Forest Landscape Restoration

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Forest Landscape Restoration” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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The Restoration Opportunities Assessment Methodology has proven effective for countries in planning their restoration actions. A large part of this...
We asked Leander Raes, an economist at the IUCN Regional Office for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, to explain the functioning and the importance of different analyses for decision-...
Voices on Forests is a yearlong video series spotlighting the expertise of thought-leaders on the issues, science and events around forests. Check...
The nexus of people, sectors and organisations focussed on forests is complex and multifaceted, making it difficult to hear the individual gems of insight, advice and experience coming from IUCN and...
Forest landscape restoration (FLR) is the ongoing process of regaining ecological functionality and enhancing human well-being across deforested or...
FLR manifests through different processes such as: new tree plantings, managed natural regeneration, agroforestry, or improved land management to accommodate a mosaic of land uses...
Improving the way knowledge on forests is understood and used internationally (KNOWFOR II)
SUMMARY: KNOWFOR provides policy makers and practitioners in developing countries and the international community with strategic knowledge, comparable evidence, reliable tools and systematic analysis...
Using cacao agroforestry systems to restore the Brazilian rainforest while improving livelihoods and producing deforestation-free commodities in ...
In the last few decades, the rainforests of the Brazilian Amazon have been rapidly degraded by being converted into pasturelands with poor livestock practices leading to the loss of forest and...
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19 December 2017— The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) released the Barometer Spotlight Report 2017 that details the progress...
Released at the Global Landscapes Forum, the Spotlight Report draws attention to the United States’ achievements in treating over 6.4 million hectares (970,000 hectares through the Collaborative...
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IUCN advocates that key international climate change mitigation targets called NDCs, in order to be strengthened, should be translated into robust,...
A rapid analysis of all Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) – national instruments for demonstrating political ambition to achieve the Paris Agreement – conducted by...
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Project title: Improving the way knowledge on forests is understood and used internationally Location: India Duration: December, 2016 – August, 2017 Project background: The Bonn Challenge...
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What does it take to scale-up restoration? Craig Beatty and Gretchen Walters of the IUCN Global Forest Programme are thinking bigger, and they offer...
If you looked out across an imaginary landscape where the horizon is 10km away, and you were to scan that landscape from left to right (the maximum human view shed is about 290 degrees), the area you...
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Climate action for zero hunger is the theme at the UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP23) on November 14th. IUCN and the International Food...
On Tuesday, Nov. 14, the second Sustainable Development Goal (SDG2) End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture will be discussed...
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Bonn, Germany – At the UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP23) in Bonn, Germany, IUCN shared its plans for increased effort to enhance countries...
The event also welcomed new restoration pledges from the governments of Chiapas (Mexico) and Nigeria, which now bring the total Bonn Challenge commitments to 160.2 million hectares. “The voice...

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