GLF Climate: Frontiers of Change
Hosted on the sidelines of COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, and online, GLF Climate 2022: Frontiers of Change united 7,000 participants from 164 countries and rallied over 27 million people on social media around what humanity can still do to avoid the worsening impacts of the climate crisis.
Featuring 228 leading scientists, activists, Indigenous leaders, financiers, youth and government leaders, and 96 incredible partner organizations, the second edition of GLF Climate called for a just transition to a stewardship economy that puts people and nature first.
Large-scale land restoration in sub-Saharan Africa is possible
Restoring degraded land contributes to climate change mitigation and adaptation, biodiversity enrichment, and equitably improves the livelihoods of local communities. This session highlights that large-scale land restoration in sub-Saharan Africa is possible and discusses key ingredients of success.
Speakers explore partnerships and inclusion, drivers for restoration in policy and value chains, matching restoration practices to local contexts, and the central role of evidence in magnifying the impact of interventions. Finally, the session showcases restoration ambitions on the continent and the opportunity for land restoration to bridge people, climate, biodiversity, and land.
- Download the session presentation Land restoration in Africa delivers for people and climate