Tag: Cifor

Details of Swedish 2017 state visit to Indonesia






The details of the programme for Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia’s State Visit to Indonesia have been announced. ScandAsia presents most of the highlights. The Swedish State Visit to Indonesia on 22-24 May 2017 is at the invitation of President Joko Widodo. The Swedish government is represented by Foreign Minister Margot…

Civil society organisations: Let’s brainstorm sustainibility in Indonesia






The Norwegian Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI) organises seminars to gather civil society organisations in prioritised rainforest countries. Frida Skjæraasen from Norad’s (Norad is the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation) Civil Society Department  travelled to the headquarters of the Center for International Forestry Research in Bogor, Indonesia to meet the civil society organisations in person.…

Cifor’s Peter Holmgren receives Swedish forestry award






Director General, Peter Holmgren of Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) has been awarded the ’Golden Twig’ by the Swedish Forestry Association, on the occasion of International Day of Forests 2016, to be presented by the Swedish king. Indonesia-based CIFOR is a non-profit, scientific facility that conducts research on the most pressing challenges of forest…