Trust building and leadership: Insights from three Indonesian multi-stakeholder forums

This is the third of seven stories highlighting the recent publication of a special issue of the International Forestry Review focused on CIFOR research. When CIFOR researcher Ade Tamara observes a multi-stakeholder forum (MSF) for the first time, she can see signs of good leadership—if it’s there. “Good leaders or facilitators accommodate different opinions,” she […]

Making space for women and Indigenous Peoples at the decision-making table

When CIFOR researchers Iliana Monterroso and Kristen Evans began investigating how to improve inclusivity in multi-stakeholder forums (MSFs), they had no idea that the research literature would yield some of the most obvious but taken for granted solutions, like providing childcare to boost women’s participation. MSFs are decision-making and dialogue platforms that occur worldwide at […]