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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.

Capacity building of Malawi's female farmers on FLR

This brief by IUCN focuses on building knowledge and developing the capacity of Malawi’s female farmers on forest landscape restoration. 

As farmers, foresters and providers, women have a unique understanding of the ecosystems they live alongside. A pioneering radio programme in Malawi is tapping into this immense body of knowledge by creating a platform for women to engage in landscape restoration.

Strategies for achieving environmental policy integration at the landscape level

A framework illustrated with an analysis of landscape governance in Rwanda

Authored by: Cora van Oosten, Assumpta Uzamukunda, Hens Runhaar

This article is Open Access.

Roots of Prosperity: The Economics and Finance of Restoring Land

Authors: Helen Ding, Sofia Faruqi, Andrew Wu, Juan-Carlos Altamirano, Andrés Anchondo Ortega, René Zamora Cristales, Robin Chazdon, Walter Vergara and Michael Verdone

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the benefits and costs of restoring forests and landscapes in countries around the world, demonstrating how smart policies and innovative financing can help governments meet their restoration targets.

Landscape Approaches: A State-of-the-Art Review

Authors: Arts, B., Buizer, M., Horlings, L., Ingram, V., van Oosten, C., & Opdam, P.

Keywords
social-ecological networks, conservation and development, sense of place, landscape governance, T-shaped interdisciplinary model, boundary concept

Mainstreaming FLR & Biodiversity Conservation, Case Studies from the International Model Forest Network

This document provides select case studies from the International Model Forest Network (IMFN) related to mainstreaming ecosystem restoration and biodiversity conservation.It has been developed as a supplement in support of a short-term action plan on ecosystem restoration for Parties to the CBD

Sharing the Land: Restoring Degraded Ecosystems and Improving Livelihoods Through Agroforestry

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