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Oases Ecosystems and Livelihoods Project, Tunisia

This project aims to improve sustainable natural resource management and promote livelihood diversification in selected Tunisian oases. Tunisia has significant regional and social disparities, especially between the coastal and inland areas. Its oases have always been agricultural production and trade centers that link remote regions together. They cover about 41,710 hectares of the country’s area and are home […]

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Making the world a better place with forest landscape restoration

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) explains why restoring the world’s degraded forest landscapes is a must for human and planetary well-being.

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Mobilizing indigenous and local knowledge for successful restoration

Within global and national restoration agendas, modern science is viewed by influential actors as the foundation for addressing some of the world’s most pressing ecological challenges. Yet, integrated approaches are compromised by technocratic solutions and a lack of attention on different ways of knowing and valuing the world. The brief elaborates why and how when […]

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Best practices for implementing forest landscape restoration in South Asia

As a follow-up to the South Asia Regional Consultation on FLR “Forests and Beyond”, the Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment and Forest Department, Sri Lanka in cooperation with the IUFRO and other members of the GPFLR organised a workshop on best practices in implementing forest landscape restoration in South Asia. This report consolidates the […]