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.


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  • Logs Vietnam

    Viet Nam’s forestry policies and business models


    A new report explores the results of Viet Nam’s policies on protecting and restoring forests, with a special focus on the country’s efforts to implement sustainable forestry models. 

  • Uganda

    Uganda assesses restoration potential, identifies approximately 8 million hectares as suitable


    The Government of Uganda, in partnership with IUCN, the World Resources Institute (WRI) and other government agencies, conducted an extensive assessment of restoration potential in the country. The study identified 8,079,6221 ha. of land that could benefit...

  • people standing facing the camera. one women leans in to hear.

    People-centred governance and restoration


    Restoration of the world’s ecosystems is a huge challenge. In many cases, restoration processes occur at a landscape scale and so require the coordinated decision making of many stakeholders and landowners including communities, governments and the private...

Last updated - Thu, 19 Jan 2017
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