The Global Partnership on Forest and Landscape Restoration (GPFLR)

Authors: GPFLR

This key document of the Global Partnership on Forest and Landscape Restoration presents the goal of the partnership and the need for restoration of forests and landscapes.

Assessing National Potential for Landscape Restoration. A Briefing Note for Decision-Makers

Authors: GPFLR

This briefing note adresses the worldwide opportunities for forest and landscape restoration. The GPFLR and its partners are developing a methodology and tools to help you identify where degraded lands are located in your country, estimate their extent, and what benefits their restoration could bring, to whom, and at what cost. Two pilot experiences in Ghana and Mexico are presented.

Bonn Challenge: A World of Opportunity

Authors: The Global Partnership on Forest Landscape Restoration 

This document provides an overview of the global potential of forest landscape restoration. After several studies, the WRI has developed a world map that indicates which area is suitable for which type of restoration. The assessment is intended to inform the policy making process at the global level.

Proceedings from 2018 GLF Investment Case

Watch recordings of all sessions, landscape talks and digital summits from the 2018 GLF Investment Case in Washington DC.

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Six lessons from the first investor survey on land rights

In this article from GLF's Landscape News rubric, Sarah Lowery talks about a USAID study set out to answer the question 'how does the private sector think about and deal with risks to their investments stemming from unclear or weak land tenure and property rights?'. 

Global Forest Watch Tech Fellowship - Open for Applications

Global Forest Watch (GFW) and the World Resources Institute are pleased to announce the GFW Tech Fellowship. A new initiative, the GFW Tech Fellowship will directly support forest advocates around the world to use pioneering technology and big data to face the growing threats of deforestation.

New GFW Biodiversity maps help prioritize areas for conservation

Two new global datasets released on Global Forest Watch (GFW) enable us to say more about where forest biodiversity is located and how it is impacted by human disturbance.

The new “biodiversity significance” layer on GFW shows a visual representation of how important each pixel on the map is for conserving biodiversity (or how devastating it would be to lose).

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Developing Analysis with the Decisionmaking Scale in Mind

Authors: The Landscapes for People, Food and Nature Initiative 

As environmental and resource challenges become more complex—think climate change—sensible land use policy will require sophisticated and integrated analyses, looking at the holistic level of the landscape, not just its individual components. This has important implications for the design of research efforts and the communication of their results.

Value for money: Guatemala's forest landscape restoration

Authors: IUCN

The primary objective of this assessment is to determine the value for money (VfM) of IUCN's contribution to Guatemala’s forest landscape restoration (FLR) policy formulation processes during the period 2012-2016.

Restoration Opportunities Optimisation Tool (ROOT)

With the launch of the Restoration Opportunities Optimisation Tool (ROOT), the world has a better way of making decisions on ecosystem services, specifically in support of the people who actually rely on them. 

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