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 the problem. How far can their efforts go and how ambitious is their plan? Landscape Voices Podcast spoke with Janice Mutui, a youth representative from Amboseli, Kenya, about this community-led initiative. Listen. Music by Bensound.com
19 Mar 2021
#GLFLive World Health Day Q&A With Kate Jones And Thomas Gillespie
On World Health Day 2020, Landscape News editor Gabrielle Lipton spoke with the head of the Gillespie Lab and Emory University associate professor Thomas Gillespie and University College London professor Kate Jones. The discussion focused on the emergence and spread of disease among wildlife and how human impact on land-use and biodiversity can lead to […]
2 Mar 2021
#GLFLive Q&A With Charlotte Streck
The GLF Live series began on 2 April 2020 with Landscape News editor Gabrielle Lipton in conversation with Charlotte Streck, co-founder and director of global think tank Climate Focus. The discussion covered reactions from the private sector, accountability for continued climate action from corporations, a climate organization’s life during lockdown and the meaning of a […]
5 Jun 2020
Our food system, is it sustainable?
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed flaws in our global food system, demonstrating how vulnerable it is to unexpected shocks. While there is an emphasis on the production of food staples, including wheat, maize and rice, to meet basic food security needs, in many regions there is a lack of nutrient-rich foods, leading to malnutrition. Amy […]
16 Mar 2020
Women farmers, the unsung heroes
In our very first episode that coincides with International Women’s Day, we highlight the lives of the world’s invisible heroes: women farmers who feed the world. Our guests Houria Djoudi, CIFOR Senior Scientist, Sustainable Landscape and Livelihood team, and Ana Maria Paez-Valencia, ICRAF Scientist on Gender Unit, share their insights on the roles of women […]
16 Dec 2019
How to catalyze gender equitable change
Markus Ihalainen, CIFOR’s Senior Research and Engagement Officer explores some of the challenges women face in climate action efforts. This podcast was recorded at the U.N COP 25 climate talks in Madrid.
16 Dec 2019
Gender power relationships
Houria Hjoudi, a senior scientist at CIFOR, discusses transformative change in relation to gender. This podcast was recorded at the U.N COP 25 climate talks in Madrid.
16 Dec 2019
Role of data in Nationally Determined Contributions
Thuy Pham, a CIFOR scientist, shares hers perspectives on data in forestry science. This podcast was recorded at the U.N COP 25 climate talks in Madrid.
11 Dec 2019
Agroforestry for farmers’ livelihoods and ecosystem services
Lalisa Duguma, Senior Scientist Sustainable Landscapes and Resilience with World Agroforestry (ICRAF), explains the multiple benefits that trees on farms – agroforestry – provides to farmers facing the challenges of climate change.