In time for the final meetings of the Open Working Group, the Landscapes for People, Food and Nature Initiative has published a policy statement which proposes a an integrated landscape target which should be incorporate it into the development of all related Sustainable Development Goals.
Tools & Methods
What is a landscape approach?
Landscapes can have multiple functions, as they provide a variety of services to society, such as biodiversity, food, water, shelter, livelihood, economic growth, and human well-being. All these services are interlinked; so if the agricultural area in a landscape expands, it will have repercussions for the area covered by forests.
On this website we present some examples, listed on the right, where Forest and Landscape Restoration has been or is being implemented.
The sites, tools and policy initiatives of the members of the Partnership represent a variety of geographical areas, stakeholder groups, socio-economic conditions and restoration strategies.
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This two-day gathering — 5-6 May in Jakarta, Indonesia — will provide a platform for Southeast Asian Ministers to engage in bilateral and multilateral exchanges with their global counterparts, business executives, civil society and development experts in the pursuit of new green-growth pathways for development in the region.
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia.
Authors: Marion Davis, of the Stockholm Environment Institute, and Matilda Palm, of the Forest, Climate & Livelihood Research Network (Focali) and Chalmers University of Technology.
This brief examines how agroforestry approaches – growing trees with crops, and sometimes with animals – can advance land restoration and conservation while also strengthening livelihoods