“Restoring the Earth: the next decade” – latest Unasylva journal edition release

16 Nov 2020

The 252nd edition of international forestry journal Unasylva, “Restoring the Earth: the next decade”, is devoted to building momentum for the restoration agenda to 2030, particularly in light of the opportunities presented by major restoration commitments such as the Bonn Challenge, the New York Declaration on Forests, AFR100, Initiative 20×20 and the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021-2030.

The Unasylva journal, established in 1947, is the FAO’s longest-running periodical. It aims to bring globally-significant developments in forestry to a broad range of readers, and features contributors from across the planet and from a range of sectors and institutions.

At the launch of Unasylva 252, panelists from civil society, international organizations and national governments will share stories of the participatory process that lead to the edition’s creation; highlight important findings of the edition; raise awareness around the opportunities associated with restoration and the UN Decade; and emphasize the vibrancy of restoration efforts at the global level.

  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)


  • Christophe Besacier

    Senior Forestry Officer, Forest and Landscape Restoration Mechanism Forestry Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

  • Faustine Zoveda

    Forestry Officer, Forest and Landscape Restoration Mechanism Forestry Division , Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

  • Valentina Garavaglia

    International consultant, Forest and Landscape Restoration Mechanism, Forestry Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

  • Katie Reytar

    Senior Research Associate , World Resources Institute (WRI)

  • Musonda Mumba

    Chief, Terrestrial Ecosystems Unit (TEU), UN Environment

  • Tom Lalampaa

    Chief Executive Officer , Northern Rangelands Trust, Kenya

  • Julien Noël Rakotoarisoa

    Director General of Environmental Governance, Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, Madagascar

  • Adriana Vidal

    Senior Forest Policy Officer, IUCN