CIFOR/EI Collaboration

by | March 5, 2013
Category: Uncategorized

On Thursday, June 22nd, the Earth Institute entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR). The agreement was signed by the directors of the Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability (EICES), Shahid Naeem, the International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), Lisa Goddard, and the Agriculture and Food Security Center, Cheryl Palm. The main objective of the MOU is to facilitate closer collaboration between EI and CIFOR in common areas of research, training and project development. In the coming months, EICES will work with the other EI centers to develop specific priorities for funding surrounding biodiversity and ecosystem services, climate information services and support for decision- makers, forest management and livelihoods, and capacity building.

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