As part of the AFR100 Annual Partnership Meeting in Niamey, Niger, all participants went on a field trip, visiting two villages in Niger, to meet the community and hear their voices on the success story on restoration program.
Presentation given by Simon Rietbergen, Senior Forestry Officer at the FAO, at the Global Landscapes Forum on 16 November 2016 in Marrakesh, Morocco.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), in partnership with the Ugandan Ministry of Water and Environment, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), as well as local governments and civil society organizations, have been working to address many of the climate-related issues in the Sanzara community by employing Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR) with an integrated Ecosystem-Based Adaptation (EBA) approach to maximize community climate resilience. FLR is the process of regaining ecological functionality and enhancing human well-being across deforested or degraded forest landscapes. Effective FLR involves forests as it incorporates the number and health of trees in a given area, as well as landscapes, because it can include entire watersheds and jurisdictions where land uses interact. An EBA approach provides a viable option for sustainable and efficient adaptation to climate change by utilizing local biodiversity and ecosystem services to help communities adapt to the negative effects of climate change and includes sustainable management, as well as conservation and restoration of ecosystems, as part of an overall strategy that takes into account social, economic and cultural co-benefits.
This presentation by the World Bank Group was given at a session titled “Landscapes level planning in Liberia: National Biodiversity Offsets Scheme” at the Global Landscapes Forum: The Investment Case on June 10, 2015.
This presentation, delivered by Joseph Mathews of ArcelorMittal, explores the example of Liberia and the lessons it can teach us about the economics and environmental impact of mining.
This presentation was given at a session titled “Mining in the Global Landscape: A case study from Liberia” at the Global Landscapes Forum: The Investment Case on June 10, 2015.
This presentation by SUCAFINA & Kahawatu was given at a session titled “Sustainable Coffee in Burundi- What can private and private resources achieve together?” at the Global Landscapes Forum: The Investment Case on June 10, 2015.
Interview with Elvis Paul Tangem, at the AFR100 Second Annual Partnership Meeting. He is a coordinator for Great Green Wall for the Sahara and Sahel Initiative.