24 Sep 2020
BONN, Germany (21 September 2020) – The Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) is calling for nominations for its annual Landscape Heroes competition, which highlights and honors valuable local efforts to protect landscapes and biodiversity.
19 Aug 2020
Youth can have a catalytic role in charting a new course for forests and climate action under the Paris Agreement. Yet, they are often overlooked. The theme of the International Youth Day 2020, “Youth Engagement for Global Action” seeks to highlight the ways in which the engagement of young people at the local, national and global levels is enriching national and multilateral institutions and processes. Providing youth with the necessary forestry skills, education, and access to technology, can play a key role in enabling and accelerating inputs from youth – which is desperately needed for forest and climate action.
1 Jul 2020
This autumn a report will be launched on how forests and tree-based landscapes can affect poverty and the wellbeing of the poor!
19 Jun 2020
The Lower Mekong basin is of global significance, boasting an incredibly high diversity of forest habitats.
19 Jun 2020
Forests underpin life on Earth. Globally, around 2.4 billion people or one third of the entire human population depend directly on forests for wood for cooking their daily meals.
9 Jun 2020
On 3-5 June, Dr. Jane Goodall, Indian Yogi Sadhguru and more than 300 other speakers reimagined the future of food amid recovery plans from the COVID-19 pandemic in a global first: the largest-ever Global Landscapes Forum digital conference with 5,000 people from 185 countries. The event’s outcomes were twofold: tackling the transformation of global food systems and laying the foundation for global climate change conferences by bringing people together in a carbon-saving, interactive digital space.
5 Jun 2020
Jane Goodall, the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees, will address at the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) Digital Conference, which runs online from 3-5 June. In her address, she expands on widely-reported comments she made Tuesday, sounding the alarm for the urgency of food security, drawing from decades of working and living with local communities in Africa.
The Global Crop Diversity Trust joins forces with the Global Landscapes Forum for a food and nutrition secure future
4 Jun 2020
The Global Crop Diversity Trust (Crop Trust) has announced today the organisation will sign the Global Landscapes Forum charter, becoming its 29th member.
2 Jun 2020
The Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) Digital Conference, which will run online from 3-5 June, will kickstart a global conversation on how to ‘build back better’ and transform food systems to protect human well-being and planetary health in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
29 May 2020
At the GLF Bonn Digital Conference 2020, great minds from across the globe will gather online around the challenge of feeding a growing population without over-exploiting the planet. As the COVID-19 pandemic puts systems on pause right now across the Earth, it’s the perfect moment to explore how to ‘build back better’: to transform our food systems and plot a future with long-term planetary health and human well-being at the fore.