Summary: BMZ is eager to bring FLR implementation to scale to capture associated benefits for food security, climate change resilience, and poverty alleviation. GIZ sector programme “international forest policy” (IWP) is supporting BMZ in delivering the commitments made as part of the AFR100 initiative through country specific actions, direct support to the AFR100 secretariat and facilitating partnership development. GIZ and BMZ are providing on the ground support to the following AFR100 countries: Cameroon, Ethiopia, Madagascar and Togo. AFR100 (the African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative) is a country-led effort to bring 100 million hectares of land in Africa into restoration by 2030. AFR100 contributes to the Bonn Challenge, the African Resilient Landscapes Initiative (ARLI), the African Union Agenda 2063, the Sustainable Development Goals and other targets. IUCN, BMZ and GIZ are part of the management team of AFR100.
Overall objective: Bring FLR implementation to scale to capture associated benefits for food security, climate change resilience, and poverty alleviation in support of AFR100.
Project purpose: Target countries are equipped with technical capacity, knowledge, and support to plan for and implement FLR, and track progress and performance on AFR100.
Donor(s): Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Location: Ethiopia, Madagascar, Togo and Cameroon
SDGs: 2, 3, 13, 15
Aichi Biodiversity Targets: 2, 4, 7, 15