Forests are globally important in regulating climate and locally important in sustaining communities and supporting biodiversity. But they, and the people who depend on them, are under increasing pressure.
Join IUCN as we celebrate the milestones achieved by the Bonn Challenge and reflect on lessons learned at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in September 2016 in Honolulu, Hawai’i.
Ministers from Guinea, the Central African Republic, Côte d’Ivoire, and Ghana have voiced their commitments today to restore 11.5 million hectares of degraded forests at a high-level roundtable in Kigali, Rwanda.
More than 750 million hectares of deforested and degraded land in Africa can be restored, to the benefit of vulnerable local communities and the environment. To catalyse regional collaboration on this immense potential, two high-level meetings are taking...