Forest Ecosystem Rehabilitation

Utilizing landscape scale forest ecosystem rehabilitation as a cost effective bridge for the integrated deployment of national land-based mitigation and adaptation strategies

SUMMARY: The project aims to stimulate global awareness and commitment to landscape-scale forest ecosystem rehabilitation as a bridge between land-based mitigation and adaptation, and pilot initiatives to optimise the implementation of “best bet” actions that can simultaneously contribute to both objectives. The project focuses on seven countries: Peru, El Salvador, Mexico, India, Viet Nam, Kenya, and Uganda.

The project focuses on 3 strategies:

  • Reveal and Connect: Stimulating commitment among decision-makers and investors for FLR through cutting edge global analysis, high profile events, networking and international policy interventions;
  • Learn and Empower: Identifying national or sub-national “best bets” for optimizing coherent implementation of land-based mitigation and adaptation strategies; and
  • Influence and Optimize: Supporting national or sub-national policy and programme development that integrates the “best bets” and optimizes opportunities to bring together existing policies, programmes and processes.

Donor(s): German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB)

Location: El Salvador, India, Kenya, Mexico, Peru, Uganda and Viet Nam

SDGs: 13, 15

Aichi Biodiversity Targets: 15

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