International Union of Forest Research Organizations

IUFRO is a non-profit, non-governmental international network of forest scientists. Its objectives are to promote international cooperation in forestry and forest products research. IUFRO's activities are organized primarily through its 274 specialized Units in 8 technical Divisions.

IUFRO's mission is to promote the coordination of and the international cooperation in scientific studies embracing the whole field of research related to forests and trees.

IUFRO also serves as the focal agency within CPF for forest-related scientific knowledge together with CIFOR and ICRAF.