Unasylva: Forest and Landscape Restoration

This issue of Unasylva maps out some of the progress that has already been made with FLR, and the challenges that lie ahead.

IUFRO FLR Knowledge-Sharing Workshop reports and resources

The German Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) has entrusted the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO), FAO and Wageningen University with organizing international knowledge-sharing workshops on “Forest Landscape Restoration and Global Change: From Policy to Practice”, in Rwanda and El Salvador. 

TerrAfrica: Sustainable Land Management in Practice: Guidelines and Best Practices for Sub-Saharan Africa

These guidelines and case studies are intended to help create a framework for investment related to SLM in SSA. The particular aim of these guidelines is to identify, analyse, discuss and disseminate promising SLM practices - including both technologies and approaches - in the light of the latest trends and new opportunities.

Spatial Planning and Monitoring of Landscape Interventions

The Spatial Planning and Monitoring Guide: Maps to Link People with their Landscapes, developed by EcoAgriculture Partners and Cornell University for TerrAfrica, is designed to stimulate the use of maps in crosssectoral collaborations to locate, design and monitor interventions in rural landscapes.

A Landscape Perspective on M&E for SLM: Trainers’ Manual

This manual will aid trainers of sustainable land management (SLM) professionals to organize and conduct efective courses on monitoring and evaluation (M&E) from an integrated landscape management perspective.

UNCCD: Desertification - The Invisible Frontline

UNCCD examines desertification as a cause of global conflict and instability and calls for urgent action to support communities in crisis.

UNCCD: Land-based Adaptation and Resilience

The productive land under our care can withstand climate change-related stresses. UNCCD’s latest publication explains how land-based adaptation is a practical and affordable solution.

Confronting Drought in Africa’s Drylands: Opportunities for Enhancing Resilience

This book contributes to the ongoing dialogue about measures to reduce the vulnerability and enhance the resilience xx FOREWORD of populations living in drylands.

TerrAfrica: Informing Future Interventions for Scaling-up Sustainable Land Management

Lessons learned for decision makers from a review of experiences of the TerrAfrica Strategic Investment Programme on SLM in Sub-Saharan Africa under the NEPAD - TerrAfrica Partnership Framework.

TerrAfrica:Sustainable Land Management Knowledge Platform

The TerrAfrica program has produced guidelines for best practices in sustainable land man­agement (SLM), with an aim to disseminate these promising practices and create a framework for invest­ment in SLM in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) (watch this short video on TerrAfrica). Based on these guidelines and best practices, this knowledge platform provides an easy-to-navigate tool to access the TerrAfrica knowledge and a visual space for community of practice to interact among each other and with experts from within and outside the continent.