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2025 RESTORATION STEWARDS PROGRAM & GLFx CHAPTER NETWORK

Apply to join a growing restoration community by 28 July 2024

HYBRID CONFERENCE

The climate crisis is already ravaging landscapes and livelihoods, but it’s not too late to act: all across the globe, people are fighting back by restoring ecosystems and working with local communities to adapt.

If you are a young restoration practitioner or a community-based organization and would like to scale up the impact of your landscape projects, then this opportunity is for you!

Join us for two days packed with plenaries, interactive and expert sessions, launches and more, and learn from leading scientists, activists, Indigenous leaders, financiers, youth and policymakers as we pave together a fairer world ahead of COP28.

GLF Africa 2024: Greening the African Horizon

17 September 2024 | Nairobi, Kenya, and online

HYBRID CONFERENCE

Over 45% of Africa’s land is degraded - yet this continent’s vast natural resources offer countless opportunities for its people to champion sustainable landscape solutions and conserve precious ecosystems.

On 17 September, join us for a hybrid conference to find out how Africa can navigate the future of three shifting landscapes: forests and savannas, drylands, and freshwater and oceans.

Join us for two days packed with plenaries, interactive and expert sessions, launches and more, and learn from leading scientists, activists, Indigenous leaders, financiers, youth and policymakers as we pave together a fairer world ahead of COP28.

News

Find top stories, opinions and multimedia on global environmental issues

Food & Livelihoods

South Africa’s water woes: First Cape Town, now Johannesburg

What’s going wrong in South Africa’s largest city – and what could put it right?

22 Jul 2024
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Food & Livelihoods

La Niña: A brief respite from the climate crisis?

Here’s how cooler temperatures could impact our planet this year

17 Jul 2024
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Elephant names, river rights and the climate cost of AI

News to know in the ThinkLandscape digest

10 Jul 2024
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KNOWLEDGE

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A global community to enable and accelerate action towards more sustainable landscapes

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Isabel Prestes da Fonseca Advocates for Atlantic Forest at UN

Representing GLFx Zàg Xókleng, Isabel shared her fight to save the sacred Zág tree at the UN's Nature Crime Alliance Working Group meeting. Learn more
Sustainable Solutions For Drylands
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Sustainable Solutions For Drylands

Learn how Claudine, a 2024 Drylands Restoration Steward, and her team are reviving dryland ecosystems, combating desertification, and strengthening resilience. Learn more

In the spotlight

Empowering Women in Conservation

Emem of GLFx Uyo chapter meets Ikot Akpabin's IkaWIC members to share knowledge and experiences, advancing the STIM-D community-led restoration project.

Youth Leading Forest Restoration

Discover how youth-driven initiatives are transforming forest restoration in the Philippines.

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Youth in Landscapes Initiative

Join a global network of more than 1M young people collaborating for justice and shared prosperity, and supporting thriving landscapes.

MEET THE 2024 RESTORATION STEWARDS

Trisa Bhattacharjee

Trisa Bhattacharjee

Jann Vinze Barcinal

Jann Vinze Barcinal

Kamanzi Claudine

Kamanzi Claudine

Maria Geane Magalhães Bastos

Maria Geane Magalhães Bastos

Anna Obi Akpe

Anna Obi Akpe

Dayana Blanco Quiroga

Dayana Blanco Quiroga

Steve Misati

Steve Misati

ACADEMY

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We are here to connect, share, learn and act.

The GLF is a platform for you to help us achieve a shared vision, mission and objective.

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