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2 days: 4 plenaries, 21+ interactive sessions, all timezones

1 Sep 2020

Here is a preview of a few of the exciting events planned for the GLF Biodiversity Digital Conference: One World - One Health, 28-29 October. Updates will be made in the coming weeks when we will reveal the full set of speakers as well as the dates and times of the entire program. Expect 7,000+ attending and 200+ speakers.

Open now: registration, applications for GLF Biodiversity

15 Jul 2020

Join thousands of biodiversity experts, scientists, policymakers, journalists, activists, private sector and Indigenous groups at the GLF Biodiversity Digital Conference to learn how the world’s leading organizations are uniting in the wake of COVID-19 to conserve and protect the world’s disappearing biodiversity—from seeds to sea turtles. Held under the theme ‘One World - One Health’, this two-day event will reach tens of millions of people, spotlight ecosystem restoration and contribute to the UN CBD’s Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, making 2020 the super year for nature and biodiversity.

Beyond Bonn – What’s next for GLF?

15 Jun 2020

The European Space Agency (ESA) is helping farmers monitor plant health with satellite data, tools and algorithms. ESA’s Earth Observation Director, Josef Aschbacher and astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti spoke about the advantages a space perspective can bring when monitoring natural resources at GLF Bonn. Photo courtesy of the ESA.The European Space Agency (ESA) is helping farmers monitor plant health with satellite data, tools and algorithms. ESA’s Earth Observation Director, Josef Aschbacher and astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti spoke about the advantages a space perspective can bring when monitoring natural resources at GLF Bonn. Photo courtesy of the ESA.

GLF Bonn Digital Conference: food in the time of crises

15 May 2020

As the new coronavirus pandemic disrupts food systems, hundreds of millions of people are set to face hunger this year, according to the World Food Programme. The GLF Bonn Digital Conference will explore how to feed a booming global population while preserving vital ecosystem services and reducing the emergence of future pandemics.

From land to laboratory – is this the future of food?

20 Apr 2020

The world is on the cusp of a new era that could move food off the farm and into the lab. Speakers announced! Join Harvard nutrition expert, Walter Willett, Chadian activist and pastoralist, Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, Kenyan founder of Green Treasures Farms Kaluki Paul Mutuku, Guardian columnist George Monbiot and others as they explore the […]

No travel necessary – GLF Bonn Digital Summit June 3-5

19 Mar 2020

With climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic creating a world of unknowns – we still have the power to plan for the future of food and livelihoods. Get an inside look at how the world’s leading organizations use landscapes to solve today’s most pressing challenges.

Welcome to the future of global conferences

27 Feb 2020

Today, food production and agricultural systems are one of the largest sources of greenhouse gas emissions, the main driver of deforestation and the greatest threat to biodiversity. We’ll look at how we can transform these problems into an opportunity with the GLF Bonn Digital Summit.

A new year, a new theme: food & livelihoods

16 Jan 2020

The Global Landscapes Forum community is looking forward to an exciting 2020 calendar, with a focus on balancing enhanced food and nutritional security with restoration of multifunctional landscapes that range from forests, croplands, grasslands, peatlands and mountains to marine and coastal ecosystems.

Risks and rewards: sustainable finance

5 Dec 2019

On 30 November, the Global Landscapes Forum convened in Luxembourg for its fourth annual Investment Case Symposium to explore how the world can accelerate financing for sustainable land-use. Almost 500 bankers, investors, researchers and decision makers participated in person, with 6,500 more online, and 6.7 million on social media.