Restoring Asian drylands – Landscape Partnership for Asia

16 Nov 2020

Join leaders from the Asian Forest Cooperation Organization (AFoCO), World Agroforestry and Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR-ICRAF), Global EverGreening Alliance (Alliance) for the signing of a landmark partnership agreement to restore drylands and drought-prone areas in Asia.

The Landscape Partnership for Asia will contribute to efforts to restore economic and environmentally productive functions of drylands and drought-prone areas to achieve national and global targets for food security, climate mitigation and adaptation, conservation, social equity, bioenergy, governance and economic growth, specifically, to prevent further land degradation, promote carbon storage and protect biodiversity.

Publisher: GLF

Language: English

Year: 2020

Ecosystem(s): Drylands and Rangelands

Location(s): Asia

biodiversity climate change drylands economy ecosystem services food security governance land degradation restoration sustainable land-use UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

  • Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

  • World Agroforestry (ICRAF)

  • Robert Nasi

    Director General, Vice-Chair, CIFOR-ICRAF, CPF

  • Tony Simons

    Director General, World Agroforestry (ICRAF) , Executive Director, CIFOR-ICRAF

  • Chris Armitage

    CEO, Global EverGreening Alliance

  • Chencho Norbu

    Executive Director, Asian Forest Cooperation Organization (AFoCO)