WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT GLF
“We need to move out of our comfort zones. That’s the philosophy of the Global Landscapes Forum- to bridge academic disciplines, expert communities and economic sectors to create a forum where everybody talks to everybody.”
Dayak Leader, Filmmaker and Activist, Ranu Welum Foundation
Move passions to move people to move the world
CEO and Founder, StrawberryFrog
If just 12 percent of the world’s degraded lands were restored to production, we could feed another 200 million people and farmers’ incomes would be raised by $40 billion a year
Senior Director, World Bank - Environment and Natural Resources Global Practice
In the next ten years alone the worsening situation of the world’s arid regions will affect 50 million people
Deputy Director-General and Commissioner, "One World - No Hunger" Initiative - German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
You cannot bore people into action. They need to be excited and inspired to take action and change their behaviour
Executive Director, UN Environment
The overarching goal is to learn from one another and take action.
German Minister for Environment
We’re not looking for saviors . . . We can save ourselves if we’re given the right tools and the opportunity to save ourselves.
Programs and communications coordinator of the International Indian Treaty Council
You don’t look at the elements as separate from each other - you have to look at the ecosystem as it relates to the human being
Co-convenor, Indigenous Peoples Major Group for the SDGs
"The future is synonymous with landscapes. This will be a $USD 5-7 trillion dollar investment space within the next decade. Every bank and institutional investor is turning their attention here. The Global Landscapes Forum is an essential platform to facilitate this."
Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Global Investment Banking at Credit Suisse
"To achieve real sustainable land management, we need to bring people together from across the various sectors that have implications for land use change: agriculture, environment, water, etc."
Ann Jeannette Glauber
Lead Environmental Specialist for Indonesia, World Bank
"Our planet needs to have a bold agenda that is nothing less than transformational, and the Global Landscapes Forum is a huge part of it. It is a place where we find and exchange solutions."
Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme
Our small contributions in our different communities, when added up, constitute global change
Founder, Tree Adoption Uganda
Videos from GLF Nairobi
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Rocky Dawuni performs at GLF Nairobi 2018
Bioversity International’s Christopher Kettle on native tree diversity at GLF Nairobi 2018
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