Welcome to the CFA

Professor John Innes, CFA President 

“The objective of the CFA is to promote the conservation and sustainable management of the world's forests and the contributions they make to peoples’ livelihoods…..”

“A particularly important aspect of the CFA is the links that are being forged between forestry professionals and civil society”.

Read why Professor Innes supports the CFA

Recent publications

International Forestry Review - June 2024  

CFA Newsletter - June 2024


Structure, floristic composition, and dynamics of Pistacia atlantica subsp. atlantica communities in the north-west of Algeria M. AMARA and M. BOUAZZA

Assessing the participation of local stakeholders in REDD+ relevant forest subsidies in Jalisco, Mexico M.L. ÁVALOS-RODRÍGUEZ, J. ŠPIRI?, M.K. MCCALL and J.J. ALVARADO

Participatory methods and approaches in the management of Mediterranean forests: a systematic literature review M.E. FERNANDES, C. FERREIRA and E. FIGUEIREDO

Striving for sustainability: Climate-Smart Forestry measures in Türkiye G. GENÇAY and Ü. B?RBEN

Evaluating a forestry partnership between a private company and local people in East Kalimantan, Indonesia: a political ecology approach H. HIDAYAT, G. ACCIAIOLI, TB. M. JAFAR, D. RACHMAWAN, C.P.M. SIANIPAR, L.V. SUNDARY, R. SIBURIAN, S. EKAWATI and M.B. UTOMO

The rising threat of wildfire: an examination of global forest fi re occurrence over the past two decades M. LUO, W. XIE, D. LI and T.L. WAN

Barriers to equity: investigating community challenges in accessing and benefiting from forest resources in Manyoni, Tanzania H.L. SAGALI and H. YINGLI

Assessing the economic significance of forest income in community livelihoods in Manyoni District, Tanzania H.L. SAGALI, H. YINGLI and R.K. MENDAKO




•  Norman Lewis: CFA’s oldest member

Forest Scenes
• Can forests be more profitable than beef?
• Why businesses should stop planting trees
• Certified timber harvesting helping elephants and gorillas
• UK power station still burning rare wood
• Five positive signs for forests in 2024
• Previously logged forests struggle to survive
• Forests with rich diversity better adapted to climate change
• How Congo’s trees are smuggled through East Africa
• Deforestation in Indonesia

• Grow your knowledge
• How climate change could impact forests
• Should forests have rights?

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