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Field Guide to the Future

Field Guide to the Future

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ASB is the only global partnership
devoted entirely to research on the
tropical forest margins. ASB\u2019s goal is
to raise productivity and income of
rural households in the humid tropics
without increasing deforestation or
undermining essential environmental
services. ASB applies an integrated
natural resource management (iNRM)
approach to analysis and action
through long-term engagement with
local communities and policymakers.
ASB partners have established 12
benchmark sites in the Amazon, the
Congo Basin, the islands of Sumatra
and Mindanao, and the highlands of
northern Thailand.

ASB - Partnership for the Tropical
Forest Margins has operated since
1994 as a systemwide programme
of the Consultative Group on
International Agricultural Research
(CGIAR). ASB is hosted by The World
Agroforestry Centre.

The Center for International Forestry
Research (CIFOR) is a leading
international forestry research
organization established in 1993 in
response to global concerns about the
social, environmental, and economic
consequences of forest loss and
degradation. CIFOR is dedicated to
developing policies and technologies
for sustainable use and management
of forests, and for enhancing the
well-being of people in developing
countries who rely on tropical forests
for their livelihoods.

CIFOR is one of the 15 centers
supported by the Consultative Group
on International Agricultural Research
(CGIAR). With headquarters in Bogor,
Indonesia, CIFOR has regional offices
in Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cameroon and
Zimbabwe, and performs research in
over 30 other countries around the

The World Agroforestry Centre is the
international leader in the science
and practice of integrating \u201cworking
trees\u201d on small farms and in rural
landscapes. We have invigorated the
ancient practice of growing trees on
farms, using innovative science for
development to transform lives and

The Centre\u2019s vision is an \u201cAgroforestry
Transformation\u201d in the developing
world resulting in a massive increase
in the use of working trees on working
landscapes by smallholder rural
households that helps ensure security
in food, nutrition, income, health,
shelter and energy and a regenerated

The World Agroforestry Centre is one
of the 15 centers supported by the
Consultative Group on International
Agricultural Research (CGIAR).

Field Guide to the Future
Four Ways for Communities to Think Ahead



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