28 Mar 2020
The organizations Environmental Finance, Finance for Tomorrow, Global Landscapes Forum, Mirova and IDH - The Sustainable Trade Initiative organized three events in November 2019 dedicated to exploring ways of investing in natural capital. These events aimed to create common ground and understanding about natural capital investments, help build a track record for investors, and foster partnerships among stakeholders. This Outlook 2020 builds on that experience, in order to share recommendations for actions to enable systemic change in a joint outcome.
20 Mar 2020
Deforestation, forest degradation and climate change are threatening the incredible diversity of life in forests. Bamboo and rattan can provide a solution.
Global Landscapes Forum unveils “16 Women Restoring the Earth” list to mark International Women’s Day
5 Mar 2020
From Lina Pohl, former environment minister in El Salvador, to young Indigenous water activist Autumn Peltier of Canada, to Ugandan organizer Constance Okollet, the Global Landscapes Forum’s inaugural list of 16 Women Restoring the Earth is packed with energy, enthusiasm and experience.
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.
21 Jan 2020
40 percent worked on land, Indigenous’ Peoples and environmental rights
16 Jan 2020
Suspected Ebola carriers often thrive in clearings or on forest fringes
14 Jan 2020
Villagers gain support to develop sustainable livelihoods
14 Jan 2020
Going local with capacity building and needs assessment
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?