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Wangari Maathai
The Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF) has reopened its call for nominations for the Wangari Maathai Forest Champions Award, an honour granted to an individual who has made extraordinary efforts to improve the world’s forests and the lives of the people who depend on them. 
©Míria Ninja
At an event of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, the Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF) highlighted the importance of forests during periods of crisis and showcased how responsible consumption and production can contribute to turning the tide on deforestation.
The Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF), a group of 15 international organizations whose work centers on the world’s forests, today published a new work plan for 2021 to 2024.
In the joint statement released on the sidelines of the 16th Session of the UN Forum on Forests at UN Headquarters, the CPF outlined the impacts of deforestation as well as the opportunities and actions required to reverse it.
Fiscal policies with the right incentives can be a powerful tool to help governments reduce deforestation and forest degradation and promote the sustainability of forests, according to a new report from the Climate Investment Funds' (CIF) Forest Investment Program (FIP) and the World Bank.
The study consolidates available scientific evidence on the wide range of contributions forests and trees outside forests make to curbing poverty and on the effectiveness of diverse forest management policies, programs, technologies and strategies.
Forests and tree landscapes should be at the heart of building back better after the COVID-19 pandemic for a more resilient and sustainable future, members of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF) said today.
Cameroon ©ENEF Mbalmayo
A next-generation forester says that change is urgently needed to boost the quality of higher forestry learning.
Compliance ©ITTO

The ITTO Environmental and Social Management Guidelines draw on ITTO and global best practices to provide guidance on enhancing environmental and social safeguards in ITTO projects.

Stewart Maginnis, Global Director of the Nature-based Solutions Group, IUCN, and newly elected CPF Vice-Chair at the endorsement ceremony, ©FAO/Roberto Cenciarelli

Principals of the member organizations of the Collaborative Partnership (CPF) endorsed the CPF  Strategic Vision towards 2030 with a bold and forward l...

Wangari Maathai winner 2019 ©IUFRO Rudolfo Buhrer

Burundian forestry activist Léonidas Nzigiyimpa was today awarded the 2019 Wangari Maathai Forest Champions Award in recognition of his passionate commitment and outstanding contribution to improving forests and the lives of indigenous peoples, women and youth in his country.

Uganda wood transport
Organized by the Collaborative Partnership on Forests, this international conference will bring together a wide range of stakeholders from 20-22 February 2018 to discuss the challenges of halting and reversing deforestation.
CPF high level dialogue
Heads of member organizations of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests met to discuss their post-2015 vision of forests ahead of the XIV World Forestry Congress in Durban, South Africa, in September 2015. 
Winner of the Forest Champions Award 2015 Gertrude Kabusimbi Kenyangi
Ugandan forestry activist Gertrude Kabusimbi Kenyangi was awarded the 2015 Wangari Maathai Forest Champions Award in recognition of her efforts to promote the conservation and sustainable use of her country's forest resources.
Highlights 2015
This year, we celebrate 15 years of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests’ achievements as governments discuss the future International Arrangement on Forests, negotiate the future sustainable development goals and address climate change challenges.