The Center for China-Africa Agriculture and Forestry Research (CAFOR) was officially opened on the 16th December 2012 in Lin’an, Zhejiang of China.

CAFOR is joint collaborative initiative between INBAR and Zhejiang A&F University (ZAFU). The center is planned to act as an interface and communication platform for researchers and related stakeholders, such as the private sectors, in China and Africa to promote exchange, research and technology transfer in the fields of forestry and agriculture. CAFOR will have a particularly strong emphasis on both bamboo and tea resource research and development for environmental protection and poverty alleviation.


Co-Directors of CAFOR: 

Dr. Jin Peihua, Vice president of ZAFU

Dr. Lou Yiping, Acting Programme Director of Environmental Sustainability Programme, INBAR


Director of CAFOR Office:

Ms. Chen Xiaoyun

Address: No. 252 Yinjin Street, Lin'an, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China