VITRI’s research focus

  • Tropical forestry, agroforestry and plantation forestry
  • Climate change – both mitigation (e.g. REDD+) and ecosystem-based adaptation
  • Rehabilitation of degraded lands, forests and agricultural production systems
  • Forest landscape restoration (ecological, social, economic and cultural aspects)
  • Small-holder and community-based management of forests and trees both in humid and dry regions
  • Sustainable production of bioenergy in the Tropics and its links to global bioenergy and climate policies
  • Sustainable delivery of ecosystem services in tropical forested landscapes through knowledge-based, multi-stakeholder management