Ten Principles of a Landscape Approach

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.

Action 2020

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

From Border to Border: FLR in Rwanda

The ITTO Biennial Work Programme calls for ITTO and its members to "Make provision for the ITTO, in collaboration with the GPFLR and national institutions to establish and consolidate a learning network of forest landscape restoration model sites for demonstration, exchange of experience and dissemination of best practices."

SDGs and the role of landscapes post-2015

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 Global Landscapes Forum

The Global Landscapes Forum, a two-day event held on the sidelines of the UN climate change negotiations as part of the Conference of the Parties (COP19) in Warsaw on 16-17 November 2013, was attended by over 1,200 experts on landscapes, agriculture and forestry.

Aichi Biodiversity Targets

The United Nations Decade on Biodiversity will serve to support the implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity and promote its overall vision of living in harmony with nature.

UN Forum on Forests 10th Session

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).

Map and Analyse Restoration Potential

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.