No One Left Behind: Landscape Governance in Latin America and the Caribbean

24 Jul 2019

Participative landscape governance: a basic condition for sustainable landscape management and restoration in Latin America and the Caribbean

This session provides insights into work in Latin America and the Caribbean aimed at promoting participative landscape governance in sustainable landscape management and restoration projects. Participative landscape governance aims to ensure a central role for stakeholders in work to change the world’s environmental and developmental trajectories.

Participants at the session reviewed examples that underline the global and local inputs of various stakeholders, and their complementary actions in defining and implementing locally and globally-defined initiatives and approaches for forest landscape restoration, biodiversity conservation, and sustainable forest management.

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No one left behind: landscape governance in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Agricultural Research for Development (CIRAD)

  • Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza (CATIE)

  • World Resources Institute (WRI)


  • Cora van Oosten

    Senior project leader , Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen University

  • Plinio Sist

    Director, Research Unit Forest and Societies, CIRAD

  • Sean DeWitt

    Director , Global Restoration Initiative, World Resources Institute (WRI)

  • Martha Julia Tax Sapon

    Environmental Engineer of the Rural University of Guatemala, Specialist of Management of Protected Areas and Development of Sustainable Tourism of the Colorado State University, USA

  • Bryan Finegan

    Project Leader, CATIE

  • Leander Raes

    Economist, IUCN

  • Ngo Bieng Marie Ange

    Researcher in forest ecology, CIRAD

  • Sara Scherr

    President & CEO EcoAgriculture Partners, USA, Landscapes for People Food and Nature Initiative