The 10 principles of the landscape approach are the product of an intergovernmental and interinstitutional process. The principles represent the consensus opinion of a significant number of major actors on how agricultural production and environmental conservation can best be integrated at a landscape scale.
The World Bussiness Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) is a CEO-led organization of forward-thinking companies that galvanizes the global business community to create a sustainable future for business, society and the environment. Recently, they have developed a framework for action: Action2020
In time for the final meetings of the Open Working Group, the Landscapes for People, Food and Nature Initiative has published a policy statement which proposes a an integrated landscape target which should be incorporate it into the development of all related Sustainable Development Goals.
The tenth session of the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF10, Istanbul, 8-19 April) will assess the overall progress made on the implementation of the Non-Legally Binding Instrument on all types Forests (forest instrument) and achievement of its four Global Objectives on Forests (GOFs).
Across the globe lie more than a billion hectares of lost and degraded forest land that could be restored. It’s a vast area with the potential to enrich communities, their environment and enterprises large and small. It’s an opportunity we can’t afford to miss.
On the second of September, 2011, within view of the banks of the river Rhine, world leaders assembled in Bonn, Germany, to launch the largest restoration initiative the world has ever seen.