Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

Research centre concentrating on the conservation and productivity improvement of tropical forest ecosystems.

WWW site has information on organisation, research programme, publications list, full text of newsletter and other selected publications, list of current job opportunities.

Their Domain software for generating maps of the potential distribution of plants and animals can be downloaded directly from the WWW.

CIFOR also coordinates TROPIS, the Tree Growth and Permanent Plot Information System (see separate entry). Also includes database of publications and POLEX (forestry expert policy briefs).

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