Reshaping the terrain: Landscape restoration in Uganda

Although Tanzania looks back onto a long history of land degradation, it has seen significant restoration efforts even before the African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR 100) was launched. Building on this experience, the fact sheet highlights the main landscape restoration approaches employed in the country and elaborates on the major constraints as well as enabling conditions for FLR.

Reshaping the terrain: Forest and landscape restoration in Kenya

Reshaping the terrain Forest and landscape restoration in Cameroon

In 2017, Cameroon committed to restore forests and degraded lands over more than 12 million hectares across all ecosystems by 2030 as part of the African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR 100). The fact sheet elaborates on the status of the commitments made and highlights key restoration efforts and major constraints to FLR in practice.

Reshaping the terrain: Landscape restoration in Tanzania

Although Tanzania looks back onto a long history of land degradation, it has seen significant restoration efforts even before the African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR 100) was launched. Building on this experience, the fact sheet highlights the main landscape restoration approaches employed in the country and elaborates on the major constraints as well as enabling conditions for FLR.

Reshaping the terrain: Forest landscape restoration efforts in Ghana

As one of the key partners of the African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR 100), Ghana is committed to restore 2 million hectares of its land by 2030. In this factsheet, the major approaches to forest landscape restoration are outlined and enabling conditions as well as major constraints to forest landscape restoration elaborated.

Reshaping the Terrain: Landscape Restoration in Ethiopia

With 22 million hectares, Ethiopia by far made the largest pledge to restore its degraded lands under the African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR 100). In this fact sheet, restoration efforts are presented including major approaches, key constraints and enabling conditions and steps to achieve FLR in the country.

Reshaping the terrain: Forest and landscape restoration in Burkina Faso

Land degradation poses a major challenge to sustainable development in Burkina Faso. Against this backdrop, the fact sheet explores relevant Forest and Landscape Restoration approaches as well as enabling factors to overcome pertaining constraints for the country to achieve its varied international FLR commitments.

Reasons to #thinkbamboo

Did you know that bamboo is one of the fastest growing plants in the world? Find out more about this naturally abundant, strategic plant in this fact sheet, including on its role for poverty alleviation, environmental protection and climate change mitigation.

Accelerating Forest Landscape Restoration

In almost every country of the world, forest landscape restoration (FLR), which aims for the long-term conservation and sustainable use of forests, can help to reduce land-based emissions. In light of the fact that FLR remains heavily underutilized in practice, this brief elaborates concrete options for ambitious climate and forest protection through FLR that are not only effective and efficient, but also politically desirable and implementable. The focus is on identifying people’s aspirations regarding financial, economic, political, as well as technical and socio-cultural factors for scaling up FLR.

GLF Nairobi 2018 Outcome Statement: Prospects and Opportunities for Restoration in Africa

The outcome statement for GLF Nairobi 2018, featuring the key insights and takeaways from the event that took place August 29-30th.