CIFOR's purpose is to advance human well-being, environmental conservation, and equity by conducting research to inform policies and practices that affect forests in developing countries. The research is driven by a commitment to eradicating poverty and protecting the environment.
CIFOR conducts research across Asia, Latin America and Africa. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilssAfrica]
Global Forest Watch is an initiative of the World Resources Institute. It does research, documents developments and serves as a platform in the struggle to preserve of the most important forests on earth. [editors ilissAfrica]
AFF is an association of individuals who share the quest for and commitment to the sustainable management, use and conservation of the forest and tree resources of Africa for socio-economic wellbeing of its peoples and for the stability and improvement of its environment. The purpose is to provide a platform and create an enabling environment for independent and objective analysis, advocacy and advice on relevant policy and technical issues pertaining to achieving sustainable management, use and conservation of Africa’s forest and tree resources as part of efforts to reduce poverty and promote economic and social development. ... [according to site editor's information]