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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.

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.

The African Landscapes Action Plan, Phase 2

Publishers: The Landscapes for People, Food and Nature Initiative

This report is the result of the African Landscapes Dialogue - a meeting which took place in March 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 140 ILM practitioners, farmers, researchers, policymakers, and finance, business, and community leaders, most of whom were from African countries, took part in that meeting to promote new ideas, expand networks, confront challenges, and share lessons and experiences among those who implement landscape initiatives.

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