GLF News

African voices “elevated” through Global Landscapes Forum conference in Nairobi

11 Feb 2020

By holding a major international conference in Nairobi, GLF “elevated the voices of African leaders” and helped to boost interest in hearing a diversity of voices from the continent, says recently-published academic research.

More than 300 human rights defenders killed in 2019, report says

21 Jan 2020

40 percent worked on land, Indigenous’ Peoples and environmental rights

A large fruit bat flies over a forest canopy in Lome, Togo. Photo by Stephen C. Smith used under Creative Commons license

BBC Newsday interviews CIFOR scientist on deforestation, bats and Ebola study

16 Jan 2020

Suspected Ebola carriers often thrive in clearings or on forest fringes

Efforts to protect the coveted Helmeted Hornbill and its habitat grow

14 Jan 2020

Villagers gain support to develop sustainable livelihoods

People pour water onto decomposing vegetation from watering cans to make compost

Cameroonian smallholder farmers get involved in forest landscape restoration

14 Jan 2020

Going local with capacity building and needs assessment

Youth and GLF Luxembourg

17 Dec 2019

Read about the Youth in Landscapes Finance workshop and GLF Luxembourg

Case studies highlight best practices, critical aspects for using private finance in forest and landscape restoration

11 Dec 2019

How did a community in the Dominican Republic use funds from a goldmine to convert disused sugarcane plantations and degraded farmland into fertile landscapes that benefit the local population? How did a smallholder farmers’ cooperative in Peru learn to process and sell cocoa, creating new income sources while reducing pressure on the rainforest?

The Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN) joins Global Landscapes Forum as Charter Member

4 Dec 2019

The Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN) has joined the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) as a charter member, building momentum towards a more sustainable future by bringing to the forum its 13 members from Latin and North America, Africa, Asia, and Europe.

Forests in Chile to get $63 million boost from Green Climate Fund

20 Nov 2019

Funds to support forest activities involving more than 57,000 people

Where is the capital to restore the world’s degraded landscapes?

18 Nov 2019

Global experts on sustainable finance convene in Luxembourg to find the necessary capital to address threats from climate change, unsustainable land use