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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India has reiterated its commitment to achieving its Bonn Challenge pledge by launching the first ever country progress report. This includes...
At the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of Parties (CoP) 2015 in Paris, the government of India made a Bonn Challenge pledge to bring 13 million hectares of degraded land...
IUCN, in partnership with the G.B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment & Sustainable Development (GBPNIHESD), piloted the ROAM...
Forest landscape restoration (FLR) is an ongoing process of restoring ecological functionality and enhancing human well-being across degraded landscapes. There is a growing suite of tools to help...
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The IUCN Forest Programme accomplishes much of its work through funded projects and partnerships Accelerating action on REDD+ through forest landscape restoration (Accelerating Action)  The...
On a visit to Quang Tri in 2016 we asked a forest ranger where the best forest was. He said it was in remote areas too inaccessible for illegal...
Yet in 2017 Vietnam exported almost $8 billion of wooden furniture. This is twice as much as coffee, four times more than rubber, and nearly 10 times more than cassava. Vietnam is the largest wood...
Biodiversity is inherently connected to forest landscape restoration, but conceptualising this relationship has been elusive – until now. A new...
Photo: IUCN We invited two of the authors, Neil Cox of the IUCN Global Species & Key Biodiversity Areas Programme, and Craig Beatty of the IUCN Global Forest and...
Accelerating action on REDD+ through forest landscape restoration
SUMMARY: Through the Accelerating Action project, World Resources Institute (WRI) and IUCN seek to catalyse processes contributing to forest landscape restoration across 150 million hectares by the...
Forest and Farm Facility (FFF): Phase II
SUMMARY: The Forest and Farm Facility ended its first phase in 2017 which focused on supporting forest and farm producers organizations (FFPOs). FFPOs are considered as key for service delivery in...
The first Bonn Challenge Regional Ministerial Roundtable for the Caucasus and Central Asia was a massive success with several countries in the region...
Ministers at the first Bonn Challenge Regional Ministerial Roundtable for the Caucasus and Central Asia not only pledged to bring 2.5 million hectares into restoration, but also adopted the Astana...
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 is a...
Project title:  Restoration and management of a degraded fern land adjacent to Kanneliya Forest Reserve Location: Sri Lanka Duration: 2018-2022 Project background:  Sri Lanka is endowed with a...
The loss of global tree cover reached a record 29.7 million hectares in 2016. While ambitious programmes across Asia to restore forest landscapes and...
Money for implementing forest landscape restoration (FLR) can come from many sources – from global funding instruments and private investment to national budget lines and even crowd sourcing. “When...

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