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 - June 2016   CFA Newsletter - June 2016


Revisiting forest types of India V.K. BAHUGUNA, M.H. SWAMINATH, S. TRIPATHI, T.P. SINGH, V.R.S. RAWAT and R.S. RAWAT

The key literature of, and trends in, forestry investment decisions using real options analysis U.K. CHAUDHARI, M.B. KANE and M.E. WETZSTEIN

Comprehensive analysis of some job-related attitudes on expectation and satisfaction among forestry staff: case results from a Turkish regional forestry organization S. YURDAKUL EROL

Attitudes of local communities towards forest conservation in Botswana: a case study of Chobe Forest Reserve H. GAREKAE, O.T. THAKADU and J. LEPETU

Managerial behavior and financial performance of China’s state-owned forest enterprises H. JIANG, D. ZHANG and W. WEI

Information exchange in swidden communities of West Kalimantan: lessons for designing REDD+ M.H. KALLIO, M. MOELIONO, C. MAHARANI, M. BROCKHAUS, N.J. HOGARTH, W. DAELI, W. TAUHID and G. WONG

Perceptions of local people toward pulpwood plantations: insights from the Q-method in Indonesia R. PIRARD, H. PETIT, H. BARAL and R. ACHDIAWAN

The ‘virtual economy’ of REDD+ projects: does private certification of REDD+ projects ensure their environmental integrity? C. SEYLLER, S. DESBUREAUX, S. ONGOLO, A. KARSENTY, G. SIMONET, J. FAURE and L. BRIMONT

Complex relationships among gender and forest food harvesting: insights from the Bribri Indigenous Territory, Costa Rica O. SYLVESTER, A. GARCÍA SEGURA, and I. DAVIDSON-HUNT

Book reviews

Study of protected forests in the Congo Basin
Association News
• Regional Award presented to
PNG forester
CFA lecture series in India
Forest scenes
• Deforestation in Nigeria
• Development of the EPD for three trees
• Not just the tree frogs
• Paris Agreement signed. Now what?
• Tanzanian NGO changes lives with sustainable forestry
• Dissimilar forests vital for ecosystem services
• The Marcus Wallenberg Prize 2016
• Bible trees in Israel
• Evaluation of the EU FLEGT
• Norwegian Wood
• Pan-European strategy for genetic conservation
• Realizing zero-deforestation
• The Oil Palm Complex
Around the World


Latest News

Commonwealth Forestry Conference
The 19th Commonwealth Forestry Conference will be held in Dehradun, India between 3-7th April 201...
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CFA workshop in Nigeria
3rd Commonwealth Forestry Association Workshop on ‘Research Proposal Writing and Use of...
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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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