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The Initiative 20×20 Begins in 2015

Representatives of various partner institutions of the Initiative 20×20 came together at CIAT, Colombia, on 12 February this year. The CIAT Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) had organized…


Do tree plantations support forest conservation?

Key messages Tree plantations potentially support natural forest conservation. The main hypothesis for this effect is that tree plantations substitute natural forests for production, especially when plantations achieve high productivity.…