Symphony of Science and Practice: Bringing Evidence to Bear for Land Restoration Practice and Policy in Africa

25 Jun 2021

This session explores innovative ways to capture restoration evidence and ensure that it is integrated throughout the planning process, to inform practice and, in turn, policy. Panellists identify the enabling conditions needed for systemic change, and provide a roadmap of steps for getting there.

Publisher: Global Landscapes Forum (GLF)

Language: English

Year: 2021

Keyword(s): Africa, drylands, land degradation, restoration, UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

Ecosystem(s): Drylands and Rangelands

Location(s): Global

  • Regreening Africa

  • Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)


  • Mieke Bourne

    Programme Manager, Regreening Africa-CIFOR-ICRAF

  • Leigh Winowiecki

    Soil Systems Scientist, Leader, Land Health Decisions, World Agroforestry (ICRAF)

  • Tor-Gunnar Vågen

    Senior Scientist and head of the Spatial Data Science and Applied Learning Lab (SPACIAL), CIFOR-ICRAF

  • Sammy Carsan

    Agroforestry Scientist, CIFOR-ICRAF

  • Judith Oduol

    Senior Agricultural Economist, CIFOR-ICRAF

  • Constance Neely

    Stakeholder Approach to Risk-informed and Evidence-based Decision-making (SHARED) Lead, CIFOR-ICRAF

  • Alex Mugayi

    Project Manager, World Vision Rwanda

  • Bernard Crabbé

    Head of the environment mainstreaming & circular economy sector, Directorate General, European Commission, International Partnerships (INTPA)

  • Mamadou Coulibaly

    Regreening Africa Project Manager, Oxfam Mali