Welcome to the CFA



The CFA is a partner in a new initiative, The Queen's Commonwealth Canopy,  in which Commonwealth citizens are leading the world in efforts to protect the forest – forest that their communities and the planet as a whole depend on.  

The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy will show that, irrespective of geography, economy, culture or tenure, solutions exist to the threats facing these critical ecosystems.   For more information visit the QCC website.

Professor John Innes, CFA Chair 

“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 - December 2016   CFA Newsletter - December 2016


Strategic options for state forest institutions in Poland: evaluation by the 3L Model and ways ahead R. CHUDY, M. STEVANOV and M. KROTT

Opportunities and challenges to strengthen indigenous peoples’ rights and livelihoods in the context of REDD+: a study of REDD+ implementation in Vietnam S. ERRICO

Commercialising a perfume plant, Commiphora wildii: livelihood implications for indigenous Himba in north-west Namibia F.B. GALLOWAY, R.P. WYNBERG and K. NOTT

Carbon stock estimation in an unmanaged old-growth forest: a case study from a broad-leaf deciduous forest in the northwest of Italy M.U. GRANATA, L. GRATANI, F. BRACCO, F. SARTORI and R. CATONI

Bundling forest ecosystem services for FSC certification: an analysis of stakeholder adaptability W. JAUNG, G.Q. BULL, L. PUTZEL, R. KOZAK and C. ELLIOTT

Assessment of governance principles application in forest protected areas: the case of six state forests in western Zimbabwe V.T. MUTEKWA and J. GAMBIZA

Multi-stakeholder processes to strengthen policies for small and medium-scale forestry enterprises in Indonesia H. PURNOMO, R. ACHDIAWAN, B. SHANTIKO, S.M. AMIN, R.H. IRAWATI, MELATI and D.A. WARDELL

Several small: how inbreeding affects conservation of Cariniana legalis Mart. Kuntze (Lecythidaceae) the Brazilian Atlantic Forest’s largest tree E.V. TAMBARUSSI, D.H. BOSHIER, R. VENCOVSKY, M.L.M. FREITAS, O.J. DI-DIO and A.M. SEBBENN

Fruits from the forest and the fields: forest conservation policies and intersecting social inequalities in Burkina Faso’s REDD+ program L. WESTHOLM

Book reviews

• Forest conservation in Madagascar
Association News
• Prince William launches
Canada’s QCC dedication
• ICF welcomes CFA members
• CFA Regional Award of
• Young Forester Award
Forest scenes
• History of the introduction of
the improved cooking stoves
• Climate Smart School
• Safeguarding timber supply
chains the scientific way
• UNECE region certified forest
• Are you sitting comfortably?
• Forest bioeconomy
• Ladders to Heaven
• Pinpointing problems
• Shades of green
• Silviculture of trees used in
British Forestry
• The Arborealists
• The hidden life of trees
Around the World


Latest News

Young Forester Award launched
We are pleased to announce the launch of the 2017 CFA Young Forester Award which provides a funde...
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Proceedings of CFA conference in Nigeria
Forestry and Allied Natural Resources Disciplines in Nigerian Institutions: Inputs for Futur...
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Sir David Attenborough endorses Queen's Commonwealth Canopy
Sir David Attenborough has praised the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy, an ambitious...
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Commonwealth Forestry Conference
The 19th Commonwealth Forestry Conference will be held in Dehradun, India between 3-7th April 201...
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Queen's Award winner announced
 The CFA is pleased to announce that the Queen's Award for Fo...
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