World Agroforestry (ICRAF) is a centre of science and development excellence that harnesses the benefits of trees for people and the environment. Leveraging the world’s largest repository of agroforestry science and information, we develop knowledge practices, from farmers’ fields to the global sphere, to ensure food security and environmental sustainability.

ICRAF is the only institution that does globally significant agroforestry research in and for all of the developing tropics. Knowledge produced by ICRAF enables governments, development agencies and farmers to utilize the power of trees to make farming and livelihoods more environmentally, socially and economically sustainable at scales.

We are guided by the broad development challenges pursued by CGIAR, a global research partnership for a food-secure future, which include poverty reduction, increasing food and nutritional security, and improved natural resource systems and environmental services. ICRAF's work also addresses many of the issues being tackled by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically those that aim to eradicate hunger, reduce poverty, provide affordable and clean energy, protect life on land, and combat climate change.

Priorities as a partner of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data

World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) is committed to supporting the generation, delivery, and better use of open data for better, evidence-based decision making on sustainable land use for improved livelihoods. This support has the potential to improve livelihoods of millions of resource-poor land users, create new jobs around agricultural value chains, and better the environment in support of the SDGs.


This Partner Works to Achieve These SDGs