Engaging the Private Sector in Integrated Landscape Approaches: More examples from across Africa

14 Dec 2018

Engaging the private sector is a key action area within the African Landscapes Action Plan (ALAP), which, like AFR100, contributes to the African Resilient Landscapes Initiative (ARLI). Our digital summit panelists are providing insight from both the landscape partnership convener perspective, and from the private sector already engaged in landscape management initiatives. Panelists are Edward […]

Germany’s take on the global bioeconomy, from definition to dandelion

14 Dec 2018

Since 2011, Germany has been pouring more than two billion euros into research on which to base its bioeconomy, which is regarded as the strongest bioeconomy in Europe and a core component of the country’s overall economy – one of the strongest in the world. At a recent panel on the global bioeconomy held in […]

Ina-Marlene Ruthenberg talks about the role of World Bank in landscape restoration

14 Dec 2018

Ina-Marlene Ruthenberg is a World Bank country director in Zambia.

White Mountain: Maasai vow to restore the lost ice cap of Mount Kilimanjaro

14 Dec 2018

The Kilimanjaro landscape where the most well known and highest mountain in Africa is located is facing environmental challenges. The snow cap on the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro has been retreating since 1912. That has worried the Maasai community in both Kenya and Tanzania, and the communities are now forming a united front to tackle […]

What is the role of landscape stakeholders in promoting restoration?

14 Dec 2018

Reclaiming our landscape, we just need everyone’s involvement as this fight is our very own and the one that we can not stand loosing. This is what the speakers in this episode do argue. Have a listen! https://soundcloud.com/global-landscapes-forum/what-is-the-role-of-landscape-stakeholders-in-promoting-restoration

How African youth think of the future of their continent

20 Sep 2018

The pace of land degradation has become an urgent issue in many parts of the world. Africa is no exception. But young people on the continent are searching to find solutions to the various environmental challenges that face them. But how optimistic are they in the restoration efforts that are taking place across the continent? […]