Website: http://www.iufro.org/


Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
Website: http://www.cbd.int/idb/2011/

Fact Sheets: Forest Biodiversity (pdf)
Booklet: Good Practice Guides: Sustainable Forest Management, Biodiversity and Livelihoods (pdf)
Publication: Expanded Programme of Work on, Forests Biological Diversity (pdf)
Brochure: Biodiversity and Livelihoods: REDD-plus Benefits ( pdf)
Video: Branching out for a Green Economy [5:53]
Calendar: 2011 Rio Conventions: “Forests for People, Forests for the Earth”
Newsletter: REDD-plus & Biodiversity (pdf)


Secretariat of the Global Environmental Facility (GEF)
Website: http://www.thegef.org/gef/

Video: Brazil: Forests Forever [9.03]


Secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)
Website: http://www.unccd.int/

Calendar: 2011 Rio Conventions: “Forests for People, Forests for the Earth”


United Nations Forum on Forests Secretariat (UNFF)
Website: http://www.un.org/esa/forests/index.html


Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Website: http://www.unfccc.int/

Calendar: 2011 Rio Conventions: “Forests for People, Forests for the Earth”
Newsletter: REDD-plus & Biodiversity (pdf)


United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Website: http://www.undp.org/

Facebook: Campaign for IYF


United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Website: http://www.unep.org/forests/

Video: Gisele Bündchen launches Forests Challenge [1:56]
Video: Branching out for a Green Economy [5:53]


World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)
Website: http://www.worldagroforestrycentre.org/campaigns/international_year_of_forests/

Website: Newsroom


The World Bank
Website: http://www.worldbank.org/