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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

Bentwoud – A Recreational Forest

This short movie describes a Forest Landscape Restoration site in one of the coastal provinces of the Netherlands.

Westerse Veld van Rolde - a private owner approach

This short movie describes a Forest Landscape Restoration site in the Drente province of the Netherlands.

Strategic Guidelines for Responding to Impacts of Global Climate Change on Forests in the Southern Caucasus

Authors: WWF, KFW, BMU

The impacts of climate change on forests are likely to be substantial, and the negative impacts many times greater than any positive impacts. Forestry agencies and forest managers in some countries have already started to take practical steps to mitigate the impacts of climate change on forests.

ITTO/CBD Collaborative Initiative for Tropical Forest Biodiversity

Authors: ITTO, CBD

In the framework of the International Year of Biodiversity 2010 and the International Year of Forests 2011, the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) and the Convention on Biodiversity (CBD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen collaboration in the pursuit of their common objectives of conserving and sustainably managing tropical forest resources.

People Restoring America’s Forests: 2012 Report on the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program

Authors: CFLRP, USDA Forest Serivce

This report reviews the opportunity provided by CFLRP to restore America’s forests, at a time when the  services provided by forests to people, water, and wildlife is under historic threat. 

UK- India Forest Landscape Restoration

Authors: The Research Agency of the Forestry Commission, edited by M. Smith and S. Tripathi

The objective of collaboration is to provide an overview of forestrestoration activities in India and the UK – small and large scale, public andprivate – that have the potential to deliver benefits for biodiversity and people.This is supported through case studies. This work can then provide the basisfor a more co-ordinated approach to restoration initiatives.

Forest Landscape Restoration. Building Assets for People and Nature Experience from East Africa

Authors: IUCN, WWF, DFID

Forest loss and degradation carry a heavy human and environmental cost throughout tropical, temperate and boreal regions. In response, IUCN, WWF and various government and non-government partners have developed the Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR) approach, which focuses on restoring the goods, services and ecological processes that forests can provide at the broader landscape level. While FLR is globally relevant, some captivating and interesting examples of restoration have come from East Africa. Three examples are highlighted in this booklet.