Fighting Climate Change through Resilient Forest and Landscape Restoration

03 May 2021

Could humanity solve the climate crisis by restoring the Earth’s landscapes?

This session explores the potential of restoration in climate change mitigation and adaptation in the lead-up to COP26.

Speakers discuss synergies generated between mitigation and adaptation, showcasing a range of successful case studies in Africa, particularly the Sahel region. The panel emphasize the need to connect on-the-ground monitoring with global commitments, and explore the role of community members in restoration initiatives, including gender dynamics and changing social and power relations. Finally, it also examines ways to access and harness forest carbon finance.

Language: English

Year: 2021

Keyword(s): carbon finance, climate change, climate change adaptation, climate change mitigation, gender, Sahel

Ecosystem(s): Forests

Location(s): Global