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Restoration as an Economic Enterprise and Driver of Job Creation

More than USD 300 billion per year will be needed to restore the world’s degraded lands and achieve Sustainable Development Goal 15 by 2030. Public financing is likely to be inadequate, meaning substantial private investment is needed to support restoration activities on the ground. A crucial step is to identify and establish bankable or investable […]

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Capacity Building in Forest Landscape Restoration Implementation

Capacity Building in Forest Landscape Restoration Implementation: A key to successful restoration in Lilongwe, Malawi Dr. Steve Makungwa, Senior Lecturer at Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources and GLFx Lilongwe Chapter Lead highlights the importance of Capacity Building in Forest Landscape Restoration Implementation, such as the FLR mentorship program with IUFRO in Malawi, and […]

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Closing Remarks, Lina Dolores Pohl Alfaro

Lina Dolores Pohl Alfaro – Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Mexico, and a leading proponent of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration – closes “Nature-Based Solutions: How Restoration Can Support a Healthy Climate, Economy and Planet” with an inspirational call to action.

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Community Conservation Champions of the Huon Peninsula: a model for community-based conservation in Papua New Guinea

A video message from Modi Pontio, Associate Director of the Tree Kangaroo Conservation Program, on how the Tree Kangaroo Conservation Program and the YUS Conservation Area – comprising of 78,000 hectares – have become a national model for conservation within the unique context of Papua New Guinea’s customary land tenure system.

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Fighting Climate Change through Resilient Forest and Landscape Restoration

Could humanity solve the climate crisis by restoring the Earth’s landscapes? This session explores the potential of restoration in climate change mitigation and adaptation in the lead-up to COP26. The panel emphasizes the need to connect on-the-ground monitoring with global commitments, and explore the role of community members in restoration initiatives, including gender dynamics and […]

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The role that restoration can play in conserving the world’s biodiversity

From the genetic and species level to the ecosystem level, nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history. Restoration can play a significant role in addressing biodiversity loss, such as by helping to restore and mitigate the loss of critical habitat for threatened species and ecosystems. However, many questions remain around the links […]

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How can restoration help the world recover from the climate, biodiversity and Covid-19 crises?

This session explores the potential of restoration in addressing the climate and biodiversity crises, and building resilience in the wake of Covid-19. It also examines the key implementation barriers that stand in the way of bringing nature-based solutions to scale, including the need to mobilise finance, transform policy and build capacity. Finally, with an eye […]

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Digital Forum: Nature-Based Solutions

On 29 April 2021, the Global Landscapes Forum will organize a digital forum on FLR hosted jointly by the Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF) and the Global Partnership on Forest and Landscape Restoration (GPFLR). This event will help increase understanding in three key areas where FLR can make significant contributions: climate mitigation and adaptation, job […]